• Government likely to hike toll fee for private cars
  • Employees Provident Fund Nomination: Here’s How You Can Do It Online
  • Govt may have to extend ITR filing deadline for FY18-19; extends Form 16 issue date to July 10
  • Good News for Salaried! Government approves 8.65% interest on EPF for 2018-19
  • Savings accountholder: Banks levy these charges on your account

Indian Army plans to use AI to take the fight to the next level

From analysing sentiments in conflict-stricken Kashmir to detecting terror infrastructure across the border to picking up critical pieces of information from speeches of terrorist leaders, the Indian Army plans to use artificial intelligence to take the fight to the next level. The army also plans to use AI technology that can predict, for instance, when a tank would require its next servicing, its remaining life and potential failures. Work on…

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Along with chatting, calling and video sharing, you may now invest in MFs through WhatsApp!

Popular messenger cum social media platform WhatsApp has become a utility tool with the introduction of mutual fund (MF) investment facility by Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company (Motilal Oswal AMC). While options to investment in MFs are currently available through digital platforms like Paytm, GooglePay, PhonePe, Motilal Oswal becomes the first AMC to introduce the MF investment facility through the popular cross-platform messaging application – WhatsApp. With the introduction of…

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Provident Fund (PF) Online Nomination: How To Submit Details, Other Rules Here

Retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) allows subscribers to submit their Provident Fund (PF) account’s nomination details online via its official portal- unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in. Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is a mandatory contribution from every employee towards his or her retirement savings. According to EPFO’s portal- it is important to nominate members to the EPF account. Then only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF savings in the event of…

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WhatsApp Security Exploit: How a Missed Call Can Hack You

Some of the more terrifying exploits are the ones that can hit you for doing very little. We saw a PlayStation 4 exploit last year where people’s consoles could be bricked by opening a message. Recently, we’ve witnessed an “unavoidable” attack on WhatsApp, where all the hacker had to do was call the victim. How the Attack Worked This is a particularly scary attack, as there’s not much the user can do to…

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BSNL introduces *121# service to check for special offers, also discounts Rs 899 plan during Ramzan

Similar to other telecom operators, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has also introduced a dial in service number to check for specially tailored offers for you. The state-run telecom operator has announced the launch of a BSNL My Offers feature for its subscribers, and now, they will be able to dial-in *121# to check for these offers. The telco has stated that it will now be easier for subscribers to…

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Paytm unveils India’s first unlimited cashback credit card – check out all the benefits you can get here

In collaboration with Citi, Paytm has launched their own cashback credit card called Paytm First Card, which comes with unlimited cashback and no restrictions on earning categories. Paytm customers can apply for the credit card from their Paytm app, where they will also be able to conveniently track offers through the Paytm First Card passbook. Not only this, Paytm passbook allows customers to track their credit card transactions but also…

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Here Is How You Can Book An Entire Train, Coach Of Indian Railways From IRCTC

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which offers passenger ticketing and catering services to Indian Railways passengers online and from its mobile application also offers a service where in an individual can book an entire train or a coach for travel purpose. IRCTC’s Full Tariff Rate or FTR service allows individuals or organisation to make bookings for an entire train or a coach through its website www.ftr.irctc.co.in. Individuals can…

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Other Users Can See Your Passwords If You’re Using Google Chrome

There are hundred of social media websites and apps a single user has to manage these days and all these accounts come with their own set of baggage, particularly having to remember passwords. Now, the good thing about technology is that it has provided us with certain tools that help manage and remember passwords. There are many apps today that help you do so. But, did you know that even…

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Discount For Foodies Is Over, Swiggy, Zomato, Uber Eats Will Cut Discounts By 40%!

Online food deliveries have been such a significant parts of our lives today, not only for their one-click convenience but also the tremendously heavy discounts they levy on the food products. I mean, one plate Biryani at just 120 bucks seems like a pretty good deal. The food delivery system is blooming in the third largest economy, with its two major players Swiggy and Zomato. Their ever-lasting war to be…

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Amazon is working on a wearable device that will read human emotions

Amazon is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognise human emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product in internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg. It’s a collaboration between Lab126, the hardware development group behind Amazon’s Fire phone and Echo smart speaker, and the Alexa voice software team. Designed to work with a smartphone app, the device has microphones paired with software that can discern the…

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Reading your NPS transaction statement

​What is NPS? The National Pension System (NPS) is a government scheme that allows subscribers to create a retirement corpus. Government as well as non-government employees are allowed to be NPS subscribers. Subscriber details The first section holds subscriber details such as personal details, contact details, nominee details and the subscriber’s nodal office details. It also captures status of both the NPS accounts (Tier 1 and Tier 2)—whether active or…

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ATM Charges Levied By SBI For Transactions And Other Services

Key lenders in the country offer the service of ATM-cum-debit cards but levy certain charges for making transactions at ATMs. The country’s largest bank, State Bank of India or SBI, also offers these facilities but allows limited number of ATM transactions free of cost every month. The number of permitted free transactions at ATMs in a month depends on factors such as the location of ATM. SBI also charge an…

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