Day: September 14, 2018

Aadhaar Software Hacked, Database Said to Be Compromised; UIDAI Responds

A three-month-long investigation claims to have uncovered a software patch that compromises the security of the data stored in Aadhaar identity database. The patch, which isn’t developed formally by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI),allegedly allows hackers…

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Did You Know That Your PF Comes With Up to Rs 6 Lakh Life Insurance Coverage?

As a salaried employee of a company, you may be aware of some benefits like provident fund (EPF), health insurance, transport and entertainment allowances etc that you receive from your employer but many do not know that they…

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What Happens to Your PPF and NSC Investments When You Become an NRI?

Public Provident Funds (PPF) are one of the most attractive small savings schemes among Indian residents due to the safety of investment factor accompanied by the EEE (exempt-exempt-exempt) tax benefits that it comes with. The National Savings Scheme…

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Airtel Rs 97 Combo Recharge Plan Offers 1.5GB of 4G Data and 350 Mins of Calling for 28 Days

Bharti Airtel has come up with yet another combo recharge plan priced under Rs 100 to take on Reliance Jio and BSNL. Airtel has silently introduced a prepaid combo plan of Rs 97 offering SMS, data and voice…

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Indian Railways may cut ticket prices, give big relief to passengers; trial run successful

Indian Railways travellers on premium trains, who have been paying high ticket prices so far, can finally heave a sigh of relief as the national transporter is toying with the idea to do away with the flexi-fare scheme,…

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A small relief to the taxpayer

Umesh Gala, Aditya Hans & Umesh Gala Section 40(a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (the I-T Act) provides, inter alia, disallowance of any rate of tax levied on profits or gains of any business or profession in…

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Now go to jail if your car, bike doesn’t have high security number plates

The transport department has just announced that they plan to start a crackdown on vehicles that do not have high-security number plates from next month. However, the department has also said that this move will follow a major…

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