Push e-mail provides capability by which new e-mails are actively transferred
State-run BSNL has tied-up with Bharat Berry Technologies to provide push-mail services for all its mobile subscribers in less than Rs2 per day.
“This BSNL and Bharat Berry partnership will provide its customers with an easy to use, cost effective solution for their mobile push e-mail requirements,” BSNL chairman and managing director RK Upadhyay said.
Push e-mail provides capability by which new e-mails are actively transferred. BSNL in alliance with Bharat Berry is targeting this service for all range of handsets carrying Blackberry, Symbian, Android, and Window Mobile which will cover all major mobile handsets.
Secure Income plan is available for customers in the age group of 0 to 60 years and for terms ranging from 15 to 65 years
Future Generali India Life Insurance Company has launched Secure Income Plan—a mix of traditional endowment with annual income benefits.
Secure Income plan is available for customers in the age group of 0 to 60 years and for terms ranging from 15 to 65 years. On completion of the premium payment period, accrued compounded reversionary bonuses are paid.
After the chosen premium payment period, every year 5.5% of sum assured is paid as guaranteed annual cash back in addition to cash bonus till the end of the policy term. On maturity, the policyholder would receive the sum assured plus the terminal bonus. The plan could be purchased from a low ticket size of Rs10,000 onwards.
According to the company another five new products were planned this year and it was awaiting clearance from the regulatory authorities.
The survey also found that the use of cards for shopping was more among the youth
According to a survey conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), women they use their debit cards less frequently. Women prefer to use credit cards for shopping to avail themselves of the 45-day credit period. However, when there is a need of hard cash to meet day to day needs, it is men who swipe their debit cards at ATMs.
The survey also found that the use of cards for shopping was more among the youth; the use of debit cards for shopping was the highest in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Further, debit cards were mainly used for withdrawing cash or shopping purposes and the use of these cards for bills payment/ticket purchase was still low. The survey covered 600 ATMs distributed proportionately over metro, urban, semi-urban and rural regions, constituting 1% of the total number of 60,000 ATMs in the country.