No service charge on UPI, clarifies Centre

No service charge on UPI, clarifies Centre

New Delhi: The Union Finance Ministry has clarified that no service charge would be levied on UPI transactions.”UPI is a digital public good with immense convenience for the public & productivity gains for the economy. There is no consideration in Govt to levy any charges for UPI services. The concerns of the service providers for […]

Nationwide bank strike continues to impact PSB services on Day 2

Nationwide bank strike continues to impact PSB services on Day 2

– Plans to Inoculate Maximum Mumbaikars MUMBAI, India, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the COVID-19 vaccination drive for senior citizens and those aged over 45 years with comorbidities intensifying nationwide, Saifee Hospital, a multi-specialty healthcare facility in Mumbai, is expected to vaccinate maximum people by March. As a COVID-19 centre, Saifee is among the […]

Ayurveda doyen P. R. Krishnakumar dies of COVID-19

Ayurveda doyen P. R. Krishnakumar dies of COVID-19

P.R. Krishnakumar, Chancellor of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore, and the managing director of the Arya Vaidya Pharmacy (Coimbatore) Limited, died of COVID-19 in Coimbatore late on Wednesday. He was 69.A recipient of Padma Shri, who played a major role in the preparation of the Ayush protocol, Krishnakumar was […]

RBI Governor to address media at 10 am

Mumbai, Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das will address the media at 10 am on Friday amidst the steep fall in the rupee and the continuing volatility in other segments of the financial markets. The rupee fell 0.55 per cent to a new record low of 76.86 against the US dollar on Thursday, while the equity […]

BSNL and MTNL to be merge

In a bid to revive ailing state-run telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the government has announced that the cabinet has given in-principal nod to merge both companies. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that while the merger will take time, MTNL will be a subsidiary of BSNL […]