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This State Power Corporation partners Paytm for online bill payments

In a bid to promote the payment of electricity bills online, Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd has joined hands with Paytm Payments Bank. This will help the Corporation in on-boarding the Bharat Bill Payment ecosystem and hence allow the customers in paying their power bills online, conveniently, said Baldev Singh Sran, Chairman and Managing Director, Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL). Online payment facility by PSPCL will help its 80 lakh…

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5 Situations Where Your Train Ticket Refund Can Be Rejected

You may have booked a train ticket through IRCTC website or from the railway ticket counter but you later had a change of plan and decided to cancel the ticket. If you haven’t received the refund, here are 10 such situations that may be the reason for rejection of refund request by IRCTC. Note that these are applicable on e-tickets or i-tickets only. 1. Tatkal ticket Tatkal ticket provision allows…

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SBI Online: How to change registered mobile number with SBI without visiting the bank

Gone are days when one had to visit the home branch of his bank for minor requirements like the change of address, change of mobile number, etc. Now in the era of the internet, people can get such changes online and India’s largest public sector bank SBI is leading from the front in this regard. The SBI online service helps you change your mobile number without visiting the bank. The…

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Soon, you may have the option to settle insurance claims in installments

Regulator Irdai is mulling giving policy holders an option to receive payment of claims in installments under certain policies like personal accident (PA) and benefit-based health insurance. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) had set up a working group to study a proposal in this regard and the panel had submitted its report in January this year after examining the concept of settlement of personal accident and…

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Rs 40,000 cashback on Paytm Mall: Sweepstakes, holidays, other offers; check details

Paytm Mall has come up with offers on shopping above Rs 1,999 starting 10 April 2019. Valid till 31 May 2019, the sweepstakes offer provides a chance to win from prizes such as Holiday for two in Singapore, Laptops, ACs, Refrigerators and LED Television sets, Paytm E-Commerce unit said. The offer is applicable on the shopping of various products including applications, mobiles, laptops and consumer electronics. To avail the same,…

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How To Lock And Unlock Aadhaar Biometrics

The UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of India, the issuer of the 12-digit personal identification numbers under the Aadhaar programme, provides a multitude of services online through its “self-service” portal, uidai.gov.in. One such online facility enables users to lock or unlock their biometric details fed into the Aadhaar database. Once engaged, the Aadhaar biometrics lock dismisses any attempts to authenticate the identity of the individual using the data, according to the…

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SBI Online user? You won’t be able to do net banking if you don’t submit this detail

The State Bank of India is notifying all its customers who use SBI online that if they do not update their mobile details in their bank records, they will no longer be able to access their internet banking services henceforth. So to say, as an SBI customer, you are asked to update your bank with your mobile number details so that they are recorded in the bank system. The individual…

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WhatsApp now lets users send 30 audio files at once

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo-messaging app WhatsApp has introduced its “audio picker” with a new user interface (UI), allowing users to choose a total of 30 audio files to send at once. “WhatsApp has recently enabled the new ‘audio picker’ with the possibility to play the audio before sending it and to select more audio files to send,” WABetaInfo reported earlier this week. Previously, users were only allowed to send one…

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You may soon be able to book your flight tickets, order food on Amazon

BENGALURU: Amazon India may soon start selling airline tickets and allow food orders, leveraging the user base to generate more transactions on its platform and become a super app in the manner of Tencent’s We-Chat. The Seattle-based web retailer is in the midst of beta testing flight bookings in collaboration with travel portal Cleartrip, said two people aware of the development. The move signals a shift in strategy from ecommerce…

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ATM fraud: How 12 people lost Rs 10 lakh and what you can do to stay safe

You might be giving away your banking details unknowingly to a complete stranger when you walk into any nearest ATM to withdraw cash. This is how 12 people lost at least Rs 10 lakh in the past week when they had swiped their cards in ATMs near Laxmi Nagar in Delhi. This was possible through ATM card skimming which has been a major pain point for banks recently. The country’s…

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Using Public WiFi? Your Passwords Can Be Hacked! This Is How You Can Avoid This..

One of the basic necessities of today, the WiFi has made things worse, which is the last thing expected from it. A study has revealed that the signal from WiFi is capable of revealing your passwords. Passwords are probably the most important security feature for any of our accounts and its scary that they can be breached so easily: through your own WiFi signal. Read on to know all about…

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Mismatching details in PAN and income tax portal? Here’s what you need to do

New Delhi: In order to file income tax return accurately, it is important to ensure that the taxpayer’s details like name, date of birth are correct and matching in PAN and the income tax portal. In case of mismatch in details as per PAN and the income tax portal, an assessee may file the grievance. It may be noted that the Income-tax department has an electronic portal for lodging PAN…

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