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WHO names COVID-19 variants found in India

World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended several names, to label emerging coronavirus variants of global concern, after four letters of Greek alphabet. It named B.1.617.2 variant, identified first in India, as Delta. Highlights ‘UK variant’ was named as ‘Alpha’. Existing scientific nomenclature system will continue while new names will only aid public discussion using labels ..

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India Q4 GDP Data

Central Statistics Office (CSO) released India’s gross domestic product (GDP) data for January-March quarter of financial year 2020-21. According to it, Indian economy is likely to expand in positive territory from December quarter. Highlights Before second wave of Covid-19, India’s GDP grew 1.6 per cent in fourth quarter (January-March) of 2020-21. However, for all quarters ..

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FICCI’s Business Confidence Survey

FICCI has published its quarterly “Business Confidence Survey”. According to it, Business confidence of Indian companies has come down to its lowest in three quarters in May. In last survey, confidence was at decadal high. Key findings of Survey Business Confidence Index (BCI) declined due to decline in optimism levels of participating companies with respect ..

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Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 1, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 1, 2021. INDIA – There is digital divide: SC tells Centre on mandatory CoWIN registration for Covid-19 vaccination – SC protects Telugu channels TV5 and ABN from any coercive action by the AP govt. for their reportage of the COVID-19 pandemic – Central Vista essential ..

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AmbiTAG- India’s first indigenous Temperature Data Logger

IIT Ropar has developed “AmbiTAG” which is India’s first indigenous temperature data logger developed for cold chain management. About AmbiTAG AmbiTAG is shaped as USB device. It continuously records temperature of its immediate surroundings. It can detect temperatures “from -40 to +80 degrees” in any time zone for 90 days on a single charge unlike ..

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