Tag: Visa

Greater awareness of Aadhaar linking risks, mitigation needed: ICERT

Aadhaar an invalid ID to travel to Bhutan and Nepal

The Union Ministry has declared that Aadhaar is not a valid identification document for Indians travelling to Nepal and Bhutan. Those travelling to Nepal and Bhutan must possess a valid national passport or a voter ID issued by the election commission. Notably, you don’t need a visa to travel to[Read More…]

UK to cut student visas by half: Report

The UK government is finalising plans to cut annual student visa figures by nearly half, from the current 300,000 to 170,000, a media report said on Monday amid a sharp fall in students coming to the country from outside Europe including India. Some university chiefs are also warning that many[Read More…]

Phishing portals stealing information from ICICI, SBI, 24 other banks

Researchers from US-based cyber security company FireEye have claimed discovering malicious phishing websites created by cyber criminals that spoof 26 Indian banks to steal personal information from customers. FireEye identified a new domain (csecurepay[.]com) that was registered on October 23 this year and appears to be an online payment gateway[Read More…]

No transaction charges on debit card payments, says government

The government on Wednesday said no transaction charges will be levied on debit cards till December 31. All public sector banks and some private sector ones have agreed to waive the transaction cost for all payments made through debit cards, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das told reporters in New Delhi.[Read More…]

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