Day: August 2, 2018

5 Situations Where Your Train Ticket Refund Can Be Rejected

You may have booked a train ticket through IRCTC website or from the railway ticket counter but you later had a change of plan and decided to cancel the ticket. If you haven’t received the refund, here are…

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Reliance Jio GigaFiber plans leaked, base service plan to start from Rs 500: Report

Reliance Jio GigaFiber plan prices: Reliance Jio GigaFiber, the company’s fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service, will be publicly launched on August 15. Before the launch, though, speculative plans of the optical fiber-based service have been leaked by trak.in. These have…

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Government set to undo ‘dilution’ of SC/ST law by Supreme Court

Moving to placate angry Dalit and Adivasi outfits which have called a Bharat bandh on August 9 over the alleged dilution of the SC/ST law, the Union Cabinet Wednesday approved an amendment to The Scheduled Castes and the…

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UIDAI to bring new service for making address update in Aadhaar easy

The UIDAI will start a new service from April next to help Aadhaar holders who do not have valid proof of residence of current location to update their address easily by using a letter containing a secret PIN,…

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Cheap online shopping may end as govt looks to check deep discounts

NEW DELHI: Consumers fishing online for juicy deals may be in for a shock, as the government is mulling tightening the noose around “deep discounting”, a practice to lower prices on e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Flipkart.The draft e-commerce policy, shared…

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Now, there’s a new drug on the block

Students from Yemen were caught while trying to send khat, a drug popular in Somalia, Yemen and Ethiopia, to Mumbai A new recreational drug is supposed to be in circulation in Mysuru city which is mostly popular among…

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WhatsApp to now start charging business users

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages as the social network company’s flagship brand faces slowing usage and revenue growth. The messages will be charged at a fixed rate…

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Public anxiety over bank deposits, Govt to drop FRDI Bill

Rattled by widespread criticism and public anxiety despite its assurances, the NDA government has decided to drop the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill after concerns were raised over the security of bank deposits. Sources said the…

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Train Cancelled? IRCTC To Credit Entire Amount To Your Bank Account

When your train is cancelled from the start station to the destination, then the passenger name record (PNR) is automatically cancelled and the credit is transferred to the bank account. The refunds are made in the same bank…

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