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Google Drive to apply new security update: Here’s how it may affect your existing files

Google will be applying a new security update to make file sharing on the service more secure for users. Ahead of the change, Google has issued a warning that the upcoming update to the system may change the Drive links for some files. This would mean that the link for shared files that you have sent to your friends, family members, or colleagues might no longer work. Drive users may…

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Want to withdraw money from PF account? Here’s how to avoid THESE mistakes

Provident Fund (PF) is an important saving instrument for the working class as it provides a good interest rate. The contribution is made from both employers and employees with 10% each from the basic salary of the employee. It also comes in handy in case of emergencies as a certain percentage of the amount can always be taken out from the PF account. It can be withdrawn during retirement, or…

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IRCTC: You will not be able to book train tickets online if you don’t follow this Indian Railways rule

There is important news for those buying train tickets online. People buying tickets from the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will now have to verify the mobile number and email, and only after that, you will be able to book tickets. This rule is for those passengers who have not bought tickets for a long time. However, this process will take only 50 to 60 seconds. New Indian…

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7th Pay Commission: DA of Central government employees may increase again – Details inside

Over 1 crore Central government employees and pensioners will receive the increased Dearness Allowance (DA) in the salary of September. The Central government employees and pensioners will also receive the three instalments of DA with their salary. But the good news is that the Centre may increase the DA of emoloyees once again. It is to be noted that the Centre is yet to finalise the DA hike for the…

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From salary, pension rules to ATM cash withdrawal: Changes from August 1 that will affect your daily life

Come August 1, some major changes will take place which will have a direct effect on your money matters. As withdrawing cash from ATM will become expensive, the policy of the Reserve Bank will also come into force from the first week of August. LPG prices can also be changed. Here’s a detailed list of key changes that will come into effect from August 1. 1. ATM transactions to become…

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Secret Netflix Codes: How To Find Movies And TV Shows That Netflix Otherwise Would Not Recommend

Time for some Netflix binging but cannot seem to decide what to watch? The same set of recommendations keep showing up again and again? Netflix has thousands and thousands of movies across genres, but why does it feel that your Netflix somehow keeps circling back to the same bunch of recommendations? Worry not, because there are a bunch of secret codes that Netflix probably never told you about, which should…

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Google will now tell users exactly why it showed specific search results to users

The search giant- Google recently revealed the information that it attaches to search results to display its users why they get the website recommendations including the ‘matching keywords’ and ‘related terms’ as well as other pages that are nearby the local area. According to Mashable India, Google recently unveiled the information behind this search algorithm with the hope that showing users this information will ultimately lead to finding better results….

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ITR FY2021-22: Here’s how categorising income in these 5 heads can simplify filing tax return

New Delhi: Everyone who earns or gets an income in India is subject to income tax. For simpler classification, the Income-tax department breaks down income into five main heads. As per the income tax act 1961, one’s income is split into 5 classes — income from Salary, income from home property, income from business revenue, income from investments/capital belongings, and income from different sources. According to tax and funding specialists, an…

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EPFO Latest Interest Rates Slabs for 2020-21: Check Your Effective Rate

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Monday wrote to members of its Central board of trustees (CBT) about the meeting scheduled on 4 March. Details and agenda for the meeting will be shared in the coming days, the EPFO head office said in the letter. The interest payout for 2019-20 was in the news for several reasons including delay in sale of equity and credit of interest, talks of paying…

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Google starts rolling out ‘Backup by Google One’ – details inside

San Francisco: Google is rolling out ‘Backup by Google One’ as an update over the existing Android backup service that now means end users only have to be aware of one sync to the cloud. Android backups currently cover app data, SMS messages, call history, contacts, and device preferences — including Wi-Fi networks and passwords, wallpapers, display settings (brightness and sleep), language and input settings and date/time. “Backup by Google…

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Income Tax: No Taxable Income, Still Tax Deducted! Know how to get refund?

Income Tax Rules: The deadline for filing income tax returns for the financial year 2020-21 has now been extended to 30 September 2021. ITR should be filed by all irrespective of whether they fall in the taxable bracket or not, because many times the tax is deducted even if the salary is not taxable or more tax is deducted than what should be deducted. Income Tax Rules: People often complain…

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Brave Kitty: Pet cat stands guard against cobra for 30 mins to protect family

Bhubaneswar: A pet cat proved that it can be just as good a friend as a dog, when it prevented a cobra from entering the house in Bhubaneswar`s Kapileswar. The incident took place on Tuesday evening at Sampad Kumar Parida’s house. A cobra slithered towards his house but met with a formidable roadblock – their pet cat. On seeing the snake, Parida and his family panicked and called the snake…

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