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Airtel vs Reliance Jio’s unlimited calls, 4G data plans: Here’s a quick comparison

If we look at prepaid plans offered by Airtel and Reliance Jio, there’s a close competition, though validity and the amount of data may differ. Telecom companies in India are at loggerheads, thanks to aggressive data pricing by Reliance Jio. Airtel, Idea, BSNL, and others have cut down their data tariffs aggressively to match Jio’s offers. Additionally, we’ve seen a surge in data offerings, which start for as low as Rs…

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Motorola Diwali 2017 discounts on Moto Z2 Play, Moto M, Moto G5 and Moto E4

Motorola has announced limited period offers on four of its smartphones for Diwali 2017. The discount will be valid on four smartphones – Moto Z2 Play, Moto M, Moto G5 and Moto E4. Motorola has announced limited period offers on four of its smartphones in India. The announcement was made on Twitter. The offers start from October 14 and will be valid till October 21. Users should remember that these…

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WhatsApp flaw can track when user is online, monitor activity on app

WhatsApp’s ‘online’ status feature can used to monitor exactly when a user is online, according to a blog post written by a software engineer Robert Theaton. WhatsApp’s ‘online’ status feature can used to monitor exactly when a user is online, according to a blog post written by a software engineer Robert Theaton. While the contents of the messages can’t be read given that WhatsApp is end-to-end encrypted, the ‘online status’…

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Govt plans to ease Aadhaar-mobile linking

NEW DELHI: There is relief on the way for mobile phone users, particularly senior citizens, facing difficulties in complying with the Supreme Court’s order linking Aadhaar with mobiles as proxy authorisation may soon be permitted for the purpose. The options being considered by the government in consultation with telecom companies include use of online OTP (one time password) for mobile numbers registered with the Unique Identification Authority of India, alternatives…

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Jio Payments Bank to Be Launched in December: Report

Reliance Industries may have plans to begin operations for the Jio Payments Bank before the year ends. Jio Payments Bank, which is a joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited and State Bank of India, will start its operations in December, Livemint reports. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, wanted to launch Jio Payments Bank alongside the shipment of JioPhone, which he unveiled in July, the report said. But the…

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Amid firecracker ban, traders look to sell via online portals

Several retailing websites like e-Bay and portals of established fireworks companies were seen advertising their products. Even as the Supreme Court ordered a complete ban on sale of fireworks this Diwali on the ground, it may have forgotten to net the virtual shopping world to this end. Several retailing websites like e-Bay and portals of established fireworks companies like cockbrand.in, buyonlinecrackers.com, crackersindia.com and ayyanonline were seen advertising their “high-quality phuljhadis,…

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Xiaomi Re-enters Premium Smartphone Segment in India With The Mi Mix 2 Launch

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2 with its real full-screen bezel-free display and flagship specifications like Qualcomm 835 10nm chipset, 6GB RAM, 128 GB internal memory, has the potential to be a promising alternative to consumers looking for a premium range smartphone. Xiaomi has been able to make successful inroads in the Indian smartphone market on the back of its sustained & clever marketing strategy which started with online exclusive a couple…

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Coal India Gives 20% Pay Hike To 3 Lakh Employees

Every fifth year at both Coal India (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), there is revision of the wages of the employees. New Delhi: State-owned Coal India on Tuesday said it signed a wage agreement with workers’ unions at a 20 per cent hike in salaries for a period of five years. Coal India, the world’s largest coal miner, said the wage hike would have an estimated impact of…

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Govt reduces GST rates on 27 items: What got cheaper

The Goods and Services Tax Council on Friday reduced rates for 27 items as it rushes to address growing criticism of its stewardship of Asia’s third-largest economy. Addressing the media persons that GST rate on many daily-use items have been reduced, including man made yarn, unbranded namkeen, stones used in flooring and diesel engine parts, among others. The Finance Minister also hinted that tax on eating out is being reconsidered…

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How To Avail SBI’s Phone Banking Services In Simple Steps

Transferring funds within SBI accounts from 8 am to 8 pm is one of the many services offered by the bank’s phone banking facility. Phone banking has brought banks to your doorsteps. All you need is a mobile phone and you can do almost all your bank transactions without having to visit a Bank. State Bank of India (SBI) in a bid to educate account holders on how to register…

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Indian Railways puts an end to VIP culture with new norms

The Railway Ministry has asked its senior staff to slug it out – at home and at work – as part of steps to end the VIP culture in India’s national transporter. New Delhi: The Railway Ministry has asked its senior staff to slug it out – at home and at work – as part of steps to end the VIP culture in India’s national transporter. In an unprecedented move,…

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iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. According to the IHS Markit report, the…

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