Covid-19: Certain categories of OCI cardholders to be allowed to return to India, says Centre

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Covid-19: Certain categories of OCI cardholders to be allowed to return to India, says Centre
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday said it will allow certain categories of Overseas Citizen of India cardholders to return to the country. This includes those who wish to come back on account of family emergencies and students.
 
 
India registered a jump of 6,088 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, making it the highest single-day increase. With this, the total number of cases rose to 1.18 lakh and the toll stood at 3,583, according to the Union health ministry.
 
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said the country’s economic growth for 2020-’21 will remain in the negative territory. He also announced reduction in interest rates and extended the loan moratorium by another three months.
 
Globally, the total number of cases is now over five million, according to a tracker by the Johns Hopkins University. The toll is 332,900. The United States alone accounts for nearly 1 lakh of these deaths.
 
 Over 300 Indian citizens from the United States land in Delhi.

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