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PMGKP Insurance Scheme Extended for another Six Months

Six months extension have been made to the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme. The Scheme was announced for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19 on 30th March 2020 under the flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016.  Pradhan Mantri ..

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IPFT develops new Disinfectant Sprays

Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT) has developed two new technologies namely “Disinfectant spray for surface application” and “Disinfectant spray for Vegetables & fruits” at a time when Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of damage globally. Disinfectant spray for ..

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The Portable Optical Cavity Sterilization Unit

Scientists have developed a portable sterilisation unit using a new technology called the hybrid sterilization system. It can decontaminate personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for combating COVID 19, easily and rapidly, allowing them to be used multiple times. Key Facts ..

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Metro Rail Services resume amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

The Centre released the Standard Operating Procedures for the resumption of metro rail services during the corona virus outbreak. All states with metro connectivity, except Maharashtra, are set to begin operations from September 7 in a graded manner. They further ..

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Emmy Awards ceremony to be held online due to pandemic

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be held virtually this year due to the COVID 19 pandemic situation. This comes after the nominations have been announced for the prestigious awards for this year. Highlights The ceremony, which was to be ..

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$250 Million Loan Extended by AIIB to Pakistan for COVID 19

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has extended the loan of $250 million to Pakistan in order to enable it to deal with the prevailing situation due to the COVID 19 pandemic. This program is going to be co-financed by ..

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