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Department of Post introduces free digital parcel locker service in Kolkata

The Department of Posts has introduced a free digital parcel locker service for the first time in India in Kolkata in the New Town and Nabadiganta IT Post Offices. Under the service, customers collect their consignment from specified post offices at their convenience. People who cannot receive the parcel during the working hours can collect ..

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9-15 October: National Postal Week 2019 celebrated

National Postal Week is being celebrated in the country from 9 October to 15 October 2019 to create awareness about the role and contributions of postal sector in social and economic development as well as in lives of people and business. The National Postal Week involves various programmes which started with celebration of the World ..

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India Post starts Speed Post Service to 6 new Foreign Countries

The Department of Posts under Union Ministry of Communications has announced commencing of International Speed Post (EMS) Service to six new foreign destinations in Asia, Europe and South America. Key Highlights India Post has expanded speed post service to 6 new foreign destinations namely Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kazakhstan, Lithuania and North Macedonia. The ..

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India Post Payments Bank to start operations with 650 branches in August 2018

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) is expected to go live with 650 branches in addition to 3,250 access points co-located at post offices in August, 2018 following final clearance from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to start. RBI has given approval to IPPB after testing its entire system. Key Facts IPPB was incorporated on August ..

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Department of Posts launches Cool EMS Service between India and Japan

Department of Posts under Ministry of Communications has launched Cool EMS Service between India and Japan. It is one-way service from Japan to India which allows customers in India to import Japanese food items for personal use which is allowed under Indian regulations. Cool EMS Service The Cool EMS Service came into force from March ..

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