USFDA authorizes blood plasma therapy for COVID-19

The United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) recently authorized the use of blood plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients. Other countries Plasma Therapy India is already using plasma therapy as a cure to COVID-19. India has set up plasma banks to collect blood plasma from COVID-19 recovered patients. Apart from India, France had allowed the Read More…

China sells most advanced warship to Pakistan

On August 23, 2020, China launched an advanced warship for Pakistan. This is the largest it has built for a country and also the first among the four most sophisticated naval platforms. Highlights China has sold Type 054A/P to Pakistan. It is a guided missile frigate. A Frigate is a warship that has mixed armament Read More…

ARIES Astronomers trace mystery behind dwarf galaxy

The scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observation Science (ARIES) has found dwarf galaxies that are forming new stars at the rate of 10-100 times more than that of Milky Way Galaxy. This however, according to the scientists do not last longer than a few tens of million years. Highlights These dwarf galaxies according Read More…

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Nuakhai Juhar Festival celebrated in Chhattisgarh and Odisha

On August 23, 2020, Nuakhai Juhar festival was celebrated in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and other neighbouring states. It is celebrated to welcome the new crop of the season. It is also called Nuakhai Parab or Nuakahi Bhetghat. Highlights During the festival, food grains are worshipped. The locals organize dances and folk songs in their districts displaying Read More…

India’s longest ropeway on Brahmaputra to open for public in Guwahati

On August 24, 2020, the State Minister of Assam, Siddhartha Bhattacharya inaugurated India’s longest ropeway across river Brahmaputra. Highlights The ropeway is to cut short the travel time by almost an hour. It is 2 km long and the distance is covered in 7 minutes. One-way ride is to cost Rs 60. The ropeway has Read More…