Worst affected state is Chhattisgarh, with a positivity rate of 20 per cent and growth rate of 8 per cent. There has been 10-fold rise in cases. In Punjab, 80 per cent UK variant cases found, which was confirmed by genome sequencing.
NewSpace India, govt. of India's commercial space arm, announced plans to invest ₹10,000 crore in satellites and launch rockets over next five years. Through this, it aims to acquire, own and operate its own fleet and provide services, for which India's telecom and DTH providers have already begun signing up.
On March 29, Visa Inc. announced that it will now facilitate payments in cryptocurrency, becoming the first major card network in the world to do so. USDC, the cryptocurrency it will use, is a 'stablecoin'. That is, each USDC is backed by $1 held in the country's reserve, making it significantly more stable than other cryptos.