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Cow Cabinet: A new cabinet in Madhya Pradesh to conserve cows

On November 18, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the State Government is to constitute ‘Cow Cabinet’ to conserve and promote cow cattle in the state. The first meeting of the cabinet is to be held on November 22, 2020. The meeting is to be held at Gau Sanctuary Salaria ..

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COVAXIN of Bharat Biotech enters Phase III trials: Largest COVID-19 clinical trial of India

On November 16, 2020 the Bharat Biotech announced the commencement of Phase III trials of COVAXIN vaccines in India. The trials will involve 26,000 volunteers. It is to be held in partnership with the Indian Council of Medical Research. The trials are the largest clinical trials that is conducted for COVID-19 vaccine in the country. ..

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Nitish Kumar appointed as Chief Minister of Bihar

On November 16, 2020, the President of Janata Dal was appointed as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth consecutive term. The Chief Minister is appointed by the Governor. Is the Chief Minister appointed or Elected? The Chief Ministers and the Prime Ministers in India are appointed by the Governor and President respectively. On ..

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What is the unique Martime Cluster coming up in GIFT city of Gujarat?

While launching Ro-Pax terminal at Hazira and flagging-off Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira and Ghogha on November 8, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Gujarat maritime cluster ports, a dedicated system to address Ports to sea-based logistics, will be built in GIFT city. Maritime Cluster Project While the concept of maritime clusters is new ..

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WHO: A Traditional Medicine Centre to be set up in India

On November 13, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that it is to set up a traditional medicine centre in India. Key Highlights The announcement of establishing the centre was made during the inaugural ceremony of two future ready Ayurveda institutions. These institutions were inaugurated in Jamnagar and Jaipur. The Institute of Teaching and Research ..

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