India Post: News

Nearly 98% of ₹2,000 currency notes back in system: RBI

A staggering 97.82% of ₹2,000 currency notes in circulation as of May 19, 2023, have been returned to the banking system, as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

12 Aug 2022

Independence Day

India Post sells 1 crore national flags in 10 days

As part of the ongoing Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, India Post has sold a whopping one crore national flags in just 10 days.

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.

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).

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.

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.

01 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

31 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

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."

05 Apr 2018

Bharti Airtel

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.

21 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

30 Jan 2017

Bharti Airtel

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.

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.