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January 2023

Union cabinet approves incentive scheme for low value debit card transactions

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the incentive scheme for promotion of RuPay debit cards and low-value BHIM-UPI transactions (person-to-merchant) for a period of one year from April 2022. The approved incentive scheme in 2022-23 has a financial outlay of Rs 2,600 crore. Under the scheme, acquiring banks will be provided financial incentives for promoting […]

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Fraud Alert: Beware of Bogus Websites Offering Govt Schemes; Loan on Phone

Even as we all are settling into the digital world, a primary issue that remains unresolved is knowing whether you are interacting with an authentic or genuine person, entity or organisation. Technology advances are allowing cybercriminals to get better and more efficient at impersonation—whether it is a person on social media or impersonating  government websites—to

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Consumers Beware! Sharp Spike in Food Adulteration, Mis-labelling Cases

The number of cases registered against adulterated, sub-standard or misbranded food items has shown a rising trend during the past couple of years. As per the official data, total 24,195 civil cases and 3,869 criminal cases were lodged by the concerned food safety authorities in various parts of the country during 2020-21 which increased to

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NCDRC Directs Kokilaben Hospital and Doctor To Pay Rs40 lakh to Patient for Medical Negligence and Deficiency in Service

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) directed Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute in Juhu (Mumbai) and a doctor from the hospital to pay Rs40 lakh compensation in equal proportion to a patient for alleged medical negligence and deficiency in service. The order, if not implemented within six weeks, will carry an

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Fraud Alert: Beware of Privacy Breach, Security Risks of ‘Smart’ Gadgets

Security experts have regularly warned that great convenience or ease of use usually comes with serious negative implications for your privacy and security risks. The newest and hottest electronics or internet of things (IoT) gadgets, such as smart speakers, video doorbells and fitness trackers, are no exception. They have been found to be ‘listening’ to

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Cinemas Private Property, Movie-goers Carrying Outside Food, Drinks Can Be Regulated: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that the cinema halls have the right to set terms and conditions for the sale of food and beverages inside the halls and bar carrying of food items from outside. A bench, headed by chief justice DY Chandrachud said a cinema hall owner has the right to regulate

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Home Loan: Make Sure Builder’s Promise To Pay EMIs till Possession Is Mentioned in the Agreement

For those home-buyers who believe in oral promises of builders to pay equated monthly instalments (EMIs) on home loans till possession, here comes a shocker from the apex consumer forum. In a ruling, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) dismissed complaints filed by several home-buyers against Rajesh Lifespaces Pvt Ltd and Rajsanket Realty Ltd,

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