COVID 19 pandemic Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Israel to resume negotiations on FTA

India and Israel have agreed to resume the negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from November 2021. Aim of FTA Both the countries will negotiate on FTA with the aim of concluding long-pending deal by June 2022. Discussions regarding FTA have been going on between India and Israel for more than a decade. However, for ..

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World Social Protection Report 2020-22- Highlights

World Social Protection Report 2020-22 was released by International Labour Organisation (ILO) on September 1, 2021. Key Findings of report As per report, more than half of the world population are not getting any form of social protection. This trend of no social protection is there even after expansion of social protections amidst the global ..

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Cyrus Poonawala to receive Lokmanya Tilak Award

The founder of the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune, businessman Cyrus Poonawalla has been named the winner of the prestigious National Lokmanya Tilak Award 2021. Highlights He will be commended for his work during the COVID-19 pandemic and how his company helped save many lives by creating the Covishield vaccine and then making ..

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MoSJE: ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ held in MP

On 31st July, 2021 a ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for the distribution of assistive devices and aids to ‘Divyangjan’ will be distributed in Madhya Pradesh. Highlights Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) along with District Administration Chhindwara and ALIMCO will organize this ‘shivir’ under the ADIP Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and ..

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Kerala Announces Rs 5000 cr to assist Small-scale Traders, Farmers

The Kerala government has announced a financial plan of more than Rs 5,000 crore to revive the state’s economy that has been unstable due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Highlights Finance Minister K N Balagopal announced a Rs 5650 crore financial plan at the state assembly to help the state’s small traders and farmers. This ..

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