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Now Aadhaar can be used for opening bank accounts, procuring mobile connection

In a major decision that will cut down the KYC verification cost of telecom companies and banks, President has approved the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 that will permit the use of Aadhaar number by for opening bank accounts and for procuring mobile connections. These sectors were the worst hit following the Supreme Court’s landmark judgement delivered in September 2018 that had effectively banned even voluntary use of…

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Reliance Jio’s 1.5GB/Day Packs: Recharge Offers, Prices, Benefits And Other Details

Reliance Jio, country’s newest wireless telecom service provider led by Mukesh Ambani, is offering various prepaid recharge plans for its customers. Recharge plans offered by Reliance Jio for 1.5 GB of data per day starts from Rs. 149 for 28 days, according to information on its website .jio.com. Ever since Reliance Jio Infocomm started its services from September 2016, it has disrupted the county’s telecom space by offering free voice calls…

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Post Office Offers Monthly Income Scheme Account: 10 Things To Know

India Post, which has a network of over 1.5 lakh post offices across the country, provides a range of financial and retail services, other than its mailing operations. The Department of Posts offers several savings schemes with different interest rates. Interest rates on post office saving schemes move in line with the government’s interest rates on small savings schemes, which are revised on a quarterly basis. One such savings scheme…

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Input Tax Credit Removal On Select Items Goes Against The Very Spirit Of GST: Experts

New Delhi: The government last month slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the real estate sector, but along with that it also did away with the input tax credit (ITC), which experts and analysts feel goes against the very purpose of tracking the money trail and curbing black money. Under-construction properties and affordable housing are the latest segments under GST, after restaurants, to have been denied ITC, by virtue…

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Beware of the Any Desk app, warns RBI

If you get any pop-up to download an app called ‘Any Desk’ to your mobile from Play store or App store, beware. It could be a fraud to rob you off your financial information and then funds. In an alert sent to banks, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has warned that a new modus operandi  to commit fraud on digital payment ecosystems has been noticed and fraudulent transactions using…

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You may not find Inox Leisure tickets on BookMyShow anymore. Here’s why

New Delhi: India’s second-largest multiplex chain, Inox Leisure has ended its contract with online ticketing platform BookMyShow (BMS) due to disagreement over payments. BookMyShow challenged the contract termination in Bombay High Court following which the court asked both parties on September 18 to start arbitration on the issue and reach a decision within four weeks, reported Economic Times. It may be noted that the whole issue began earlier this month when Inox…

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Supreme Court Notice To Centre, WhatsApp Against Payments Service

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the centre and messaging service provider WhatsApp after a plea sought direction to restrain the app from proceeding with its payments systems unless it fully complies with RBI”s provisions. A bench of Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Indu Malhotra sought response from WhatsApp, Law and Justice Ministry, Finance Ministry and Information Technology Ministry within four weeks. Advocate Virag Gupta, appearing…

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Amazon Super Value Day: How To Avail Cashbacks And Discounts, Details Here

E-commerce major Amazon India is offering cashbacks and discounts on sales of monthly groceries under a limited-period sale. Called Super Value Day, the sale by Amazon started on Friday and will remain open till March 7, according to Amazon India, which operates the amazon.in website. Under the Amazon’s Super Value Day scheme, customers can avail discounts and cashbacks on items of daily use such as soaps, detergents, nutrition-based health drinks,…

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Could your chronic tiredness be a sign of a silent killer?

Nothing is more guaranteed to sink the heart of the doctor opening a patient’s notes than seeing the acronym TATT, which stands for ‘tired all the time’. For the list of possible causes of TATT is almost endless: underactive thyroid gland, diabetes, depression, cancer, shift work, anaemia, carbon monoxide poisoning… the list goes on. It is also incredibly common. Working out if there’s a serious underlying issue can be like…

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Your take-home salary, PF contribution may get impacted post this Supreme Court verdict. Details here

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that ‘special allowance’ must be included in basic pay for calculation of provident fund (PF) deduction from employees and the company, the Times of India reported. This move will have wide financial ramification on companies and well as on the take home salary of employees. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Naveen Sinha dismissed appeals filed by many companies questioning the Provident Fund…

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‘Plan to target JeM base conceived a decade ago’

India’s plan to send fighter jets to strike a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp inside Pakistan on February 26 was a decade old, a government official said. Conceived after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, which left 166 people dead and nearly 300 injured, the plan was never put on paper to prevent a possible leak, the official, who asked not to be named, added. “It was passed down to select people through briefings…

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Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Glam’ Pics From Jonas Brothers’ Sucker Goes Viral. Seen Yet?

Priyanka Chopra surprised her fans by making an appearance in Jonas Brothers’ new singleSucker and now, she recently posted some behind-the-scenes pictures of herself from the shoot, which are now viral. (Not surprised). In one of the pictures, Priyanka can be seen soaking in a bathtub, wearing a headpiece with floral accents and jewellery and in the other, she hugs husband Nick Jonas. The third photo, in which the couple have…

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