Category Archives: NATIONAL

Now, paymore for tea and coffee in Trains

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has released an order after reviewing the tariff and menu of meals on board. Indian Railways has revised the rate to Rs 10 from Rs 7. The circular issued by the Railway Board on 18 September 2018 states that tariff of tea as well as coffee is revised […]

Govt hikes interest rate on small savings schemes including NSC, PPF

The government has raised interest rates on small savings schemes, including NSC and PPF, by up to 0.4 per cent for the October-December quarter, in line with rising deposit rates in the banks. Interest rates for small savings schemes are notified on a quarterly basis. The rates of interest on various small savings schemes for […]

How the India Post Payments Bank Differs from Post Office Savings Account

Government of India launched the India Post Payments Bank which is a subsidiary of Postal services Department won’t be a full-fledged bank, but it will provide basic banking facilities to the customers like a savings account, current account, money transfer etc. India Post Payments Bank differs from the Post Office Savings Bank account. With the […]

BSNL Bumper Offer gives 2.2GB Extra Data per Day

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), has now rolled out  ‘Bumper offer’ for prepaid users by which they can get 2.2GB additional data per day during the festive season in India. BSNL subscribers, the ‘Bumper’ 2.2GB per day data offer will be applicable on five unlimited plan vouchers, priced at Rs. 186, Rs. 429, Rs. 485, […]

BSNL rolled out Ananth, Ananth Plus for 90 days

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited which is an Government owned telecom operator in India has rolled out 2 new prepaid plans named Ananth, Ananth Plus. New plans – STV plans have been introduced with free voice calling benefit. However, the plans have been launched only in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana circles. BSNL is known for its […]

Railways set to scrap flexi-fares on 40 trains

Railways which had introduced dynamic pricing, where train tickets were priced based on demand IRCTC is set to scrap the flexi-fare plan on 40 trains. Flexi-fare was scrapped after it drove away passengers by making rail fares costlier than airline tickets. According to reports dynamic pricing for 40 trains which accounts for nearly a third […]

BSNL gives 75GB more data with 241 plan

BSNL is fighting hard to beat the competition from Reliance Jio and other telecom operators and giving new prepaid and postpaid plans which are coming with more data along with talk time. State-owned telecom operator’s Rs 241 plan from BSNL is a data-only plan and it doesn’t offer voice calling or SMS benefits. BSNL subscribers […]

Aadhaar Software Hacked, Database Said to Be Compromised; UIDAI Responds

A three-month-long investigation claims to have uncovered a software patch that compromises the security of the data stored in Aadhaar identity database. The patch, which isn’t developed formally by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), allegedly allows hackers to generate unauthorised Aadhaar numbers by disabling the security features of the official Aadhaar enrolment software. […]

BSNL 155 recharge gives 34GB Data

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has officially announced that it has regularized its Data STV 155, and has introduced it in the open market. It was earlier given as an promotional offer. Now BSNL made the recharge as a regular plan for all subscribers to give tough competition to Jio. BSNL Data STV 155 offers […]

BSNL Rs 75 prepaid plan, gives away 10GB data

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has now rolled out Rs 75 prepaid plan to give tough competition and stand still in the current market. Rs 75 prepaid plan by BSNL offers 10GB data, unlimited calling benefits and 500 SMSes for 15 days. With Rs. 75 plan, subscribers will be able to extend their validity by […]

EPFO News – Ayushman Bharat benefits likely for EPF subscribers, details here

EPFO alert: Lakhs of EPF subscribers can soon enjoy the benefits of PM Narendra Modi-led Union government’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat (or Modicare) scheme. Zee Business TV reports that the Union Ministry of Labour is currently holding talks with the Health department for providing benefits of Ayushman Bharat scheme to eligible EPFO subscribers. Mediclaim facility for […]