$2.6 billion pledged in a global push to eradicate polio but more is needed

[ad_1] A child receiving polio drops by a health worker. – AFP/File GENEVA: The global five-year plan to eradicate polio received pledges of nearly $2.6 billion on Tuesday, the World Health Organization said, but nearly double the amount needed to complete the task. While welcoming the generous pledges, the UN health agency stressed that there … Read more

India’s own digital currency coming soon, RBI deputy Guv says ‘calibrated approach needed’

[ad_1] RBI Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar said a “careful” and “calibrated” approach is required for India’s first central bank digital currency, or CBDC. Senior RBI official He said that this is necessary because the new currency will have different effects on the economy and monetary policy. RBI has plans to come up with its … Read more