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DRDO develops Supplemental Oxygen Delivery System

The Defence Bio-Engineering and Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bengaluru of DRDO has developed SpO2 – Blood Oxygen Saturation supplemental Oxygen Delivery System. This automatic system delivers supplemental oxygen based on the SpO2 levels and prevents the person from sinking into a state of Hypoxia, which is fatal in most cases, if sets in.  Hypoxia is […]

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All above age of 18 years to get COVID-19 vaccine from 1st May

Everyone above the age of 18 years will now be administered COVID-19 vaccine from 1st of May. Centre announced a liberalised and accelerated phase three strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination. In this phase, the vaccination will continue as before in government of India vaccination centres free of cost to the eligible population including Health Care Workers, […]

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated world’s largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the newly constructed world’s largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad. President Kovind also laid the foundation stone of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave at newly-built Cricket Stadium. On the occasion, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that the newly constructed stadium will be known as the Narendra Modi Cricket […]

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Centre asks States with spike in new Covid-19 cases to increase proportion of RT-PCR tests

The Centre has advised the States that are witnessing a spike in daily new Covid19 cases to refocus on strict and comprehensive surveillance as well as stringent containment in selected districts. The Health Ministry said Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, and Chandigarh have a weekly Positivity Rate more than the National Average. To contain the […]

Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020

Wildlife Crime Control Bureau receives Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has received the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020 awarded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Sharing the information, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that WCCB getting the award twice in three years is a testimony of India’s commitment towards ending wildlife crime. Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has […]

Special visa scheme for doctors and nurses

Special visa scheme for doctors and nurses, within SAARC countries: PM Modi

Addressing a Workshop on COVID-19 Management-Experience, Good Practices and Way Forward with nearly ten neighboring countries virtually, Mr Modi said all countries have learned from each other from best practices.   Appreciating the spirit of collaboration as the major takeaway, the Prime minister said, India has achieved the lowest fatality rate globally. Mr Modi said […]

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India and Russia hold bilateral consultations on UNSC issues in Moscow

India and Russia held bilateral consultations on UNSC issues in Moscow at the DG level. The Russian delegation was led by Director of the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Peter Ilichev. Joint Secretary UNP and Summits in the Ministry of External Affair Prakash Gupta led the Indian […]

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Communication and IT Minister directs officials to take action against telemarketers involved in harassment of telecom subscribers

Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the officials to take strict action against erring telemarketers and individuals involved in harassment of telecom subscribers. The method of harassment includes unsolicited commercial messages or calls. He observed that telecom resources are also being used to carry out financial frauds and dupe the common man […]