Category: Breakingnews

TV watchers say bye to DTH, cable; move to Netflix, Hotstar after TRAI’s well-meaning rule backfires

It has been a year since TRAI rolled out its revised plan for DTH and cable TV users. While TRAI’s well-meaning plan intended to provide more power to customers, one in every two TV watchers has since moved online to content providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar, among others. “Not only have people increased their

Google warns against installing Chrome extensions on Microsoft Edge browser

SAN FRANCISCO : Google has started displaying a warning to people using Microsoft’s new Edge browser while accessing Chrome web store. Recently, the search engine giant has added to the Chrome web store which detects when a user is installing extensions to Microsoft Edge, 9To5Google reported on Friday. The extension simply explains that Google “recommends”

New Central Government Employees NPS to OPS transfer option: Don’t miss this last date!

Central Government Employee National Pension System (NPS) to OPS transfer: The Union government has accepted a long-pending demand of scores of central government employees by giving them an option to switch over to the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, or continue to be covered under the National Pension System (NPS). This option can be exercised

Amazon and Flipkart demand roll back of new TDS levy

Terming the new TDS levy proposal made during Budget as detrimental to online sellers, e-commerce companies Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart have requested the government to reconsider. “It would cause irreparable loss to the entire industry with increased compliance burden and lead to reduced trading activity,” a Reuters report quoted a presentation by FICCI on behalf

IRCTC Air tickets discounts! IRCTC Air offers discounts on Air India tickets; check details

IRCTC Air tickets discount: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Air is offering discounts on flight tickets for Air India. The offer is valid till February 17, 2020, and can be availed on both domestic and international flights. According to the offer, anyone travelling between February 18 and September 30 this year, can book

SSY Account Scheme: Age, a/c opening, amount, interest rate, maturity, time period and other important details

PM Narendra Modi-led government had launched Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme in January 2015. Modi government had said that despite being a small savings scheme, the Sukanya Samriddhi Account has the potential to have a phenomenal impact on the lives and self-esteem of young girls in the country. The scheme aims to ensure a bright future

IRDAI new rules on ULIP, Non-Linked insurance products: Check what has changed

IRDAI has made it mandatory for all insurance companies to get these guidelines with effect from February 2020 superseding the earlier circulars on the subject. On 8th July 2019, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) issued guidelines for both unit-linked and non-linked insurance products with the proposition to make them more customer-centric.