Getting new credit cards becomes tougher as banks tighten norms

Banks have begun to demand high credit ratings as they tighten risk evaluations of potential credit card customers in the face of increasing delinquencies across significant portions of unsecured loan portfolios. To get a new credit card client, some lenders are searching for credit scores as high as 780. Previously, the average score was about 700 points. Before sanctioning loans […]

Micromax IN 1 specifications leaked ahead of March 19 launch

Micromax, the Indian smartphone manufacturer, re-entered the smartphone market last November with the launch of the IN Note 1 and IN 1B. On March 19, it plans to introduce a new model called the Micromax In 1. The smartphone will have a Helio G80 processor and a 5000mAh battery size, according to a leak by XDA Developers Senior Writer Tushar […]

Delhi records over 400 new cases for third day in a row, active cases surge

After recording the highest single-day spike of 431 cases on Friday, Delhi reported 419 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. According to the latest Delhi Health Department bulletin, the death toll rose to 10,939 on Saturday, with three more fatalities. For the third day in a row, the city saw over 400 cases on Saturday. On Thursday, there were 409 people […]

New scheme announced for tourist vehicle operators.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced a new scheme under which any Tourist Vehicle Operator can apply for “All India Tourist Authorization/Permit” via online mode. It will be released, after the necessary documents have been submitted and the fees have been paid, within 30 days of the submission of such applications.The new set of regulations, known as […]

Realme 8 and Realme 8 Pro with 108-megapixel camera set to launch on March 24

Realme has announced via a teaser video that its 8 series of smartphones will be launched in India on March 24th. Realme 8 and 8 Pro models will be part of the lineup. Madhav Sheth, the CEO of realme India and Europe, competes in a drift race with a professional racing driver in the nearly two-and-a-half-minute video. As you can […]

6 Killed In Protests In Myanmar As US, Allies Vow To Restore Democracy

Witnesses and media reported that security forces killed at least six demonstrators in Myanmar on Saturday, as activists commemorated the death anniversary of a student whose death in 1988 triggered an uprising against the military government. Police opened fire on a sit-in protest in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-largest district, killing three people and injuring several others, according to two witnesses. Domestic […]

Boot Passengers Who Don’t Wear Masks Properly, Watchdog Tells Airlines

Passengers would be required to wear masks and confirm to social distancing norms at all times when flying, with the mask not being pushed below the nose except in extraordinary circumstances, according to the DGCA. The director general of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Saturday that airlines need to return passengers who have not “wear their mask properly,” despite repeated […]

Maharashtra sees 15K new Covid cases in a day, after 162 days

After a 162-day break, Maharashtra broke the 15,000 mark for new Covid infections in a single day on Friday, registering 15,817 cases, taking the total to 2,282,191. The state had 16,476 cases as of October 1st. The number of active cases has risen to 110,485 – or 4.84 percent of all cases. The death toll has risen to 52,773, with […]

Adityanath withdrawing cases against himself, says BSP MP Afzal Ansari

Afzal Ansari, a member of the BSP, has accused the BJP of engaging in hate politics and dragging the country back five decades by “destroying” society. The BJP government, according to Ansari, will divide Uttar Pradesh into four parts after the upcoming assembly elections in five states. The Ghazipur MP, speaking at a program in Ballia district’s Belthara Road on […]

Government Will Sell Entire 26.12% Stake To Tata Communications

Why is the Government planning to sell its stake in Tata communications? Government will sell a 16.12% stake in Tata Communications through an offer-for-sale. The remaining shares will be sold to Tata Sons Pvt.’s investment arm Panatone Finvest The Indian government will exit its entire 26.12% shareholding in Tata Communications Ltd., the company said in a regulatory filing late Friday. […]