What is an H-1B Visa? Here’s Everything You need to Know

The H-1B visa is a work permit that allows a foreign worker to go to the United States and work for an American company. The foreign worker must specifically work in a field which requires specialised knowledge for which the employer cannot find a US-based worker. When applying for an H-1B visa, the applicant is sponsored by the American […]

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Bank Holidays in July 2020: Full List of Days When Branches will Remain Closed

The bank services in India will remain largely unaffected in July, with no major festival falling in the month. Banks in most cities across the country will be functioning all days of the month except for 2nd, 4th Saturday and all Sundays. However, there are some bank holidays that are state-specific during which the banks […]

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Wear Your Creative Hat! Give names for Insurance Policies; You may Win Rs 10k from IRDAI – Here is How

It’s time to wear your creative hat, and you may win Rs 10,000 from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai)! The regulator has invited the public to come up with names for three insurance policies keeping in view the needs and aspirations of the target group. It has sought names for standard […]

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EMI Relief: From Home to Education, All You wanted to know about Loan Moratorium

I had taken an educational loan for my son from Karnataka Bank. Is the RBI notification on EMI moratorium applicable to all banks, including private sector banks? —Mallikarjun Iyer Yes, definitely. All bank and NBFC loans where repayment is by EMIs are eligible for moratorium. Please refer to this site for specifics for Karnataka Bank: […]

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New Unlock 2.0 Guidelines Issued: Schools to Stay Closed, Flights, Train Services Expanded; Check More

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines for Unlock 2 to open up more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones, but where deemed necessary to combat Covid 19 pandemic, norms have been tightened. The new guidelines will come into effect from July 1, 2020, the process of phased re-opening of […]

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UPI PIN is not a Guarantee of Security, Keep These Things in Mind While Using

Nowadays everyone seems to have resorted to digital payment for big and small tasks. It is expected to grow 4 times already due to Corona. People believe in making UPI PIN supported payments for different apps (Netments), and NetBanking (Net Banking). But with the increase of digital payments in this way, the risk of cyber hacking also increases. There […]

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YouTube Launches UPI as Payment Method for Indian Subscribers, Here’s How You can Subscribe to YouTube Premium Using UPI

Google-owned video platform YouTube has now added Unified Payment Interface (UPI) as a payment method for its Indian users. Those subscribing to YouTube Premium and YouTube Music can now make their payments through UPI. Initially, Premium and Music subscribers could pay through their credit or debit cards. YouTube Premium or YouTube Music Premium users are […]

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Amazon Announces 20,000 Jobs in India: Here is How You can Apply

E-commerce platform Amazon on Sunday announced close to 20,000 seasonal jobs in its customer service department in India. The company revealed that the jobs will be available in 11 Indian cities including Hyderabad, Pune, Coimbatore, Noida, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Mangalore, Indore, Bhopal and Lucknow. This development comes a month after Amazon announced 50000 temporary jobs […]

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