India sees third COVID-19 death, number of affected climbs to 126

A 63-year-old man, who returned from a trip to Dubai, and was under treatment at the state-run Kasturba Hospital in south central Mumbai for the past five days, died on Tuesday

RBI to inject Rs1,00,000-cr liquidity into financial markets

RBI will also undertake another 6-month dollar/rupee sell/buy swap auction on 23 March to provide liquidity to the foreign exchange market

US Fed cuts rate to 0-0.25% in coronavirus fight

Along with the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, Bank of Japan, Bank of England and Australia’s central bank announced rate cuts to pump in extra liquidity while five other central banks, including Reserve Bank of India, opened swap lines to make it easier to provide dollars to their financial institutions, to calm markets

COVID-19: Modi moots $10 bn Saarc fund; discusses way forward

India, Modi said, has set up an Integrated Disease Surveillance Portal to better trace possible virus carriers and the people they contacted and that this surveillance software could be shared with other Saarc member countries

Yes Bank rescue: SBI, 7 other investors to pool in over Rs12,000 cr

SBI, the lead investor, which has proposed to invest up to Rs7,250 crore in Yes Bank, has also recommended that the current administrator of Yes Bank, Prashant Kumar, be appointed as the new CEO of the bank



Is COVID-19 covered under Health Insurance ?

In the last two weeks, the public at large from all over India has been seeking advice on Health Insurance and Term Insurance. Even Indians already in foreign countries who have an Overseas Travel Policy have asked whether it covers treatment for COVID-19 abroad, if required

To cut a long story short

Gopal Ramanan in conversation with Swetha Amit on Radha's Revenge & Other Stories , a collection of short stories