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Rs 15-lakh accident cover must for motor owners

MUMBAI: All motor policies will now include personal accident protection that will cover the owner-driver for Rs 15 lakh in case of death due to accident while driving. The move will go a long way in providing succour to families of accident victims, particularly two-wheeler owners who are often under-insured. Insurance regulator IRDAI has directed companies to include this cover to

ATMs can now verify transactions via Aadhaar

MUMBAI: The ‘dumb’ ATM is set to turn smart. Banks are replacing the decades-old cash dispensers with new digital machines that have fixed menu options, are compact and come with a large 15-inch tablet-like multi-touch screen. These ‘smart’ ATMs can perform Aadhaar-based biometric authentication, and all other transactions via net banking as against merely dispensing

Airtel rolls out ‘alternate digital KYC’ in select circles for new connections

New Delhi: Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Monday began rolling out, in select circles, an ‘alternate digital KYC process’ for new connections, to replace Aadhaar-based electronic verification, a company official said. The alternate digital KYC process has begun with select circles including Delhi, UP (East) and UP (West) and will be extended to other locations in

BSNL Rs 78 prepaid plan gives 20GB data

BSNL is known to launch plans around special occasions, and now it has come up with one just ahead of Diwali. The state-run telco has launched a new Rs 78 prepaid plan, and it is being offered across 20 circles. The new Rs 78 prepaid plan offers quite the bang for its bucks, and essentially

Reliance Jio Diwali, Celebrations offer: Unlimited calling and free data

With the festive season arriving in India, Reliance Jiohas announced a special Diwali offer for its prepaid users. Under this limited-time offer, the telco is offering free data, unlimited voice calling and cashback offers. Further, Reliance Jio has also started to roll-out the second and final installment of its Celebrations offer that provides free 2GB daily data for