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Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer
Business

Now, you may need recipients' permission to do bank transfer

In a unique development, banks may be required to seek permission from account holders before money is transferred into their accounts, reports said.
Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here
Politics

Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here

On Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed a joint sitting of both Houses of the Parliament, and kicked off the Budget Session.
10 lakh bank employees on strike: All you should know
Business

10 lakh bank employees on strike: All you should know

Nearly 10 lakh bank employees went on a strike on Wednesday, December 26, and it is sure to hit offline services like withdrawing, depositing cash, clearance of cheques and issuance of demand drafts.
Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government
India

Beware! These health websites have been declared 'fake' by government

Nowadays, fake websites are becoming an increasingly annoying menace. There are fake websites of almost everything, including banks, universities, job portals, government schemes, etc. While some are harmless, others are used by fraudsters to dupe people.
Half of India's ATMs might shut down in 2019
India

Half of India's ATMs might shut down in 2019

Nearly 50% of ATMs in India might be shut down by March 2019 owing to regulatory changes that are making it unviable to operate ATMs, warned industry body Confederation of ATM Industry (CATMi) on Wednesday.
#CareerBytes: List of important topics for UPSC exam
India

#CareerBytes: List of important topics for UPSC exam

The UPSC Civil Services exam is one of the toughest in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are vital to crack it.
India Post Payments Bank launched: Details here
Business

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.
#PolicyExplainer: All about Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
India

#PolicyExplainer: All about Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

The Government of India launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) back in 2014 as a financial inclusion mission aimed at providing basic financial services.
Social security cover extended to 50cr people; 10-fold increase: PM
India

Social security cover extended to 50cr people; 10-fold increase: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was interacting with the beneficiaries of various social security schemes through video-conferencing, today said social security cover has now been extended to around 50cr people from 5cr in 2014, an increase of 10 times.

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