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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...
Tiny Mars helicopter set for first flight Sunday

Tiny Mars helicopter set for first flight Sunday

Science
April 9 (UPI) -- NASA's plan to fly a helicopter on Mars comes to fruition Sunday with an attempted 40-second climb to just 10 feet, but agency officials say they hope to make bolder efforts in the next few weeks. "We'll be going higher and further," MiMi Aung, the space agency's project manager on the helicopter, Ingenuity, said Friday. "By the fifth flight, if we get that far, we are going to take very bold flights and ... it would be unlikely to land safely because we'll start going into unsurveyed areas." Advertisement NASA plans to fly Ingenuity at 10:54 p.m. EDT Sunday, but results won't be available until 4:15 a.m. Monday due to transmission delays between the helicopter, the rover and Earth. A live broadcast of the mission control room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,...
NASA spacewalk Sunday will prepare for new solar power

NASA spacewalk Sunday will prepare for new solar power

Science
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover Jr. participated in a 7-hour space walk outside the International Space Station on Sunday. About 250 miles above the Earth, the spacewalk began at 6:12 a.m. ET and ended at 1:16 p.m. Advertisement They took the first steps toward a major addition to the International Space Station's solar panels. NASA plans to deliver six panels in a SpaceX cargo capsule starting in June. Glover and Rubins have conducted two spacewalks previously. For Glover all three were since his arrival to the ISS in November and Rubins both during her first time in 2016. In all, 235 spacewalks have been performed from the ISS. Rubins will also team up with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi for a spacewalk on Friday. Fo...
France to close borders to all non-EU countries from Sunday

France to close borders to all non-EU countries from Sunday

World
France is to close its borders to all countries outside the European Union from Sunday, according to prime minister Jean Castex.All people looking to enter from the EU will need a negative PCR test, except for commuters. UK transport secretary Grant Shapps later clarified the ban would not apply to hauliers, adding "trade will continue to flow smoothly".Live COVID updates from the UK and around the world French PM Jean Castex has announced that France is to close its borders to all countries outside the EU from Sunday. However, I can confirm that this does NOT apply to hauliers, so trade will continue to flow smoothly.— Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP (@grantshapps) January 29, 2021 Mr Castex said all large shopping centres will close and travel to the na...
Netflix apologises for Sabrina ‘Bloody Sunday’ tweet

Netflix apologises for Sabrina ‘Bloody Sunday’ tweet

Entertainment
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