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5 Changes In Life Insurance Set To Benefit You: Know The New Rules

After a hiatus of some nine long years, the IRDAI has proposed some changes for its non-linked category of products and ULIPs. Non-linked insurance products are the traditional life insurance plans including endowment and money back plans. Here the product shares no relation to the stock market and hence provides low-risk returns and has a fixed maturity sum plus bonus announced from time to time if the insurer earns profits…

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India plans to change all electricity meters to prepaid smart meters by 2022

New Delhi: In what will help improve the fortunes of India’s beleaguered power sector, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government plans to convert all electricity meters into smart prepaid meters by 2022. The strategy is part of the government’s electricity distribution plan prepared by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), India’s apex power sector planning body, and comes at a time when the new government is trying to step up its…

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Isro wants ‘made-in-India GPS’ tech in smartphones: What you must know

If you use Google Maps on your Android device or iPhone then you are using Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation system. While GPS is very popular among smartphone users, what most people do not know is that GPS is not the only satellite navigation system. Russia uses its own GLONASS while the European Union and China have Galileo and BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS). Similarly, Bengaluru-based Indian Space Research…

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License suspension for no-helmet, upto Rs 50k fine for drunken driving: 5 key features of the new Motor Vehicles Bill

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has put the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill up for consideration at the Lok Sabha. Primarily, the legislation comes with fresh amendments that can slap reckless drivers with a hefty monetary cost plus suspension or impounding of licence. The Bill is being hailed as a landmark in establishing strict vigilance on unruly traffic in the country and streamlining transport. In case you…

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Worried about Aadhaar’s privacy? Lock, unlock Aadhaar number via SMS in just 3 steps

New Delhi: Are you worried about your Aadhaar number’s privacy and security? The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) offers Aadhaar holders’ to lock or unlock their Aadhaar number. Once you lock your Aadhaar number, you can not carry out any authentication service. It can be done through UIDAI’s website and SMS as well. One important thing to note here is that once you have locked your Aadhaar number, you will…

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Google removes 16 apps infected by Agent Smith malware, if your phone has any of these you should delete too

Every now and then, Android keeps getting visited from deadly malware attacks that put user and their data at lots of risks. This time, it’s a new malware called Agent Smith and like its name, this malware is sneaky in what it’s designed to do – bombard your phone with ads. Agent Smith also has properties to stick to other apps installed on the phone and ensure that the malware…

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What to check in your Form-16 while filing ITR

The Form 16 format has been revised this year by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) which has to be given to you by your employer. The structure of Form 16 largely remains the same (containing Part-A and Part-B), however, the information provided in it from this year is much more detailed and extensive as compared to that in the previous years. In addition to that, both parts of…

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IRCTC SBI Platinum card: How to get railway tickets delivered at your doorstep

New Delhi: IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) and State Bank of India (SBI) have come up together to offer IRCTC SBI Platinum card. It offers a wide range of features to its customers including cashback, waiver, discount, etc. One important point to note here is that the card users can get the railway tickets delivered at their doorstep using this card. Here’s a step-by-step process for this- How…

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After harming humans, how plastic usage is affecting protected wildlife

New Delhi: Till today we were concerned with how the use of plastic has badly affected our environment and impacted the health of humans. But a new threat has emerged recently where even the protected wildlife has not remained untouched by the plastic menace. An image of a leopard with a polythene bag in its mouth has gone viral on social media, raising concern over the health of wildlife. The…

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Got a tax notice? Here’s what you should do

You can respond to tax notice by logging in to www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. Different types of notices can be found under options on the dashboard in your account.  Types of notices and how to respond to them 131(1A) What is it for? Assessing officer suspects you have concealed income. How to respond If you are unable to gather all the documents sought, send whatever you have within the deadline, along with an…

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Govt sells 40 crore vehicle owners data to earn Rs 65 Cr revenue

The privacy of individual data has been a major concern in India. Over the years, there have been numerous incidents of govt websites data being hacked and put on sale to private buyers. Now, in one of its own kind of instance, the Indian government has been selling vehicle owners data to earn revenue since March 2019. The revenue collected by the government by providing access to VAHAN, a website…

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Android Q to get improved gesture navigation before release

Google is slated to release Android Q sometime next month. The company has already shared four beta versions of the next iteration of its upcoming mobile operating system, Android Q, with the public. It is expected to release at least two more beta versions of Android Q to the public before the before the stable version of the OS goes live. Android Beta version 4 that was released in the…

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