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UPI's Game-Changing Impact On International Payments | Setup Guide | Must Watch For NRIs

UPI is now available in multiple countries. With more expected to join the list, this could have a game-changing impact on how Indians working abroad… send money to family, and friends back home. Watch this video to find out how to use UPI for international payments.

23 Feb 2024

Namo Bharat RRTS Trains: Necessity For Delhi-NCR Or A Vanity Project? | Explained | Mint Explains

Delhi is undergoing a mobility transformation. RRTS or the regional transit system is expected to play a big part in taking Delhi’s already relatively better transit network to the next level. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sahibabad RapidX Station, located in Uttar Pradesh.After the inauguration, PM Modi also flagged off the RapidX train connecting Sahibabad to Duhai depot. All this is part of what is known as RRTS or the Regional Rapid Transit System, the country's first semi-high-speed regional rail service. But Does Delhi really need the RRTS or is it just another vanity project? Watch the full video to find out.

2 Nov 2023

UPI to enter North America, other Middle-Eastern countries soon | Mint Primer | Mint

NPCI's UPI (Unified Payments Interface) is set to revolutionize global digital payments with its expansion into international markets. After successful launches in Singapore and France, UPI plans to enter North America and Middle-Eastern countries. The focus will be on countries significant to Indians traveling abroad or with large Indian diaspora. NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL), a subsidiary of NPCI, is spearheading the global partnerships to deploy UPI and RuPay outside of India, enabling cross-border transactions and merchant payments. With growing global acceptance, UPI is poised to accelerate the growth of digital transactions worldwide.

31 Jul 2023

Modi’s France visit made a resilient relationship stronger still | Mint Primer | Mint

India and France share a unique bond, both being gadflies on the international stage, unafraid to challenge established norms. Despite historical complexities, they recognized their partnership's potential to balance US influence and championed global causes like decolonization. France's mild response to India's nuclear tests and generous defense partnership showcase their special relationship. From Rafale deals to technology transfers, France proves to be a willing and competitive partner. As the world faces challenges, India and France stand resilient and ambitious, ready to weather storms and seize opportunities together. Join us to explore the intricacies of this remarkable global alliance.

31 Jul 2023

‘India Breakout Star…’; 9 Reasons World’s Biggest Money Manager Thinks Its ‘India’s Time’

India is on the rise. The increase in its economic and geopolitical heft was at full display during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent state visit to the US. His visit to France just days ago and the red carpet that was laid down for India are all signs that indicate that the world is becoming increasingly aware of the role India can play in the global world order. But why do global leaders, and financial institutions like the IMF, and World Bank among others think India is the next big thing? Watch this video to find out.

17 Jul 2023

UPI Goes Global; Now Pay In Rupees In France | PM Modi’s Big Announcement | Details

You can now use UPI to pay for things while visiting France. Another feather in the cap for UPI, which is India’s flagship digital payments system, India and France have agreed to allow the use of UPI in France. And this means Indians don’t have to worry about carrying forex cards or foreign currency anymore while visiting France.

15 Jul 2023

What Chanel CEO Leena Nair Told PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday acknowledged the significant role played by business leaders in strengthening the partnership between India and France. During his visit to France, he met French business leaders, thought leaders, and experts. The PM also met Chanel CEO, Leena Nair who recalled her meeting with the prime minister ‘PM was very keen to support other women and girls in the business. You could see his passion and commitment. Prime Minister is really interested in ensuring that India is an investment hub for everyone.

15 Jul 2023

France wants 20,000 Indian students by 2025: Read this before you make up your mind

France plans to invite 20,000 Indian students in the country by the year 2025. Are you interested?

2 min read14 Sep 2022

Ikea fined $1.2 million over spying campaign in France

Two former Ikea France executives were convicted and fined over the scheme and given suspended prison sentences

2 min read15 Jun 2021

India, France begin annual joint naval exercise Varuna

This is the 19th edition of the exercise and involves the participation of French Navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.Started in 1983, Indo-French naval cooperation plays a key role in the two countries’ joint vision for a 'free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific'.

2 min read25 Apr 2021
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