Category Archives: TRAVEL

DO these things while Canceling Indian Railway Tickets – To Avoid Money Loss

With the convenience of online ticket booking, Indian Railways serves millions and comes the responsibility of understanding the cancellation rules to avoid financial setbacks. Here’s what you need to know to ensure a smooth refund process for your canceled train tickets. At the time of canceling a train ticket booked online through the IRCTC website, […]

From Travel Insurance to Compensation for Delay, Know the First-time Benefits of Tejas Express

Tejas Express, India’s first private semi-high speed train, was flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the commercial operation began from Saturday, October 5. Passengers can now travel between Delhi and Lucknow with much ease, comfort and world class luxury. The Tejas Express cuts the travel time between the two cities to […]

Indian IT fears impact as US moves on new H-1B process

PUNE: The US has moved a step closer to changing how the H-1B visa issuance process is carried out from next year that would impact Indian IT services firms. Last week, the Office of Management and Budget said it has completed a review of a proposed regulation from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that […]

I filed my ITR for AY 2019-20 but made a mistake. How can I rectify it?

I am a senior citizen and have saving bank accounts in two banks. Recently, I filed my income tax return for AY 2019-20 but forgot to mention the interest income from one of these accounts. I have to pay tax on this income. How can I rectify this mistake? Amit Maheshwari Partner, Ashok Maheshwary and […]

H-1B premium processing has few takers among Indian IT

BENGALURU: Indian IT services companies are not too keen to use a premium processing option for H-1B visas due to a changing business model and higher rejection rates, two people aware of the developments at industry lobby group Nasscom said. These companies, long dependent on H-1B visas to deploy software engineers close to their clients […]

For Aadhaar without restrictions on use

The RBI should extend the deadline for enforcing detailed know-your-customer norms for payment wallets, and the government should expedite fresh legislation that would allow use of Aadhaar for purposes other than transfer of funds from the government. Alongside, the government should pass a rigorous data protection law that would strengthen India’s hands in the ongoing […]

US removes India from currency monitoring list

KOLKATA: The US government has removed India from its monitoring list for currency manipulation, clearing doubts over India’s foreign exchange policies including undervaluation of currencies to gain export advantages. While experts welcome the US decision, they doubted whether this move would set the tone for further trade negotiations between the two countries including the US […]

US lawmakers introduce legislation to protect H-4 visa workers

WASHINGTON: Two influential US lawmakers have introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, mostly spouses of Indian professionals having H-1B visas. The introduction of such a legislation by the two lawmakers from California comes days after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said that it would […]

IRCTC Tips to get a confirmed Tatkal ticket

IRCTC offers online Tatkal ticket booking service, where bookings typically open at 10 AM for AC classes, and 11 AM for non-AC classes, one day in advance of the actual date of journey. Notably, Tatkal reservations are done on first-come-first-served basis. Here are some handy tips to help you get confirmed Tatkal tickets. Tips: Use […]

Things to know about SBI NEFT

State Bank of India (SBI) is prioviding many ways for electronic money transfer one of such service is National Electronics Fund Transfer (NEFT) works on a deferred net settlement basis, under which transactions are lined up and settled in batches throughout a working day. Know about SBI’s NEFT :- According to SBI, the NEFT service […]

Samsung Galaxy A80 gets Rotating Cameras to a Slider Design

Samsung has just unveiled its brand new Galaxy A devices, the Galaxy A80 (previously rumored as Galaxy A90) and Galaxy A70. The Galaxy A80 is the more higher end of the two, and it’s also one of the most interesting Samsung phone of late. The Galaxy A80 is the first Samsung phone to feature a […]

How to know if you have been blocked by someone on WhatsApp?

WhatsApp is one of the most preferred modes of messaging and is widely used worldwide. While the WhatsApp has eased the messaging process, it also allows a user to choose whom to talk, and block! It does so by providing block and unblock feature. If you block someone, you won’t be able to receive messages from […]