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Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

08 Apr 2020

Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

As 1.3 billion Indians struggle to move freely and access daily essentials under the 21-day lockdown enforced by the Narendra Modi government, Zomato is rising to the occasion.

How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family

31 May 2019

How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family

A woman who went missing three years ago from a remote area in Bihar's Madhubani was reunited with her family, thanks to the Department of Posts (DoP).

TCS' integrated solution digitalizes over 1.5 lakh post offices

23 Apr 2019

TCS' integrated solution digitalizes over 1.5 lakh post offices

India's leading tech giant, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has helped in revamping over 1.5 lakh post offices in the country.

Farmer, earns Rs. 1,064 by selling onions, gives to Modi

03 Dec 2018

Farmer, earns Rs. 1,064 by selling onions, gives to Modi

A farmer from Maharashtra's Nashik district has sent Rs. 1,064, which he earned by selling 750 kgs of onions, to PM Narendra Modi as a sign of protest.

Mumbai: Students to receive certificates at their doorsteps within 2-days

02 Sep 2018

Mumbai: Students to receive certificates at their doorsteps within 2-days

Students in suburban areas of Mumbai will now be able to receive certificates at their doorsteps.

India Post Payments Bank launched: Details here

01 Sep 2018

India Post Payments Bank launched: Details here

On Saturday, at an event in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) in a bid to boost banking services in rural areas, and promote further financial inclusion.

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.

This 'lazy' postman didn't deliver 6,000 letters

15 Aug 2018

This 'lazy' postman didn't deliver 6,000 letters

In a clear case of neglecting one's duty, a postmaster in an Odisha village didn't deliver more than 6,000 letters dating back to even 2004, because apparently he "could not walk properly and was not in a condition to deliver these letters."

Jio Payments Bank launched: Here's everything you should know

05 Apr 2018

Jio Payments Bank launched: Here's everything you should know

Jio Payments Bank, a 70:30 joint venture between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd. and State Bank of India, started its operations on Tuesday.

Special cover on Stephen Hawking released by India Post

21 Mar 2018

Special cover on Stephen Hawking released by India Post

A special postal cover on Stephen Hawking was issued by the India Post to pay tribute to the renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist on Tuesday.

Can homegrown MapmyIndia take on Google Maps in India?

25 Feb 2018

Can homegrown MapmyIndia take on Google Maps in India?

Homegrown mapping company, Delhi-based MapmyIndia is gearing up to take on Google Maps and conquer its territory in India.

India Post personnel to don khadi uniforms from February

30 Jan 2018

India Post personnel to don khadi uniforms from February

The 90,000 postmen and postwomen of India Post will be donning new uniforms from February.

Now, I-T officers can access banking databases to catch defaulters

25 Dec 2017

Now, I-T officers can access banking databases to catch defaulters

It is now impossible for the tax defaulters/evaders to escape from the clutches of the Income Tax Department, as the Centre has amended the I-T rules, empowering the tax authority.

Signature Hyderabadi dishes get India Post stamps

05 Nov 2017

Signature Hyderabadi dishes get India Post stamps

Trademark Hyderabadi dishes biryani, baghare baingan, and seviyan have all made their way into India postage, with the Department of Post issuing stamps with photos of the same.

Flipkart goes global, will woo NRIs with desi products

21 Aug 2017

Flipkart goes global, will woo NRIs with desi products

Amazon already does it and from now on, so will Flipkart. The home-grown e-commerce platform will now sell its products to online shoppers in nearly 200 countries.

India has its own "desi" version of Google Earth

16 Apr 2017

India has its own "desi" version of Google Earth

While we wait with bated breath for the new revamped version of Google Earth, this will be a good time to reflect on the fact that India too has its own homegrown version powered by ISRO.

India Post launches payment bank in Raipur and Ranchi

30 Jan 2017

India Post launches payment bank in Raipur and Ranchi

Enabling greater financial inclusion to rural areas, India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) was launched on pilot basis in Ranchi and Raipur today.

Postmen to show up on Sundays too!

12 Aug 2016

Postmen to show up on Sundays too!

With Rakshabandhan round the corner, postmen will be making deliveries on Sundays as well to manage the surge in workload.