Now, bank KYC details can be updated by December

Mumbai, May 5 The RBI on Wednesday asked banks and other regulated financial entities not to impose any punitive restriction against customers for failure to update KYC till December-end, in view of the second wave of coronavirus cases. Regulated entities are being advised that for the customer accounts where…

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Updates: India Logged Highest Single-Day Covid Deaths Wednesday

India reported 3,780 Covid deaths in 24 hours on Wednesday – the highest in a day so far – pushing the total fatalities to 2,26,188. Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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US relents, says it will support patent waivers on Covid vaccines

United States on Tuesday announced it will support waiver of intellectual property protection on Covid-19 vaccines to help end the coronavirus pandemic. US Trade Representative Katherine Tai made the announcement after pressure from developing countries and liberal and progressive lawmakers in the US while disclosing that Washington will actively participate…

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Can coronavirus infection spread by flushing the toilet? Find out the truth here

A study published in the journal ‘Physics of Fluids’ said that blocking the path of faecal-oral transmission, which commonly occurs during toilet usage, is key to suppressing the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Read More | Source: Zee News…

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Teams Deployed To Identify Delhi’s Covid Super-Spreader Spots Amid Spike

A day after Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal directed officials to conduct a survey of the COVID super-spreader spots in the national capital, teams were deployed in several districts to… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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US Backs Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver Plan Proposed By India, South Africa

US President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday announced support for a global waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines, offering hope to poor nations that have struggled to access the… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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S Jaishankar To Join G7 Summit Virtually After Possible Covid Exposure

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, in Britain for G7 meetings, said on Wednesday he would hold his talks virtually after being exposed to possible coronavirus cases. Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Election Commission defers bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha, 8 assembly seats amid COVID-19 crisis

The Election Commission informed in its latest order that the upcoming by-polls to three Lok Sabha and eight assembly seats has been deferred due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in India. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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Rahul Gandhi seeks transparency from Centre over foreign aid allocation for COVID

Urging the government to be more transparent, he sought explanation regarding the amount of supplies received and asked if they have been distributed among the states. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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Facing thumbs down for in-person Covid-19 treatment due to liability issues, Indian doctors in US offer virtual help

Indian physicians in the US are getting a thumbs down from New Delhi in their effort to seek “blanket immunity and indemnification” from the Indian government for offering virtual or in-person Covid-19 services. The offer from US-based Indian physicians came amid an expected shortage of physicians in India following…

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