Mumbai: A 71-year-old depositor of fraud- hit PMC Bank died of a heart attack at his residence here, his relative said on Friday. Pratap Jiandani suffered a heart attack on Thursday afternoon at his residence in suburban Mulund, he said. Earlier, at least eight depositors, who had high quantum of money stuck with the bank, had died in the last couple of months, including one who committed suicide. Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC Bank), which was put under restrictions by the RBI in September after an alleged Rs 4,355 crore scam came to light. However, his death was nothing to do with the bank scam, said Jiandani's relative Mukesh Chhandiramani. Jiandani's son is returning from Spain after which his last rites will be performed, he said. Untitled Carousel Maharashtra government suggests merger of scam-hit PMC Bank with MSC BankThe Maharashtra government has suggested merger of the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank with the MSC Bank in a bid to provide … [Read more...] about PMC Bank crisis: 71-year-old depositor dies of heart attack in Mulund
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At a UPS operating center in midtown Manhattan, two cargo delivery bikes will soon begin rolling out of a driveway in the morning a few hours before the usual delivery trucks begin their routes. The company is part of a new six-month pilot program in New York City that will test how well cargo bikes, with electric “pedal assist” for couriers, can potentially help relieve traffic by replacing some delivery trucks. A similar system is already in use in several other cities around the world: New York can learn from what’s working elsewhere to consider how the pilot could scale up. advertisement advertisement In European cities, UPS typically brings a shipping container from a depot to a spot in the city center early in the morning, and couriers on bikes take loads of deliveries to nearby neighborhoods. Since the cargo bikes can’t carry as much as a truck, the cyclists have to make multiple trips; the system only makes economic sense in congested areas … [Read more...] about What will make cargo bike package delivery succeed in New York?
BBPS allows you to pay electricity, telephone, water supply, gas and DTH bills. The Reserve Bank of India's recent approval to the National Payments Corporation of India to commercialise the Bharat Bill Payment System means you would soon be able to make payments to all utility providers, buy/service investment products, and even pay municipal corporations without having to log on to their respective Web sites. And it could be more cost effective as well. "The biller is likely to absorb the cost of such transactions. But if the customer opts for payment through an agent using cash or cheque, there will be a nominal fee, which will be based on the bill amount," says Sunil Kulkarni, joint managing director, Oxigen Services India, one of the participants in the BBPS.In the initial days, consumers can expect 2 TO 5 per cent discounts for using this service, say experts. As the cost of handling payments come down for billers, they may choose to pass the benefit to the consumer. As these … [Read more...] about Pay all bills, make investments from one place
Navigating the library of Amazon Prime Video’s television series offerings can be daunting, particularly when it comes to finding the good stuff. In order to make your search a little easier, we’ve put together a list of our favorite original projects available on the streaming platform in December 2019. More from Amazon Prime Video Here are the best movies on Amazon Prime right now Here are the best shows on Amazon Prime right now What’s new on Amazon Prime Video The shows on our list are true Amazon Originals — produced in-house by Amazon Studios in much the same way Netflix produces its Netflix Originals — and there are a lot of them now that Amazon has been ratcheting up production in recent years. Best Amazon Original Series for December 2019 Bosch The Boys Comrade Detective Fleabag Goliath Good Omens The Grand Tour The Man in the High Castle The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel New Yorker Presents One Mississippi Patriot Philip K. Dick’s … [Read more...] about The best Amazon Original series available now (December 2019)
Black Friday shopping fever has engulfed the UK, with fights breaking out between bargain-hunting shoppers, stores forced to close, and retailers’ websites crashing as shoppers scrambled to grab discounted goods. Police were called to at least 16 Tesco stores around the country after staff were overwhelmed by 500-strong crowds battling over discounted TVs, kitchen goods and clothing. The scenes led one senior police officer to call on shoppers to ask themselves: “What on Earth was I doing?” A number of stores were closed after fights broke out between shoppers trying to get their hands on sale stock. A police spokesman said a woman was injured at a Tesco store in Stretford, Manchester, “after being hit by a falling television”. A man was arrested on suspicion of assault at a Tesco store in Salford. Greater Manchester police used their Twitter feed to urge customers to keep calm. Many shoppers were determined to bag a bargain, regardless of what it was. … [Read more...] about Black Friday fever: police deal with desperate shoppers