Top GKToday’s News Headlines-6 April 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for 6 April, 2020

INDIA

  • Over 50 crore poor, vulnerable citizens will be eligible for free COVID-19 testing and treatment under Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)
  • ECONOMY & CORPORATE
  • Indian Railways develops low-cost ventilator ‘Jeevan’ at its Kapurthala Rail Coal Factory, seeks ICMR approval for production

WORLD

  • International Day of Conscience celebrated by UN on April 5
  • Actress-writer Patricia Bosworth dies at the age of 86 in New York

SPORTS

  • Kobe Bryant, who died aged 41 in a helicopter crash in January, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in US

NEWS IN DETAIL

INDIA

Poor will be eligible for free COVID-19 testing and treatment under AB-PMJAY

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that more than 50 crore poor and vulnerable citizens will be eligible for free COVID-19 testing and treatment under Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

Indian Railways develops low-cost ventilator ‘Jeevan’

The Indian Railways has developed a low-cost ventilator, Jeevan at its Kapurthala Rail Coal Factory and is awaiting ICMR clearance to go into production.

WORLD

International Day of Conscience celebrated

International Day of Conscience was celebrated by the United Nations on April 5, 2020.

Actress-writer Patricia Bosworth dies

Patricia Bosworth, an actress who later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, died due to the coronavirus at the age of 86 on April 2, 2020 in New York.

SPORTS

Kobe Bryant inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in US

Kobe Bryant, who died aged 41 in a helicopter crash in January, was posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in US. Bryant had retired from the sport in 2016. The Hall of Fame is named after Dr James Naismith, the Canadian physician who invented basketball.

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