Pune: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

‘Ashray’ System for Medical Bed isolation Launched in Pune for COVID 19

In order to combat the rising cases of COVID 19 in India, a deemed to be University in Pune has developed a medical bed isolation system named as ‘Ashray’ in order to prevent the spread of the deadly virus in the country. The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology has developed this system as a low-cost, ..

First Case of Vertical Transmission of COVID 19 Detected in Pune

In a first of its kind case, the Sassoon General Hospital in Pune, Maharashtra, has claimed to have reported a vertical transmission case of COVID 19 infection from a mother to her child through the placenta. Vertical transmission takes place when the baby is in the uterus. If a mother gets infected, the transmission of ..

Lt Gen S.K Saini appointed as Vice Chief of Army Staff

Lieutenant General Satinder Kumar Saini has recently been appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff after the then Army Vice Chief Lt Gen MM Naravane was appointed as the Chief of Army Staff. Lt Gen S K Saini will take over as the new Vice Chief on Saturday, January 25, 2020. He is ..

Eminent Classical Singer Sunanda Patnaik passes away

The 85-year old Veteran Indian classical singer of Gwalior Gharana, Sunanda Patnaik passed away on Sunday, 19th January 2020 at a private hospital in Kolkata following an illness. The singer was referred to as ‘Guruma’ by others in the music field in reverence. Known for her melodious voice, she is the recipient of various awards ..

India hosts 5th APDRC in Pune

The 5th edition of the Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC5) is being held in Pune, Maharashtra, which is organized by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), from 6th January to 10th January 2020. The conference which is conducting for the first time in India has an aim to promote the interaction ..