Facebook’s Libra Launch Could be Delayed to Tackle the Regulatory Concerns

The launch of Facebook’s Libra could be pushed back to tackle the regulatory concerns that have been raised around the world, the head of the organization set up to oversee the cryptocurrency told Reuters. Three months ago, Facebook announced plans to launch the digital currency in June 2020, in partnership with other members of the […]

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US Visa process may become simplified for Indians, key things to know

The United States (US) is working on making the visa application process simplifier for the Indians. Starting September 1, 2019, certain applicants can apply for a waiver from the mandatory interview. It may be noted that this will make the visa application process shorter for the Indians. According to the US Consulate, the initiative is […]

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NPCI to Encourage Digital Payments Ahead of Festive Season

To enhance the acceptability of Rupay debit cards, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has reduced Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) that it charges on the use of Rupay debit cards to businesses be it on physical platform like POS (point of sale) and QR code or on e-commerce websites. “As per the latest notification, MDR […]

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Ola Credit Card Launched in INDIA with Multiple Benefits

A day after Paytm announced its credit card, ride-hailing platform Ola too has launched the Ola Money SBI Credit Card in partnership with SBI Card, one of India’s largest credit card issuers. The card is powered by Visa and Ola claims that it will transform customer experience by offering simplified application process, eliminating joining fees […]

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New Value Added Services for VISA Applications

The rising number in visa applications is a testimony to the increased outbound travel from India. The growth can be attributed to various reasons- low cost carriers, third party facilitators, increased accessibility and easier visa application, to name a few. The travel industry is anticipating a similar surge this upcoming season, too. Similarly, to meet […]

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