The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in a move aimed at minimising frauds and other misuse of Debit Cards, makes punching in of the PIN mandatory for all shopping-transaction from December 1, 2013.
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- Now the swiping of the debit cards at any PIN-enabled point-of-sale terminals will have to be followed by customers entering their PINs to complete the transaction.
- There are close to 350 million debit cards in India at present.
- Assam Pavilion wins second 'Gold Medal' for best pavilion at India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2013 in a row. Its the first time in the 33 years of history of the IITF that a State has consecutively received the prestigious “First for Excellence in display amongst State Governments and Union Territory Pavilions” award.>Login To Save for Revision
- East Timor film ‘Beatriz’s War’ bags Golden Peacock award for Best Film at the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2013. Goa decides to establish single window clearance system for film-shooting from next year. - read more>Login To Save for Revision
- Indian shuttler PV Sindhu clinches the women's singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament by crushing Li Michelle (Canada) 21-15, 21-12 in the final. Its her second Grand Prix title after Malaysia Open. - read more>Login To Save for Revision
- R. Raghuram, noted Choreographer of various South Indian-language films, dies aged 64. He, fondly known as "Raghu Master", worked in around 1,500 films in several capacities — actor, director and producer — over five decades.>Login To Save for Revision
- Indian-origin doctor Jaswinder S Bamrah, consultant psychiatrist in Manchester, has been honoured with 'Asian Lite Professional Excellence Award' for his contribution to the medical field in the UK.>Login To Save for Revision
- Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX) appoints former Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) 'Satyananda Mishra' as its Chairman.
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