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While you can use a credit card to pay for an array of needs and requirements in a simple swipe or click, you can pay your credit card bill conveniently too. Issuers offer a range of online and offline payment options to make it easier for you to clear your dues and enjoy the perks of credit cards hassle-free. Here’s a snapshot of how you can pay your credit card bills with ease.
- Online modes of credit card bill payment
You can choose to pay your credit card bill online to save on time and energy. Here are the most popular ways.
- Through net banking
You can make your credit card bill payment via net banking after registering yourself for this service. By linking a credit card to your net banking account, you can pay your credit card bills in just a click every month. In this case, your credit card account becomes a beneficiary in your account. For added security, you can set a maximum cap for the transactions based on your average monthly bills. This ensures that no fraudulent transactions are carried out.
- Through mobile banking or via an app
You can also use your bank’s mobile banking app to pay your credit card bill. You just have to install the app on your device and log into the app. Your linked credit card account is protected with high security and hence, you can pay using this mode through your savings or current account without worrying about cyber theft. Conversely, you can also add your issuer’s app to your smartphone and pay via their bill desk directly.
- Through the NACH facility
If paying your credit card bill every month is a hassle for you, the best way is to register yourself for the NACH facility. Submit the NACH form to the credit card issuer to link your existing savings or credit account with the credit card and make automated bill payments on a monthly basis.
- Through NEFT
If you want to pay your credit card bill from an account that you hold with another financial institution, you can do it through NEFT. Just remember that any payments that you make after business hours of the financial institution are credited on the next business day.
- Through bill desk
You can go to the issuer’s website and use their bill desk to pay your credit card bill. You just have to fill out the requested details like your name, your credit card number and the bill amount. Next, you will be redirected to the issuer’s net banking portal where you can complete your bill payment. If your transaction is successful, you will receive a confirmation and a transaction reference number, which you should save for future reference.
- Offline modes of credit card bill payment
You can also pay your credit card bill offline through the modes listed below.
- Through cash
To pay your credit card bills in cash, visit the nearest issuer’s branch and proceed with the payment procedure. However, when you pay by cash you’ll usually have to pay a processing fee per credit card bill payment to the issuer.
- Cheque payment
If you want to pay your credit card bill using cheques, visit your nearest issuer’s branch and drop off the cheque with your credit card number and other details on it. You can also drop cheques at your issuer’s drop box at various registered locations.
Cheque payments need 3 working days to be cleared. So, if you are paying your bills by cheque then pay it at least 3-4 ahead of your due date. This will ensure that your payment reflects within the due date so that you avoid a penalty on your next bill.
- Through ATMs
You can pay your credit card bills via any of the nearest ATMs of the bank where you hold an account. The benefit of using this mode of offline payment is that it is available to you 24/7.
The best credit cards in India, like Bajaj Finserv RBL SuperCard, offer most of these payment facilities keeping your convenience in mind. For example, you can easily pay your SuperCard bill by using the RBL MyCard App. Other than making credit card payments, you can also manage your credit card account, keep a tab on your transactions, and even download the monthly credit card statements using this app.
Moreover, if you use a SuperCard, you can also enjoy other benefits like interest-free cash withdrawal from your credit limit for up to 50 days, interest-free emergency loans from your credit limit for up to 50 days and conversion of purchases above Rs.3,000 into 3 easy EMIs. To enjoy all these benefits, check out the pre-approved offers from Bajaj Finserv to speed up your application and avail instant credit.
NEW DELHI - India Navy sending four ships for exercises and port visits with the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia to strengthen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, its navy said Wednesday, as China's maritime power grows in the area.
The Indian ships will spend more than two months in the region, the navy said in a statement.
Commander Vivek Madhwal, the Indian navy spokesman, said four ships will take part.
The ships will also participate in a multilateral exercise, MALABAR-21, along with the Japanese, Australian and U.S. navies, the statement said.
It said the exercises will enhance coordination with friendly countries, based on common maritime interests and a commitment to freedom of navigation.
"Besides regular port calls, the task group will operate in conjunction with friendly navies to build military relations and develop interoperability in the conduct of maritime operations," the statement said.
The U.S., India, Japan and Australia are part of the Quad regional alliance created in response to China's growing economic and military strength. Washington has long viewed New Delhi as a key partner in efforts to blunt increasing Chinese assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region.
India is also in a continuing standoff with China over their disputed border in the eastern Ladakh region. The countries have stationed tens of thousands of soldiers backed by artillery, tanks and fighter jets along their de facto border, called the Line of Actual Control.
Last year, 20 Indian troops died in a clash with Chinese soldiers involving clubs, stones and fists in a portion of the disputed border. China said it lost four soldiers.(VOA/HP)
The UK government on Thursday announced that it will move India from the red to the amber list on Sunday, in the country's latest update to the 'Red-Amber-Green' traffic light ratings for arrivals into England amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
This means the visit visas for the UK from India are open, in addition to other long-term visas that have remained open. But travellers from India arriving in England can complete a 10-day quarantine at home or in the place they are staying (not mandatorily quarantine in a managed hotel).
The UK government also announced that arrivals from France to England will no longer need to quarantine if they are fully vaccinated. The step aligns France with the rest of the amber list now that the proportion of beta variant cases has fallen, where those who are fully vaccinated with a vaccine authorised and administered in the UK, the US or Europe do not need to quarantine when arriving in England.
This move also simplifies the system to three categories, as well as the green watch list to give travellers notice where green status is at risk.
To continue cautiously reopening international travel, Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, Romania and Norway will be added to the government's green list, having demonstrated they posed a low risk to UK public health.
Besides India, Bahrain, Qatar and the UAE will also be moved from the red to the amber list, as the situation in these countries has improved.
The data for all countries will be kept under review and the government will not hesitate to take action where a country's epidemiological picture changes, a statement by the UK government said.
Following an assessment of the latest data, Georgia, La Reunion, Mayotte and Mexico will be added to the red list as they present a high public health risk to the UK from known variants of concern, known high-risk variants under investigation or as a result of very high in-country or territory prevalence of Covid-19.
Arrivals from Spain and all its islands are advised to use a PCR test as their pre-departure test wherever possible, as a precaution against the increased prevalence of the virus and variants in the country.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said: "We are committed to opening up international travel safely, taking advantage of the gains we've made through our successful vaccination programme, helping connect families, friends and businesses around the world.
"While we must continue to be cautious, today's changes reopen a range of different holiday destinations across the globe, which is good news for both the sector and travelling public."
Since February, anyone who arrives in the UK from a red list country has been required by law to book a stay in a managed quarantine facility for 10 days.
In order to ensure taxpayers are not subsidising the costs of staying in these facilities, which have gone up, the cost will increase from August 12. Alternative payment arrangements remain available to those who genuinely cannot afford to pay and rates remain the same for children up to 12.(IANS/HP)
A Hindu temple in Pakistan's Punjab province was reportedly vandalized by hundreds of people after a nine-year-old Hindu boy, who allegedly urinated at a local seminary, received bail, a media report said on Thursday.
According to the Dawn news report, the incident took place on Wednesday in Bhong town, about 60 km from Rahim Yar Khan city.
Besides the vandalization, the mob also blocked the Sukkur-Multan Motorway (M-5), the report added.
Citing sources, Dawn news said that a case was registered against the minor on July 24 based on a complaint filed by a cleric, Hafiz Muhammad Ibrahim, of the Darul Uloom Arabia Taleemul Quran.
The sources said that "some Hindu elders did tender an apology to the seminary administration saying the accused was a minor and mentally challenged".
But, when a lower court granted him bail a few days ago, some people incited the public in the town on Wednesday and got all shops there closed in protest, the report quoted the sources as further saying.
A video clip showing people wielding clubs and rods storming the temple and smashing its glass doors, windows, lights, and damaging the ceiling fans went viral on social media.
In response, one Twitter user said: "Ganesh Temple, village Bhong in Rahim Yar Khan, Punjab has been ravaged. Another day, another attack on Hindus in Pakistan."
Another said: "Yesterday, the mob ran amok at Temple over minor boy issue who allegedly urinated, the boy said to be mentally handicapped. Hindu community made an apology for the boy — a case registered against the nine-year-old boy. Those vandalized temples, no FIR registered against them."
District police spokesman Ahmed Nawaz Cheema said Rangers had been deployed in the troubled area and the situation was under control.
A small town close to the River Indus and Sindh-Punjab border, Bhong houses a number of gold traders who originally hail from Ghotki and Dehrki (Sindh), according to the Dawn news report.
A ruling PTI member representing the minority said he had been in touch with the local Hindu community and influential Rais family of Bhong since the issue surfaced.