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Current Affairs: April 9, 2020

  1. nCoVSENSE Module: Funded by DST to develop Rapid Test of COVID-19

Current Affairs: April 8, 2020

  1. PM Modi holds meeting regarding Extension of lockdown
  2. Bio Fortified Carrots developed by farmer scientist
  3. Funding approved by DST to develop Nasal Passage Gel for COVID-19
  4. Three types of Health Care Facilities to be set up to manage COVID-19 cases
  5. United Nations suspended rotation and deployment of Peace keeping forces
  6. ILO of United Nations: 400 million Indian workers to sink into poverty
  7. GoI: Scientific Services by CSIR to mitigate COVID-19
  8. SAFE Scheme: SIDBI provides working capital of Rs 1 crore to MSME
  9. India begins working on Genome Sequencing of COVID-19
  10. Imports of Edible Oil decline in India by 32.44%
  11. Anti-Microbial Coating Technology approved by DST
  12. Unemployment Rate in India has increased to 23% due to Lock Down
  13. Samadhan: A challenge launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development
  14. NHAI: 3,979 km of NH constructed in one year; Highest in Indian History
  15. Exports: GoI launches guidelines for Certificate of Origin

Current Affairs: April 7, 2020

  1. Japan declares Emergency
  2. India allows export of 12 Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)
  3. Jan Aushadhi Sugam App launched: Essential Medicines home delivered by “Swasth Ke Sipahi”
  4. China and US bring in aid for India
  5. India restricts export ban of HCQ drug
  6. GoI launches “Containment Plan for Large Outbreaks”
  7. Krishi Vigyan Kendra: Door Delivery of fish Scheme
  8. GoI launches 5 research projects to mitigate the spread of COVID-19
  9. Delhi Government announces 5T plan to control COVID-19
  10. Ordnance Factory Board to introduce “modified tents” to set up isolation units
  11. Smart Cities Mission: Integrated Command and Control Centres to be used for COVID-19
  12. Task Force to be set up to prevent Human and Animal transmission of COVID-19
  13. Centre to States: Maintain the supply of Medical Oxygen

Current Affairs: April 6, 2020

  1. Cabinet: Ordinance to cut salary of PM and MPs by 30% approved
  2. Life Insurance Council: “Force Majeure” does not apply for COVID-19 cases
  3. A Tiger tests positive of COVID-19 in the US: Zoos on high alert in the country
  4. What is Lifeline UDAN?
  5. CAWACH: Established by GoI to support startups working on COVID-19
  6. GoI: “MHRD AICTE COVID-19 Student Helpline portal” launched
  7. Prana Vayu: Low Cost Portable Ventilator developed by IIT Roorkee
  8. Army Medical Corps 256th Raising Day celebrated
  9. ICMR approves India’s first home screening test kit of COVID-19
  10. April 7: World Health Day
  11. Empowered Group constituted to coordinate COVID-19 related Response Activities
  12. NASA’s Artemis: First Human Base Camp on moon’s south pole by 2024
  13. Food Corporation of India sets record: Movement of 1.93 lakh tonnes of grains in one day
  14. GoI: Guidelines for Quarantine issued
  15. Ayushman Bharat: 50 Crore poor eligible for testing and treatment

Current Affairs: April 5, 2020

  1. “Mo Prativa”: Odisha-UNICEF Programme to engage children during Lock Down
  2. FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup postponed to November
  3. Asian Youth Games to be held in China in November 2021
  4. JEEVAN: Railway makes low cost prototype of Ventilator; ICMR to test the prototype
  5. TB Machines approved by ICMR for COVID-19 testing

Current Affairs: April 4, 2020

  1. Study: Impacts of COVID-19 lowered due to BCG Vaccination