Paytm: News

02 Jun 2023


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 2023


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.

Interchange fee on UPI: How this will affect you

A new National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announcement has UPI users running in confusion.

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.

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 2022

Vijay 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.

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).

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 2022


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 2022


Which IITs, IIMs have churned out most Indian unicorn founders?

India recently achieved the milestone of 100 unicorns.

27 Apr 2022


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 2022

Road 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 2021

Vijay 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.

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 2021


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 2021

Google 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 2020

Times 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 2020


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 2020


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 2020


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 2020


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 2020

Alibaba 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 2020


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 2020

Paytm 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 2020


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 2020


#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 2020


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 2020


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 2020


#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 2020

Alibaba 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 2019


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 2019

Vijay 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 2019


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.

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 2019

Reliance 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 2019


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 2019

Narendra 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.

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 2019


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 2019


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 2019


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 2019


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 2019


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 2019

Narendra 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 2019


#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 2019


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 2019


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 2019


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 2019


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 2018


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 2018

Indian 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 2018


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).

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