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Jana Small Finance Bank receives Scheduled Bank status from RBI

The Bengaluru-headquartered bank, established as a financial services company in 2009, said it presently operates 260 branches and 338 asset centres serving over 5.5 million customers in different states. Jana Small Finance Bank Ltd announced on Thursday it has got the status of a Scheduled Bank from RBI. The Bengaluru-headquartered bank, established as a financial services company in 2009, said it ... Read More »

3 Reasons why you should keep cool gadgets and smartphone away from your kids

Kids nowadays are becoming more addicted to gadgets. These devices include video games, television, mobile, and apart phone apps, computers, tablets. And games like PUBG and DOTA 2 are making more kids fall in the trap of smartphones. And it has become a major problem for all of the parent like us. Isn’t? If yes let us know the problem ... Read More »

Avail Finance gets $ 9 million from Matrix Partner

BENGALURU: Blue-collar workforce focused financial technology startup Avail Finance has raised $ 9 million from venture capital firm Matrix Partners India. This is on top of the last round led by the Bengaluru-based company, when it raised over $17 million last year in a mix of equity and debt funding. It counts Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal, Cred founder Kunal Shah, Ola founders Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit ... Read More »

‘Buyer’ grabbed computer from seller, Madison police say

A man supposedly buying a mini computer from a man in a face-to-face sale arranged on Facebook Marketplace robbed the seller of the device instead by winning a tug-of-war over it. The strong arm robbery happened at about 5 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Prairie Avenue, Madison police said. The 46-year-old seller of the Mac mini device arranged ... Read More »

WHAT HAPPENS IF RUSSIA CUTS ITSELF OFF FROM THE INTERNET

THE WORLD’S INTERNET infrastructure has no central authority. To keep it working, everyone needs to rely on everyone else. As a result, the global patchwork of undersea cables, satellites, and other technologies that connect the world often ignores the national borders on a map. To stay online, many countries must rely on equipment outside their own confines and control. Nation-states periodically attempt to ... Read More »

How to Recover a Stolen Computer From an Ex-employee in 7 Easy Steps

As many as 60 percent of employees who are laid off, fired or quit admit to stealing company data. Sometimes they download information on their way out the door. Sometimes they email information to a personal email account. And sometimes they simply fail to return a company laptop or other device that contains the data. In the latter case, according ... Read More »

Finance Ministry considers steps to prevent composition dealers from charging GST from buyers

In a consumer-friendly measure, the revenue department is planning to make it mandatory for composition dealers and service providers to declare their GST registration status in invoices to ensure that they do not charge any tax from buyers. The measure, once implemented, would check the widespread practice of composition dealers of charging GST from purchasers and not depositing it with ... Read More »

Computer Baba, Expelled From His Sect, May Set Up New Akhada

omputer Baba said he will mobilise saints and seers of India from December 22 to 30 in Allahabad (FILE) Indore:  Religious leader Computer Baba, who was recently expelled from the Digambar Ani Akhada, said he is mulling to set up a new “akhada“, or sect, when the Kumbh Mela takes places in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Computer Baba, a friend-turned-critic ... Read More »

After IL&FS Episode, Govt Fears Default from NBFCs, Housing Finance Firms: Report

Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) fears significant default from large non-banking finance companies (NBFC) and housing finance companies in the next six weeks if no additional liquidity support is provided to these firms, MoneyControl said on Friday. The DEA, in a letter to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, described the financial situation as “still fragile” when discussing the financial stability ... Read More »

20 ‘FORGOTTEN’ motorcycles & scooters from Bajaj: Sunny to Caliber

Bajaj Auto Ltd (BAL) has some of the most popular two-wheeler brands in its arsenal. Back in the day, the company enjoyed a huge demand for its geared motorcycle. By the turn of the millennium, the company had started its journey to transform from a scooter manufacturer to the maker of world-class motorcycles. Today, the Pulsar range of motorcycles from ... Read More »