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What are new Guidelines issued by RBI on Issuance of Credit and Debit Cards?

On 21st April 2022, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a fresh set of guidelines for the issuance of debit and credit cards. These newly issued guidelines will come into effect from July 1 2022 and will be applicable to all banks except state cooperative banks, payments banks, and district central cooperative banks. These ..

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Standards for Charging Infrastructure for EV

The Ministry of Power recently released revised guidelines for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.  The ministry has released these guidelines to increase the adoption of EVs and also to fasten the adoption. About the Guidelines It allows the entities or individuals to create charging stations without the need for license. However, they should meet certain technical ..

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Space Debris Guidelines of United Nations

The Chinese rocket Long March 5B recently fell into the Indian Ocean near Maldives. The track of the falling rocket couldn’t be predicted for days. However, the European Space Agency announced that the rocket might fall anywhere between 41.5 degree north and 41.5 degrees south latitude. This put several highly populated cities at risk. The ..

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New US rules on Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration if the United States has recently issued new guidelines that eases restrictions on the use of drones. This is likely to expand the commercial uses of the technology in the country. Key Features The guidelines were issued by amending the Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2018. The guidelines allow operation of ..

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Operational Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently published the COVID-19 Vaccine Operational Guidelines. The Ministry had detailed its plan to carry out the administration of COVID-19 vaccine in the country. Key Highlights In Phase I of the COVID-19 Vaccination drive, the Government of India is to vaccinate thirty crore people. This includes health care ..

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WHO suspended Hydroxycloroquine trials

The World Health Organization recently suspended its trials on the efficacy of the drug Hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19. The HCQ trial is one of the four mega trials initiated by the organization. Mega Trials The four mega trials include HCQ, Lopinavir and Ritonavir, Lopinavir and Ritonavir along with Interferon and Remdesivir. India’s Current Status After ..

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