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Want to renew driving license, no need to visit RTO office any more

Want to renew driving license, no need to visit RTO office any more

The government of India has notified Aadhaar-based authentication of 18 services including learner’s licence, licence renewal, duplicate licence and hence applicants can avoid visiting RTO offices. 

Mar 04, 2021, 19:02 PM IST
Provident Fund Update: EPFO retains interest rates at 8.5 per cent for FY 2021

Provident Fund Update: EPFO retains interest rates at 8.5 per cent for FY 2021

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation's (EPFO) apex decision-making body Central Board of Trustees decided to fix an 8.5 per cent rate of interest for 2020-21 at its meeting in Srinagar on

Mar 04, 2021, 16:10 PM IST
Bad news for 6 crore PF subscribers, interest rate reduction likely for FY 2021

Bad news for 6 crore PF subscribers, interest rate reduction likely for FY 2021

In a recent development, the rate of interest of EPF (Employees' Provident Fund) might witness a cut again in the financial year. If this happens, it will be a big blow for more than 6 crore salaried

Mar 03, 2021, 13:38 PM IST
Facing issues with income tax e-Filing accounts? Here’s how to report misuse of it

Facing issues with income tax e-Filing accounts? Here’s how to report misuse of it

Now, if you think your e-Filing account may have been compromised or accessed in an unauthorized manner, then you may be a victim of cybercrime. In order to report these issues, you need to make a

Mar 01, 2021, 13:49 PM IST
Bitcoin heads for worst week since March, slumps 6 per cent

Bitcoin heads for worst week since March, slumps 6 per cent

The world's biggest cryptocurrency slumped as low as $44,451 before recovering most of its losses. It was the last trading down 1.2 per cent at $46,525, on course for a drop of almost 20 per cent

Feb 26, 2021, 17:23 PM IST
General, health insurers to offer standard personal accident cover of upto Rs 1 crore from April 1, 2021

General, health insurers to offer standard personal accident cover of upto Rs 1 crore from April 1, 2021

Irdai said the product should have a minimum sum assured of Rs 2.5 lakh and the maximum sum assured can be Rs 1 crore. Sum insured offered shall be in multiples of Rs 50,000. However, beyond the

Feb 26, 2021, 17:18 PM IST
Yet another bank on RBI restriction, depositors can’t withdraw more than Rs 50,000 of total balance across all accounts

Yet another bank on RBI restriction, depositors can’t withdraw more than Rs 50,000 of total balance across all accounts

Considering the bank's present liquidity position, a sum not exceeding Rs 50,000 of the total balance across all savings bank or current accounts or any other account of a depositor, may be allowed

Feb 26, 2021, 17:12 PM IST
Never linked mobile number with Aadhaar card and want to do it now? Watch this easy-to-understand tutorial

Never linked mobile number with Aadhaar card and want to do it now? Watch this easy-to-understand tutorial

In the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic, Aadhaar issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has made major changes in its facilities, allowing people to update significant details

Feb 26, 2021, 14:48 PM IST
Lost your Aadhaar card? Don't worry, here's how to get it online on UIDAI website

Lost your Aadhaar card? Don't worry, here's how to get it online on UIDAI website

Aadhaar card is by far one of the most important identity card in the nation since its launch. Many times, we keep our cards in our wallet and end up losing them. In case you have been through a

Feb 25, 2021, 20:50 PM IST
No worries on opening SIP account! UTI Mutual Fund launches WhatsApp service

No worries on opening SIP account! UTI Mutual Fund launches WhatsApp service

The WhatsApp chat service will significantly boost investor interface via text-based chats and updates, and infographics. It is also aimed at opt-in users who show an interest in the company’s

Feb 25, 2021, 13:44 PM IST
7th Pay Commission Latest update: Modi govt's big announcement on hike in DA, DR, arrear clearance likely before Holi

7th Pay Commission Latest update: Modi govt's big announcement on hike in DA, DR, arrear clearance likely before Holi

As per the buzz that has picked up in media recently, the Modi government may increase dearness allowance by up to 4 percent, leading to a substantial hike in the salary of the central government

Feb 25, 2021, 11:06 AM IST
Indian companies to give bumper salary hike in 2021, but your take home pay will still not increase --Here's why

Indian companies to give bumper salary hike in 2021, but your take home pay will still not increase --Here's why

Companies in India are 7.7 percent salary increase in 2021, one of the highest among the BRIC nations, and higher than the average actual increase of 6.1 per cent in 2020, Global professional

Feb 25, 2021, 10:09 AM IST
Want to bring home a new car? Check out SBI's car loan at great interest rates, nil processing fee

Want to bring home a new car? Check out SBI's car loan at great interest rates, nil processing fee

State Bank of India is offering great deals on the car loan. The bank is offering an interest rate of 7.5 per cent. The bank is not charging the processing fees from the customers. State Bank of

Feb 24, 2021, 18:50 PM IST
PM-KISAN completes two years today: Scheme has Rs 6,000/year benefit for farmers, know which farming families are eligible or not eligible

PM-KISAN completes two years today: Scheme has Rs 6,000/year benefit for farmers, know which farming families are eligible or not eligible

Under the PM-KISAN Scheme, an amount of Rs 6000 per year is released in three 4-monthly instalments of Rs 2000 each directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. All landholding farmers'

Feb 24, 2021, 16:55 PM IST
7th Pay Commission latest update: Insurance of Rs 5 lakh, illness loan of upto Rs 1 lakh for This state employees

7th Pay Commission latest update: Insurance of Rs 5 lakh, illness loan of upto Rs 1 lakh for This state employees

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren said that arrangements have been made to provide loan assistance to the members of the welfare fund for amount ranging between Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh for the marriage of the

Feb 24, 2021, 14:28 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi says tenacity and passion of farmers is inspiring as PM-KISAN Scheme completes 2 years today

PM Narendra Modi says tenacity and passion of farmers is inspiring as PM-KISAN Scheme completes 2 years today

The PM-KISAN Scheme was started with a view to augment the income of the farmers by providing income support to all landholding farmers’ families across the country, to enable them to take care of

Feb 24, 2021, 11:01 AM IST
Bank holiday March 2021: Banks will remain closed for 5 days in total, check out the important dates

Bank holiday March 2021: Banks will remain closed for 5 days in total, check out the important dates

Holidays of the mentioned days will be observed in various regions according to the state declared holidays, however for the gazetted holidays, banks will be closed all over the country. If you keep

Feb 24, 2021, 08:36 AM IST
Good news for PF subscribers! Find solution to your grievances and complaints via WhatsApp

Good news for PF subscribers! Find solution to your grievances and complaints via WhatsApp

For the further ease of the PF subscribers, EPFO has also started a WhatsApp service, using which PF account holders can find solution to the problem related to their account. The WhatsApp helpline

Feb 23, 2021, 17:06 PM IST
Inactive MobiKwik user? Be ready to pay upto Rs 140 as wallet maintenance charge

Inactive MobiKwik user? Be ready to pay upto Rs 140 as wallet maintenance charge

The MobiKwik website claims that it is the number 2 player in the mobile wallet space in India and amongst the top 3 players in the payment gateway industry in the country. It has a network of over 3

Feb 23, 2021, 14:48 PM IST
Avail SBI Pension loan upto Rs 14 lakh at great interest rate, apply via this SMS number –Check details of eligible loan amount and repayments

Avail SBI Pension loan upto Rs 14 lakh at great interest rate, apply via this SMS number –Check details of eligible loan amount and repayments

Alternativey, customers can also dial 1800-11-2211 for more information/ applying through Contact Centre or give a missed call on 7208933142 to get a call back from SBI Contact Centre. "Retirement

Feb 23, 2021, 13:55 PM IST