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King Nagarjuna sons’ celebrate his birthday with a Personalised Stamp

India Posts ‘My Stamp’ brand name for personalized sheets of Postage Stamps by  India Post got its biggest endorsement today.
          Akkineni Nagarjuna’s son’s Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni, through the launch of personalised postal stamp  featuring their father and Taj Mahal, ensured  wide publicity for the India Posts ‘My Stamp’ brand.
          A total of 10,000 postal stamps have been printed and the same were released at 12 noon on 29/08/2016.
          One more reason for the personalised stamp release is to celebrate King Nagarjuna new avatar as Singer. King Nagarjuna has sung a song his next film Nirmala Convent
“This is the biggest surprise of my life,” said Nagarjuna. The stamp will feature a portrait of Nagarjuna as a singer alongside the Taj Mahal. A total of 10,000 postal stamps have been printed.
          His official fan page has announced the news along with a special video. Thanks King Nagarjuna,  Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni for this sweet gesture.…

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Union Bank of India has begun the race to Boost *99# mobile banking transactions

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Union Bank of India in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched a Unique APP to boost Safe Digital Payments in India.
          The APP christened as “Union Bank *99#” is available at present for Android mobiles.
          The Tag line of “Union Bank *99#” App is  -- Simple and Easy Banking -- No internet is required to transact through the APP, but USSD transaction charges will be levied by Telecom Companies.
          TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) has set a maximum ceiling of Rs. 1.50 / transaction for using the *99# service.  This means you can be charged upto INR1.50/- per request, be it Financial or Non-Financial.
          A disclaimer states : T&C Standard Telecom Charges Apply
          Please note that this is the first of its type Banking APP in India and the lead has been taken by a Public Sector Banks. And, there is a general perception that Public Sector Banks are laggards!!
The Union Bank *99# App provides a use…

Bank Holidays in India during August 2016

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Holidays in August  2016           The following is the list of Bank Holidays in various Indian States during August 2016

          Please note RTGS/NEFT Holiday is on August 15th, 2016. IMPS is open on all the days.
August 2016: Holidays for unique festivals/occasions
Special Occasion:  De jure tranfer Day – 16/Aug/16 – Tuesday
Please read this Blogpost to know more about De Jure Transfer Day
Treaty establishing De Jure Cession of French Establishments in India
State: Pondicherry
Festival: Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) -17/Aug/16 - Wednesday Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi)
2016 Shahenshahi New Year is on August 17, 2016 Navroz Mubarak: 6 Fascinating Facts About Parsi New Year!
State: Maharashtra
Raksha Bandhan - 18/Aug/16 –Thursday
Happy Raksha Bandhan
Raksha Bandhan in India
Holiday in the following States: Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal
Janmastami - 24/Aug/16 – Wednesday
Oriya Janmasthami Bhog
Odia Books
Holiday in the following State: Orissa
Janmasthami / Krishna Jayanthi…