Page-59 of Current Affairs - July, 2020

First indigenously developed Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine Approved by DCGI

The first-ever completely home-grown Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine has been approved by the Drug Controller General of India. The vaccine has been developed by Serum Institute of India, Pune. Serum Institute of India is also involved in the development of COVID 19 vaccine. The DCGI had given approval earlier to Serum Institute of India to ..

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Day-to-Day Hearing on the Maharashtra Maratha Reservation Case in SC from July 27

The Supreme Court has decided to commence day-to-day hearing of the Maratha Reservation Case, from July 27. The petition is regarding the constitutional validity of legislation passed by the Maharashtra government, granting reservation rights to the Maratha community in the state in various educational institutions and also in government jobs. This decision has been taken ..

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Kedarnath Dham Development Work Reviewed by PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has taken stock of the development project work going on at Kedarnath Dham in order to make it more tourist-friendly and also to increase the divinity of the Dham. The ongoing project will also focus on renovation work at Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal to ensure cleanliness and inclusive development. Another ..

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Sanctions on China Possible for South China Sea Actions: USA

A top US diplomat has criticized the expansionary tactics played by China in the South China Sea and has also threatened it with possible sanctions in the coming months. The USA has long been protesting against the coercion politics played by Beijing in the region where it claims around 90 per cent of the total ..

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Ashok Lavasa Appointed as Vice-President of ADB

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has been appointed as the Vice-President for the private sector operations and public-private partnerships by the Asian Development Bank. Mr Lavasa has served as Finance Secretary, Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forests etc. in the past. He is going to succeed Mr Diwakar Gupta, who is going to superannuate ..

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