The BMC directive, under the Epidemic Diseases Act, comes amid complaints that several private clinics, pathology labs and medical shops etc are closed, possibly due to the fear of infection. … [Read more...] about Mumbai: BMC asks private doctors to keep clinics open
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The Rs 1.07 lakh crore package, announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 26, depends on Aadhaar-linked Jan Dhan bank accounts to deliver the direct benefit transfer (DBT) schemes to 80 crore poorest Indians over a three-month period, effective immediately. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Govt relief package may not reach the poor – here is why
If you are facing a financial crunch due to the Coronavirus Disease’s (COVID-19) economic impact, you can now dip into your employees’ provident fund (EPF) corpus to survive the crisis. After Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement on March 26 permitting such withdrawals, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has now operationalised the process for facilitating this withdrawal. It is termed ‘non-refundable advance’ in official parlance. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: How much can you withdraw from your EPF?
That is problematic now when many people 65 and older, who are regarded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) as most at risk of severe illness related to the coronavirus, are shutting themselves in. Many nursing homes have closed off to visitors entirely. Yet people are seeking human interaction and communication through the web or their devices to stave off loneliness and to stay positive. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | As life moves online, an older generation faces a digital divide
The New York attorney general’s office is “concerned that Zoom’s existing security practices might not be sufficient to adapt to the recent and sudden surge in both the volume and sensitivity of data being passed through its network,” the letter said. “While Zoom has remediated specific reported security vulnerabilities, we would like to understand whether Zoom has undertaken a broader review of its security practices.” … [Read more...] about New York attorney general looks into Zoom’s privacy practices