What does ‘lien amount’ mean in a SBI savings account?

May 2, 2018

Has your bank put a lien on your account? Seeing a charged marked as ‘lien amount’? This article explains the meaning of lien amount, the different reasons why your bank may put a lien on your account, and what you need to do about it. It’s not only for SBI, but any bank. Lien Amount Meaning A lien means putting a lock. So, the lien amount is the amount which…

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SBI’s Green Remit Card: Eligibility, Service Charges And Other Features

May 2, 2018

State Bank Of India (SBI) offers Green Remit Card which is used by customers (remitters), particularly non-account holders, who want to remit money to an SBI bank account at regular intervals, mentioned country’s largest lender on its official website. Green Remit Card facilitates non-home cash deposit transactions routed through Green Channel Counter (GCC) or Cash Deposit Machine (CDM). It is a simple magstripe based card without PIN. People willing to…

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Aadhaar no longer mandatory to get new SIM, Centre issues directions to telecom companies

May 2, 2018

In what comes as a major relief for consumers who are struggling to get a mobile phone SIM without an Aadhaar card, the government has issued clear instructions to operators asking them to accept alternate documents such as driving license, passport, and voter ID card for providing new connections. The government has asked the mobile companies to follow the instructions immediately, telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan told TOI. Sundararajan said that…

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New WhatsApp update gives more power to chat group admins:

May 2, 2018

WhatsApp has been working for a long time to improve the functioning of its chat groups and give more controls to the admins. In the past, it has introduced features such as Add to groups, Invite via link, and ability to add Group Description among others. The Facebook-owned company is now rolling out a new feature that offers more rights to group admins, as well as allows the admin to take…

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India worried as Taj Mahal changes colour

May 2, 2018

India’s Supreme Court has instructed the government to seek foreign help to fix what it described as a worrying change in colour at the Taj Mahal. “Even if you have the expertise, you are not utilising it. Or perhaps you don’t care,” court justices said. The court said the famous palace, built in the 17th Century from white marble and other materials, had turned yellow and was now turning brown…

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