Last Updated: 20 Aug 2019 07:12 PM

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Times of India

  • State Bank of India aims to eliminate debit cards

    If the country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has its way, it may herald the beginning of the end of the ubiquitous debt cards from the banking system as the bank plans to promote more digital payment solutions and eliminate the plastic cards.

  • India's e-tourist visa fee based on tourist footfall

    To encourage tourists to visit India, the ministry of tourism has introduced a flexible e-tourist visa regime based on tourist footfall, with higher fee for July to March peak season and a considerably lower fee if the visit to the country falls during April to June lean period. Five-year visa will be introduced with $80 fee and a one-year visa with $40 fee.

  • Alliance Air flight makes emergency landing at IGI

    The 9643 Delhi-Jaipur flight took off from Delhi at 8.13pm when, officials said, the pilot realised there was a problem in the nose landing gear of the flight, along with other material failures. The pilot then contacted the Air Traffic Control (ATC) and made an emergency landing at IGI airport. All 59 passengers on board were safely evacuated.

  • H&M bets big on India, sees no slowdown here

  • New I-T law task force favours lower tax rate

    As per the suggestions of the task force mandated to frame new income tax law, the tax rate should be lowered, more financial transactions should be tracked using tech and some of the exemptions available to middle-class investors should be retained given the lack of social security in India. The govt might review the report before making it public.

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