02 Jun 2023K-Pop
Cinepolis India to livestream BTS Suga's 'D-Day' concert
K-pop is a global sensation and currently, BTS is one of the most followed boy bands. As the band is on a hiatus, fans are loving the work the artists are creating in their solo careers.
03 May 2023PhonePe
PhonePe launches UPI Lite for smaller transactions: How to use
Two months after Paytm launched UPI (Unified Payments Interface) Lite, rival PhonePe has made the feature available on its platform.
29 Mar 2023Unified Payment Interface (UPI)
Interchange fee on UPI: How this will affect you
A new National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announcement has UPI users running in confusion.
28 Mar 2023National Payments Corporation of India
Paytm Wallet now acceptable on all UPI QRs, online merchants
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced wallet interoperability guidelines on Friday (March 24), paving the way for significantly improving the importance of wallets.
15 Feb 2023Unified Payment Interface (UPI)
Paytm Payments Bank introduces UPI LITE: How to use it
In a bid to make low-value UPI transactions faster, more secure, and seamless, Paytm Payments Bank Limited (PPBL) has introduced UPI LITE in India.
23 Dec 2022Vijay Shekhar Sharma
No more cash burn at Paytm: CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm is done with cash burn in the business, said CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma. Speaking at Business Standard BFSI Insight Summit event, he added that the company is already making great strides in controlling spending.
05 Sep 2022Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Mastercard replaces Paytm as BCCI title sponsor for 2022-23 season
American multinational financial company Mastercard has replaced Paytm as the title sponsor of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
04 Sep 2022Enforcement Directorate (ED)
ED raids Paytm, Razorpay, Cashfree in Chinese Loan App case
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) searched the offices of fintech companies Paytm, Razorpay, and Cashfree as part of an ongoing probe into fraudulent 'Chinese Loan App' case.
30 Aug 2022Sensex
Sensex climbs to 59,537 points, Nifty settles at around 17,760
On Tuesday, the stock market closed with an uptrend movement as the Sensex soared 2.63% to 59,537.07 points while the Nifty gained 2.51% to 17,759.3 points.
16 Jun 2022Unicorn
Which IITs, IIMs have churned out most Indian unicorn founders?
India recently achieved the milestone of 100 unicorns.
27 Apr 2022LIC
LIC IPO: Bid dates, prices, and other important details revealed
Life Insurance Corporation of India's (LIC) initial public offering (IPO) subscription will open for bidders on May 4 and shall close on May 9.
13 Mar 2022Road Accidents
Paytm founder granted bail after arrest for hitting DCP's car
Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma was arrested last month and released on bail, reports said on Sunday.
18 Nov 2021Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm debuts on NSE, BSE: Find all key details here
Today, the financial sector is clamoring about India's biggest initial public offering (IPO). Mobile payment platform Paytm's parent firm, One97 Communications, will debut on Dalal Street.
10 Nov 2021Initial Public Offering (IPO)
Paytm IPO Live Updates: All about India's largest-ever IPO
Subscriptions to Indian digital payment giant Paytm's $2.5 billion initial public offering slowed down on the second day of share sale because analysts voiced concerns about the company's profitability.
18 Mar 2021Facebook
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook develops concern for human rights, and more
Last time Apple feigned privacy concerns, that was revealed to be a ploy to ruin Facebook by going after its ad revenues. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had responded by famously asking employees "to inflict pain" on Apple.
20 Jan 2021Google Pay (Gpay)
PhonePe beats Google Pay, becomes top UPI app
According to the data recently released by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the Walmart-backed Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app PhonePe has topped the charts for December. The parameters include transaction volume as well as total value of the transactions for the month.
03 Nov 2020Times of India
US funds lower valuation of Paytm, Ola due to COVID-19
United States-based mutual funds have reportedly lowered the valuation of the mobile payments app Paytm and the cab-hailing platform Ola as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted their businesses.
08 Oct 2020Facebook
NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more
Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.
06 Oct 2020Google
Paytm to host app developers conference on October 8
Indian payments decacorn Paytm is gearing up to take on the dominance of Google.
01 Oct 2020Google
NewsBytes Briefing: Google launches new Pixel phones, and more
Last night, Google held its Launch night event and showcased a bunch of new devices, including 5G-capable Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a, a new Chromecast dongle with mic-integrated remote, and redesigned, more powerful Nest Audio speakers.
28 Sep 2020Bengaluru
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok granted injunction against US ban, and more
Over the weekend, TikTok won a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration, which prevents the hit video service from getting banned in the US.
18 Sep 2020Alibaba Group
Google removes Paytm from Play Store: Here's why
Paytm, one of India's most valuable start-ups, has suffered a major setback.
08 Sep 2020Google
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple, Google under investigation, and more
In the updates since last night, Italy's competition authority launched six investigation cases into the cloud storage services operated by Google, Apple, Dropbox.
31 Aug 2020Paytm Mall
Is Paytm Mall hacked? Company explicitly says 'No'
Yesterday, a report published by US-based cyber-risk intelligence company Cyble claimed that Paytm Mall, the e-commerce arm of Indian payments unicorn Paytm, has suffered a massive data breach.
31 Aug 2020Twitter
NewsBytes Briefing: China could leave TikTok deal hanging, and more
Over the weekend, China included AI technologies such as speech and text-recognition and those that analyze data to make recommendations in its list of export-control products.
16 May 2020NewsBytes
#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits
As businesses face the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, employees at the tech firm Paytm have been made to forgo certain leave benefits.
05 Mar 2020Noida
Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut
An employee of Paytm tested positive for the coronavirus in Gurugram, making it the 29th case in India.
05 Feb 2020Twitter
Why Paytm is forcing users to uninstall TeamViewer
Paytm, India's leading mobile payments platform, has been working on some nifty features to maintain the highest security standards for its users.
14 Jan 2020JEE
#CareerBytes: JEE-Main 2020 (January) answer-keys released; here's how to check
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the official answer keys for the January session of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020.
04 Jan 2020Alibaba Group
Logistics start-up XpressBees raises $10 million from Alibaba
Pune-based XpressBees has raised $10 million in funding from existing investor Alibaba, according to regulatory filings of the company.
17 Dec 2019India
Food-tech start-up HungerBox raises $12 million in funding
HungerBox, a Bengaluru-based B2B food and beverage technology company that provides solutions for corporate, has raised $12 million in funding.
13 Dec 2019Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm raises another $669.5 million from existing investors
Just a couple of weeks after raising a whopping $1 billion, One97 Communications, the parent of digital payments giant Paytm, has raised $669.5 million (roughly Rs. 4,724 crore) in another round of funding.
25 Nov 2019India
Paytm raises $1 billion, becomes most valued Indian start-up
One97 Communications, a Noida-based company that owns digital payments platform Paytm, has raised around $1 billion in a recent funding round.
16 Nov 2019Google Play (Google Play Store)
Social commerce start-up SimSim raises Rs. 43.39 crore: Details here
SimSim, a Delhi-based social commerce start-up which sells grooming products, has raised Rs. 43.39 crore ($6 million) in Series A round of funding.
02 Nov 2019Reliance Jio
These Jio prepaid plans are available with Rs. 50 discount
Just days after introducing new "All-in-One" prepaid plans, Reliance Jio has started offering an attractive discount on select options.
21 Aug 2019India
Paytm retains title sponsorship rights for BCCI — Details here
India's leading digital payment platform, Paytm, owned by One 97 Communications Pvt. Ltd., has retained the title sponsorship rights for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
08 Aug 2019Narendra Modi
What are OTP frauds and how to avoid them
PM Modi's Digital India push has prompted more and more Indians, even first-time internet users and senior citizens, to opt for digital payments.
26 Jul 2019Standard Chartered Bank
SoftBank just launched $108 billion megafund for AI development
In a major move, SoftBank Group has announced a humongous megafund for the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI).
16 May 2019Ola
Ola v/s Paytm: Whose credit card should you apply for
Just a day after Paytm's foray into the lending category, ride-hailing giant Ola has also made a move in the arena.
14 May 2019India
Paytm launches first-ever credit card: Here's how you can apply
Online payments giant Paytm has forayed into the credit category with the launch of its first-ever credit card in India.
12 Apr 2019India
Now, invest in 24-karat gold on Google Pay: Here's how
In a major move, Google Pay has added gold investment into its wide-ranging offerings.
02 Apr 2019India
Soon, Paytm will let you invest in shares: Here's how
India's leading payments giant Paytm is gearing up to bring its next offering on the table - Stock Broking.
24 Mar 2019India
Soon, Google Pay will let you invest in 24k gold
In a major development, Google Pay, the UPI-based payments platform from Google, will soon let you invest in 99.99% pure 24 karat gold.
16 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
Beware of this fake-message asking for donations for Pulwama martyrs
On Thursday, 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred and 40 others were injured in Pulwama by an explosion carried out by terrorist organization Jaish-e-Mohammed.
03 Feb 2019India
#FinancialBytes: 5 mobile apps to make easy pocket money
Smartphones and mobile apps have become an integral part of our lives; today, there is an app for almost everything we want to do.
30 Jan 2019India
How to get discount on IRCTC ticket bookings
In what comes as good news for Indian Railways passengers, various online e-wallet service providers like Paytm and MobiKwik are offering attractive discounts and cashback offers for booking rail tickets online.
15 Jan 2019India
Honor 10 Lite launched in India, price starts Rs. 13,999
Honor 10 Lite, which went official in China in November, has been launched in India today.
07 Jan 2019Android
Paytm commits blunder, sends out 'hey, ghvkjfjg' as push notification
Popular payments platform Paytm is the last company one would expect to make a silly mistake.
01 Jan 2019India
Paytm Payments Bank back in business after RBI nod
After six months of inactivity, Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has started adding new customers following a clearance by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
27 Dec 2018India
Step-by-step guide to delink your Aadhaar from mobile-number, and e-wallets
After the September 26 Supreme Court judgement on Aadhaar authentication, entities like banks, telecom operators, and e-wallet services providers can no longer ask you to provide your Aadhaar information.
24 Dec 2018Indian Railways
Now, book train tickets via Paytm at zero extra cost
There's a good number of third-party payment gateways that facilitate online train ticket bookings.
20 Dec 2018India
Here's why RBI stopped Paytm bank from enrolling new customers
Although Paytm got off to a good start with its payments bank initiative, opening of new bank accounts and e-wallets abruptly came to a halt in August this year, thanks to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).