Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Digital Payments /Digital Banking

Young Investors Have Money But Don’t Know Where To Invest, Finds Study

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Money Team

A study by Dinero Neo Bank of 500 young investors found that 64% hesitate to invest because they have too little information.

RBI Issues Framework For Offline Digital Payments

Jan 04, 2022 Press Trust of India

Under the offline mode, payments can be carried out face-to-face (proximity mode) using any channel or instrument like cards, wallets, and mobile devices.

5 Digital Services That Changed The Face Of Banking

The convenience and speed of digital banking services are at a point of no return. Here’s a look at five innovations in fintech and banking that make our money lives easier.

Neo-Bank Jupiter Gets Rs 641 Crore Funding Led By Tiger Global, Sequoia

Dec 30, 2021 PTI

Neobanking start-up Jupiter has raised Rs 641.40 crore (USD 86 million) from investors led by Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital.

How Tokenization Can Save You From Debit Or Credit Card Frauds

Tokenization can ensure better security for both customers and digital payment platforms for transactions, believe fintech owners.

24 December, 2021

RBI Extends Tokenisation Deadline to July 2022; You Can Now Use Debit Or Credit Cards Till June 2022

Outlook Money Team

RBI, through a circular on December 23, extended the deadline for the implementation of the new tokenisation mechanism to July 1, 2022 from the earlier date of January 1, 2022.

21 December, 2021

Mastercard Partners With Google Pay To Facilitate Tokenization Across India

Outlook Money Team

Google Pay along with Mastercard will facilitate tokenization in India. Google Pay will enable scan features to make the payments easier for customers without saving card details.

11 December, 2021

Online Banking Frauds Doubled Post-Covid, Hyderabad Records Highest Jump

Pushpita Dey

Covid-19 has compelled people across generations to start using online modes of transactions, but with the growing use of apps for transactions and other financial activities, the number of online banking frauds has also got doubled in 2020.

29 November, 2021

Visa Complaints To US Govt About India ‘Promoting’ Rival RuPay

Outlook Business Team

The memos of the US government show that in a meeting between US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai and VISA executives, including CEO Alfred Kelly, the company had raised concerns about a ‘level playing field’ in India.

29 November, 2021

Paytm Says Large Merchants Of Competitors Now Switching To Its Platform

Outlook Business Team

Paytm Chairman and Managing Director Vijay Shekhar Sharma said the company is one of the largest acquiring side partners for all payment networks be it Visa, Master and PCI, Amex, UPI.

10 November, 2021

Paytm IPO: Is It A Prudent or Pricey Buy?

Kundan Kishore

Rs 18,300 crore Paytm IPO open for subscription at a price band of Rs 2,080-2,150 per share. Should you subscribe?


08 November, 2021

India Surpasses China And Germany In Financial Inclusion Metrics

Pushpita Dey

Recent SBI report says that Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana has helped expand digital economy banking facilities

08 November, 2021

5 Years Of Demonetisation: Did We Actually Need It to Formalise Indian Economy?

Neeraj Thakur

Even after five years of demonetisation that aimed to promote digital economy, Indians still love to deal in cash

25 September, 2021

Banks In Emerging Markets Failing To Convert Increased Adoption Of Digital Banking Into Digital Sales, McKinsey Survey Finds

Kamalika Ghosh

The report states despite the higher frequency of customer interactions, banks are not doing enough to convert customer interest in digital products into digital sales

13 July, 2021

Bank Holiday Alert: Banks To Remain Closed On These Dates Until July 31; Check Your Region

Outlook Web Bureau

Here’s a list of days when banks will remain closed this month in various states:

28 June, 2021

Holiday Alert: Banks To Remain Closed For 15 Days In July 2021; Check Your Region

Outlook Web Bureau

Banking activities and holidays may differ in different states and from bank to bank.

05 May, 2021

Delhi HC Rejects PhonePe’s Plea Against BharatPe For Using 'Pe'

The Delhi High Court refused to pass an interim injunction order against "BharatPe" while holding that its mark was not in violation of the trademark held by “PhonePe”.


11 March, 2021

Google Pay To Give Users More Control Over Their Data


Google Pay is rolling out an update to the app from next week that will provide users with more controls to decide how their Google Pay activity is used to personalise features within the app.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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