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Current Affairs – 5 June 2020

CSIR-CMERI developed new indigenous ventilator Researchers at Durgapur-based CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) have indigenously developed a ventilator to provide help and support to the COVID-19 patients. Highlights: The ventilator was developed by CSIR-CMERI, in coordination with critical care experts

Current Affairs – 4 June 2020

Cabinet approved to rename Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved to rename Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port. The decision was made by the Board of Trustees of Kolkata Port

Current Affairs – 3 June 2020

World Bicycle Day is observed on 3 June World Bicycle Day is observed on 3 June. The day aims to motivate and inspire people towards having more tolerance, understanding, and respect for one another. Bicycle signifies a sustainable means of transport

Current Affairs – 2 June 2020

PM launched CHAMPIONS, a Technology Platform to empower MSMEs Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched CHAMPIONS, the technology platform on 1 June. The platform aims to empower Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). It is an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based

Current Affairs – 1 June 2020

DBT enabled Rapid Response Regulatory Mechanism for COVID-19 pandemic The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has taken several proactive measures to streamline the biosafety regulation and to facilitate researchers and industries which are undertaking research and development in Recombinant DNA (rDNA)Technology and

Current Affairs – 29 May 2020

Finance Minister launches facility of Instant PAN through Aadhaar based e-KYC Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has officially launched the facility of instant PAN through Aadhaar based e-KYC on 28 May. The facility is in line with the announcement made in the

Current Affairs – 28 May 2020

EU proposes 750 billion-euro coronavirus recovery fund The European Union (EU) Commission has proposed a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund “European breakthrough” to help the bloc’s economy through the deep recession induced by the COVID-19 pandemic. It was announced by

Current Affairs – 27 May 2020

Proto-type test samples of PPE Coveralls tested and certified by Nine authorized laboratories The proto-type test samples of Personal protective equipment (PPE) Coveralls in India are tested and certified by 9 authorized laboratories as per the technical specifications prescribed by the Ministry of Health &

Current Affairs – 26 May 2020

China successfully tests its first unmanned helicopter drone China’s first unmanned helicopter drone, AR500C unmanned helicopter, made its maiden flight at an AVIC base in Poyang in East China’s Jiangxi Province. The drone was developed by the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation

Current Affairs – 25 May 2020

UN lists khudol of Manipur as one of top 10 global initiatives to fight COVID-19 pandemic The United Nations (UN) has listed Manipur’s “khudol” (gift) among the top 10 global initiatives for an inclusive fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. It was