Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a couple of prepaid plans, priced at Rs 199 and Rs 499. The new plans ship with daily data benefit, unlimited voice calling and free Cricket SMS Alerts about the current ongoing Cricket match. The Rs 199 prepaid plan comes with a validity of 28 days while the Rs 499 plan offers benefits for 90 days. Sadly, they both ship with just 1GB data per day which is underwhelming since BSNL is touting them as plans aimed at Cricket lovers and 1GB data benefit will not be enough for the users who stream Cricket matches on their mobile phone. Also, it’s unknown whether these plans fall under the BSNL Extra Data offer which adds 2.2GB daily data to your existing plan’s data benefit. Both the plans are effective across all the 20 telecom circ
Financially troubled Jet Airways seems to be headed towards more turbulence as around 260 of its pilots have applied to join SpiceJet, even as investors like public sector banks struggle to stitch a rescue plan for the airline. The development took place on Wednesday when pilots of the beleaguered airline applied for jobs in SpiceJet's open interview sessions held here on Wednesday. "Out of the 260 pilots, 150 are senior commanders. The commonality of Boeing jets between the two airlines is the main draw for pilots to apply in SpiceJet," a source told IANS in Mumbai. Jet currently has 1,900 pilots on its rolls. This is now being looked by all other domestic airlines, especially those who are looking at international expansion.Vistara has been permitted to fly abroad while SpiceJet...
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has been making a lot of headlines these days as the state-owned telco has launched a handful of new plans, introduced its 4G services in some states and more. Now, BSNL has announced another offer for its subscribers under which all landline users will get a free broadband trial with up to 8Mbps speed. According to a report by TelecomTalk, BSNL has launched the free broadband trial offer which is valid till March 31, 2019, and all users with a BSNL landline connection will be able to use the company’s broadband services for free. The offer has also been listed on the company’s website and users will be able to use 5GB broadband data at 8Mbps and after the data limit, the speed will be reduced to 1Gbps, which also makes it an unlimited data of
Bulls are in complete control of Dalal Street as the Indian benchmark indices continues to surge this afternoon with Nifty jumping 139 points at 11,478 while the Sensex zoomed 450 points and is trading at 38,206 mark. At 14:25 hrs, Nifty PSU Bank is the outperforming sector, up over 2 percent led by Punjab National Bank, State Bank of India and Bank of Baroda which jumped 2 percent each followed by Canara Bank, Bank of India and Bank of India. Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank and IDFC First Bank are the other gainers. Nifty IT continues to show handsome gains led by Tata Consultancy Services which jumped 3 percent followed by Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, Tata Elxsi and HCL Tech. Media stocks are also buzzing led by Zee Entertainment, UFO Moviez, Sun TV Network, PVR, Dish TV and EROS
It’s possible that you have the wrong idea of who hackers actually are. They are sometimes portrayed in movies as nerdy teenagers, hiding in their parents’ basements, trying to guess your passwords. That is not typically how it is done. These days it’s more likely that dozens of hackers are working together in an office building somewhere. They try breaking into computer systems and ultimately take over your computer, demanding a ransom to give it back. Or they could try making a fast buck by selling your usernames and passwords on the Dark Web. Either way the end results are terrible for the victims. Unfortunately, some people make it easy on the hackers by using some pretty common passwords that are simple to break. If your password has made it onto the following list, you
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had classified entities as local and global authentication user agencies when it came to accessing Aadhaar database. Now, based on feedback and security audits, it has been found that not all mobile wallets have the required security protocols to protect their database. This is the reason that 90% of all mobile wallets have been banned from accessing Aadhaar database, and now, they will have to rely on other means and sources to complete KYC of their users. UIDAI, the nodal authority on Aadhaar has issued a letter last month, which stated ” Some entities required to verify clients with Aadhaar number may not have the requisite security systems needed to use or store these numbers and have been precluded from the
To facilitate the tax-payers, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) through a notification has allowed the verification of Income Tax Returns for Assessment Year 2015-16 electronically through generating EVC (Electronic Verification Code). If the Income Tax Returns are verified electronically, there will be no need to post physical copy of ITR V to CPC (Central Processing Centre) Bengaluru. WHAT IS EVC EVC (Electronic Verification Code) comprise of a string of character in form of a locator number that gives a unique identification to electronic documents. It works like OTP (One Time Password). EVC would be unique for an assessee PAN and will not be valid for any other PAN at the time of filing Income Tax Return. EVC would verify the identity of the person (verifier) f
NEW DELHI: What started as a humble chat app and has now caused traditional mobile services and apps to nearly face extinction. The rise of WhatsApp has even threatened telecom operators with shrinking Average Revenue Per Users (ARPU). After the acquisition of WhatsApp by the social media giant, Facebook, the chat platform has expanded greatly to compete with almost all modes smartphone communication with it becoming the one-stop hub. Not to forget WhatsApp itself is the biggest competitor to Facebook's native Messenger app. While regulatory issues have prevented WhatsApp from going all out with its payments service in India, it has already started to be a big concern for mobile payments companies including Paytm, Mobikwik and even Google Tez. On the technology front, WhatsApp has come
In a bid to enhance its services, the Indian Railways has partnered with MakeMyTrip to provide live status updates of trains through WhatsApp, which is currently the most popular instant messaging platform. Passengers can get updates regarding train timings, booking status, cancellation, platform number on which the train will arrive, by sending a request through WhatsApp. This will alleviate people's dependence to call on 139 to get train status. This is one of the many initiatives undertaken by the Indian Railways to improve customers travel experience. To avail this facility, passengers are required to save the number 7349389104 (via MakeMyTrip) on their mobile phones. When an update is required, they will have to send a specific train number on the afore-mentioned number through Wha...
Although the idea of digital transactions is to save your time and bring flexibility in receiving and paying money, it is still time consuming in some ways. The only that takes time is to add beneficiaries. We are all aware that the moment you open your net banking portal, we have to add beneficiaries to transfer or receive payment, this is a one time process but still takes time as we have to wait for almost 30 mins to finally to carry financial operations with the other person. In a major good news! Largest state-bank lender State Bank of India (SBI) has introduced Quick Transfer service which helps you to eliminate the need of adding beneficiaries. SBI tweeted through its official handle saying, “Simplify life with the #QuickTransfer service that doesn’t require you to add a benefici