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Renting Bank Lockers: Charges, Guidelines and Alternatives

Bank Lockers Bank lockers have always been considered a safe and preferred place to store jewels, stock certificates, deeds and other valuables. While most banks offer such a facility, the locker size, annual rent, deposit required, time period and provision for refund differs for various banks. As you can see in the table below Private Banks like HSBC charge […] Continue reading →

Dry Day in Delhi – Jan 2013

Dry Day in Delhi - Jan 2013 Department of Excise, Entertainment and Luxury Tax has declared following days on January 2013 in Delhi as Dry day. Dry days are days when you cannot buy alcoholic drinks. January 25, 2013 (Friday) – ID E Milad January 26, 2013 (Saturday) – Republic Day All liquor shops would be closed in Delhi on above two […] Continue reading →

Decoding Your Restaurant Bill

Restaurant bill - how to decode Be it your Marriage Anniversary or your Birthday or just another day We love going to Restaurants. But have you ever checked the Restaurant Bills? At the end of the bill we see several headers like Service Charge, VAT, Service Tax, Tax1 and many headers I fail to comprehend. A few days back Central & Central Excise Department, […] Continue reading →

ID Proof Mandatory while Traveling in Reserved Classes on Railways

ID proof for travelling in Indian Railway From December 1, 2012 Indian Railways has made it mandatory to carry original Identity Proof for travelling in all reserved classes of railways.  List of ID Proof Documents: Voter Photo Identity Card issued by Election Commission of India Passport PAN Card Driving License Nationalized Bank Passbook with Photographs Credit Card with Photographs Aadhaar Card Photo […] Continue reading →