Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

If your Aadhaar has been deactivated, here’s what to do

According to UIDAI officials, if you don’t use your Aadhaar for three consecutive years- for example, you don’t link it with any service, or don’t use it for any transactions, it might get deactivated. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime.  However, if you don’t use it at all, […]

Ban on PUBG is unwarranted-Here is why

PUBG is an intense tactical Battle Royale and the mobile version enjoys immense popularity in Indian and Asian markets. However, in recent times, there has been an attack on PUBG Mobile in India, and the latest comes from an 11-year-old boy who is attempting to get Bombay High Court to ban it for promoting violence, […]

BSNL Wings will allow to Make Calls Over the Internet for Only Rs 1,099 Annual Fee

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced its internet telephony based Wings application on Google Play Store to facilitate internet-based calling. BSNL has said that in a lot of areas people are troubled by poor cellular connectivity, but even in those cases when they are inside a building Wi-Fi access is easily achieved, in those […]

Government launches LGY, DDVY to promote digital payments

The Union Government has launched Lucky Grahak Yojana to encourage consumers and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to encourage merchants for transition to digital payments. These award based schemes were launched by the NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, government’s policy think-tank. Key Facts These schemes aim to give cash awards to consumers and merchants […]

Not using your Aadhaar card? It might get deactivated

With so many government welfare schemes linked with Aadhaar, it is one of the most important documents you will ever hold. Also, a vital proof of identity, it can come handy anywhere and anytime. However, if you don’t use it at all, it may get deactivated. Reasons for which your Aadhaar card might get deactivated […]

Union Budget 2019 key highlights

Finance minister Piyush Goyal presented the much awaited Union Budget in Lok Sabha. Goyal was appointed interim finance minister on January 23 with Arun Jaitley undergoing treatment in the United States. Here is a look at the main points of the Budget presented by Piyush Goyal * Individual taxpayers with annual income up to 5 […]

No tax for income up to Rs 5 lakh, standard deduction limit hiked

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday doled out tax sops to middle class including doubling of income tax exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh, raising standard deduction to Rs 50,000 and provided concessions on interest income from bank deposits and rent. “Individuals with income up to Rs 5 lakh will not be required to pay […]

PMSYM to give Rs 3,000 post-retirement

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, while presenting Budget 2019, on Friday announced the launch of a social security pension scheme for workers in the unorganised sector, called the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan. Under the scheme, an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 per month will be provided to workers in the unorganised sector after 60 […]