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This KFC robot will carry chicken bucket, drink and walk around with you on this Valentine’s Day

Fast food chain KFC has partnered with Mumbai-based tech firm Technobotics to come up with a robot that can carry a full sized chicken bucket, a glass of drink and of course, chicken popcorn for you. And not just that, this robot dubbed as ‘KFC Bucket Bae’ has inbuilt sensors which allow it to follow you around with your complete chicken meal, thanks to the hidden motors-and-wheels leg. The sad…

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WhatsApp is deleting these accounts; find out if you are safe

As Whatsapp prepares to fight its mammoth fake news problem, the popular messaging app company is now deleting two million accounts every month. WhatsApp has released this information as a white paper publication, detailing the stopping of abuse. WhatsApp has also added that its platform was depending on its users to report accounts which were sending messages in huge volumes – bulk messages. Moreover, WhatsApp also uses machine learning to…

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Income tax hack: Four tax-saving deductions beyond 80C

As the deadline for investments related to tax savings nears, individuals should look at various options to save tax under the Income-tax Act, 1961. Section 80C offers a tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh for investment in five-year bank/post office deposits, contribution to Public Provident Fund, Employees’ Provident Fund, life insurance premiums, investment in ELSS and ULIPs and tuition fees for two children. However, there are other sections also that…

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At Soundarya Rajinikanth’s Wedding, Kajol Was The VIP Guest

Bollywood actress Kajol was among the many celebrities who attended Soundarya Rajinikanth and Vishagan Vanangamudi’s wedding reception in Chennai on Monday. Kajol, who returned to Tamil cinema after two decades with Soundarya Rajinikanth-directed Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 or VIP 2 (2017), shared a picture of herself with the bride, from the post-wedding reception party. “A VIP wedding… Wishing my sweet director a wonderful life ahead.” Kajol’s VIP 2 co-star was Soundarya’s…

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Facebook will tell you if someone uploads your information for ad targeting

Targeted ads are one of the demons in the digital world today and social media is the prime facilitator. Facebook, for one, with its multiple integrated platforms, faces flak for the barrage of targeted ads served to users without them realising. However, Facebook has announced changes to the policy for its advertisers so that your personal information is not misused for ad targeting without your knowledge. According to TechCrunch, Facebook…

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These new tax laws allow you to save more tax in FY2018-19: Here’s how

Budget 2018 introduced certain changes in tax laws that allow you to save more tax than you could in previous years. Here’s a look at these new rules and how much tax you would be able to save this financial year due to them. Increase in tax benefit on health insurance premium paid for parents One of the announcements in Budget 2018 was raising the maximum amount on health insurance…

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EPFO subscriber alert! Minimum pension under EPS may be hiked to Rs 3,000 soon

New Delhi: In the interim Budget presented on February 1, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced a mega pension scheme– the Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan– under which an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 per month will be given to workers in the unorganised sector. Virjesh Upadhyay, General Secretary, Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh, and a member of Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of EPFO has demanded the minimum pension under EPS be…

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IRCTC Introduces New Facility for Railway Passengers- know before you board train

New Delhi: In what could come as a good news for railway passengers, IRCTC, the catering arm of the Indian Railways, has partnered with Magzter to provide unmatched online reading to its passengers while on the go. In a statement, the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which manages the online e-ticket booking portal www.irctc.co.in for the national transporter said: “Continuing with its passenger-friendly measures, the IRCTC has taken…

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How a salaried person with income up to Rs 7.75 lakh can now pay zero tax

Going by the Budget 2019 proposals, a salaried individual with gross total income up to Rs 7.75 lakh can invest in various tax saving avenues and avail of different deductions to reduce taxable income to Rs 5 lakh and consequently pay no tax for FY2019-20. Such a person would be saving tax of Rs 15080 compared to tax payable in current FY 2018-19, according to EY analysis. Here’s how. Say…

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Warning! Your WhatsApp account will be deleted by company if you are doing this

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is removing at least two million accounts each month for bulk or automated behaviour and over 75 per cent of those without recent user reports. According to the company, these efforts are particularly important during elections where certain groups may attempt to send messages at scale. “While there are many actors trying to abuse the free service we provide, we are constantly advancing our anti-abuse operations to keep…

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Top Court Says Aadhaar-PAN Linking Mandatory For Filing Income Tax Return: 10 Things To Know

Linking Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar or Unique Identity Number, a 12-digit personal identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India is mandatory for filing of income tax return (ITR), the Supreme Court said in an order on Monday. The top court’s direction came on an appeal filed by the Centre against a Delhi High Court order allowing two persons, Shreya Sen and Jayshree Satpute, to file…

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Deadline looms: You may lose your PAN if you do not take this step

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra said that just 23 crore PAN card holders, out of 42 crore cards issued, have so far linked their cards with biometric ID Aadhaar, even as the deadline to link the two comes to an end on March 31, 2019. “By linking with Aadhaar, we will know whether there are any duplicate PAN or not. And there are certain duplicate PANs… If it is not linked,…

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