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RBI says engaged with prospective investors to secure best terms for PMC Bank depositors

RBI says engaged with prospective investors to secure best terms for PMC Bank depositors

Finance
The RBI and PMC Bank are presently engaging with prospective investors to secure the best possible terms for the depositors, and the process is likely to take some more time, the central bank said, as it extended the restrictions on the fraud-hit urban cooperative lender by three months to June 30. In September 2019, the RBI had superseded the board of PMC and placed it under regulatory restrictions, including cap on withdrawals by customers, after detection of certain financial irregularities and misreporting of loans given to real estate developer . The restrictions have been extended several time since then. PMC Bank had received binding offers from certain investors for its reconstruction, in response to the Expression of Interest (EOI) dated November 3, 2020 floated by the bank. RBI a...
Bafta Games Awards 2021: Hades takes Best Game

Bafta Games Awards 2021: Hades takes Best Game

Technology
Supergiant GamesHades has won Best Game at the 2021 Bafta Games Awards.The Ancient Greek-themed action adventure was the big winner of the night, taking away five awards in total.The title, made for PC and Nintendo Switch, has been commended by critics for its unique art style and distinctive gameplay.Fans voted voted The Last of Us Part 2 as the EE Game of the Year.Sackboy: A Big Adventure took the British Game, Animal Crossing: New Horizons won in the Multiplayer category and the Game Design award went to Hades.It was the second time the awards ceremony was held online due to lockdown.Love video games? Listen to Press X To Continue on BBC SoundsCompleting Hades in the middle of a pandemic had its challenges but it's something Greg Kasavin, creative director at Supergiant Games, will neve...
Best free bets and odds: Today’s Premier League action – Wolves vs Liverpool

Best free bets and odds: Today’s Premier League action – Wolves vs Liverpool

Sports
Liverpool must win if they are to keep their hopes of a top-four finish alive. They take on Wolves away from home tonight as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are stuck in mid-table. AFP Don’t miss the best bets for today’s action And we have the best bets and sign up offers from Paddy Power, William Hill, Betfair and 888 Sport for punters to pick from below. Today’s best bets Mohamed Salah To Score First – WAS 5/2 (Top Price Guaranteed) NOW 3/1 (William Hill – CLAIM HERE*)Mo Salah to have 3 or more shots on target WAS 3/1 NOW 4/1 (Paddy Power – CLAIM HERE*)Pedro Neto To Have Over 1 Shot On Target – WAS 17/5 NOW 9/2 (William Hill – CLAIM HERE*) BET BONUS: FREE BETS AND SIGN UP OFFERS YOU CAN CLAIM TODAY ...
Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

Health
WASHINGTON -- U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.The Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly follow the recommendation and make J&J’s shot the third vaccine authorized for emergency use in the U.S. Vaccinations are picking up speed, but new supplies are urgently needed to stay ahead of a mutating virus that has killed more than 500,000 Americans.After daylong discussions, the FDA panelists voted unanimously that the benefits of the vaccine outweighed the risks for adults. If the FDA agrees, shipments of a few million doses could begin as early as Monday.More than 47 million people in the U.S., or 14% of the population, ...

How $1,400 stimulus checks could be best targeted based on past payments

Finance
Sarah Casillas | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesA new coronavirus relief bill could give millions of Americans $ 1,400 stimulus checks.Congress is poised to pass the legislation in March, at which point individuals and families could see the money in the following days or weeks.But as negotiations continue, one argument has surfaced: Is the amount too much or too little? And who exactly should be eligible?The current proposal calls for sending $ 1,400 to individuals, or $ 2,800 to married couples who file their taxes jointly. Their children and adult dependents would also be eligible for $ 1,400.More from Personal Finance:As Washington debates $ 1,400 checks, who qualifies may changeChild tax credit proposal could give families more aid than stimulus8 million missing out on unemployment ...