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Reliance Jio 2GB per day plan now starts at Rs 222: How it compares with Airtel, Vodafone

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Reliance Jio on Monday updated its 2GB per day data plans with more data benefits, free Jio-to-Jio calling and free (limited) calling on other networks. As per revised Jio plans, users can get 2GB per day data, and 1,000 minutes of non Jio network calling for as low as Rs 222 for a month. Let’s take a look at Airtel’s competing prepaid plans.

Airtel’s 2GB per day data plan costs Rs 249 per month. The pre-paid plan comes bundled with unlimited calling. Airtel offers a validity of 28 days and 100SMSes per day, same as Reliance Jio’s. Airtel, however, is also bundling Norton mobile security for one year, Airtel Xstream app premium access, and Wynk Music.

Vodafone recently launched a new Rs 229 plan with 2GB per day data. Under this plan, Vodafone subscribers get unlimited local calling, STD and roaming calls, and daily 100SMSes free. The validity of the plan is 28 days. Vodafone also has a cheaper Rs 199 plan but with 1.5GB daily data limit.

Earlier, Reliance Jio launched new ‘All-in-One’ data plans. While the base plan is available for Rs 222, it also launched Rs 333 and Rs 444 plans with 2 and 3 months of validity. Both the longer-term plans offer 2GB per day data and 1,000 minutes of non Jio network calling.

Reliance Jio’s revised plans come shortly after it announced ending free voice calling for its subscribers. The company said it will now charge its subscribers 6 paise per minute on calls made to rival networks such as Airtel and Vodafone. Reliance Jio blamed the internetconnect usage charges (IUC) for the move.

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Govt blocks several social media handles circulating fake, inciting content

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In the midst of the enormous lockdown on contemptuous posts, sources said that the hostile substance actioned related to the counterfeit video of a cupboard instructions, an enlivened phony video showing viciousness against the Prime Minister, and disparaging posts focusing on Hindu ladies transferred via web-based media handles.

The public authority has hindered a few web-based media handles that were coursing “counterfeit and affecting” content on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook, Minister of State for IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Saturday.

Proprietors of these records are being recognized for activity under the law, he added.

“Taskforce on Safe and Trusted Internet at @GoI_MeitY at work. Handles that attempted to push counterfeit/inducing content on twitter, youtube, fb, insta have been impeded,” Chandrasekhar Tweeted on Saturday.

The pastor said proprietors of such records are being distinguished for activity under the law, and declared that stages will be investigated on their due steadiness.

On Friday evening, the pastor had reacted to a tweet that encouraged him to make a move against the “makers of an exceptionally fierce video that includes the PM”, which “has been in the public area since December 2020”.

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PhonePe will now charge upto Rs 2 per transaction for mobile recharges

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Walmart-owned digital payments app PhonePe will now charge processing fees for every transaction. This means that you will no longer be able to transfer money or recharge your phone without shelling out a little extra money for every transaction. The company has said that it would charge fees in the range of Re 1 to Rs 2 per transaction for mobile recharges for value above Rs 50. PhonePe is the first payments’ app to have started charging for UPI-based transactions

“On recharges, we are running a very small-scale experiment where a few users are paying for mobile recharges. Recharges below Rs 50 are not charged, recharges between Rs 50 and Rs 100 are charged Re 1 and above Rs 100 are charged Rs 2. Essentially, as a part of the experiment, a majority of users are either not paying anything or paying Re 1,” a PhonePe spokesperson told PTI.

PhonePe s charging processing fees for UPI-based transactions for value above Rs 50. If you don’t spend upto Rs 50, you will not be charged any amount by the digital app. Like other payments apps, PhonePe will also begin charging processing fees for payments made through credit cards. PhonePe is one of the most popular, widely-used payments app in India along with Paytm and Google Pay. It has recorded over 165-crore UPI transactions on its platform in September, clocking over 40 per cent share among the app segment, the PTI report stated.

“We are not the only player or payment platform charging a fee. Charging a small fee on bill payments is now a standard industry practice and is done by other biller websites and payment platforms also. We charge a processing fee (called a convenience fee on other platforms) on payments with credit cards only,” the spokesperson added.

For the unversed, just like Paytm and Google Pay, PhonePe can be used to transfer money with BHIM UPI, manage multiple bank accounts, check account balance, save beneficiaries across multiple bank accounts like SBI, HDFC, ICICI & 140+ banks. Recharge prepaid mobile numbers like Jio, Vodafone, Idea, Airtel etc, recharge DTH like Tata Sky, Airtel Direct, Sun Direct, Videocon etc, pay various bills and more. You can also buy or renew insurance policies using PhonePe.

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Bitcoin crosses $59,000 after sharp rally, Ether up nearly 5%

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Cryptocurrency prices were mixed on Friday with Bitcoin and Ether witnessing gains while Stellar and Dogecoin were trading weaker. Check the latest cryptocurrency prices and trends.

Cryptocurrency prices were mixed on Friday with Bitcoin and Ether witnessing gains while Stellar and Dogecoin were trading weaker.

Bitcoin hit a six-month high on October 15, as it rose nearly 3 per cent and was trading at $59,694.

The world’s largest cryptocurrency is approaching April’s record high of $64,895.

The most popular altcoin, Ether, was trading at $3,827 or more than 5 per cent higher.

The global cryptocurrency market cap is $2.43 trillion, a 1.93 per cent increase in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, the total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours is $102.5 billion, a decline of 11.63 per cent.

Here are the latest prices and trends of popular cryptocurrencies:

Cryptocurrency Price (US Dollar) 24-hour change Market cap Volume (24 Hours)
Bitcoin 59,694.90 3.44% $1.12 trillion $1.56 billion
Ether 3,827.94 5.51% $449.38 billion $1.28 billion
Dogecoin 0.232463 -1.44% $30.58 billion $1.22 billion
Litecoin 183.76 2.37% $12.63 billion $118.28 million
XRP 1.14 0.57% $114.17 billion $4.77 billion
Cardano 2.19 0.67% $71.17 billion $190.15 million

DISCLAIMER: The cryptocurrency prices have been updated as of 12:30 pm and will change as the day progresses. The list is intended to give a rough idea about popular cryptocurrency trends and will be updated daily.

 

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