Temporary credit card for online shopping: Axis bank e-Wallet

There will be many occasions when you don’t see your bank as an option when you want to buy something (online) that you wanted. Generally, all Visa and Mastercard Credit and Debit cards will be accepted for any online transaction. If you don’t see Internet Banking as an option or don’t see your bank listed under Internet Banking options, then …

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RBI mints Rs.75 coin to celebrate Platinum Jubilee

Its flooding new coins these days. First there were new Rs.5 coins, then Rs.10 coin, then very recently it was announced that Rs.50 and Rs.1000 coins will be minted soon to curb fake notes. Now, RBI has ordered the minting office to mint Rs.75 coin celebrating RBI Platinum Jubilee (75 years). The coin has the years 1935 – 2010 minted …

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GHMC (Hyderabad) to issue Instant birth certificate soon

We’ve mentioned earlier on how to get Birth certificate in Hyderabad city region. After applying, your application goes to the concerned municipal corporation for verification of details and printing of certificate. It then goes to the Sub-registrar (medical officer) for his/her signature and then will be made available to you. You can either apply through e-Seva or online. For all …

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Register SBI card complaints via SMS or Twitter

With more people opting to have their presence in the online world as well, it is only time that companies follow them. SBI Card, the Credit Cards arm of the country’s largest bank, has just done the same. It has created a twitter profile @sbicard_connect where you can either know more about their cards or if you are already a …

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LIC to pay survival maturity surrender amounts to bank accounts directly

Earlier we’ve posted on how to claim your LIC policy maturity or survival benefit. For most policies, that would include you submitting a form to the serving branch in return to which LIC send you a cheque with the benefit amount to your address (for some policies, LIC directly sends the cheque as soon as the policy matures without you …

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Solve Check Operator Services problem with Dual sim mobile

If you have a Dual sim mobile, you might come across various problems while making a call. This is due to the nature in which the Dual sim technology works. One such problem, that you may encounter is ‘Check Operator services’, which doesn’t allow you to make outgoing calls. This may be because you are using line 1 for calling …

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Deadline Delhi services (driving license, vehicle RC, birth certificate)

When we wrote an article on how to get birth certificate online in Delhi, we received lot of complaints from users that they have followed the procedure mentioned but are yet to receive the birth certificates. This is not because there has been some change in the procedure to apply for a birth (or death) certificate but it is due …

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Soon, check bank account balance using mobile USSD for free

Sure almost all banks’ these days have a mobile banking application for you to check your balance at any time instead of going to ATM or your branch. But obviously not everyone has a smartphone to install apps. But surely most people have some kind of a phone and knows how to check their mobile balance (talk time) right? It’s …

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App to Text/SMS unlimited to USA mobile for free (Pinger)

There are different ways to keep in touch with friends and family staying in the United States or in some other country. But, texting or calling their personal phone stays above any of those ways. While we are not discussing about calling here, we will provide you with a invaluable tool that lets you text your friends in the states …

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Samsung Galaxy S2 USB OTG usage and limitations

As you may know, most of the phones’ coming of late support a technology called USB OTG (On The Go), where users can simply connect an external USB drive to their phone using the OTG cable and access files (either transfer them or directly play the media on the phone). The Samsung Galaxy S2 is one such phone that supports …

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Hyderabad metro rail route map stations names

In the previous post, we’ve seen Hyderabad Metro Rail Corridors and stations, now, let’s take a deeper look at the stations that the trains travelling in the three corridors touch: Corridor 1: Starting from Miyapur, the train covers, JNTU, KPHB Colony (just the main road, not inside phases), Kukatpally, Balanagar (just up to Y Junction; doesn’t get on to Balanagar …

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Hyderabad Metro Rail routes map Phase 1 & 2 with Junctions

So anyone who has been commuting in or around the Hyderabad city might have observed that some sort of construction is happening in the middle of some main roads. Most of you might quickly relate it to the work being done for the Hyderabad Metro Rail. Yes, that’s for Metro rail and here are some details about the project that …

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Central Bank of India Cent Double scheme (deposit doubles in 7 ½ yrs)

People normally (and obviously) get attracted when they see schemes that ‘double their investment’ in so and so years. And naturally, where there is greed, there is place for risk too. Till this time, these kind of offers used to come from little known companies that came under this ‘high risk’ category. But, if the same offer comes from a …

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YOU 10Mbps 40GB (unlimited) Broadband for Rs.849 a month

There’s definitely an advantage when you use a second tier Broadband service provider such as Beam Tele or You Broadband, leaving behind conventional DSL services like BSNL or Airtel. While Beam provides Broadband through a direct fibre (a sort of cable itself), YOU provides a conventional cable type of Broadband. By subscribing to these services, you are sure to get …

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When the heck will Tata Sky Android app come out?

How easily can one change from being a fan to a state where he hates the thing so much.. For all this while, I was a great fan of Tata Sky DTH, but after reading this little piece of study by TOI, comparing all DTH services in India, my opinion on Tata Sky has come down. That report just added …

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