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Headlines: PM Modi To Launch 2 Customer-Centric Initiatives Of RBI Today

PM Modi To Launch 2 Customer-Centric Initiatives Of RBI Today

Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that he would be inaugurating two customer-centric initiatives of the Reserve Bank of India. PM Modi wrote: “At 11 AM tomorrow, 12th November, two innovative customer-centric initiatives of RBI would be launched. They are: RBI Retail Direct Scheme. Reserve Bank – Integrated Ombudsman Scheme. These schemes will benefit several of our citizens,” Prime Minister will launch the initiatives via video conferencing. These initiatives are the Retail Direct Scheme and the Reserve Bank – Integrated Ombudsman Scheme. While the Retail Direct Scheme will provide access to the government securities market to retail investors and they can directly invest in securities issued by the state governments and the government of India, the Integrated Ombudsman Scheme aims to improve the grievance redress mechanism for customer complaints regarding entities regulated by the Reserve Bank of India. The event will also be attended by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and RBI governor Shaktikanta Das. 

Covid-Bulletin: India Registers 12,516 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 98.26%

According to the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has registered 12,516 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country currently stands at 1,37,416, which is the lowest in 267 days. Meanwhile, daily recoveries have outnumbered new covid-19 cases with recording 13,155 recoveries in the previous 24 hours. The total recoveries in the country have reached 3,38,14,080. The daily and weekly positivity rate stands at 1.07% and 1.10%, respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 62.10 crore covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 110.79 crore covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

Chennai: Depression Crosses Tamil Nadu Coast; To Weaken Gradually 

On Friday, the Indian Meteorological Department took to Twitter and informed: “Depression over north coastal Tamil Nadu weakened into a Well Marked Low-Pressure Area over north Tamil Nadu and neighbourhood,” The state of Tamil Nadu has been dealing with heavy to very heavy rainfall from the past few days with school, colleges being shut and rescue teams being deployed across all districts. However, the weather department said that the latest observations show that the depression that caused heavy rain have crossed the north Tamil Nadu coast and is expected to weaken gradually into a well-marked low-pressure area. The IMD also hinted at the formation of a new low-pressure area over the south Andaman sea on 13th November.

Cut Ties With Terrorist Groups Says China, Pakistan, US, Russia To Taliban

On Thursday, China, Pakistan, the United States and Russia asked the Taliban to cut all forms of ties with all international terrorist groups, eliminate and dismantle them in a decisive manner. The 4 countries also asked the Taliban to deny space to any terrorist organization to operate from Afghanistan. Islamabad hosted the Troika Plus conference that was attended by special representatives Yue Xiaoyong (China), Zamir Kabulov (Russia) and Thomas West (The US). The Taliban side was represented by Interim Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi. As per the joint statement released after the conference, the 4 countries strongly condemned recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and also called on the Taliban to maintain a friendly approach towards neighbouring countries. The countries also expressed concerns over the possible humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. 

Shanaya Kapoor Starts Shooting For Her Debut Film; Bollywood Showers Love

Bollywood actor Sanjay Kapoor and Maheep Kapoor’s daughter Shanaya Kapoor is all set to make her Bollywood debut and has also started shooting for the same. Sanjay took to Twitter to wish her daughter luck in this new journey and wrote: “New beginnings, so proud of you, work hard, focus, this is only the beginning, sky is the limit. #firstdayshoot #excitingtimes, love you,” Many Bollywood personalities, including Neelam Kothari Soni, Farah Khan, Amrita Arora, and Bhavna Pandey dropped congratulatory messages. Shanaya Kapoor, who has worked as an assistant director on the film ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ will be making her Bollywood debut in Dharma Productions movie. No other information about the film has been revealed yet. 

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Bigg Boss 15: Fans Says Bigg Boss House Not Same After Afsana Khan’s Eviction 

After Afsana Khan tried to self-harm using a knife, the makers decided to oust Afsana from the house, and she was asked to leave the show from the confession room itself. The last night’s clip showed Afsana Khan arguing with Bigg Boss for not going out of the house. However, the makers called the crew so that she leaves the show. Fans witnessed an emotional episode when Afsana Khan had to leave the house due to the knife incident and her panic attack. The decision of makers hasn’t gone down well with Bigg Boss fans as they are saying that the entertainment quotient will drop after Afsana Khan’s eviction as they are demanding ‘We Want Afsana Back.’

Check out what netizens are saying in favour of Afsana Khan:

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