Top 5 Current Affairs of the day: 24 March 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed until 2021
Based on the news and information shared by an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound, the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020 might be postponed amid COVID-19 chaos until 2021. The Tokyo Olympics was previously scheduled to take placed in the mid of 2020. However, due to the recent epidemic of Covid-19, Corona Virus, the Olympics games are supposed to be rescheduled in 2021.
No charges on withdrawal of money from ATMs for next 3 months, Temporarily suspension of minimum balance norms for savings account and reduction in bank charges for trade
Amidst COVID-19 outbreak through nation and rising concerns of the Indians, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released a statement in a press conference on March 24, 2020, She took several relief measures to minimise and soothe the impact of Corona virus on Indian economy. Some of the steps included no charges on withdrawal of money from ATMs for next 3 months, Temporarily suspension of minimum balance norms for savings account and reduction in bank charges for trade and finance consumers
After the emergence of Disastrous Corona virus there is a news of another virus appearance in China. The virus raised global concerns and worries after a report stated that a man from Yunnan Province of China died recently After the testing positive for the virus on March 23, 2020.The new virus Named as ‘Hantavirus’, the virus is fatal and spreads through rodents.
How to get Curfew Pass amidst Coronavirus Lockdown in Delhi?
Delhi has been imposed under a statewide curfew and complete lockdown with effect from March 23, 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. People have been asked to strictly follow section 144 in the national capital. People working in private offices and organisations need to carry curfew pass while travelling in Delhi. The curfew pass is issued by the nearest DCP office.
Coronavirus Vaccine: When will it be ready?
A Chinese investigation team led by senior bioengineer Chen Wei has started the first clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine.
This may raising hopes of people for a curable treatment of deadly corona virus. The first phase of the vaccine’s clinical trial was registered on March 17, 2020.
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