Category Archives: NATIONAL

One-Nation-One-Card Policy for Public Transport Soon

India will shortly unveil a one-nation-one-card policy for public transport that will bring seamless connectivity between various modes of transport, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Monday. He said a robust transportation sector was the backbone for the development of any economy, especially for a densely populated developing country like India, and the focus […]

LIC takes deep digital dive for claim processing

LIC requires extensive data and IT solutions to make most of its operations digital so that it can process 1.1 lakh transactions and 60,000 claims a day, said Sarita Garg, CIO of LIC. Speaking at the C4IO 2018 conference in Chandigarh on Friday, Garg said the insurance giant was one of the first Indian companies […]

Relief for banks as UIDAI relaxes minimum Aadhaar enrolment targets

New Delhi: In a breather to banks, the UIDAI on Friday extended till November 1 the deadline for banks to do minimum Aadhaar enrolments and updations in identified branches, according to a communication sent to banks. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked banks to ensure that at least eight enrolments or updations […]

India Post Payments Bank to accept deposits up to 1 Lakh and banking at doorstep

Payments bank of Indian postal department has been launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which will bring banking to doorstep of every citizen through an unmatched network of post offices and almost 3 lakh postmen and ‘Grameen Dak Sewaks’. India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) will be like any other banks but its operations will be […]

BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans now to give Up to 3.5TB Data

BSNL has once again revised its FTTH broadband data plans to attract more customers all the way from begining this month. BSNL high-speed fibre range of plans have been upgraded priced at Rs. 3,999, Rs. 5,999, Rs. 9,999, and Rs. 16,999. The state owned revised above Fibre to the Home plans which are said to […]

Soon, father’s name may not be must for PAN Card

Which has proposed that furnishing father’s name will not be mandatory for those whose mother is the single parent. Rule 114 of the Income Tax Rules, 1962 provides for the manner in which an application for allotment of a permanent account number (PAN) shall be made in form No 49A and form No 49AA. The […]

Post Office Savings Scheme gives Up To 7.3% Interest Rate

India Post, the postal system of the country, offers a host of saving schemes with different rates of interest. Nine different types of saving schemes ranging from Sukanya Samriddhi, which is for girl child, to Senior Citizen Savings Scheme, and pays an interest rate of up to 8.3 per cent on these savings schemes, according […]

SBI says Switch to chip-based Debit Cards by Dec 31

Leading India’s most trsuted State Bank of India has asked its customers to get their ATM-cum-debit cards with magnetic stripe replaced with the one with EMV chip before December 31. Coming to the details, RBI had issued a notice in which it stated that the banks should to issue only chip-based and PIN enabled debit […]

UIDAI changes Aadhaar authentication rules for new mobile SIM

UIDAI’s biometric verification programme is all set to begin face authentication for your SIM to get linked with one’s Aadhaar Card which is essential now. Telecom operators didn’t issue new SIM cards without linking Aadhaar numbers which is a violation of the Supreme Court order. UIDAI has asked telecom operators to verify the identity of […]

India’s1st Engineless Train To Replace Shatabdi, Train18 Features

Indian Railways will soon start a trial run of India’s 1st Engineless train, and hold your breath.. It will replace the ever-dependable Shatabdi Express! Meanwhile Department of Telecom or DoT has indicated that starting October, air passengers will be able to make calls inside their flight, up above 35,000 feet amongst the clouds. Train18: India’s […]

India’s largest Rakhi Store is here – starts from 59

Looking to buy a special rakhi this Raksha Bandhan for your brother? Choose from a great selection of designer, premium, gold, silver and kids’ rakhis on the Rakhi Store at Amazon India.. India’s largest Rakhi Store where you can find more than 2 Lakh+ styles which starts from Rs. 59… Furthermore Prices slashed – Extra […]

Aadhaar Based Facial Recognition Must for New SIM Card Registrations

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced that from now on, Aadhaar based face recognition will be must for all new SIM registrations. UIDAI had made it clear that facial recognition based Aadhaar authentication will be rolled out in a phased manner, starting September 15th. UIDAI has made it mandatory for new SIM registrations […]