Monthly Archives: February 2019

How to open a PPF account

Public Provident Fund, popularly known as the PPF scheme, is a long-term savings scheme, launched by the National Savings Institute, Government of India, in 1968. The scheme is aimed at providing small-scale savings and investment prospects to its users. It offers decent annual returns, and guaranteed tax-saving benefits under Section 80C of the Income Tax […]

HPCL to launch lighter, safer fiber LPG cylinders across India

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is all set to launch new, colorful LPG (domestic cooking gas) cylinders soon across India in a few months. These new fiber-made composite cylinders are lighter and easier to handle compared to the existing steel cylinders; they come with various safety measures and are safer too. Here’s how much consumers […]

Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Left Jobless as Per New US Visa Regulations

Bad news for H-1B Visa holders! The spouses of H-1B Visa holders will probably not be authorized to work anymore, as suggested to the White House. The White House has formally received the proposed changes in the current rules and regulations, in which it has been mentioned that the work authorization for the spouses of […]

PM-KISAN scheme rolled out, farmers to get Rs 2,000 each in 1st tranche

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will launch the Rs 75,000-crore Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, by transferring the first instalment of Rs 2,000 each to over one crore farmers, a senior agriculture ministry official said. Another one crore farmers will be covered in the next 2-3 days, the […]

Whatsapp is deleting these accounts find out if you are safe

Instant messaging app WhatsApp ( WhatsApp ) is deleted every month 20 million account from your platform. This step is being taken to curb the problem of Fake News. Whatsapp has given the information about deleting an account through a white paper. Whatsapp also said that its platform is dependent on its users to report […]

Is your PAN card linked to your Aadhaar number? How to check

The income tax department is expected to declare all PAN cards not linked to Aadhaar as void after 31 March Only half of PAN card holders have so far linked it with Aadhaar For those of you who have not linked their Aadhaar number with PAN card yet,  you have time till 30 March. After […]

What is the difference between PAN and TAN?

Two of the most important documents for taxpayers and tax-collectors in India are the Permanent Account Number (PAN) and the Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number (TAN). While PAN is issued to individuals and organizations which have to pay taxes, TAN is for businesses and organizations that deduct/collect taxes at source. Here, we explain the […]

Easily update your name and address in Voter ID card

Election Commission has revamped its helpline service available through 1950 number ahead of Lok Sabha elections, making it easier for voters to get authentic information about their registration. Now the users can check the details of their personal information, polling station and also access the details of polling officers right from booth level to the […]

GST rate on affordable housing slashed

GST Council, on Sunday, slashed GST on affordable housing to 1%, down significantly from the previous 8%. Further, the Council also also lowered the GST rate on other under-construction housing properties to 5% from an effective 12%. The decisions came at the 33rd meet of the GST Council. Here are the details :- The rates […]

5 Channel Listing Rules Which Every Cable Operator should follow

Effective March 31st, old Cable TV rules will no longer be valid and every Cable and DTH user in India will have to comply with the new Cable TV regime, enforced by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. The original deadline for implementing the new Cable TV rules was December 28th, 2018, which was postponed to […]

Now register complaint with DoT against offensive WhatsApp messages

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has opened a channel allowing people to complain against offensive and vulgar messages received on WhatsApp, a senior government official said. “If anyone is receiving abusive/offensive/death threats/ vulgar WhatsApp messages,please send screenshots of the message along with the mobile numbers at,” telecom department’s controller of communications Ashish Joshi said […]