Now make phone calls from Gmail<br /><ul><li>Gmail service will add a feature that allows users to call any phone directly from their computers.
Google will roll out the new feature to US- based Gmail user over next few days.
User can call any phone in US & Canada for free for at least rest of the year. Goggle also promise cheap international calls</li></li></ul><li>Calls to Britain, France, Germany, China, Japan & many other countries will be billed as low as 2 cents per minute.<br />Gmail already has a voice & video chat that allows the users to talk to each other.<br />
Now trade in stocks on cell phone <br />SEBI has cleared the security mechanism to be deployed by the broker to prevent fraudulent.<br />Users will need multiple passwords to log in for trading.<br />Investor would also need an internet enabled phone & a mobile banking account to transfer funds from his bank to the broker to purchase shares. <br />
Mobile trading facility would allow more investors to move to internet from physical brokers.<br />Some of the biggest telecom companies in India are also waiting to tie-up with brokerage houses to let subscribers transact in stock market using mobile phones.<br />BSE & NSE had installed necessary technical equipment to facility mobile stock trading.<br />
10 digit landline number on the cards<br />TRAI has recommended the use of 10 digit number for fixed landlines by December 2011.<br />The 10 digit numbers will help to accommodate the rising number of telephone users.<br />This would also facilities extension of number portability to fixed landlines<br />
Entry tax on new item trade hits in Punjab<br />The Punjab government has imposed entry tax on the items like steel fabricated material coal & coke electric meters, hydrochloric acid milk meant for manufacturing of milk products.<br />State is expected to earn an addition Rs 5 crore per month through entry tax.<br />
The rational behind including more item for levy of entry tax is to protect the business interest of local traders, who were not being able to supply goods within the state because of higher VAT rate in Punjab.<br />