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FASTag compulsory from January 1: How to buy, recharge it?

30 Dec 2020

FASTag compulsory from January 1: How to buy, recharge it?

Starting January 1, 2021, using the FASTag contactless payments system for crossing toll plazas across India will be mandatory.

One Nation One Card: All you need to know

05 Mar 2019

One Nation One Card: All you need to know

In a bid to facilitate seamless travel payments across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a new initiative termed 'One Nation One Card.'

Paytm Payments Bank back in business after RBI nod

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).

Here's why RBI stopped Paytm bank from enrolling new customers

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).

PM Modi to inaugurate India Post Payments Bank tomorrow

31 Aug 2018

PM Modi to inaugurate India Post Payments Bank tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow launch the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) that seeks to leverage the expansive network of the postal department to ensure financial inclusion for the masses.

5 exclusive features that Paytm offers

29 Aug 2018

5 exclusive features that Paytm offers

Paytm was founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma in August 2010; it is based out of Noida.

5 financial services offered by Paytm you should know about

03 Aug 2018

5 financial services offered by Paytm you should know about

Paytm is Noida-based E-commerce start-up that mainstreamed digital wallets in India, and helped us get rid of the unnecessary hassle of making cash payments.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

12 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

Hola! Missed the business headlines of the day? No worries, here's your daily wrap of business news.

#FinancialBytes: 6 smartphone apps necessary to live a cashless life

02 Jun 2018

#FinancialBytes: 6 smartphone apps necessary to live a cashless life

The Modi government's 2016 demonetization drive paved the way for cashless transactions in India and ever since the digital payments ecosystem has evolved dramatically.

#FinancialBytes: 6 smartphone apps necessary to live a cashless life

13 May 2018

#FinancialBytes: 6 smartphone apps necessary to live a cashless life

The Modi government's 2016 demonetization drive paved the way for cashless transactions in India and ever since the digital payments ecosystem has evolved dramatically.

Paytm completely revamps iOS app, updates layout

03 Apr 2018

Paytm completely revamps iOS app, updates layout

Paytm has revamped its iOS app with a new design, an updated home screen, and improved in-app navigation.

Facebook is the world's most evil company: Paytm founder

16 Feb 2018

Facebook is the world's most evil company: Paytm founder

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of India's biggest mobile wallet firm Paytm, has called Facebook "the most evil company in the world."

200 Paytm employees including office boy become millionaires after stock-sale

30 Jan 2018

200 Paytm employees including office boy become millionaires after stock-sale

About 200 former and current Paytm employees have become millionaires after selling their stocks in the company worth Rs. 500cr.

Paytm to become a $10bn start-up after secondary share sale

28 Jan 2018

Paytm to become a $10bn start-up after secondary share sale

The valuation of home-grown digital payments giant Paytm, owned by Noida-based One97 Communications, is likely to jump to $10bn after some existing and former employees sell a part of their shares to new investors, including Canada-based Discovery Capital. Information about other investors isn't available yet.

After WhatsApp Business, "Paytm for Business" app launched on Android

22 Jan 2018

After WhatsApp Business, "Paytm for Business" app launched on Android

Only days after Facebook-owned global messaging platform WhatsApp launched its "WhatsApp Business" app, Indian digital payments giant Paytm has rolled out the "Paytm for Business" app.

Paytm now offering ATM-cum-Debit card: Here's how to get one

19 Jan 2018

Paytm now offering ATM-cum-Debit card: Here's how to get one

Homegrown digital payments giant Paytm has now launched a physical ATM and debit card for its Paytm Payments Bank account holders.

Paytm now lets you borrow interest-free credit! Here's how.

16 Nov 2017

Paytm now lets you borrow interest-free credit! Here's how.

Paytm has been expanding its range of services tremendously, and there's another new product in store.

Paytm Payments Bank incurred Rs. 30cr loss in 7 months

06 Oct 2017

Paytm Payments Bank incurred Rs. 30cr loss in 7 months

In its regulatory filing to Registrar of Companies (RoC), Paytm Payments Bank informed that in the time period between August 2016 and March 31, 2017, it has incurred losses of Rs. 30.7 crore.

Paytm looking to become a full-service bank through partnerships

01 Sep 2017

Paytm looking to become a full-service bank through partnerships

Paytm's rise to prominence during the demonetization-phase fuelled its ambition to get into the banking business.

Paytm, Hong Kong-based AGTech Media to develop games jointly

26 Jul 2017

Paytm, Hong Kong-based AGTech Media to develop games jointly

One97 Communications-owned digital payments giant Paytm inked a joint venture deal with Hong Kong's lottery company AGTech Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGTech Holdings.

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar's new Lutyens' zone acquisition

07 Jun 2017

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar's new Lutyens' zone acquisition

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has a new property: 6,000-sq-ft residential premises worth Rs. 82cr at New Delhi's coveted Lutyens' zone, one of India's most expensive locations.

Paytm Payments Bank starts operations, offers zero-balance accounts

23 May 2017

Paytm Payments Bank starts operations, offers zero-balance accounts

Paytm Payments Bank, in a gradual roll-out, will start operations in North India on May 23. In the first phase, it will offer accounts to users on invite-only basis.

Paytm payments bank and what it means for users

18 May 2017

Paytm payments bank and what it means for users

Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led Paytm has been okayed by the RBI to start its payments bank; the Noida-based firm is expected to begin its operations under Renu Satti, from 23rd of May, 2017.

After RBI nod, Paytm Payments Bank to launch next week

17 May 2017

After RBI nod, Paytm Payments Bank to launch next week

Paytm has received the final license for its payments bank from the RBI, clearing the way for its planned May 23 launch.

Paytm launches its Payments Bank

03 Jan 2017

Paytm launches its Payments Bank

Since demonetization was announced on November 8, use of Paytm soared and it began to be adopted by small and big retailers in urban/rural areas.