Current Affairs - October, 2020

US-FDA Approved the First Treatment for Ebola Virus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (US-FDA) has approved the first Ebola Virus treatment drug named Inmazeb on October 14, 2020. It is a mixture of three monoclonal antibodies namely- atoltivimab, maftivimab, and odesivimab-ebgn. This is the first FDA-approved treatment for Zaire ebolavirus (Ebola virus) infection in adult and pediatric patients. About Inmazeb Inmazeb targets Read More…

Cabinet Approved the STARS Project.

The Union Cabinet approved the World Bank-supported Strengthening Teaching- Learning and Results for States (STARS) project on October 14, 2020 under the New Education Policy (NEP).  The project will be implemented as a centrally sponsored scheme under the Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education. The STARS project STARS project is being started on the Read More…

What is Torrential Rain? – that hit the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Heavy rainfall have hit the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh region. At least 30 people have lost their lives across Telangana out of which 19 deaths occurred in Hyderabad alone. The extremely heavy rainfall have caused a deluge in the region and has caused flooding in the region. The heavy and incessant rains occurred due to Read More…

Intellectual Property India annual report released by Government of India

The Intellectual Property India annual report was released by the Government of India. Along with that, annual rankings the year 2018-19 was also decided by Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Government of India. Findings Chandigarh University Gharuan top the list among all university in India. It topped for filing the highest Read More…

WMO released 2020 State of Climate Services Report

The 2020 State of Climate Services report was released on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, 2020 by the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Highlights The 2020 State of Climate Services report comprises of 16 different case studies on successful early warning systems for hazards such as tropical cyclones, Read More…