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Booking train ticket to be easier, Railways to set up more PRS counters across country

MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain had informed Rajya Sabha that Indian Railways plans to set up more PRS counters across the country.

Feb 04, 2018, 16:23 PM IST

Demonetisation: Govt allows banks, post offices to deposit old bank notes with RBI

India`s cooperative banks have also been allowed to exchange old currency notes with the RBI, if they had collected these notes by November 14.

Jun 21, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Banks, MFs should obtain identification nos for filing SFT

The Income Tax department on Friday said banks, mutual funds and financial institutions should obtain an identification number and file the statement of financial transaction (SFT) by May 31.

May 26, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Ban on cash dealings not applicable for bank, post office withdrawals

Ban on cash transaction in excess of Rs 2 lakh will not be applicable to withdrawals from banks and post office savings accounts, the income tax department said on Wednesday.

Apr 05, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

Demonetisation: Old currency notes can be deposited in post office accounts, says Finance Ministry

The demonetised Rs 500 and 1,000 notes can be used for deposits in post office savings accounts, the Finance Ministry clarified on Wednesday.

Nov 24, 2016, 05:19 AM IST

Remember! You have just one day - November 24 – to use your old Rs 500/1000 notes at public utilities

All those who want to spend their now defunct old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 have time till November 24 midnight to use them at public utilities. 

Nov 24, 2016, 05:10 AM IST

Depositing cash over Rs 2.5 lakh? Banks, Post Offices will report it to Income Tax

The government has asked banks and post offices to report to the I-T Department all deposits above Rs 2.50 lakh in savings accounts, and more than Rs 12.50 lakh in current accounts, made during the 50-day window provided to tender the scrapped 500 and 1000 rupee notes.

Nov 16, 2016, 18:26 PM IST

Post offices collect, exchange demonetised currency worth Rs 435 crore

Post offices across Maharashtra and Goa have collected as well as exchanged the demonetised currency notes worth around Rs 435 crore within two days, a senior official said on Saturday.

Nov 12, 2016, 19:43 PM IST

DNA: Rs 500 & 1000 notes scrapped - Full guide on what to do at banks, ATMs

All we need to know about exchanging Rs.1000 and 500 notes with Banks, RBI and Post Offices. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Nov 09, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

Post offices to be converted into payment banks

Post offices across the country will be converted into "payment banks", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

Aug 15, 2016, 09:02 AM IST

PO savings accounts near 35 crore; hold Rs 5 lakh crore deposits

There were about 35 crore small savings accounts operational in post offices with deposits totalling nearly Rs 5 lakh crore in 2015-16, government said Wednesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

India Post issues first My Stamp on ecommerce; features Amazon

 India Post released the first 'My Stamp' on e-commerce featuring Amazon on June 3 to commemorate three years of its partnership with the e-tailer. "This is the first time that the Department of Post has released 'My Stamp' to commemorate a milestone with an ecommerce marketplace. The launch reinforces the Amazon and India Post relationship," Karnataka Circle Chief Chief Post Master General Usha Chandrashekar said in a statement.

Jun 04, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

Core banking facility available at over 20K post offices

Customers with Post Office savings can now operate their accounts from 20,106 branches as they have been connected with core banking facility, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Post offices in Jaipur remain open on Sunday as mark of respect to APJ Abdul Kalam

The post offices in Jaipur remained open on Sunday as a mark of respect to late former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

Aug 02, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

2,590 post offices have core banking facilities: Prasad

There were only 236 post offices under core banking facilities, but after the current NDA government came to power last year, 2,590 post offices have now core banking facilities, he said.

Jul 12, 2015, 17:44 PM IST

No job cut in transformation of Postal Dept: Prasad

There will be no job losses during transformation of the Department of Posts, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad assured Friday.

May 22, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Mamata asks Centre to route NREGA money through post offices

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday urged the Centre to route NREGA funds through post offices in places where there are no banks.

May 19, 2015, 23:47 PM IST

Now, saving A/c holders can get ATM-cum-debit cards issued by Post offices

Post offices can now issue ATM-cum-debit cards for savings account holders, as per a new amendment in the rules.

Dec 31, 2014, 16:28 PM IST

Use rural banks, post offices for cooking gas subsidy, Modi urged

In a letter to Modi, text of which was released to the media here, the chief minister said: "In remote and rural areas, people may find it difficult to access nationalised bank branches."

Nov 28, 2014, 14:08 PM IST

Dept of Posts floats tender for sale of domestic gold coins

Amidst government taking measures to discourage gold consumption, the Department of Posts has floated a tender for sale of gold coins category through about 1,000 post offices.

Nov 17, 2013, 13:38 PM IST