Paytm Bank to now issue Visa debit cards; target 10 million new cards in FY ‘21

Kolkata, Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL), which is India’s largest and only profitable payments bank, has announced that it will now start issuing Visa Debit
Cards to its customers. The bank, known for introducing neo-banking in the country, is already the largest issuer of

Shashi Tharoor criticises continuance of Parliament session despite coronavirus threat

New Delhi, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday criticised the continuance of the Parliament despite the growing threat of coronavirus.In a post on social media, Mr Tharoor said that it is ironic that while on one hand MPs call on people to take necessary precautions against coronavirus,

COVID-19: Mah's tally reaches 42 after Pune woman tests positive

Mumbai, In Maharashtra, the number of the COVID-19 patients rose to 42 after a Pune woman tested positive for the pandemic, said Health officials here on Wednesday.She had a travel history to France and The Netherlands.The officials further said that the woman had been isolated since past few day

Sukhbir has lost sense of proportion after finding himself cornered in Baragari case: Punjab CM

Chandigarh,Ridiculing the SAD Chief for his 'Atrocious Lies' that reflected his total frustration, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that Sukhbir Singh Badal had clearly lost all sense of proportion in his desperation to get back into the political limelight.“The wh

COVID-19 : confirmed cases rise to 147 in India

New Delhi,The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 147 in India on Wednesday morning, Union Health Ministry said.Of the 147 infected patients, 25 are foreign nationals.As per the Ministry, the number was 138 on Tuesday evening that rose to 147 by Wednesday morning.Fourteen persons, who are

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1400 hrs amid Congress uproar

New Delhi,The proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 1400 hrs on Wednesday following an uproar by the Congress Members over the alleged detention of its sitting Member by a state police.During the Zero Hour, the Congress lawmaker MV Rajeev Gauda raised the issue of detention of the si

Rs 50 lakh cr to be invested in Railways in 12 years: Goyal

New Delhi, Assuring that Railways would never be privatised, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the government will invest Rs 50 lakh crore in Railways, in the next 12 years.In his reply on 'Discussion on the working of Ministry of Railways,' Mr Goyal said, 'There is no pri

LS passes Bill to amend Aircraft Act

New Delhi, A Bill seeking better control over manufacturing, possession, use, operation, sale, import and export of aircraft was passed by the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by voice vote in the House, following the reply of Union Minister for Civil Aviation H

Authorities evoke Disaster Management Act to combat coronavirus in Srinagar

Srinagar,The authorities have issued a list of measures, including closure of educational institutes, hotels, gardens, food carts and saloons, under Disaster Management Act to contain the spread of Coronavirus in Srinagar, where no one has tested positive for the disease.District Magistrate, Srin

Doctor who treated India's first COVID-19 victim tests positive

Kalaburagi, A 63-year-old doctor, who attended the country's first coronavirus victim, has tested positive of the deadly virus, Deputy Commissioner B Sharat confirmed here on Tuesday.Addressing a press conference here, he said that the doctor was a primary contact when he treated the victim f