SBI all ready for UPI payments for Whatsapp

Earlier this year, the RBI informed the Supreme Court (SC) that it had not given its approval to WhatsApp to launch a payments service because of the platform’s failure to comply with the above norms on data localisation. State Bank of India (SBI) has completed…

Opposing ‘forced’ VRS, BSNL employees’ unions call for hunger strike on Nov 25

“We are not opposing VRS. Those who want and think it is beneficial for them should opt for it. NEW DELHI: BSNL employee unions have alleged that the management is forcing personnel to opt for voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) by creating a fear psychosis and…

Have you received this Paytm message? Don’t believe it, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

These tweets and warnings come after scores of Paytm users registered complaints with the company’s cyber cell and the RBI ombudsman over fraudulent claims. Paytm is one of the biggest digital payments players in the country with a user base that runs into millions. While…

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? Top 10 things to know

A few cues from the market in India and abroad that could help you with your trade today. Benchmark indices ended marginally lower after rangebound trade on November 21 with Nifty failing to hold above 12,000 level. At close, the Sensex was down 76.47 points…

Reliance Jio, Vodafone Idea and Airtel: Why these telecom firms are raising mobile tariffs at the same time

What we know about the tariff increases and what’s behind them. Is it a long-term truce or a temporary ceasefire? That’s what telecom sector analysts, shareholders – and customers – are asking after news over the last three days that India’s big three mobile network…

UN: India could face productivity loss equivalent to 34 million jobs in 2030 due to global warming

It said that the accumulated global financial loss due to heat stress is expected to reach USD 2,400 billion by 2030. India is projected to lose 5.8 per cent of working hours in 2030, a productivity loss equivalent to 34 million full-time jobs, due to…

Rahul Gandhi To Meet All Congress CMs; Mystery Over Resignation To End Today?

With Rahul Gandhi firm on his decision to step down, the Congress is facing a crisis unparalleled in its recent history, with several leaders now calling for mass resignations. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will meet chief ministers of all five Congress-ruled states Monday, his first…