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Big coronavirus relief! Rs 1500 for 20 crore women in Jan Dhan Account from Modi government

In view of the coronavirus crisis, Modi government has announced a big relief for 20 crore women of India. Addressing a press conference, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said 20 crore women Jan Dhan Account holders to get Rs 500 per month for next three months to help them run their households in the wake of coronavirus. PIB tweeted, “#PradhanMantriGareebKalyanYojana #ReliefPackage to women #JanDhan account holders: an ex gratia amount…

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How to use a trackpad or mouse with your iPad

iPadOS 13.4 adds full trackpad and mouse. Here’s how to use. Apple has released iPadOS 13.4 for the iPad. This is a major update, bringing support for a trackpad and mouse. Other than that, the update also brings a number of new features including iCloud Drive folder sharing, new Memoji stickers, and support for universal purchases between iPhone, iPad, and Mac. But, of course, the highlight of iPadOS 13.4 is…

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OnePlus Pay NFC-Based Mobile Payments and Digital Wallet Service Launched

OnePlus announced plans to launch its own mobile payments service called OnePlus Pay back in September last year. OnePlus’ digital wallet and mobile payments solution has now gone official. However, the OnePlus Pay service is limited to the Chinese market as of now, and is exclusive to the company’s latest smartphones – the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro. The NFC-based OnePlus Pay mobile payments service is currently being rolled…

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COVID-19: Flipkart temporarily suspends services

Walmart-owned Flipkart has temporarily suspended its operations in view of the 21-day nationwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 outbreak. “We are temporarily suspending operations. Your needs have always been our priority and our promise is that we will be back to serve you, as soon as possible,” Flipkart said in a message on its website. The e-comm firm further said to be assessing the possibilities of operating in the lockdown….

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How Attackers are Stealing Your Data and Money by Using COVID-19 as Bait

The coronavirus pandemic is causing global lockdowns of bustling metropolitans, with scientific laboratories working overtime to come up with enough testing kits, potential cures and a future vaccine. While such actions are underway, cyber attackers across the world are having a field day by cashing in on the global panic that the virus has caused. The result is a wide range of phishing messages and malware-ridden emails that pretend to…

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Important EPFO news alert in view of coronavirus outbreak

Despite the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions across the country, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is ensuring that pensions to over 65 lakh people are disbursed on time. In a statement issued, the EPFO said that due to the coronavirus pandemic, lockdowns have been declared in various parts of the country. What EPFO said? “In order to ensure that no inconvenience is caused to the pensioners on account of the…

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Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme: Changes in the SSY scheme you should be aware of

Through a recent notification, the finance ministry has brought in some changes in the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY). Even though no major changes were made in the scheme, some small modifications have been made. In the modified regulations of the SSY scheme, certain provisions have been removed to be replaced with the new ones, while others have been clarified. Here are some changes that you should know about the Sukanya…

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This is the cheapest BS6 Harley-Davidson motorcycle in India

American automaker Harley-Davidson has updated its entire two-wheeler line-up in India to comply with the upcoming stricter BS6 emission norms that will be mandatory from April 1. In the updated line-up, the Street 750 arrives as the most affordable Harley motorcycle in the country with a starting price of Rs. 5.34 lakh. Here’s everything about the Street 750 and the prices of other models. Design Harley-Davidson Street 750: At a…

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Working from home? Your smartphones, laptops are at risk – Here is how to keep them safe

The coronavirus outbreak and increasing number of cases due to it have forced several companies to change their work policies. Millions of people in India and abroad, are working from home, in an attempt to deal with the outbreak. While working from home is the need of the hour, it exposes you to several cyber threats due to open networks. If you decide to work remote, it’s a good idea…

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Google Camera Go app launched for Android Go phones: Here’s what it does

Google has launched a new Camera Go app for its Android Go platform, which is used on entry-level devices. It brings features like Portrait mode to these smartphones, which typically come with limited specifications. Android Go was launched around two years ago as a stripped-down version of Android, which does consume many resources and could run on minimum hardware. The Camera Go app has been launched alongside HMD Global’s new…

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Employer’s contribution to PF over Rs. 7.5 lakh set to be taxed

NEW DELHI: In a move that will make saving in pension funds less lucrative for high-salaried individuals, the government has proposed a cap of Rs. 7.5 lakh for the annual tax-free contribution an employer can make on behalf of an employee in all such instruments combined. Under the existing provision, employer contribution exceeding Rs. 1.5 lakh in a year under recognised provident funds like EPF or funds of exempted establishments…

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