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RTGS facility will not be available for 14 hours on Sunday: RBI

RTGS facility will not be available for 14 hours on Sunday: RBI

Finance
The RTGS facility will not be available on Sunday, April 18, for 14 hours from 00:00 hrs to 14.00 hrs, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) informed via a press release. "A technical upgrade of RTGS, targeted to enhance the resilience and to further improve the Disaster Recovery Time of the RTGS system, is scheduled after the close of business of April 17, 2021. Accordingly, RTGS service will not be available from 00:00 hrs to 14.00 hrs on Sunday, April 18, 2021. The NEFT system will continue to be operational as usual during this period," the RBI release stated. Member banks may inform their customers to plan their payment operations accordingly, RTGS members will continue to receive event update(s) through system broadcasts, added RBI. Let's block ads! (Why?) Personal Finance News-Wealth-Ec...
Iran nuclear: ‘Terrorist act’ at underground Natanz facility

Iran nuclear: ‘Terrorist act’ at underground Natanz facility

World
ReutersA nuclear facility in Iran was hit by a "terrorist act" a day after it unveiled new advanced uranium centrifuges, a top nuclear official says.He did not say who was to blame but urged the international community to deal with nuclear terrorism.Israeli media suggest the incident was a result of an Israeli cyber attack.Last year, a fire broke out at the Natanz underground facility, which the authorities alleged was the result of cyber sabotage.The latest incident comes as diplomatic efforts to revive a 2015 nuclear deal - abandoned by the US under the Trump administration in 2018 - have resumed. On Saturday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated new centrifuges at the Natanz site, which is key to the country's uranium enrichment programme, in a ceremony broadcast live on televisi...
Report: Signs of activity at North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility

Report: Signs of activity at North Korea’s Yongbyon nuclear facility

World
Seoul, March 4 (UPI) -- Commercial satellite imagery shows that a coal-fired steam plant is in operation at North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility in possible preparation to extract plutonium for weapons, according to an analysis by U.S. website 38 North. In a report published Wednesday, satellite images from Feb. 25 and March 2 revealed smoke coming from a steam plant that provides heat to Yongbyon's radiochemical laboratory. Advertisement "Smoke was observed emanating from the plant's smokestack at various times from late-February and early March, suggesting that preparations for spent fuel reprocessing could be underway to extract plutonium needed for North Korea's nuclear weapons," the 38 North report said. "However," the report added, "this could also mean simply the facility is bei...
GM Defense begins renovating N.C. facility to build ISVs

GM Defense begins renovating N.C. facility to build ISVs

Business
Dec. 17 (UPI) -- GM Defense announced Thursday that it has started renovation of an existing General Motors building to support production of the Infantry Squad Vehicle, an all-terrain troop carrier designed to transport a nine-soldier infantry squad. The 750,000-square-foot facility is located in Concord, N.C. Advertisement Construction at the facility is likely to continue into early spring, with the production line delivering vehicles in April. "We have tremendous momentum behind our ISV win, featuring a first-of-its-kind tactical wheeled vehicle that gives our Soldiers speed, durability and performance to enhance mission success," said Tim Herrick, interim president of GM Defense. "GM Defense is responsible for the design, engineering and manufacturing of the ISV. This facility will e...
NPCI adds offline transactions feature in RuPay cards, reloadable wallet facility for retail payments

NPCI adds offline transactions feature in RuPay cards, reloadable wallet facility for retail payments

Finance
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Wednesday said it has added features in RuPay cards that will allow offline transactions even in areas with limited internet connectivity, besides offering a reloadable wallet facility to boost seamless retail transactions. RuPay cardholders can make contactless offline payments at POS (point of sale) in areas with limited network and an additional feature of reloadable wallets in the form of RuPay contactless (offline) will facilitate seamless day-to-day retail transactions, the NPCI said. These additional features will augment the overall transaction experience for RuPay cardholders and revolutionise the overall card payment ecosystem, it said. NPCI said with the relodable RuPay NCMC card, customers can store money to ensure quick and ...