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RBI's sudden repo rate hike! Here are 4 major areas that will affect the common man

RBI's sudden repo rate hike! Here are 4 major areas that will affect the common man

RBI took sudden decision to increase the repo rates by 40 bps to 4.40 percent, a move that will raise borrowing costs for corporates and individuals .

May 05, 2022, 12:06 PM IST
RBI hikes interest rate by 40 bps to 4.40%, first since May 2020; borrowing to become expensive now

RBI hikes interest rate by 40 bps to 4.40%, first since May 2020; borrowing to become expensive now

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also raised the amount of deposits banks are required to maintain a cash reserve by 50 bps to 4.5 per cent to suck out Rs 87

May 04, 2022, 15:17 PM IST
Want to change photo on Aadhaar Card online? Check details here

Want to change photo on Aadhaar Card online? Check details here

If you are stuck with an old photo on your Aadhaar card and want to change it, you can physically visit the enrolment centre and get the update done.

May 04, 2022, 14:06 PM IST
Want to check PF balance online? Here’s how to do it

Want to check PF balance online? Here’s how to do it

EPFO announces the PF interest rate every year. Employees have four options for checking the balance of their EPF accounts.

May 03, 2022, 20:37 PM IST
No new Pay Commission after 7th Pay Commission? Employees' salary revision calculation to be based on THIS factor

No new Pay Commission after 7th Pay Commission? Employees' salary revision calculation to be based on THIS factor

The central government may come up with a new formula in deciding the pay factor of the employees.

May 03, 2022, 15:54 PM IST
Bank holiday today? Banks to remain shut for THESE days in May; Check full list

Bank holiday today? Banks to remain shut for THESE days in May; Check full list

According to the RBI list, banks will be closed today in all of India excluding Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram on account of Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti/ Ramjan-Eid (Eid-UI-Fitr)/ Basava Jayanti/

May 03, 2022, 15:22 PM IST
Pensionable salary limit to be hiked from Rs 15,000 to 21000? EPFO decision to impact PF holders

Pensionable salary limit to be hiked from Rs 15,000 to 21000? EPFO decision to impact PF holders

Purporedly, members of EPFO are in favor of the increase in pensionable salary.

May 03, 2022, 14:24 PM IST
Aadhaar Card Update: Here’s how to protect yourself from Aadhaar frauds, suggests UIDAI

Aadhaar Card Update: Here’s how to protect yourself from Aadhaar frauds, suggests UIDAI

To avoid this, the UIDAI advises Aadhaar card holders to maintain their cellphone phones updated with the 12-digit identification number at all times. 

May 02, 2022, 18:52 PM IST
PM KISAN 11th Installment: How to do Biometric based eKYC at CSC centres? Check all details here

PM KISAN 11th Installment: How to do Biometric based eKYC at CSC centres? Check all details here

The eKYC process for PMKISAN Registered Farmers can be done both online and by visiting your nearest CSC Center.

May 02, 2022, 18:27 PM IST
7th Pay Commission big DA update: Dearness allowance hiked by 5% in THIS state, new rate from May 1

7th Pay Commission big DA update: Dearness allowance hiked by 5% in THIS state, new rate from May 1

The Chhattisgarh government has increased the dearness allowance of government employees by five percent on the occasion of International Labour Day that fell on May 1.

May 02, 2022, 10:57 AM IST
Aadhaar Card for Children: Here’s how to apply for Blue Aadhaar or Baal Aadhaar

Aadhaar Card for Children: Here’s how to apply for Blue Aadhaar or Baal Aadhaar

Baal Aadhaar card is blue in colour, as opposed to the typical white Aadhaar card. Like ordinary Aadhaar cards, the Blue Aadhaar or Baal Aadhaar has a unique 12-digit number.

May 01, 2022, 09:27 AM IST
THIS savings scheme gives 7.4% interest per annum; Check benefits, eligibility and more

THIS savings scheme gives 7.4% interest per annum; Check benefits, eligibility and more

The Senior Citizen Savings Scheme is only for those who have attained the age of 60 or more and subscribers will get a reasonable return and a guaranteed income from the post office or bank.

Apr 29, 2022, 19:39 PM IST
PM KISAN 11th Installment: When does new eKYC deadline end? How to do online eKYC? Check all details here

PM KISAN 11th Installment: When does new eKYC deadline end? How to do online eKYC? Check all details here

As per the PM KISAN official website the following three things regarding eKYC update must be noted. Check below for more details.

Apr 29, 2022, 17:37 PM IST
Planning to buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya? Know taxation rules on Physical Gold

Planning to buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya? Know taxation rules on Physical Gold

Physical demand is always good on Akshaya Tritiya, since it is an auspicious day and traditionally gold buying on Akshaya Tritiya in any manner.

Apr 29, 2022, 16:18 PM IST
7th Pay Commission: Buzz around fitment factor glimmers faintly? Basic salary hike of up to Rs 26,000 at stake?

7th Pay Commission: Buzz around fitment factor glimmers faintly? Basic salary hike of up to Rs 26,000 at stake?

The government reportedly is not in favour of hiking the fitment factor right now, though these are just initial reports and not official confirmation.

Apr 29, 2022, 13:51 PM IST
No need to physically visit post office, NPS services now available online –Here is all you can avail

No need to physically visit post office, NPS services now available online –Here is all you can avail

Department of Posts is providing NPS through online mode with effect from 26 April 2022.

Apr 29, 2022, 11:22 AM IST
Decision on crypto: Here is what FM Nirmala Sitharaman said on virtual currency regulation

Decision on crypto: Here is what FM Nirmala Sitharaman said on virtual currency regulation

The decision on crypto will not be rushed through, FM Nirmala Sitharaman said in an interaction at Stanford University.

Apr 28, 2022, 17:43 PM IST
FD Alert! ICICI Bank increases interest rates on fixed deposits; Check latest FD rates

FD Alert! ICICI Bank increases interest rates on fixed deposits; Check latest FD rates

ICICI Bank is now offering higher returns on fixed deposit (FD) investments. Check the latest FD interest rates inside. 

Apr 28, 2022, 15:43 PM IST
Bank holidays May 2022: With 5 Sundays in month of May, check total number of days banks will be closed in India

Bank holidays May 2022: With 5 Sundays in month of May, check total number of days banks will be closed in India

As per the RBI holiday list, while some holidays are being observed nation-wide, some others are local festivities being celebrated across the country.

Apr 28, 2022, 13:34 PM IST
PM KISAN 11th Installment eKYC update: THIS facility now restored on pmkisan.gov.in, check last date for eKYC submission

PM KISAN 11th Installment eKYC update: THIS facility now restored on pmkisan.gov.in, check last date for eKYC submission

eKYC is MANDATORY for PMKISAN Registered Farmers. OTP Based eKYC is available on PMKISAN Portal.

Apr 28, 2022, 11:05 AM IST