12th April 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-04-13

? National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on April 11 every year. At the request of WRAI, an alliance of 1800 organizations, in 2003, the Government of India declared April 11th, the anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi’s birth, as National Safe Motherhood Day. India is the 1st country in the world to have socially declared a National Safe Motherhood Day.

? TRAI recommends that all DTH and cable set-top-boxes (STBs) provided to the customers support interoperability.

? LIC gives 30-days extension for premiums due in March, April amid Covid-19.

? The Reserve Bank of India launched a twitter campaign urging bank customers to adopt digital modes of payment that are convenient and safe. The face of the campaign is Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan.

? Doctors of Indian origin worldwide joined hands under the umbrella of ‘Global Indian Physician COVID-19 Collaborative’ to combat coronavirus.

? World Homoeopathy Day celebrated on April 10; marks birth anniversary of homoeopathy’s founder Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.

? Jana Small Finance Bank has launched “DigiGen” a digital banking platform where customers can digitally open a savings account and fixed deposit instantly, any time, anywhere.

? Apple and Google to assist governments and health agencies in enabling contact tracing to curb Covid-19 spread.

? The “Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker” has identified India’s response to Covid-19 as one of the most stringent in the world. India score in “Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker” is 100.

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