Truecaller Makes a Big Privacy Pitch as Focus on Instant Messaging Intensifies

October 17, 2019

You probably haven’t realised this all along, but Truecaller wears many hats. It remains one of of the most important apps in the Apple iOS and the Google Android ecosystem, and perhaps is among the first set of critical apps that most people (including yours truly) install on a new phone. It is a vital tool for caller-identification and call-blocking, something that is extremely essential in this day and age…

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Google Assistant Bug is Causing Battery Drain in Android Phones

October 17, 2019

Android phones have a new problem, this time it is with the Google Assistant. It seems that if you are using the “Ok, Google” or “Hey, Google” phrase to open the Assistant on one device, it gets activated on a second device as well. The bug has affected Google Home and Google Pixel devices. Turns out the problem starts when one says “Ok, Google,” or “Hey, Google”. This not only…

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5 cool features coming on WhatsApp

October 16, 2019

Preview (opens in a new window) Despite being a little slow at releasing fancy capabilities, WhatsApp has managed to retain the top spot in the messaging category. The service is used by a billion people, and now, in order to make it even better, the Facebook-owned company is developing a bunch of interesting new features, including a dark mode. Let’s take a look at everything that’s coming on WhatsApp. Self-destructing…

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Bajaj Chetak after 14 years! Chetak Electric scooter unveiled – launch in January

October 16, 2019

Bajaj Chetak is back! It has been about 14 years since it was last sold in the country but back then it was powered by an ICE. Now though, times have changed and so is the automobile scenario in transition currently towards electricfication of vehicles. Bajaj Chetak Electric is Bajaj’s first electric two-wheeler powered by an electric powertrain, featuring modern tech like ABS. Definitely not as vintage as the original…

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LIC Assistant Admit card 2019 released at licindia.in; exam begins from Oct 30

October 16, 2019

NEW DELHI: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on Wednesday released the admit card for Assistant preliminary examination on its official website. The candidates who have applied for the LIC Assistant recruitment can visit the official website of LIC — licindia.in – to check and download their admit card. LIC has scheduled to conduct Assistant Preliminary examination on October 30 and 31, 2019. Candidates can obtain their LIC Assistant…

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Section 144 Imposed In Ayodhya As Supreme Court Nears Verdict In Case

October 16, 2019

New Delhi:Prohibitory orders under Section 144, which bans the assembly of four or more persons, have been issued in Ayodhya as the hearing in the politically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi – Babri Masjid land dispute enters its final leg today. The order, which came into effect late on Saturday night extends to December 10 and was passed “in anticipation of verdict in Ayodhya land case” and “considering safety and security of…

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Know who is eligible for presumptive taxation scheme

October 16, 2019

As per sections 44AA of the Income-tax Act (I-T Act) , 1961, a person engaged in business or profession is required to maintain regular books of account under certain circumstances. To give relief to small taxpayers from this tedious work, the I-T Act has framed the presumptive taxation scheme under Sections 44AD, Sections 44ADA, Sections 44AE, Section 44BB and Section 44 Section 44AD: Computation of income on estimated basis in…

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Centre Proposes 3 Changes To EPF Rule: This Is How You Will Be Impacted

October 15, 2019

Employee Provident fund is the oldest social security scheme that is currently serving as many as 6 crore subscribers. To make it further, subscriber-friendly, the government is pushing changes to the original EPF law which has for last many years gone digital. Definition of wages: The definition of wages decides the EPF contribution and in the previous instance it included basic pay and dearness allowance. But, now after the SC’s…

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WORLD FOOD DAY 2019: History, quotes, deals etc

October 15, 2019

World Food Day is celebrated every year across the world on 16th October. It’s an annual celebration in the honor of the founding date of the Food and Agriculture Organization launched by the United Nations in the year 1945. World Food Day is celebrated widely with great enthusiasm by several other organizations which are concerned with food security such as the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the World Food Program,…

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Modi govt scheme: Get Rs 2.3 lakh subsidy for home, only 180 days left!

October 14, 2019

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Credit-Linked subsidy scheme: Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s flagship scheme, Housing for All, aims to meet the housing needs of the growing population. If you are thinking to buy a house under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), a part of the Housing for All mission, it could be the right time to start your search for the home. The PMAY (Urban) comes with Credit Linked…

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How to deposit money online in post office PPF, Sukanya Samridhi, RD accounts

October 14, 2019

Post Office offers nine type of saving schemes. Recurring deposit (RD), Public Provident Fund (PPF), Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA) are some of the post office saving deposit schemes. Most of these schemes give a tax rebate under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. Few of the schemes such as the PPF and the SSA also have the interest earned amount exempt from taxation. The government has made these small…

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On single IRCTC account, book over 10 train tickets in a month, but only if you have this card

October 14, 2019

IRCTC account-Aadhaar card linking: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) usually allows a person to book a maximum of six train tickets in a month from an IRCTC account. In order to avoid unavailability of train tickets, people tend to book maximum train tickets in a single transaction. But by linking the Aadhaar card with the IRCTC account, a person increases the number of tickets to book from…

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