Technology

How to lock or unlock your Aadhaar

With Aadhaar becoming a significant document for almost everything connected to the Government and utilities, safety of the information gains paramount importance. Biometric authentication is one of the safeguards built into Aadhaar. Though the transaction or authentication may not go through without biometric authentication, it is advised to open the biometric authentication only when needed. […]

Markets

Broker’s call: Affle India (Buy)

Target: ₹6,225 CMP: ₹5265.55 Affle India’s revenues rose 76.9 per cent y-o-y (down 5.9 per cent q-o-q due to seasonally weak quarter) to ₹141.6 crore, mainly led by healthy growth in organic revenues (up 45 per cent y-o-y), inorganic revenues (at ₹25.5 crore). EBITDA margins were down 201 bps y-o-y (115 bps q-o-q) to 24.4 […]

Technology

DTH channel selection: How much do you have to pay for your DTH plans?

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has launched a DTH channel selection emulator. Using the emulator, users can check how much the channels they select will cost before heading to their DTH operator’s website or app to select the channels. Step 1: Fill up the login credentials in TRAI official website The site (https://channel.trai.gov.in)  first asks you […]

Markets

Sensex up 191 pts intraday, Nifty hits new peak

Benchmark indices were trading in the green during the afternoon on Thursday, supported by realty and oil & gas stocks. After opening on a positive note, benchmarks remained firm, led by gains in heavyweights such as Reliance and HDFC, following positive global cues. At 1 pm, the BSE Sensex was at 52,041.36,up 191.88 points or […]

Economy

FinMin sees growth taking a hit in Q1 from the 2nd wave

The Finance Ministry fears a downside risk to economic growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal from the Covid second wave. A report put out on Friday by the Ministry’s Economic Affairs Department said: “With the second wave of Covid-19 infections forcing localised or State-wide restrictions, there is a downside risk to growth […]