Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs - 2020-2021

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India begins ‘Extension of Hospitals’ Project

India has started “Extension of Hospitals” project in several states to bridge the gap in major health infrastructure to fight against Covid-19 in India. Key points Project will run especially in rural areas and smaller towns. Modular hospitals are an extension of hospital infrastructure. It will be built adjacent to existing hospital building. What is ..

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What is Operation Olivia?

Recently, Coast Guard have enforced laws and started operation Olivia to protect Olive Ridley turtles in Odisha What is Operation Olivia? Operation Olivia was started by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), first in early 1980s. This operation helps in protecting Olive Ridley turtles every year when they start nesting along Odisha coast for breeding in ..

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3D-printed Masks Coated with Anti-Viral Agents Developed by Pune-based firm

A Pune-based start-up firm, Thincr Technologies India Private Limited, has developed an 3D-printed Masks coated with anti-viral agents called virucides. About 3D-printed masks Firm has integrated 3D printing and pharmaceuticals to produce a novel type of mask which attacks virus when viral particles come in contact with it. Masks are coated with anti-viral agents known ..

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44th GST Council Meeting

44th meeting of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on June 12, 2021. Several changes in GST rate have been made which would be applicable till September 30, 2021. What decisions were taken? As per the Finance Minister, GST Council has accepted recommendations of Group of Ministers (GoM) ..

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UNICEF Study on Ethiopia’s Malnourished Children

UN Children’s agency, UNICEF has warned about 33,000 severely malnourished children in Tigray region of Ethiopia who are at high risk of death. Background Tigray region has been devastated because of fighting between government forces and rebels in which about 1.7 million people displaced since conflict started in November 2020. UNICEF Study UN-backed study found ..

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