Income tax return forms for FY 2017-18 released

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CBDT notified the ITR or Income Tax Return Forms AY 2018-19 (FY 2017-18). There are few major changes in these forms. Let us see in detail these changes and understand which form you can use. There is no change in the manner of filing of ITR Forms as compared to last year. All these ITR Forms are to be filed electronically. However, where return is furnished in ITR- 1 (Sahaj) or ITR-4 (Sugam), the following persons have an option to file a return in paper form- # An individual ofRead More

Here’s how you can avail tax benefit on education loan

Among many categories of debt, education loan is one of them which helps students to accomplish their studies either in India or in foreign country. With this financial support, provided at low-interest rates, youngsters have been facilitated by the government to pursue their dreams. Here are key benefits of education loan, as per PolicyBazaar. Anyone can opt for Education loan to study in India for graduate, post-graduate, professional and/or doctoral courses/degrees. Loan cannot be assigned to the student alone, the parent or guardian needs to be co-signor for the loan.Read More

Airtel’s Internet Recharge Packs: Rs. 53, Rs. 248, Rs. 255, Rs. 398, Rs. 992

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Bharti Airtel is currently offering a bouquet of prepaid and postpaid recharge plans which are highly popular among the subscribers. Besides, the telecom operator is also offering a slew of internet/data recharge plans. Airtel’s data recharge plans are priced at Rs. 53, Rs. 248, Rs.255, Rs. 398 Rs. 992, among others which comes with different data limits and provide high flexibility in terms of validity period. For example, Airtel’s Rs. 53 data recharge plan offers 75MBs of 2G/3G/4G data while Rs. 248 data recharge plan offers 3GBs of 3G/4G data with a validity of 28 days, according to Airtel’s official website-airtel.in. Airtel’s dataRead More

Paytm Movie Ticket Offer:

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Fond of watching movies but booking movie tickets online eventually hurts your pocket? Not anymore. Paytm is one-stop destination where you can book movie tickets online without any hassle. Paytm takes care of your pockets which made them come up with latest Paytm movie ticket offers, promo codes and bank offers, which you can use while booking movie tickets online. Be it upcoming Bollywood movies or Hollywood movies, Paytm movie coupon codes are ruling across the movie booking websites for their fantastic and super-saver offers. Paytm allows you to chooseRead More

No service charge on train e-tickets till March 2018: Railways

Rail passengers will continue to enjoy service charge exemption on online booking of train ticketstill March 2018. To encourage digital modes of booking, the government had waived off service charges after demonetisation in November, 2016. The facility had been extended to June 30th and then September 30th, which has now been extended till March 2018. The service charges on booking train tickets online ranges from Rs. 20 to 40 per ticket. The Railway Board on September 29th, directed the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the ticketing agency of theRead More

Airtel offers 5GB additional data.

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The telecom war between Jio and Airtel may not end anytime soon. Now, it seems, the two telecom giants are somewhat shifting their focus on the broadband sector. We know, Mukesh Amabani headed RIL is testing JioFiber and is expected to launch it soon. Although there’s no confirmed timeline as of yet. Meanwhile, Airtel is leaving no stone unturned to counter the upcoming JioFiber. Airtel on Friday announces to offer 5GB of additional data postpaid subscribers with Airtel home broadband connection. This new broadband offer is a part of Airtel’sRead More

Gionee S11 with quad cameras to be launched in India in January

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According to a Techook report citing a source, the China-based company is all set to launch the Gionee S11 in India sometime in January 2018. The device is available in China at a price point of 1,799 yuan (approx. Rs. 17,600). The report adds that the company is intending to price this smartphone under Rs. 20,000 in the country and that the launch could be pushed to the end of next month due to the stock-related delays. However, the exact pricing and launch details are yet to be known. To recap theRead More

Modi may give India its first employment policy

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Modi may give India its first employment policy India will soon have its first national employment policy that will outline a comprehensive road map for creation of quality jobs across sectors through economic, social and labour policy interventions. The move is aimed at addressing the crucial issue of job creation in the country. The policy is likely to be announced in the upcoming Budget, the last full one that will be presented by this government before general elections in 2019. The multi-pronged employment policy will include incentives for employers toRead More

New debit card charges may push retailers back to cash transactions

ALSO READ Regulator rationalises card transaction feeNew debit card charges may prompt retailers to push for cash transactionsRBI caps charges on debit card transactions at Rs 200 for small merchantsPay via debit card: Govt wants RBI to cap MDR on digital payments at Rs 200RBI to stay on status quo for the rest of 2017: Here’s what experts say Increased debit card fee may push retailers towards cash transactions as the charges are quite high, said retailers. The Reserve Bank of India has revised merchant discount rate (MDR) from January next year.  MDR will be 0.4Read More

HMD Global to launch Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 2018

By far, as several rumours and leaks suggest, we already know that HMD Global is working on the successor of the Nokia 8, aka Nokia 9. Similar to the Nokia 8, chances are, Nokia 9 is going to be a high-end phone as well. Amidst all the rumours, a new report coming from China reveals that HMD Global will be hosting an event to launch the Nokia 9 on Jan 19. Reports also suggest, alongside the Nokia 9, HMD Global may also unveil another phone — which may the 2018Read More