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  • Common Wealth Day is on 24th May

    28 days ago
    Every year on the second Monday of March, the Commonwealth Day is observed. However, another Commonwealth Day is observed on May 24 in India. Highlights: ♦ Commonwealth Day is also known as Empire Day. ♦ Commonwealth Memorial Day commemorates the establishment of the British Empire in India and other British colonies. ♦ This... Read More

    Kyasanur Forest Disease Discovered

    28 days ago
    A new point-of-care test for Kyasanur Forest Disease has been discovered to be highly sensitive in the rapid diagnosis of the disease. Highlights: Point-of-care Test: ♦ It was created by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology. ♦ It includes a battery-powered Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)... Read More
    Category: Environment

    Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons

    28 days ago
    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved a grant of Rs 200,000 for V Tejaswini Bai of Karnataka, who won the Arjuna Award in 2011 and was a member of the women’s Kabaddi team, that won gold medal games at the Asian Olympic Games in 2014 and 2014 respectively. The Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons (PDUNWFS)... Read More
    Category: Sports

    GST on Imported Oxygen Concentrator unconstitutional - Delhi HC

    28 days ago
    The Delhi High Court ruled that the government imposes a GST on imported oxygen generators for personal use, which is "unconstitutional." Highlights: ♦ It stated that oxygen concentrators are a life-saving device during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that a different approach is required during a pandemic. ♦ The government announced... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    New Rules Notified Under the Insurance Act

    28 days ago
    According to the new rules notified under the Insurance Act, Indian promoters of insurance joint ventures with foreign partners will no longer be able to nominate a majority of the board members. Highlights: ♦ This follows recent amendments that increased the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in the insurance sector from 49 percent to... Read More

    Personal Guarantors Liable for Corporate Debt - SC

    28 days ago
    The Supreme Court (SC) upheld the government's decision to allow lenders to file insolvency proceedings against personal guarantors as well as the stressed corporate entities to which they provided guarantees. These personal guarantors are usually the promoters of large corporations. Highlights: ♦ It ruled that the government notification... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Rescue and Relief Operations - Cyclone Yaas

    28 days ago
    Indian Naval Ships and Aircraft are on standby for Rescue and Relief Operations in the aftermath of Cyclone ‘Yaas.' Highlights: ♦ According to the IMD, Cyclone Yaas is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and pass along the coasts of Odisha and West Bengal on May 26. ♦ Over the east-central Bay... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna Passed Away

    28 days ago
    Sunderlal Bahuguna, a well-known environmentalist, died as a result of COVID-19. He was 94 years old. About Sunderlal Bahuguna: ♦ Bahuguna was a founder of the Chipko Organization, a socio-ecological movement that used Gandhian tactics of nonviolent resistance and Satyagraha to fight rampant deforestation. ♦ During his life, he participated... Read More
    Category: Obituary

    Antibody Detection Kit - DRDO

    28 days ago
    COVID-19 antibody detection kit developed by DRDO. Highlights: ♦ The DIPAS-VDx COVID-19 IgG Antibody Microwell ELISA for sero-surveillance is the name of the antibody detection kit. ♦ It was developed by the Defense Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS) of the DRDO Laboratory. The kit was created in collaboration... Read More

    AI-powered Online Account Opening - SBI and HyperVerge

    28 days ago
    HyperVerge announced a partnership with SBI. One of its flagship products is the Video Banking solution, which aims to increase the number of accounts opened by each agent by 10 times each day. Highlights: ♦ This new service will provide customers with a fast, completely paperless experience with a minimum of ID documents. HyperVerge's... Read More

    Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccines Commonwealth Countries

    28 days ago
    Commonwealth health ministers, led through India, are looking for swift and equal get right of entry to Covid-19 vaccines for all throughout the world. On the behalf of fifty-four commonwealth member, they were worried over gaps in getting the right of entry to and shipping of vaccines. They also referred to as for truthful and transparent pricing of... Read More
    Category: International

    World Turtle Day is on 23rd May

    28 days ago
    World Turtle Day was celebrated on May 23, 2021. It is discovered to raise awareness among humans about turtle & tortoise and their habitats. Celebration of the day is subsidized by way of a non-profit enterprise “American Tortoise Rescue (ATR)” since 2000. Highlights: ♦ World Turtle Day is celebrated each and every year on... Read More
    Category: Important Days

    Donations Related to Covid-19 - Reimburse GST

    28 days ago
    Haryana and Gujarat have become the first states to announce the payment of a Goods and Services Tax (GST) component for Covid-19-related medical supplies. Highlights: ♦ These medical supplies include oxygen generators, ventilators and medicines, which will be donated to the state government for free. Haryana’s immunity is valid until... Read More
    Category: Business & Economy

    Microsoft to Retire Iconic Internet Explorer

    28 days ago
    Technology giant Microsoft with more than 25 years of experience has decided to suspend its iconic Internet Explorer (IE) browser, which will take effect on June 15, 2022. The Internet Explorer (IE) browser was launched in 1995. Highlights: ♦ Microsoft recommends that its users switch to Microsoft Edge (2015) before June 15, 2022 for a faster,... Read More

    International Day to End Obstetric Fistula is on 23 May

    28 days ago
    Since 2013, May 23 is the United Nations International Ending Obstetric Fistula Day to promote the treatment and prevention of obstetric fistula. This situation affects many girls and women during childbirth in developing countries. Observing that this day can greatly raise people's awareness, and strengthen actions to end obstetric fistula, and... Read More

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