The postal department’s new service of delivering money home — with the postman acting as a human ATM — has turned out to be a big hit countrywide, with more than one lakh transactions being recorded across India on a daily basis, according to a top official. … [Read more...] about When the postman acts as a human ATM
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private bus operators from the loss they are incurring owing to the rise in diesel price and bring them back on the road from July 1.The state on Friday announced a monthly subsidy worth Rs 15,000 to each of 6,000 private buses and mini-buses that operate in the city for the next three months.Announcing the subsidy, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said the three-month subsidy was to help bus operators to tide over their financial crisis because of the lockdown and the fuel-price hike. “Bus operators are having genuine problems. The prices of diesel and petrol are increasing in leaps and bounds. At some places, diesel is costlier than petrol,” she said. “They are asking for a fare hike. People don’t have money. This is impossible at this stage. The government has some obligation and it cannot work against the interest of people. We also have our limitations. The government has worked out an alternative plan.” Till June 26, there were 20 consecutive rises in … [Read more...] about Bailout package: Rs 27 crore subsidy for 6,000 private buses for 3 months
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job portal company on which the victim had put up her resume. The caller asked victim feedback about the services of the said company to which the victim said that the company's services were not satisfactory. The caller said that since a lot of people are giving negative feedback on the website, the company is giving back a refund of their registration amount," said an officer from Mahim police station. He added, "The caller then told the victim that he was forwarding the call to the refund team executive. Another person, who identified himself only as Rajesh then told the victim to open a website (money transfer site) on her phone. He then told the victim to key in her bank account details in the said website. He then told the victim to key in his mobile number and Rs 4880 in the money transfer section after which the said amount got deducted from the victim's bank account. When the victim inquired why money was debited from her account instead of getting a refund, the caller said … [Read more...] about Hoping to get a refund back from ‘job portal site’, woman ends up losing Rs 44,000 from her account