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PPF Interest Rate, Withdrawal, Loan, Extension, And Other Rules In 10 Points

Interest rate on PPF and other small savings scheme are being reset every quarter from April last year. Interest rates on PPF (public provident fund) and other small savings schemes have been falling over the past few years, in line with a decline in interest rate across the financial system. Still PPF remains one of the most popular investment schemes for long-term savings. In terms of income tax implications, PPF…

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Now, You Can Use mAadhaar As Identity Proof During Rail Travel

mAadhaar carries demographic information like name, date of birth, gender and address of a person along with the photograph and is linked with the Aadhaar number. A mobile-based application, mAadhaar, developed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will now serve as one of the prescribed identity proofs for rail travel purposes, the government said on Wednesday. “m-Aadhaar when shown by the passenger on his/her mobile after entering the…

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India Post Payments Bank to Offers Services at All 1.55 Lakh Offices

India Post Payments Bank is gearing up to provide its financial services through all of 1.55 lakh post offices and 3 lakh employees by the end of 2018 – which will create India’s second-largest payments bank in terms of reach. “We will have post bank footprint in every district by March 2018, and before the end of the calendar year, all 1.55 lakh post offices and every postman and grameen…

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iPhone X has 2 cool features and Apple fans are hating both of them

Apple X, the special-edition iPhone launched on Tuesday night, come with some new cool features. But of all the new features in the iPhone X, the two biggest ones are the Face ID and the new Super Retina Display. Now, you would believe that considering these are the highlighted features of the iPhone X, they would be instantly loved by the Apple fans. But the surprising part is Apple fans…

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Bharti Airtel Launches 4G VoLTE Services. Check Out Recharge Plans

Called Airtel VoLTE, Bharti Airtel’s new offering will be available on 4G- or LTE-enabled mobile devices with Airtel 4G SIMs and calls will be billed as per existing Airtel recharge plans. Bharti Airtel has launched its VoLTE or Voice over LTE (Long-Term Evolution) services in Mumbai, marking its entry as the second operator after Reliance Jio to start such service in the country. Called Airtel VoLTE, Bharti Airtel’s new offering…

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Rs. 100 Coin To Arrive Soon: 5 Things That You Must Know

“The coins of the denominations (Rs. 100 and Rs. 5) shall also be coined at the Mint for issue under the authority of the Central Government to commemorate the occasion of Dr M G Ramachandran’s birth centenary,” a notification from the Ministry of Finance stated. Yes, you have heard it right! Rs. 100 coins are coming out soon. As per the latest notification from the Ministry of Finance, coins of…

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Tax-Free Gratuity Limit Set To Double For Private Sector Employees: 10 Points

The government will introduce Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Parliament. The government on Tuesday initiated the process to double the limit of gratuity for employees, in the private sector and in public sector undertakings to bring them at par with central government employees. The Cabinet approved an amendment bill that seeks to double tax-free gratuity for formal sector employees to Rs. 20 lakh, from the current limit…

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Only 5 Free ATM Transactions From October, Punjab National Bank Says

Currently PNB allows account holders to make any number of transactions in a month, at the bank’s ATMs without attracting any charge. New Delhi: PNB customers will have to shell out money beginning October if they carry out more than five transactions a month from the bank’s ATMs. At present, account holders of the country’s second largest public sector bank can make any number of transactions in a month, financial…

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Link Aadhaar with SIM: A step by step guide to avoid deactivation

If your SIM cards are not linked to Aadhaar, it would be deactivated. The Centre has made it clear that all SIM cards must be linked with Aadhaar by February 2018. The Centre said in a notice that Aadhaar mobile linkage was being done as per orders passed by the Supreme Court in February 2017 while hearing the Lokniti foundation case. SIM cards have to be verified All SIM Cards…

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Narendra Modi government hikes dearness allowance to 5 per cent for its over 1 crore employees, pensioners

The decision to hike dearness allowance was taken at a Union cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Bringing cheer to more than 1 crore Central government employees and pensioners, the Narendra Modi-led government has increased the dearness allowance and dearness relief from the existing 4 per cent to 5 per cent. The government’s decision to hike dearness allowance (DA) by a per cent comes a little over two…

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Xiaomi confirms Mi Mix 2 coming to India soon

There is good news for all Indian Xiaomi fans – the company has just confirmed that the recently launched Mi Mix 2 will be launching in India soon. The Mi Mix 2 is a sequel to last year’s Mi Mix and comes with a radical bezel-less design, top of the line specifications and a 5.99-inch edge-to-edge display. Last year’s Mi Mix never made it to Indian shores and was available…

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Age Limit To Join National Pension Scheme Raised To 65 Years

Currently only 15-16 per cent of employees in India are covered by pensions as an overwhelming 85 per cent of the workforce is in the “informal” sector. New Delhi: The upper age limit for joining the National Pension System (NPS) has been raised to 65 years from the current 60, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) announced on Monday. PFRDA Chairman Hemant Contractor made the announcement at a…

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