Aadhaar Card: 12 Things UIDAI Portal Lets You Do Online

Aadhaar Card: 12 Things UIDAI Portal Lets You Do Online

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The UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of India, the issuer of Aadhaar card as well as the 12-digit Unique Identity Number (UID) also known as Aadhaar number, offers three kinds of facilities online. These online tools - accessible through the UIDAI's self-service portal uidai.gov.in - are related to Aadhaar enrolment, Aadhaar update and other services related to Aadhaar. Registered mobile number - or the mobile number registered into the Aadhaar database at present - is essential to avail Aadhaar online services, according to the UIDAI website. © Getty Images Image for representation only Here are the various online services and online tools provided by the UIDAI on its portal - uidai.gov.in: 1. The UIDAI portal lets users to find information on Aadhaar enrolment and updation
Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5 at Rs. 834 on Amazon!

Buy Xiaomi Redmi 5 at Rs. 834 on Amazon!

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Amazon India is offering a huge discount on Xiaomi's Redmi 5 smartphone. The device's base storage variant of 2GB/16GB is priced at Rs. 7,999, but the e-commerce giant has an exchange offer on that model that reduces its price down by Rs. 7,165. So you can essentially exchange your old smartphone for a new Redmi 5 at Rs. 834. Lucrative dealReplace Redmi 5 within 10 days if found defective However, potential buyers should note that exchange offers vary based on which phone they want to exchange the Redmi 5 with. Further, Amazon is also providing buyers with a 10-day window to replace the phone if it is found defected. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes in three storage variants of 2GB/16GB, 3GB/32GB, and 4GB/64GB, priced at Rs. 7,999, Rs. 8,999 and
New scheme for birth certificates

New scheme for birth certificates

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Very soon, the State Government will launch a scheme where for the issue of birth certificates, mother’s medical records related to pregnancy will be mandatory. The government has had a soft launch for the scheme and is testing the software for the purpose. At the time of issue of birth records, the child’s family will have to furnish a RCH (Reproductive and Child Health) identity number, which the private or government hospitals will use to send the records to the local body concerned for issue of birth certificates. Without the RCH identity number no birth certificate will be issued, say sources in the Coimbatore Corporation. The number is generated when pregnant women go to private or government hospitals for their first consultation. In case of government hospitals, the authoritie
Free LPG Cylinder, electricity by Modi’s Government rural outreach

Free LPG Cylinder, electricity by Modi’s Government rural outreach

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New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has achieved considerable success in the execution of marque schemes targeting rural India in its four years in office. The key initiatives to its rural outreach programme were to provide free cooking gas connections and electrification of rural households, besides creating a social safety net for the masses. The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, or the Saubhagya scheme, are all part of this initiative to empower rural India. In the run-up to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government will look to reap political dividends out of the success stories when it presents its report card before the nation. Under the Ujjwala s
Jio offer: Free 8GB 4G data to customers, here is how to avail

Jio offer: Free 8GB 4G data to customers, here is how to avail

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Jio has begun doling out complimentary data packs to its users to mark the conclusion of the IPL cricket season with the final match to be played on Sunday. The complimentary add-on, which is being rolled out to Jio users, offers them 2GB of daily data. The data add-on will be valid till May 29. This add-on comes close on the heels of the Jio IPL 2018 pack that was launched earlier this year and offered the users with 2GB of 4G data per day at Rs 251 for 28 days. The new Jio Cricket Pack worth Rs 101 is available to select Jio users as a free add-on, which can be seen under the My plans section in the MyJio app. It provides 2GB of daily data to the customers with no calling benefits. The order of data consumption for the given validity (until May 29) will begin with the Jio Cricket Pack...
“No One Can Harm Your Bank Account Just By Knowing Your Aadhaar,” Says UIDAI

“No One Can Harm Your Bank Account Just By Knowing Your Aadhaar,” Says UIDAI

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What if someone gets to know your Aadhaar card number? Can an unauthorized person having access to your Aadhaar number steal money from your bank account? Any Aadhaar transaction requires authentication and no financial transaction can be made in absence of such authentication. This was said by the UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of Indiaon microblogging site Twitter. Making the general public aware about Aadhaar card security, the UIDAI said: "Just by knowing your Aadhaar number, no one can cause any harm to your bank account..." That means, an individual having knowledge of someone else's Aadhaar number - also known as Unique Identity Number (UID) - will not be able to commit a bank fraud against the Aadhaar holder with the 12-digit personal identification number alone. Seeki
Full Refund, No Cancellation Fee Proposed As New Flight Rules

Full Refund, No Cancellation Fee Proposed As New Flight Rules

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If a cancellation is made within 24 hours of booking a flight ticket, no charges should be imposed on passengers, the government proposed on Tuesday. The proposal also seeks to provide full refund to passengers if a flight is delayed by more than four hours. The new air passenger charter seeks to amend the current norms for charges incurred by travellers on cancellation and rescheduling of air travel, among other things. During this 24-hour "lock-in period", passengers would be able to make correction in the name or amend the travel date free of cost, said Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, while unveiling the draft air passengers charter. Here are 10 things to know about the draft air passengers charter: The proposed rule won't apply if the tickets are book...
Now get cashless hospitalisation facility on your mutual fund investments; here’s how

Now get cashless hospitalisation facility on your mutual fund investments; here’s how

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Financial planners often advise individuals to set apart at least six months of their earnings as an emergency fund in order to meet unforeseen expenses such as sudden hospitalisation, loss of jobs, etc. Such a fund is generally maintained in cash at home or in a savings bank account, which earns an interest of around 3.5%. As a means to add value to investment services, mutual fund houses from time to time come up with novel ideas like life insurance cover linked to one’s Systematic Investment Plans (SIP) and others. On the same lines, most of the major MF schemes provided by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund have a novel feature, called Medical Advantage Feature (MAF), which is designed to address the financial needs during times of hospitalization. This is interesting because arranging fu
Aadhaar-based MicroATMs offer card-less, PIN-less banking

Aadhaar-based MicroATMs offer card-less, PIN-less banking

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched Aadhaar-based MicroATMs to facilitate card-less and PIN-less monetary transactions in the country. With MicroATMs, users can access basic banking services solely through their Aadhaar number. This primarily allows India’s rural populace to seamlessly carry out digital transactions without having to own a credit or debit card. Aadhaar-based MicroATM is a complete, end-to-end payment solution Aadhaar-based MicroATMs are basically modified POS (point-of-sales) machines that a bank representative (or bank MITR) carries to enable doorstep banking services. Through it, customers can perform basic financial transactions by only using their 12-digit unique Aadhaar number. In case of inter-bank
SBI Platinum Card: 10% Reward Points On Railway Bookings

SBI Platinum Card: 10% Reward Points On Railway Bookings

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Indian Railways' ticketing arm (IRCTC: Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation) offers a platinum card in collaboration with the country's largest lender (State Bank of India: SBI) that enables you to save while booking the train tickets, buying petrol at petrol pumps, and making purchases at departmental stores. The IRCTC SBI platinum card enables you to earn 4% of the value back reward points. The total number of value back reward points on the IRCTC SBI platinum card jumps to 10% when the train tickets are booked in an air-conditioned train. The annual one-time fee for the IRCTC SBI platinum card is Rs. 500, and Rs. 300 is charged on the IRCTC SBI platinum card as renewal fee per annum. The sbicard.com entitles you to ascertain the benefits on the IRCTC SBI platinum card. As