Category Archives: NATIONAL

State Bank of India introduces new feature to make ATMs safe

State Bank of India (SBI) has introduced a new feature to protect its customers against ATM frauds. The country’s largest public sector bank will now send a SMS alert to the registered mobile number every time a request is made for balance enquiry or mini statement via ATMs. This new feature will not only inform […]

BSNL gives 10GB/Day 4G Data for 28 Days at Rs 96

BSNL has launched two 4G-only plans which provide 10GB data per day for up to 84 days. The two prepaid plans in question are Rs 96 for 28 days and Rs 236 for 84 days which are available to BSNL 4G subscribers only in areas where the telco has enabled 4G network. BSNL recently introduced […]

Here’s why you should prefer VPF over NPS

Tax liability of individuals earning higher salary (monthly basic salary of more than Rs 3 lakh) has significantly gone up with the government putting a cap of Rs 7.5 lakh on employer’s annual contribution to provident fund, Nation Pension System (NPS) and superannuation fund. The excess contribution over Rs 7.5 lakh will be taxable from […]

PhonePe allows customers to withdraw cash from nearby shops

Digital wallet company PhonePe has started digital ATM service using which its customers can convert digital money (wallet balance) into cash through a ‘withdraw’ button on the PhonePe application. To give this service, the Walmart-owned company has geotagged nearly five lakh merchants with excess cash so that customers can visit their nearby merchant store to […]

Aadhaar card updation for children: Biometrics, online appointment, other details

Aadhaar cards are must for everyone. An individual of any age can apply for Aadhaar, even new-born and kids can apply for the same.The 12-digit identification number, which is issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), can be used as an identity (ID) proof. The Aadhaar enrolment for children is quite similar to […]

Vodafone’s new Rs 499 prepaid mobile recharge plan

In a report by TelecomTalk, the Rs 499 prepaid recharge plan from Vodafone now replaces the previously available Rs 555 plan. The new plan offers users with 1.5GB of daily data, unlimited voice calls, and 100 messages per day. In addition to that, Vodafone has also bundled a Zee5 subscription which is worth Rs 999 […]

Non-CTS cheque book will not be get cleared after Sep’20

Are you still holding non-CTS cheque book? If yes, then you have to ask your bank to issue a CTS-2010 cheque book soon. The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said that CTS, will be made operational pan India by September 2020. “The Cheque Truncation System (CTS), which is currently operational at the major clearing […]

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana withdrawal interest rates

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) is one of the most popular long-term investment instrument among people. The small saving scheme by India Post offers one of the highest interest rates compared to many other schemes. Note that Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is one of the nine small saving investment schemes, run under the Ministry of Communications. An […]