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National Postal Week: Hyderabad's stamp-collectors reminisce postal glory days

This National Postal Week, we speak to philatelists about their collections and the Chief Postmaster General of Telangana about the future of postal services.

published on : 12th October 2021

India Post Payments Bank, LIC Housing tie up to sell home loans

Under the strategic partnership, credit underwriting, processing, and disbursement for all home loans will be handled by LICHFL, while IPPB will source the loans.

published on : 7th September 2021

Odisha sees high growth in small savings, India Post nets Rs 216 crore last fiscal

The State has 7,300 post offices with around 2.2 crore accounts. The growth has continued this fiscal too as Rs 50 crore of deposits and Rs 152.63 crore of premiums have been collected till July. 

published on : 29th August 2021

India Post nets Rs 216 crore during pandemic as Odisha sees high growth in small savings

Despite the crippling impact of the virus, the Odisha circle of Department of Posts (DoP) has witnessed a significant growth in small savings and insurance premiums.

published on : 29th August 2021

Department of Posts detects misappropriation of Rs 2.44 crore of depositors' money in Odisha

Secretary of DoP Vineet Pandey said the fraud has been detected at Lachipeta, Malkangiri Colony, and Bhejangiwada post offices under the Koraput division.

published on : 27th August 2021

India Post raises awareness on viral hepatitis

The Department of Health and Family Welfare released a special postal cover on World Hepatitis Day in association with the India Post.

published on : 29th July 2021

Individuals can now update mobile numbers on Aadhaar at their doorstep with help of postman

The service to be available through a network of 650 India Post Payments Banks, 1.46 lakh postmen and Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS).

published on : 20th July 2021

'Efficient' postmaster in Odisha lands in jail for stealing money from customers

Madhabananda Barik, who was recently awarded by his department for his efficiency, was found to be withdrawing depositors' money from their Sukanya Samrudhi accounts.

published on : 23rd June 2021

'Rat'ted out!: Rodents help excise officials detect liquor that reached Kochi via Speed Post

After the rats ate up some portions of the packet, the India Post officers detected the mischief. The incident was reported on Tuesday when India Post officials alerted the Excise department. 

published on : 16th June 2021

Aadhaar not mandatory for booking an international parcel: India Post

It is mandatory to produce an identity proof acceptable for important transactions like booking an international parcel or international EMS (Merchandise) for safety and security reasons.

published on : 11th September 2018

PM Narendra Modi blames Congress' 'phone-a-loan' scam for bad loans crisis

Modi targeted the Congress’ ‘phone banking’ culture whereby the party high command would dial PSU bank chiefs to facilitate loans to corporates of their choice.

published on : 1st September 2018

Your Aadhaar is now just a Google search away, says French ethical hacker

Aadhaar data provided to approved third party affiliates can be found with a simple Google search using the Aadhaar catchphrase ‘Mera Aadhaar Meri Pehchan’.

published on : 17th March 2018

After exposing vulnerabilities in India Post, BSNL websites, French hacker points fingers at Aadhaar data leakage in Andhra government site

A French security researcher who goes by the pseudonym Elliot Alderson on Wednesday exposed how biometric details of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families were openly available.

published on : 15th March 2018

Following TNIE reportage India Post says bugs being fixed, extra security layer added

India Post confirmed that another layer of security has been added by restricting the access to the intended users only.

published on : 13th March 2018

TNIE Exclusive: Ever used India Post? Well your information is vulnerable to hacking

The attacks were carried out using a flaw in Apache Struts, a Java platform used by the Department of Posts to develop Java applications.

published on : 11th March 2018
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