OnePlus 7 could be one of the first 5G Smartphones in 2019

OnePlus 7 could be one of the first 5G Smartphones in 2019

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At a conference dedicated to 4G and 5G networks being held n Hongkong, several smartphone manufacturers are utilizing the occasion to confirm their plans of their first of 5G Smartphones. One among them is OnePlus 7 which could be one of the first 5G Smartphones to be launched in 2019. Carl Pei OnePlus co-founder announced that his team will be among first to unveil the 5G-enabled flagship device OnePlus 7. Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm announced that at least two 5G flagships may arrive in 2019, while Carl Pei announced that OnePlus 7 will be launched in H1 2019. The smartphone will be equipped with Snapdragon X50 modem with the downsized QTM052 mmWave antenna module. Besides OnePlus7, several electronic giants have confirmed their commitment to Qualcomm and its path...
Holiday on 14thApril, 2018 – Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

Holiday on 14thApril, 2018 – Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.

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Holiday on 14thApril, 2018 – Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. No.12/6/2016-JCA-2  Government of India  Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions  Department of Personnel & Training  Establishment (JCA-2) Section North Block, New Delhi Dated the 2ndApril, 2018 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Subject: Declaration of Holiday on 14thApril, 2018 — Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. It has been decided to declare Saturday, the 14thApril 2018, as a Closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all CentralGovernment Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India. The above holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (26 of 1881) All Ministries/Departments of Govern
Paytm stops ‘root access’ on Android phones

Paytm stops ‘root access’ on Android phones

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BENGALURU: After it was flagged by a French security researcher, payments player Paytm has fixed what is being seen as one of the most sensitive access controls it was asking from its users on Android phones. The security researcher, who goes by the name of Elliot Alderson on Twitter, told TOI that Paytm in a new update on its app has stopped seeking ‘root access’ from users after he highlighted the issue with the company. Earlier, if a user allowed the app root access, Paytm would virtually have complete control over the device. TOI has reviewed direct messages on Twitter between Paytm’s security team and Alderson with the former confirming it is no longer asking for root access. Alderson said root access is essentially one of the most significant entry points for any Android device w
Income Tax department: Rs 3,200 crore scam by 447 companies

Income Tax department: Rs 3,200 crore scam by 447 companies

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A scam worth Rs 3,200 crore has been unearthed by the Income Tax department. According to an investigation between April 2017 to March 2018 irregularities were found in the TDS accounts of some entities and individuals. 447 companies deducted tax from its employees but did not deposit the amount and diverted it to further their own business interests. Income Tax department's TDS wing has started prosecution proceedings against the firms and in some of the cases, warrants have also been issued. The offences under IT act attract a minimum punishment of rigorous imprisonment of 3 months to a maximum of 7 years plus fine. Prosecution is initiated under Section 276-B. However, sources in IT dept claims, "It is not a scam - but a very common verification surve
Be careful, These are the 9,500 ‘high risk’ finance companies: RBI

Be careful, These are the 9,500 ‘high risk’ finance companies: RBI

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NEW DELHI: The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) under the finance ministry has released a list of nearly 9500 non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) which have been categorised as 'high risk financial institutions'. The list released by FIU-India on its website shows the names of NBFCs which have been categorised 'high risk' and found non-compliant to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act rules as on January 31. After the November 2016 demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, NBFCs and several rural and urban cooperative banks had come under the scanner of the income tax department and the Enforcement Directorate for illegally converting banned currency notes of people who had unaccounted income. Many of these NBFCs and cooperative banks were found converting banned currency
Latest Interest Rate of PF Scheme by EPFO

Latest Interest Rate of PF Scheme by EPFO

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EPF scheme is mandatory for the employees. There is no competition. Still, it gives best interest rate among all the saving schemes. It happens because EPF scheme is managed by the government and it tries to keep interest rate maximum. In the future, you may expect a higher earning from EPFO as some of your EPF contributions is also invested in the share market. Latest EPF Interest Rate The latest interest rate of EPF scheme is 8.65%. This rate is applicable for the financial year 2016-17. The EPFO revises interest rate every year. Thus, you don’t know the future earning from the EPF account. I have told you the interest rate of FY 2016-17. So, you may have apprehension, whether this interest rate is latest or not. In fact, your thinking is right as we normally want to know the inte
8 tips to remain alert while doing online transactions

8 tips to remain alert while doing online transactions

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Notify your bank immediately in case of any unauthorised use Notify your card provider/bank immediately in case there is any unauthorised use of your card. Safe Internet Day: 8 tips to remain alert while doing online transactions It’s Safer Internet Day today. The day is celebrated on every year on the second Tuesday of February. With online transactions becoming popular, cases of hacking, ransomware, debit/credit card frauds, ATM frauds and many other such dangerous cybercrimes too are on a rise. So, it is essential to be forever on guard when treading on the paths in the digital universe. Your one wrong/careless step can lead to huge financial loss.Here are eight things that you need to keep in mind while doing any transaction (whatsoever) online
Blue Moon and Blood Moon will appear together on Jan 31 after 35 years

Blue Moon and Blood Moon will appear together on Jan 31 after 35 years

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The first lunar eclipse of the year will be visible on the next Wednesday ie January 31 . Although lunar eclipse is visible every year, this time it will be very special. This time you will see Bludom and Blumoon together in the sky. Let us know that this is not only the lunar eclipse but also the complete lunar eclipse. 31 will be shown this whole three years. This lunar eclipse can be clearly seen in India, Indonesia, New Zealand and Australia. In India, this evening can be viewed from 5.58 minutes to 8.41 minutes. One of the reasons for this lunar eclipse is that you can see it with a naked eye. Earlier, in the year 2017 and 2018, Bloomoom was seen very closely. This time lunar eclipse is also special because the moon will be visible in three colors on this day. These three colors of
Sharing biometrics unsafe: Aadhaar opponents argued in Supreme Court

Sharing biometrics unsafe: Aadhaar opponents argued in Supreme Court

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In the on-going Aadhaar hearing in the Supreme Court, the critics of Aadhaar have argued against the collection of biometric information. The bone of contention is the parting of sensitive biometric data with third parties, over which the government or even the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) have little control. According to senior advocate, Shyam Divan, who is arguing on the side of the Aadhaar opponents, the government does not have a contract with the third parties who collect your biometric information. This increases the possibility of the misuse of this sensitive data by these entities, said the lawyer, who questioned the integrity of this data. Divan also told the five-judge bench that according to a government statement in the Parliament, the UIDAI had blackl
Now, book rail tickets on IRCTC and get 100% cashback.

Now, book rail tickets on IRCTC and get 100% cashback.

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New Delhi: Travellers! There’s some good news for you. In a bid to encourage digitization and promote cashless transaction, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has started a lottery system where you can get 100 per cent cash back. According to a report in the DNA, passengers would have to purchase the rail tickets via official website – IRCTC, and the payment has to be made through their app – BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) or UPI (Unified Payment Interface). If you want to avail this offer, while making payments, passengers have to opt for one of the two apps. Every month five persons will be chosen through a random lottery and would get 100 percent cashback. Winners would be individually contacted by phone and email. The move will further push centre’s mos