Govt Refuses to Exempt Mainstream Media from New IT Rules, Asks Them to Comply with Its Provisions

June 12, 2021

The government has refused to exempt the digital news content of mainstream television channels and print media from the ambit of the the IT Rules, 2021 and asked them to take “urgent steps” to comply with the provisions of the digital media rules immediately. The rationale for bringing the websites of the organisations under the ambit of the law is “well reasoned”, the information and broadcasting ministry said in a…

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EPFO ALERT! Now, avail non-refundable advance in case of unemployment

June 12, 2021

The Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has now allowed its members to avail Non-Refundable Advance in case of unemployment. EPFO through its official Twitter handle said, “EPF Members can now avail Non-Refundable Advance in case of Unemployment.” It explained further, “Members who are no longer employed for one month or more can avail a non-refundable advance of up to 75 per cent of the amount available in their Provident Fund…

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Alert- Important news for PNB customers! This service of the bank is not working, check it quickly

June 11, 2021

New Delhi. If you are a customer of Punjab National Bank (PNB) and you use internet banking, then there is very important news for you. PNB customers are facing problems in online banking, money transactions through UPI. The bank has now issued an alert in this regard. PNB has apologized for the problems being faced by the customers. Along with this, the bank has assured its customers that the resolution…

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Why Does Covaxin Cost More Than Covishield, Sputnik V? Experts Weigh In

June 11, 2021

New Delhi: A Covishield dose cannot cost more than ₹ 780 a dose, Russia’s Sputnik V will cost a maximum of ₹ 1,145 a dose and Covaxin cannot be costlier than ₹ 1,410 a shot. This includes ₹ 150 in GST or Goods and Services Tax. Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the only made-in-India vaccine of these three, is almost double the price of Covishield and costs as much as Pfizer abroad…

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Linking Driving License with Aadhaar Card is mandatory, know what is the process

June 9, 2021

New Delhi: Duplication regarding driving license has increased very rapidly in the country. To put a stop to this, it has now been made mandatory to link the Aadhar card with the driving license. In this way, fraud and corruption in the country regarding driving license will also be stopped. Aadhar card is a very important document for any Indian citizen. With the help of this, we can easily take…

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EPF Interest: 6 Crore EPFO Members Likely to Get 8.5% Interest by Next Month

June 9, 2021

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) willl likely to credit the interest on provident fund deposits for the financial year 2020-21 soon, according to reports. Over 6 crore employees will get the benefit by the end of next month. The retirement body kept the interest rate unchanged on the provident fund deposits at 8.5 per cent for the financial year 2020-21. The decision was taken in the view of more…

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Chrome Users ALERT! Google to roll out new security features, this is what users can do

June 8, 2021

Google is all set to roll out new features for Chrome users soon. The new upgrades, starting with Chrome 91 update, will add fresh `Safe Browsing` features. As per Mashable, the upcoming features will help users choose better extensions and will offer additional protection against downloading malicious files on the web. Google shares the details about the new features in its official blog post. It stated that Enhanced Safe Browsing…

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How much PF has been accumulated in your account? Just an SMS will let you know

June 8, 2021

New Delhi: EPFO had recently announced a very important news for lakhs of its Subscribers. The regulatory fund has allowed its members to withdraw more money from account as COVID-19 advance. EPFO said that considering urgent need of members for financial support in these trying times, it has been decided to accord top priority to COVID-19 claims. Hence EPFO said that it is committed to settle these claims within three days…

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PM Kisan Yojana: Now, you can receive Rs 36000 in a year – Know how

June 8, 2021

After reaping the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, farmers can also benefit from the PM Kisan Man Dhan Yojana under which they can get Rs 36,000 a year in 12 monthly instalments of Rs 3,000 per month once they retire. Any farmer who is registered under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana can benefit from the Kisan Man Dhan Yojana.  This scheme will provide a…

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Using a fake oxymeter app? Here’s how to check its authenticity

June 7, 2021

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in the demand for Oxymeters and with that, there are several oximeter apps in play. Cybersecurity researchers have recently found many fake oximeter apps on the Play Store as they have been stealing sensitive banking credentials. The team from Quick Heal Security Labs found that malware authors were misusing the official apps with trojan to steal users’ banking…

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Third wave of COVID-19 may start from THIS month, Centre warns

June 5, 2021

NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat said that India coped with the second wave of coronavirus very well as the number of new cases of infection has come down significantly. He also emphasized that preparations should be completed to deal with the third wave of COVID-19, which is expected to affect the younger population more. Third wave from September? Saraswat said that India’s epidemiologists have given very clear indications that the…

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Bulk payment system NACH to be available on all days from August 1: All you need to know

June 5, 2021

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that the National Automated Clearing House (NACH), a bulk payment system operated by the National Payments Corporation of India, will be available on all days from August 1, 2021. “In order to further enhance customer convenience, and to leverage the 24×7 availability of RTGS, NACH which is currently available on bank working days, is proposed to be made available on all days…

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