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SBI Cuts Saving Rates By 0.25% on all Deposits WEF 15 April

(New Delhi) SBI Cuts Saving Rates By 0.25% on all Deposits
The country’s largest lender SBI on Tuesday said it has cut savings rate by 0.25 per cent to 2.75 per cent on all deposits.
The new rate will come into effect from April 15, 2020.
The savings rate has been reduced to 2.75 per cent from 3 per cent
.The one-year MCLR comes down to 7.40 per cent per annum from 7.75 per cent per with effect from April 10, 2020
It is the 11th consecutive cut in MCLR in 2019-20

सोनिया और राहुल ने कोविड को लेकर पीएम मोदी पर हमला किया

(नई दिल्ली) सोनिया और राहुल ने कोविड को लेकर पीएम मोदी पर हमला किया
सोनिया और राहुल ने कोविड को लेकर अलग अलग पीएम मोदी पर हमला किया #कांग्रेस अध्यक्षा श्रीमती सोनिया गांधी ने सांसदों के वेतन से कटौती के सुझाव का तो स्वागत किया लेकिन इसके साथ ही उन्होंने सरकार के विज्ञापन आदि के खर्च में भी 30 फीसदी की कटौती और ‘सेंट्रल विस्टा’ परियोजना के स्थगन का सुझाव दिया
इसके अलावा उन्होंने मंत्रियों की विदेश यात्राओं पर दो वर्ष की रोक लगाने की भी मांग कर डाली
अब जाहिर है प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी अक्सर विदेशों में यात्राएं करते आ रहे हैं
इसके अतिरिक्त जीवन रक्षा दवाओं के निर्यात पर से अस्थाई रोक हटाने के नवीनतम फैंसले पर राहुल गांधी ने कहा के
भारत को सभी देशों की सहायता करनी चाहिए लेकिन जीवनरक्षक दवाइयां पहले भारतीयों को उपलब्ध कराई जानी चाहिए
विदेश मंत्रालय के नए बने प्रवक्ता श्रीवास्तव के अनुसार भारत ने प्रत्येक मामले के हिसाब से पड़ोसी देशों समेत अन्य को मलेरिया की दवा हाइड्रोक्सीक्लोरोक्वीन निर्यात करने का फैसला किया है। अधिकारियों ने मंगलवार को बताया कि कोरोना वायरस वैश्विक से निपटने में अंतरराष्ट्रीय समुदाय की मदद करने की भारत की प्रतिबद्धता के अनुरूप यह फैसला किया गया है। जबकि सोशल मीडिया में यह खबर वायरल हो रही है के मलेरिया आदि दवाओं के लिए यू एस प्रेजिडेंट डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प ने भारत को चेतावनी दी है तभी भारत ने दवाओं के निर्यात पर लगाई रोक को मात्र दो हफ्तों में ही वापिस ले लिया है

India Lifts Two Week Old Ban On Export of PCM +Hydroxycloroquine

(New Delhi)India to Lifts Ban On Export of PCM +Hydroxycloroquine After Two Weeks
India has decided to partially lift the ban on export of paracetamol and anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine in sync with its global commitment to deal with the coronavirus pandemic
This ban was imposed On March 25, in the midst of views in some quarters that the drug could be used to fight COVID-19. India is the largest exporter of the drug.
In a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week, President Donald Trump sought supply of hydroxychloroquine to the US to treat coronavirus infected people.
On Monday, Trump warned India that the US may retaliate if it did not export hydroxychloroquine despite his personal request.
Hydroxychloroquine is an old and inexpensive drug used to treat malaria. India is the largest producer of the drug globally.
The MEA New spokesperson responding to media queries on the issue.said
“We will also be supplying these essential drugs to some nations who have been particularly badly affected by the pandemic,”
India is learnt to have received requests from at least 20 countries including its immediate neighbours Sri Lanka and Nepal for supply of hydroxychloroquine.
Shrivastava said Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified lifting of restrictions on 14 drugs on Monday.
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President Trump Combat Against Covid

Sparing no expense to win this fight Against Covid 19 President Trump Says
“We have the best doctors, the best military leaders, and the best logistics professionals anywhere in the world,” President Trump said yesterday. “And we’re orchestrating a massive federal response unlike anything our country has ever seen or done.”
As per White House ,By tomorrow, the Federal Government will have deployed over 3,000 military and public health professionals to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and other parts of our country most affected by Coronavirus.
In the last 7 days, FEMA has airlifted crucial supplies and protective equipment from every corner of the Earth. Since last Sunday, cargo planes have delivered nearly 300 million gloves, almost 8 million masks, and 3 million gowns.
The government is delivering an additional 600,000 N95 masks to New York City to support its public hospital system, as requested by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Another 200,000 will be delivered to Suffolk County on Long Island.
Over the last 48 hours, FEMA has delivered an additional 500 ventilators to New Jersey. In addition, Louisiana has received 200, Michigan has received 300, and Illinois has gotten or will get 600 to address potential hotspots.
As of yesterday, the United States has tested and given results to 1.67 million people—far more than any other country on Earth.
In addition to these public health actions, President Trump has worked with Congress to prioritize the economic needs of American workers and small businesses. The $2+ trillion CARES Act signed into law on March 27 provides qualifying families with $2,400 in tax-free payments, along with an additional $500 for each child.
The Paycheck Protection Program, which launched Friday, approved more than 17,500 loans valued at over $5.4 billion on its first day. These loans, intended to keep more Americans employed, are 100% forgivable if used for qualifying expenses—and if all employees are kept on payroll.

112 French Citizens Evacuated From Kerala+TN in a Chartered AI Flight

(Kochi)112 French Citizens Evacuated From Kerala+TN in a Chartered AI Flight
The French citizens, mostly tourists and those who came for Ayurvedic treatment, were brought by the state tourism department 24 days ahead of their trip.
This Flight has been facilitated on the request Of Embassy of France and all Medical formalities are completed
French citizens were stranded due to the lockdown announced by the central government to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.
The Air India flight was chartered by the French government for evacuating its citizens in various cities in India including Kochi, Bengaluru and Mumbai.
On Friday, Gulf nation Oman had evacuated its 46 citizens stranded in Kochi in an Oman Air flight.

Blackmarketier Woman Arrested With 90 K Mask

(Mumbai)Blackmarketier Woman Arrested With 90 K Mask
The crime branch of Mumbai Police arrested a 34-year-old woman under the Essential Commodities Act for hoarding a huge quantity of masks for sale in black market
Masks are in high demand currently because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Unit-10 of the crime branch seized some 90,000 masks worth Rs 22.50 lakh from Rinku Tayyil, a resident of suburban Bandra
On March 28, the police had arrested five persons and seized 2.97 lakh masks worth Rs 74.90 lakh, he said.

Anupama V Nadella Donates ₹2 Crore to PM Care Fund

Anupama V Nadella Donates ₹2 Crore to PM Care Fund
She is wife of Satya Nadella of Microsoft
Welcoming her gesture, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu expressed his deep appreciation of her concern for, and solidarity with, the people of the country at this hour.
Anupama had earlier donated Rs 2 crore to Telangana Chief Minister Welfare Fund to be used to help the poor during the lockdown period.

Retirement of Govt Servants on 31st March Is Unchanged

(New Delhi)Retirement of Govt Servants on 31st March Is Unchanged
In view of the unprecedented situation arising out of country-wide lockdown
, it is clarified that the central Government employees who are attaining the age of superannuation on 31st March, 2020 and due to retire, shall retire from Central Government service on 31st March, 2020,
irrespective of whether they are working from home or working from office.

12 K Fake N95 Masks @ ₹ 20 Lakh Seized from Bengaluru

(Bengaluru) 12 K Fake N95 Masks Seized from Bengaluru
12,000 fake N95 face masks were seized from a warehouse by the Central Crime Branch
The filtering masks have been in demand since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which has claimed 32 lives and affected 1,251 people in the country.
As per Local Police “So far, the accused has sold 70,000 masks at a cost of Rs 1.05 crore”
The warehouse in Kalyan Nagar was raided on Monday night and 12,300 fake N95 masks worth Rs 20 lakh were seized
There is a shortage of these masks in the market. Complaints have also been received by authorities that masks are being sold at exorbitant prices.

Muslim Woman Donates ₹5 Lakh Meant for Holiest Pilgrimage ,Hajj

(New Delhi) Muslim Woman Donates ₹5 Lakh Meant for Hajj Pilgrimage
Hajj is the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, the holiest city of Muslims.
A Muslim woman from Jammu and Kashmir has donated her savings of Rs 5 lakh, meant for the Hajj pilgrimage, to the RSS-affiliated ‘Sewa Bharati’
Khalida Begum, 87, who saved Rs 5 lakh for Hajj, was forced to defer her plans for the pilgrimage due to the lockdown.
Meanwhile, since the lockdown was announced, Sewa Bharati volunteers across the country have been providing food and other essential items to the needy. The Sangh-affiliate’s volunteers were seen on Saturday managing crowd and providing food to them at the Anand Vihar bus terminal in Delhi.