Facebook has picked up at 9.99% stake in the Reliance industries JIO platforms for 43,574 crore rupees making it the largest FDI in the technology sector in India. The deal values are due at 4.62 lakh crore rupees.
Donald Trump announced a 60-day ban on immigrants seeking to live and work in America permanently and said he could extend it depending on the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
The ICMR ordered the states to avoid using the COVID-19 rapid testing kits for the next 2 days as the reports are coming of abnormality in results. The kits will be tested and validated by ICMR teams and an advisory on the news will be issued in the coming 2 days.
Over a hundred families within the president’s estate went on self-isolation after one person tested positive for COVID-19. The main Rashtrapati Bhavan where President Ramnath Kovind that his family stays remains unaffected.
According to the UN, about 265 million people around the world are expected to face acute food insecurity by the end of this year. In doubling of the 130 million estimated to suffer severe food shortage last year.