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Railways Act May Include A Provision To Check Online Ticketing Frauds, Say Sources

Against the backdrop of online ticketing scams, railways is mulling an amendment to the Railways Act, 1989 to include a provision of penalising those committing e-ticketing frauds, sources said. The proposed amendment has suggested a fine of more than Rs. two lakh for the offence, the sources said. The proposal, however, has not suggested an increase in the three year jail term for those convicted. “Cases of such frauds have…

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E-wallets to resolve complaints via internal ombudsman

Large pre-paid instrument (PPI) issuers will now have to set up an internal ombudsman to address customers’ grievances. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), through its Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies (issued on October 4), has directed that large non-bank PPI issuers should have an internal ombudsman scheme to strengthen the grievance redressal process of these payment entities. Paytm Wallet and PhonePe Wallet are some examples of pre-paid instruments….

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After carpooling, redBus launches bikepooling service under rPool

Amidst rapid growth of bike taxi and bike-sharing or rental platforms in India, bikepooling has almost lost its significance in the market. Lack of ride availability, improper technology interface, safety and decline in investors’ interest are core reasons behind shut down of several carpooling service providers as well as bikepooling apps. While commuters hardly use any app solely focused on bikepooling space, Quick Ride, SRide, ePoolers are offering a combo…

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Closing your bank account? Here is how you can avoid charges

While starting a job and joining a new company or while changing organizations, newer bank accounts get opened. And after leaving each organization we are left with an additional savings account. Each bank account has a monthly average balance that needs to be maintained and banks are quite strict about it. Hence, to avoid having so many bank accounts and pay non-maintenance charges, most people opt to close it but…

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Instagram Introduces Threads A Standalone Messaging App For Your Close Friends

Instagram has today announced a new standalone app called Threads which is aimed at interacting more with your close friends on Instagram. Similar to the ‘Close friends’ option while sharing your Instagram Story. you can now add your list of close friends to communicate exclusively with them via the app while still using Instagram’s full suite of creative tools, such as text, photo/video messages and emoji. In its blog Instagram…

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Trai invites public comments to review mobile call termination rate deadline

NEW DELHI: Telecom regulator Trai on Wednesday invited public views to review the January 1, 2020 deadline for service providers to end interconnect usage charges. A telecom operator pays for connecting calls of its subscribers to the company on whose network a call is made. Currently, an operator is required to pay 0.06 paisa per minute as mobile call termination charges, called interconnect usage charges (IUC), which is proposed to…

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Microsoft unveils new surface laptops with larger screen, fast charging

Microsoft Corp. unveiled several new versions of its Surface devices, including a new laptop and an update to its Surface Pro hybrid laptop and tablet, freshening up the company’s hardware lineup. The new Surface Laptop 3 will have an aluminum exterior finish, “instant on” and a bigger trackpad. The device will be available with a 15-inch screen and fast charging, Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay said at the company’s…

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Want to link Aadhaar with bank account? Here’s how

The process to link your Aadhaar card with bank account is simple and quite similar for most of the banks. For the sake of user convenience, banks offer various ways to link Aadhaar with account. You can facilitate the linkage via online mode, offline mode, SMS, ATM, and IVR service. Here’s your step-by-step guide to link Aadhaar with bank account through all these methods. How to link offline at your…

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Diwali Gift: Reliance Jio Gives Big One-Time Offer, Save Flat Rs 800

With an aim to ensure that no Indian is deprived of internet facilities, Reliance Jio has come up with a big announcement ahead of the festive season. The biggest telecom firm, Jio has taken another major step towards ensuring total digital inclusion of all Indians. Hence, it has made a special one-time offer called the ‘JIOPHONE DIWALI 2019 OFFER’. During the festive season of Dussehra and Diwali, Jio is making…

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Amazon Sale October 2019, Dates, Deals & 90% OFF Offers

Buyers who love to shop at Amazon India are always curious to know about the next upcoming sale date at this most popular online marketplace in India. Whether it is about purchasing electronics at a discount or getting the best home appliances at irresistible offers to direct more savings in the pocket, end users and loyal Amazon shoppers would love to know about next Amazon sale dates in advance to…

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New SIM Card Based Hack Threatens Both Android, IOS Phones; 700 Million SIM Cards At Risk!

With the ease of use provided by the internet while purchasing anything and everything online these days, also comes the flaw of getting robbed or destruction happening in a few seconds. In recent events, AdaptiveMobile Security has detected a vulnerability named ‘SimJacker’ in mobile SIMs. How Did This Happen? Nowadays it became a daily routine to hear about cybercrimes happening worldwide. Recently cybersecurity investigators have detected a new flaw or…

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Amazon may soon be able to track your phone’s location even if you don’t use any of its products or services

Among the avalanche of new products unveiled at Amazon’s hardware event on Wednesday were two features that are a bit less tangible: “Sidewalk,” a new wireless protocol that links smart objects, and “eero,” a brand of WiFi router the company acquired and is selling for people to use in their homes. With the new offerings, the number of Amazon-made routers and devices in homes and stores is set to increase…

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