This upcoming WhatsApp feature will help you ‘shop’ easily

February 22, 2019

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will help its users connect to businesses easily. As per a report by WABetainfo, a website that keeps track of WhatsApp updates, this feature has been spotted but it is not yet available as it is under development. As per the screenshot shared by WABetainfo, the ‘Find businesses’ option will appear under the ‘new’ chat window where ‘New group’ and…

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How to secure your Paytm account in case you have lost your phone?

February 22, 2019

Lost your phone / sim card? Here’s what you can do immediately when you realize your mobile is missing / stolen / lost 1. Get your SIM card blocked by contacting the telecom operator 2. Call on Paytm Payments Bank helpline ( 011–33996699) from any mobile number, Select the option for lost phone Select the option to enter a different number from which you are calling Enter the lost mobile…

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Indian teenager’s surgical strike against Pakistan

February 22, 2019

NEW DELHI: An angry young man, Anshul Saxena, has been surgically attacked by Pakistani police in the backdrop of terrorist attacks. Ansul, who runs a cyber war against Pakistan, has been working on Thursday and has hacked some of the major websites related to the Pakistani government. Ashtul, a ethical hacker, posted a tweet about Facebook and posted on the battlefield against Pakistan as I could not fight as a soldier. But the death toll…

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Online ATM-Style Scam Puts Shoppers at Risk: Symantec

February 21, 2019

“Formjacking” is essentially an online version of ATM tampering, which allows thieves to grab the PIN codes of unsuspecting customers. On the internet, hackers inject malicious code into retailers’ websites to steal customers’ payment details when they conclude a transaction, Symantec said in its annual report on cyber security. Cyber criminals heisted tens of millions of dollars last year thanks to the scheme which targets 4,800 websites every month, it…

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You may avail up to Rs 1 lakh deduction from taxable income u/s 80D – Know More

February 21, 2019

To promote health insurance, the government provides tax benefits under Sector 80D of the Income Tax Act, so that people don’t face inconvenience standing in long ques of limited government hospitals and may avail costly treatment from private hospitals. Under Section 80D, health insurance premium up to Rs 25,000 is tax deductible on the policy taken for self, spouse and children. Another deduction from taxable income up to Rs 50,000…

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MX Player offers premium shows for free

February 20, 2019

MUMBAI: Popular video app MX Player, available for Android and iOS handsets, has reinvented itself as a content provider on the lines of such services as Amazon Prime and Netflix. On Tuesday, it announced the launch of five original TV shows for India — labelled as “MX Original” series — on its on-demand video platform. Already, MX Player boasts of over 1,00,000 hours of licensed content from “MX Creators” and…

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IPL 2019: Teams, Players, Match Schedule, Winners & Tickets Price Online

February 20, 2019

The 12th edition of the one of cricket’s biggest tournament in India, the IPL 2019 (Indian Premier League) will soon be underway from 29th March onward. The speculations over the venue of the event have finally come to an end and the special committee of the Supreme Court has decided that the 12th edition of the Vivo IPL 2019 will be held in India itself. 29th March 2019 has been…

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Amazon Now re-brands itself as Prime Now, promises 2-hour express delivery

February 20, 2019

Amazon India has rebranded its grocery services as Prime Now which promises to provide 2 hours express delivery to its prime members. The Amazon Prime Now app is now available for download on Android and iOS devices. Talking about the launch, Head of Prime Now, Amazon India, Siddharth Nambiar said that they have invested in the customized infrastructure of fulfilment centres (FC) for faster deliveries and chill chains to maintain temperatures…

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Trai Tightens Cable TV Repair Rules, No Payment for Operators 72 Hours After Complaint Filing

February 19, 2019

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) introduced the new tariff regime which changed a lot of things about the pricing of channels, channel packs, and the way of operation for cable and DTH operators. However, in its run-up to the tariff implementation deadline of March 31, the regulator is ensuring that it is addressing the various grievances that the subscribers are facing whether it is related to late activation…

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How to claim tax benefit on tuition fees under Section 80C

February 19, 2019

Sending kids to school has an inbuilt tax advantage for parents. This is because tuition fee qualifies for tax benefit under Section 80C of the Income-tax Act, 1961. The amount of tax benefit is within the overall limit of the section of Rs 1.5 lakh a year. For tax purposes, the fee reduces the total gross income which in turn reduces the tax liability. Let us say you fall in…

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Is there an error in your Aadhaar ? Here is how to correct it online, using OTP and other methods

February 18, 2019

All the Aadhaar cards issued by UIDAI are encrypted with 12-digit random numbers and are important identification proof for citizens across India. Availing an Aadhaar card is very simple. Currently, the Aadhaar is not only an important information tool, but is also an access to a host of services like filing for income tax return (ITR), applying for Permanent Account Number (PAN) and many other investment schemes. With this, it…

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Here’s how Google, Microsoft, Amazon and others are protecting your data from cyber attacks

February 18, 2019

NEW DELHI: With the dramatic rise in Internet fraud and data breaches in the past couple of years amid nation-state actors now threatening critical and sensitive government data, it has become crucial for the tech companies to put in place top-of-the-line measures to stay ahead of hackers. Since both the consumer and critical data are saved within massive data centres globally, safeguarding the facilities from global-scale cyber attacks has become…

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