? Chhattisgarh government has recently launched a website ‘Cghaat’ to provide home delivery of fruits and vegetables during the lockdown.
? NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan, Jessica Meir and Russian space agency Roscosmos’ Oleg Skripochka return to earth from the International Space Station after more than 200 days in space.
? The Pusa Decontamination and Sanitizing Tunnel was inaugurated recently. It is developed by ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute.
? IIT Ropar designs ‘WardBot’ to deliver food, medicines to COVID-19 patients in isolation wards without human intervention.
? The licence of the Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank of Goa Ltd. has been cancelled by the Reserve Bank of India.
? Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launches “Kisan Rath” Mobile App to facilitate transportation of foodgrains and perishables during lockdown.
? International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) President Tamas Ajan resigned within the wake of allegations of corruption and doping violations.
? RBI cut reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 3.75%; benchmark repo rate kept unchanged at 4.40%.
? RBI raises Ways and Means Advances limit for States by 60% over and above the level as on 31 March 2020.
? LCR requires banks to hold enough high-quality liquid assets such as short-term government bonds.
? RBI allows NBFCs to extend the date for commencement of commercial operations (DCCO) for loans given to commercial real estate by additional one year without considering it as restructuring.