Coronavirus: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kerala uses robots to spread awareness about COVID-19

Kerala has launched an initiative to use robots for creating awareness on COVID-19 among the public. Two robots have been built by a start-up in Kerala called Asimov Robotics, under the Kerala Start-up Mission, an ..

Health Ministry issues toll-free number for inquiry about COVID-19

The Union Health Ministry has issued a toll-free number 1075 for the public to inquire about coronavirus (COVID-19). As the number of infections keeps rising, a high-level meeting of the Group of Ministers COVID-19 was ..

Chaitra Jatra festival cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak

The famous annual Chaitra Jatra festival is celebrated in the state of Odisha. The festival which was scheduled to be held on March 17 at the Tara Tarini hill shrine of the state was cancelled ..

US begins first phase of clinical trial of coronavirus vaccine

The United States has begun the first phase of clinical trial of a vaccine to protect against the coronavirus disease. The initiative is supported by a global coalition founded by India and Norway. It is ..

Russia to create a $4 billion anti-crisis fund to protect economy

The Prime Minister of Russia recently announced that the country will create a $4 billion (300-billion rouble) anti-crisis fund with an aim of protecting its economy from the coronavirus attack. He also announced that Russia may miss its ..