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Explained: First full human genome sequenced 20 years after the first draft; Indian software plays key role

11 hrs ago
The complete sequence of a human genome marks a new era of genomics where no region of the genome-the entire human genetic code-is beyond reach.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Zydus Cadila to seek emergency authorization for ZyCoV-D vaccine next week

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Once approved, ZyCoV-D will be the world’s first DNA plasmid-based vaccine against COVID-19 and the fourth vaccine in India in addition to three vaccines. Read all you need to know.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 14 June to 19 June 2021

11 hrs ago
According to Reuters Study, the COVID-19 deaths all over the world have crossed the 4 million mark. 

India and Bhutan ink MoU for developing cooperation in the areas of Environment

12 hrs ago
The best practices will be exchanged between India and Bhutan in areas such as waste management, air pollution, climate change, chemical management, etc.

Earthquake of 4.2 magnitude jolts Assam, 5th tremor in 24 hrs

13 hrs ago
The latest quake was reported at 1.07 am with its epicenter near Tezpur, Sonitpur district at a depth of 30 km, mentioned in a report by the National Center for Seismology. Read all you need to know.

Track legend Milkha Singh passes away at 91

15 hrs ago
Milkha Singh had tested positive for COVID-19 last month and was initially in  isolation at his home in Chandigarh before being admitted to the ICU of PGIMER hospital in Chandigarh. His wife, Nirmal Milkha Singh succumbed to COVID-19 on June 13. She was 85. 

Third COVID wave unlikely to disproportionately affect children: WHO-AIIMS survey

1 day ago
The WHO-AIIMS survey shows seropositivity in persons below and above 18 years of age is almost equal. The study revealed that the  seropositivity rate is 67 percent in those above 18 years and 59 percent in those below 18 years of age. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 June 2021

1 day ago
As per the Reuters study, the global deaths because of the Coronavirus pandemic have exceeded the 4 million mark. 

Stygarctus Keralensis: Newly discovered Tardigrade species named after Kerala

1 day ago
Stygarctus Keralensis- the new species- is the first taxonomically described marine tardigrade from the Indian water, which makes the latest discovery a significant one.

Odisha CM announces Rs 1,690 crore COVID-19 package for financially weaker sections

1 day ago
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a COVID-19 package of Rs 1690.46 crore for socially and financially weaker sections of people in the State. Read all you need to know.

Current Affairs Quiz: 18 June 2021

1 day ago
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as world's third-largest diamond, International Vaccine Institute and World Competitiveness Index 2021 among others. 

Election Commission of India releases Atlas on 2019 General Elections

1 day ago
The Election Commission of India released ‘General Elections 2019: An Atlas’. The Atlas comprises all statistical figures and data of the General Elections 2019. Read all you need to know.

Current Affairs in Short: 18 June 2021

1 day ago
Bangladesh will be setting up an international institute for vaccine production including for COVID-19. The Bangladesh government will be signing an agreement with South Korea to set up the vaccine institute. 

World Competitiveness Index 2021: Switzerland tops ranking, India ranked 43rd

1 day ago
Switzerland topped the World Competitiveness Index 2021 rankings,  followed by Sweden at 2nd place and Denmark at 3rd place. India maintained its 43rd rank. Check out complete list of rankings. 

Iran Presidential Election 2021: Know Key Candidates and How Elections are held here

1 day ago
Nearly 60 million eligible Iranian voters will cast their votes to elect their next leader to succeed President Hassan Rouhani. Read all you need to know.

Japan Government to issue vaccine passport for travel abroad

1 day ago
The vaccine certificates, issued by the Japanese Government to the travelers planning to visit foreign countries, will be paper-based rather than digital.

Ordnance Factory Board to be split into 7 corporate entities: All you need to know!

1 day ago
The Ordnance Factory Board is India’s main producer of weapons and military equipment, which controls 41 ordnance factories. 

Prime Minister Modi launches customized crash course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers

1 day ago
The Customized Crash Course program aims to skill and upskill over one lakh COVID warriors across India. 

Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda passes away

1 day ago
Kenneth Kaunda was the first democratically elected President of Zambia from 1964 to 1991.  He had been at the forefront of Zambia's struggle for independence from British rule. 

World's third largest diamond unearthed in Botswana

1 day ago
Debswana Diamond Company found the world’s third-largest diamond in the Jwaneng mine in Botswana, South Africa. Read all you need to know.

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