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BOB *99# USSD Banking APP

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Bank of Baroda with the Tagline of India’s International Bank has unveiled *99# USSD Banking APP for its customers.
              This *99# USSD Banking APP rides on National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) USSD Banking channel.
              Bank of Baroda has a physical presence through 5,370+ branches spread through length and breadth of India.
              The branches are concentrated in western part of India, as the foundation of the Bank was laid in 1908 in Baroda.
              Out of the 5,370 plus branches, 63% of its branches are in Semi-Urban and Rural areas. If Bank of Baroda can find a way to subsidise the Session charges of Telcos in USSD, it can see high transaction volumes through this APP.

              The APP requires Internet availability to download. Once the APP is installed, no internet is required. The banking transactions are through USSD sessions.
Basic Banking services like Balance Enquiry, Mini statement, Fund transfer and more c…

Abhay – An APP by IDBI Bank to let customers control their Debit Cards

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One of the major challenges faced by Bank Debit Card holders is the inability to take immediate safeguards to block probable fraudulent activities on the debit cards.           In the initial days, Debit card holders had to contact their base branch, to BLOCK the card, to prevent probable fraudulent activities. As technology improved, customers could contact a centralized customer care phone number or SMS key words to BLCOK the debit card.           As technology further improved, Banks have launched APPS on Google Playstore to enable Bank Debit Card Holders to control transaction features on their debit cards.           IDBI Banks ‘Abhay’, is one such APP. Abhay Card.  ‘Abhay’- Instant, anywhere Card Control Application The chief objective of IDBI Bank 'Abhay' mobile app is to empower IDBI Bank customers' to gain personal control over their debit cards and safeguard them against any probable fraudulent activities on their debit card. IDBI Bank customers can now set…

Tirupati set to welcome International Institute of Digital Technology (IIDT)

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Government of Andhra Pradesh, vide Government Order No 15 dated 30-06-2016 announced the setting up of IIDT.
          The first campus of IIDT will be set up in Tirupati-The Temple City,  and subsequently expand to other cities of Andhra Pradesh.
          IIDT will be first of its kind, for developing engineers and entrepreneurs with next level technology skills.
          The IIDT will have five ‘schools of excellence’, at temple town Tirupati.           The five ‘Schools of Excellence’, are :- Internet of Things and Cloud,Cyber Security,Big Data Analytics, Model Computing and Digital User Experience
The objectives of IIDT are: To equip engineers and entrepreneurs with next generation technology skills.
Course Duration: -  1 year
Faculty: - Industry professionals through onsite or remote methodology
Finances: - Self-financing i.e Selected students will pay the 1 year fees. Scholarships may be announced in due course.
Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced budgetary support …

Safe ePayments @ Tamil Nadu Premier League

The main aim of TNPL is to attract audience to view the matches LIVE in the grounds rather than viewing in their homes.
All the effort has been directed to enhance the viewing experience. Though STAR India is the official broadcaster, the primary focus is on LIVE audience.
Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) is an Indian Twenty20 cricket league established by the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association (TNCA) in August, 2016. 
The domestic cricket competition is modelled along the lines of the popular Indian Premier League (IPL). In the first edition, only cricketers registered in Tamil Nadu are eligible for the competition. Depending on the response, cricketers registered in other states too would be welcome. 
TNPL Duration: 24/08/2016 to 18/09/2016
Grounds: 1.MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. 2.NPR College Ground, Dindigul. 3.India Cement Company Ground, Tirunelveli.
Teams: 01) Thoothukudi - Thoothukudi Sports & Entertainments Pvt Ltd Bidding Amount: INR 5.21 cr Team Name: ALBERT TUTI PATRIOT…