RBI sets a 24-hours ‘payment deadline’ for Google, Amazon and others

June 27, 2019

BENGALURU: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that all payments-related data has to be stored within India and in cases where data gets processed outside the country, it needs to be brought back within 24 hours, reiterating its stand of last year’s on compulsory localisation of payments data. The regulator clarified this on Wednesday in a set of Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs. These directives were applicable not…

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Google Maps launches a new safety feature for Indians, here’s how it works

June 27, 2019

Google is making travelling more secure for those in India who use auto rickshaws or cabs. The new safety feature comes as a part of an update for the Google Maps app. Called ‘Stay Safer’, the feature is said to alert and notify users who are travelling in taxis, auto rickshaws whenever their vehicle goes off-route. They will also be able to use the live status share feature of their…

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IRCTC Tourism offers 7-day trip to Haridwar, Rishikesh and Vaishno Devi; see details here

June 27, 2019

IRCTC Tourism Offers, Packages 2019: IRCTC Tourism’s latest offering is the ‘Bharat Darshan Special Train’ which covers all the important tourist places in the country. It is a six nights and seven days package tour which will take a journey across Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand to Vaishno Devi in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir and back. The train will start its trip from Barddhaman in West Bengal from July 3 and…

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Google Maps has a new ‘Stay Safer’ feature for India: Here is what it will do

June 27, 2019

Google Maps has launched the ‘Stay Safer’ feature for its users in India. The new feature alerts users traveling in autorickshaws and taxis when their vehicle goes off-route and also shares the live status of the trip with the user’s family and friends. In case, taxi or autorickshaw deviates more than 0.5 kms from the suggested route of Google Maps it will alert the user immediately on the app. The feature…

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