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September 27: World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is observed by the United Nations Organisations (UNO) on September 27, every year. Theme of the day In the year 2021, world tourism day was observed under the theme- ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth’. This theme was designated by World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic had a massive ..

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Italy recognizes India’s Covishield Vaccine

Italy has recognised Covishield vaccine against the Coronavirus on September 24, 2021. Highlights Covieshield vaccine against coronavirus was jointly developed by Oxford University & pharma giant AstraZeneca while it was manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. With this recognition by Italy, Indian cardholders inoculated by covishield vaccine would now be eligible to get an ..

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CAF World Giving Index 2021- Highlights

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) World Giving Index 2021 was published recently, in which India found the place among top-20 generous countries. Key findings of the report India has been ranked at the 14th spot. Its rank has improved up from the 10-year global rank of 82. CAF report notes that, India is one of the ..

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UNICEF’s ‘Fed to Fail?’ Report- Highlights

UNICEF released its new report titled “Fed to Fail? The crisis of children’s diets in early life” on September 23, 2021. Key Findings According to the report, Children aged under 2 are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well. This is leading to irreversible developmental harm. Report warns that ..

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Study: Covid can cause Delirium

According to a study, published in the journal BMJ Open, out of 150 patients hospitalised for Covid in the United States in the initial phase of the pandemic, 73 per cent had delirium. Highlights According to the study, patients with delirium tended to be sicker, with other comorbidities like hypertension and diabetes. They appeared to ..

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