Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a new digital transaction app called ‘BHIM’ (Bharat Interface for Money) in India, aimed at making it easier for smartphone and feature phone users to carry out cashless payments. Here are a few ... DNA, 2 weeks ago
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It’s been eight days since the opposition parties have stalled Parliament over the demonetisation issue. Functioning of both the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha was disrupted, leading to their premature adjournment for the day. IMAGE: Opposition leaders carry out a protest at Parliament House against PM Modi's demonetisation move. Photograph: PTI Photo Lok Sabha: In the Lok Sabha, a number of Opposition leaders, including Mallikarjun Kharge of the Congress, Sudip Bandhopadhyay of the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
According to analyst firm RedSeer, the absence of cash on delivery has hit daily e-commerce sales by 30% over the past few days. E-commerce could see a 6-10% drop in orders in November from those prior to Diwali as the government’s decision to scrap high-value currency bills hurts cash on delivery transactions. According to analyst firm RedSeer, the absence of cash on delivery has hit daily e-commerce sales by 30% over the past few days. Over 60% of transactions on e-commerce ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Government planning to slash the number of days required to start a business in Mumbai, Delhi from the current 26. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. The central government plans to cut to four the number of days taken to start a business in Delhi or Mumbai, from the current average of 26 days. The department of industrial policy & promotion (DIPP) aims to do so via a combination of measures -- streamlining the application process, single-window clearance and more digitisation. Ramesh ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Nivedita Mookerji finds out how Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma is handling his soaring popularity after the note ban as well as the criticism that comes as a package deal. IMAGE:After Paytm published full-page ads after demonetisation, congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, on his decision, Opposition parties hit back at Vijay Shekhar Sharma, second from right. Photograph: Courtesy Vijay Shekhar Sharma/Facebook. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder and CEO of Paytm, a mobile wallet ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago For PayTM CEO, the ATM crisis is boom time Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The government on Friday said political parties depositing old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes in their accounts will be exempt from income tax provided the donations taken are below Rs 20,000 per individual and properly documented. Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said the government is not tinkering with the tax exemption available to political parties and they are free to deposit old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes in their bank accounts. But these deposits will, however, be subject to the condition ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Brands in 2016 did not fail to make a big splash. Some even made a bigger splash by getting into a lot of controversy for their campaigns. While some of the brands created controversies on social media, others got into issues with the Advertising Standards ...DNA, 1 month ago
Paytm has, since November 8, been on an overdrive, rolling out a series of features on its app including multi-language options for a no-holds barred access across the country, say Karan Choudhury and Nivedita Mookerji. When Business Standard caught up with Vijay Shekhar Sharma, chief executive officer of Paytm, more than three weeks after the big currency notes were banned, one question on top of the mind was, how did the wallet company cope with the sudden surge in demand for cashless ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In a hard hitting attack on Pakistan, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday accused it of launching an ‘undeclared war’ on his country by covertly supporting several terror networks including the Taliban, and noted that there were no hidden deals in India’s growing engagement in the war-ravaged country. In his address at the 6th annual conference of Heart of Asia, Ghani, who severely criticised Islamabad, said an Asian or international mechanism must be put in place, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Bank branches on Saturday saw orderly queues following restrictions imposed by the government, but queues at ATMs persisted. People have started withdrawing money from micro ATMs, installed in places like Bhopal. All banks served only their respective ...DNA, 2 months ago
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