Fact check: Was Lachlan Macquarie a mass murderer who ordered the genocide of Indigenous people?

She added: “But you could mount an argument that it was, in fact, genocide. You don’t have to completely wipe out a people for it to be genocide. If you want to retrospectively consider Macquarie’s attempt to wipe out the Gandangara [at Appin], you would say that by a UN definition it looks, smells and […]

Martin Lewis issues 5min bank account challenge – and it could save you hundreds

As to what you should cut, Martin said sometimes it would be obvious – such as payments for services they long since haven’t had. An example of this is paying to insure a fridge for a house they left years ago.

ICICI Bank launches overdraft facility for salary account customers: Here’s how to use it

Private sector lender, ICICI Bank has launched an overdraft (OD) facility, Insta FlexiCash, for its salaried account customers who are facing a cash crunch. “It is designed to protect ICICI Bank Salary Account customers from missing their Equated Monthly Instalments (EMIs) or cheque bounces due to insufficient funds by providing short-term instant credit. Customers can […]

Monzo’s new bank account gives you fee-free holiday withdrawals and credit score checks – but it costs £5 a month

“So we’ve doubled down on that and created a premium product that we believe makes Monzo even better at managing your money, refocused on benefits that help customers today and in the future.”

Explained: All you need to know about zero-balance savings accounts

To open a basic savings account, you should be Indian resident above the age of 18. Importantly, you shouldn’t be holding any other savings account with the same bank. For instance, if you are holding a regular savings bank account with SBI, then it should be closed within 30 days of opening a basic savings […]

Santander slashes current account cashback rates and hikes fees by up to £12 a year

Switching is easy. Under the switching service, swapping banks should take seven working days. That includes all your payments, direct debits and standing orders being moved too. Just open your new account and then ask your new provider to close your old account using the switch service. Make sure you are eligible. Most accounts have certain requirements, […]

PF withdrawal: Here’s how to claim online PF to meet financial challenges amid coronavirus

– A new page will appear on screen with all information such as name, date of birth, and last four digits of Aadhaar number. The page will also show bank account details. Enter the last four digits of the bank account and click on verify. A pop-up will appear on your screen asking you to […]

New bank transfer rules come into force today – all you need to know

If you used the right account name, you will get confirmation that the details match, and can go ahead with the payment If you used a similar name to the account holder, you will be told the actual name of the account holder to check. You can update the details and try again, or contact […]

Missing old data makes online tax payment tough

New Delhi: Citizen groups, residents welfare associations and experts have raised questions about the old property tax data, which was gathered over the last 12 years, not being utilised in the new portal made by National Informatics Centre. The taxpayers, meanwhile, have to feed all the data again while filing their taxes. United Residents Joint […]

Billions of stolen usernames and passwords discovered for sale on the Dark Web – with bank accounts being flogged for as little as £56

Rick Holland, chief information security officer and vice president of strategy at Digital Shadows, said: ‘The sheer number of credentials available is staggering and in just over the past one-and-a-half years we’ve identified and alerted our customers to some 27 million credentials – which could directly affect them.