Monthly Archives: September 2019

Over 6 crore EPFO members to get 8.65% interest for 2018-19:Labour minister

NEW DELHI: Labour minister Santosh Gangwar on Tuesday said over 6 crore EPFO accounts will be credited with interest amount at 8.65 per cent rate for 2018-19 ahead of the festival season. The Central Board of Trustees — the apex decision-making body of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) — had approved 8.65 per cent […]

Population register to include info on PAN , DL, voter ID, passport

NEW DELHI: The National Population Register (NPR) updation exercise, to be undertaken alongside Census 2021, will for the first time collect several particulars such as Aadhaar, mobile number, PAN, driving licence and voter ID details and Indian passport numbers from all usual residents of India. A usual resident is defined, for the purposes of NPR, […]

PAN-Aadhaar linking deadline on September 30: What if you miss the deadline

New Delhi: September 30, the deadline for linking your PAN with your Aadhaar is just a few days away. If you have not linked your PAN with Aadhaar yet then you should do it immediately without fail as missing this deadline will mean that your PAN will become inoperative from October 1. Worth mentioning here […]

SBI hikes margin over repo rate in new loan scheme from Oct 1

State Bank of India (SBI) has announced the details of its repo-rate linked home loans to be offered from October 1. The bank has increased the total spread or margin it will charge over and above the repo-rate in computing the interest to be paid by borrowers on new floating rate loans. The effective benchmark […]

EPF Nomination Rules: Getting married makes your EPF, EPS nomination invalid

Did you know that when you get married your EPF and EPS nominations become invalid? As per the rules of Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, 1952, any nomination made by you for your EPF and EPS accounts automatically becomes invalid when you get married and you are required to make a fresh nomination. Puneet Gupta, […]

Govt issues notification announcing amendments in pension rules

The families of government employees dying after serving less than seven years will get enhanced pension now with the Centre amending rules. The move is likely to benefit the widows of Central Armed Police Forces personnel. Earlier, the government employees should have rendered at least seven years of service in case of death so that […]

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) vs Public Provident Fund (PPF) in 2019: Interest rates, withdrawal rules

New Delhi: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)-controlled Employee Provident Fund (EPF) remains an attractive investment option despite the 110 basis point cut by the Reserve Bank of India in the present calendar year. On the other hand, Public Provident Fund (PPF) witnessed an interest rate rationalisation along with several other small savings schemes in […]

IRCTC iMudra Prepaid Card: Withdraw cash at ATMs, ATM charges, How to register, other details

New Delhi: IRCTC iMudra prepaid card helps the users to carry out a cashless transaction. The cashless transaction could be if you are sending money, withdrawing cash at ATMs, buy goods and services either online or offline. It even offers the convenience of using the iMudra wallet across mobile app, tablet and desktop. It may be […]

PUBG Mobile Open Fall Split 2019: 32 Indian teams qualify for global finals; winner to get approx Rs 17 crores

After rolling out PUBG Mobile India Series and ongoing Mobile India Tour 2019, PUBG Mobile also announced the PUBG Mobile Club Open Fall Split 2019 in a hope to encourage e-sports opportunities for Indian gamers. Teams from all over the world have taken part to compete for the whopping $2.5 million (which is roughly Rs […]

Amazon Great Indian Festival dates announced; will clash with Flipkart’s Big Billion Days

September 29 and run till October 4. As always, Prime members will get exclusive early access to the discounts, starting from 12 noon on September 28. The theme of this year’s sale is ‘Now budget won’t hold back India’s celebration’. To make the shopping experience seamless, Amazon has introduced a range of cashback and discount […]

BSNL’s Rs 1,999 broadband plan offers unlimited calling, 33GB daily data with 100Mbps speed

Reliance JioFiber broadband service recently launched a slew of plans with the launch of their high-speed broadband service in the Indian market. Now ramping up its plans is BSNL who have now added a new broadband plan to its Bharat Fiber service. Soon after Reliance launched its JioFiber plans in India, BSNL has introduced a […]