Page-6 of Current Affairs - April, 2020

Ruhdaar: Low Cost Mechanical Ventilator developed by IIT Bombay

Students from IIT Bombay, Islamic University of Science and Technology, NIT Srinagar have come together to invent a low-cost ventilator called “Ruhdaar”. About Ruhdaar The cost of production of one ventilator is Rs 10,000. The design was initiated by the first-year student of IIT Bombay from Kashmir. He began to design the ventilator after learning ..

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WHO launches COVID-19 Tools (Act) Accelerator

The World Health Organization along with the other international leading organizations such as Global Fund, UNTAID, CEPI, etc. has launched the COVID-19 Tools (Act) Accelerator. The collaboration helps to speed up the development, production and access to therapeutics, diagnostics and vaccines of COVID-19. Highlights The main of the collaboration is to make COVID-19 treatment available ..

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Top GKToday’s News Headlines-28 April 2020

Top GKToday’s News Headlines-28 April 2020 INDIA Narendra Singh Tomar issues guidelines regarding SVAMITVA Scheme that is aimed at rural people the right to document their residential properties Narendra Singh Tomar releases SOP for e-Gram Swaraj Yojana platform and mobile App to ensure transparency in use of funds given to the panchayats ECONOMY & CORPORATE ..

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Five of the North Eastern States become COVID-19 free

On April 27, 2020, five of the eight north east states namely Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh have become COVID-19 free. The other three states namely Meghalaya, Assam and Mizoram have not reported new cases. This was announced by the Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh. Highlights The announcement was made during the union ..

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Largest hole in the Ozone Layer closes by itself

The C3S (Copernicus Climate Change Service) and CAMS (Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service) confirmed that the hole in the Ozone layer has healed itself. Highlights The hole was 1 million square kilometres wide above the Arctic. The hole was identified by the scientists in March 2020. It was formed due to unusual climatic conditions. How did ..

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