Are PPF Partial Withdrawals Taxable? All You Need To Know

Are PPF Partial Withdrawals Taxable? All You Need To Know

PPF or public provident fund is one of the most popular small savings schemes. For risk-averse investors, PPF is one of the most suitable schemes for savings towards retirement, say financial planners. PPF accounts have a maturity period of 15 years, which can be extended further. Apart from higher interest rates as compared to bank deposits, PPF contribution, interest earned and maturity proceeds are all tax-free. PPF contribution up to Rs. 1.5 lakh in a financial year is eligible for tax deductions under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. Income Tax Treatment Of PPF Partial Withdrawal Partial withdrawals from PPF accounts are permissible every year from seventh financial year from the year of opening account, according to India Post website. If the PPF accounts are extended beyond th
Jio DTH available with lifetime free channels at Rs 10? Here’s the truth

Jio DTH available with lifetime free channels at Rs 10? Here’s the truth

Ever since its foray into the telecom sector of India, Reliance Jio has witnessed an overwhelming spur that has undoubtedly left the incumbents aghast, so much so that they are bound to offer their tariff plans to match up with Jio. The reason why Jio is a hot topic in the country is its affordable pricing for the services it offers. Jio has so far captured the telecom market in India and is gradually pacing towards other sectors. Last year, it was highly speculated that Jio will venture into DTH domain of the country with its ultra-affordable Jio DTH set-top box. While there was no announcement about it, Internet has taken its full advantage to lure unaware people into scams and frauds. Unlawfully using Jio’s hype, these swindlers have been successful in spreading cyber crimes. Now, th
Things You Should Know About Your EPF

Things You Should Know About Your EPF

An Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is managed by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. Every establishment with 20 or more employed individuals or sometimes less than 20 in certain conditions come under this scheme. The employee and employer make equal contributions to the scheme and the employee receives the contribution with interest after retirement. This is the permanent account number allotted by EPFO. When you change your job, a new member ID will be provided to you from the local PF office, which is your PF number. All the PF numbers will fall under one umbrella of UAN. You can find this number in your payslip, along with your PF number from the current employer. Your Contribution Paid
8 tips to remain alert while doing online transactions

8 tips to remain alert while doing online transactions

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
Google Doodle: the life of Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein

Google Doodle: the life of Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein

On Monday, Google celebrated the 120th birth anniversary of Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein with a doodle. Eisenstein is known as the father of montage technique in filmmaking. Montage is a technique in editing in which a series of short shots are edited into a sequence to condense space, time, and information. Eisenstein’s films had political themes and Google Doodle in its website added that “his films were also revolutionary in another sense, as he often depicted the struggle of downtrodden workers against the ruling class”. Born in 1898 in Riga, the present-day capital of Latvia, Eisenstein studied architecture and engineering and at 20, joined the Red Army to serve the Bolshevik Revolution. He started taking an interest in theatre and in 1920, he moved to Moscow to begin his ca
Here’s How Aadhaar Helped Uncover Over 80000 Ghost Teachers!

Here’s How Aadhaar Helped Uncover Over 80000 Ghost Teachers!

NEW DELHI: Mandatory Aadhaar disclosure during the All India Survey on Higher Education 2016-17 (AISHE) revealed that there are over 80,000 teachers who are faculty members of three or more higher education institutions in the country. This was disclosed by the Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar, at the release of the final AISHE 2016-17 report on Friday. The HRD ministry has identified around 80,000 "ghost" teachers in various colleges and universities across the country after the introduction of Aadhaar. So far, 85% of the teachers have given their Aadhaar numbers, and the ministry believes that the number would increase when all the teachers comply. "There are certain 'ghost' teachers who use proxy methods and are apparently teaching at multiple places as full-tim
Google Doodle celebrates Kannada author birth anniversary

Google Doodle celebrates Kannada author birth anniversary

Google Doodle on Friday paid tribute to renowned Kannada poet and author Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa, also popularly known as Kuvempu, on his 113th birth anniversary. Born in Shimoga district of Karnataka on this day in 1904, Kuvempu is considered one of the greatest Kannada writers of his time. He passed away in Mysore on November 11, 1994. Most of his works are written in Kannada and he was a strong proponent of the language. He founded an organisation at the Mysore University to research the Kannada language which has been named after him as “Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies”. Kuvempu’s writings reflected his resentment towards casteism, meaningless religious rituals. He was awarded the Jnanpith award for his version of the epic Ramayana called ‘Sri Ramayana Darshanam’. His poem
Centre wants GST on fuel: Arun Jaitley

Centre wants GST on fuel: Arun Jaitley

The Centre favours including petroleum products within the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), but it would want a consensus among the States before taking such a step, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. During Question Hour, Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram sought to know the Centre’s position on bringing petrol and diesel under the GST. He also sought to know why the prices of petrol and diesel did not decline with a fall in the global crude prices. Mr. Jaitley said a person familiar with the issue had asked the question. ‘Issue a deal-breaker’ He said the previous UPA government in its draft GST Bill had kept petrol out of its ambit as it knew that the issue would be a deal-breaker between the Centre and the Sta
Bank Jobs 2018 (500+ Vacancies Opening)

Bank Jobs 2018 (500+ Vacancies Opening)

Indian Citizens who are looking for Latest Bank Jobs in Government public sector (Nationalized) banks, Govt undertaking Banks, Scheduled Banks and Leading Private Indian Banks - Get short details of Current Banking Jobs Openings, Upcoming Bank Exams in this page. Find All Government Public Sector Banks and Private Sector Banks Upcoming Bank Exams 2017 and Latest Bank Jobs Recruitment 2017-2018 List available here (Check out below Bank Exam / Jobs Schedule Table).  Only Approximate Vacancies listed in the table, Not accurate. List of Public Sector Banks List (Nationalized Banks): State Bank and its associates [State Bank of India (SB), State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP), State Bank of Trav
Homai Vyarawalla, ‘First Lady of the Lens’

Homai Vyarawalla, ‘First Lady of the Lens’

Homai Vyarawalla is India’s first woman photojournalist whose lens earned her a reputation for the candid shots of India’s independence movement, the first tri-colour hoisting, the death of Mahatma Gandhi, and others which become a part of national archives. Today, google doodle in its portrait featured Homai Vyarawalla to mark her 104th birth anniversary. Born in 1913 in a Parsi family in Navsari, Gujarat, Vyarawalla’s childhood was spent on various places as her father worked in a travelling theater company. Besides completing her education from Bombay University and Sir JJ School of Art, she started taking snaps of daily life of mumbaikers and in this way become a professional photographer. Vyarawalla at her house in Mumbai (Express Photo/Bhupendra Rana/File) During the turbulent t