UP Government launches massive vaccination drive of 18-44 age group

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The massive vaccination drive in Uttar Pradesh will be held in a total of 17 municipal corporations and the Gautam Budh Nagar area.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 May 2021

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The centre has allocated additional 45000 vials of Tocilizumab to meet the increased demand in states and union territories. Tocilizumab, a drug used to treat COVID-19 patients is not manufactured in India. It is sourced from a Swiss pharmaceutical company. 

Current Affairs Quiz: 12 May 2021

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The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  COVID-19 vaccine trials for 2 to 18-year-olds, Sheikh Zayed Book Award and founder of modern nursing among others. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 12 May 2021

6 hrs ago
The Ministry of External Affairs has announced that Prime Minister Modi will not be attending the G7 summit in person. 

AstraZeneca pledges $250,000 as humanitarian aid to India to fight COVID-19 pandemic

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AstraZeneca has pledged 1 million USD humanitarian aid in order to support the covid relief activities in India as well as other communities that have been hit by the pandemic.

US to review withdrawal from Open Skies, as Russia's plans to exit Treaty

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Russia had announced in mid-January that it would withdraw itself from the treaty. The Open Skies treaty allows signatories to carry out unarmed surveillance flights over each other's territories.

UN report projects India’s economy to grow at 10.1% in 2022; Check details

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However, the global agency has cautioned that the growth outlook of India in 2021 was highly fragile as it has been the new hotbed of the pandemic.

Snapdeal launches 'Sanjeevani' to connect COVID patients with plasma donors

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Snapdeal has created Sanjeevani to use its wide reach in India, including across smaller towns and cities to connect people to plasma donors. 

Covid-19 variant first detected in India, found in 44 countries: WHO

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The B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 is also known as the double mutant variant that has been spreading rapidly across India. 

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN gets nod for phase 2/3 trials on 2-18 years old

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The clinical trials for the vaccine will take place in 525 subjects at different sites, including AIIMS, Patna, AIIMS, Delhi, and Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur.

Prime Minister Modi will not attend G7 Summit in person due to COVID-19 situation, says MEA

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Prime Minister Modi was earlier scheduled to visit the United Kingdom in June 2021 on the invitation of the UK PM Boris Johnson to attend the G7 Summit as a guest.

COVID-19 LIVE Updates: Covaxin production capacity to be doubled by May-June 2021: S&T Ministry

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COVID-19 LIVE Updates: The current Covaxin production capacity will be doubled by May-June 2021 and increased by almost 6-7 fold by July-August 2021, informed the Science and Technology Ministry on May 12, 2021. The Ministry informed that Covaxin's production capacity is expected to reach

International Nurses Day 2021: History, Theme, Significance and other details

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The theme for International Nurses Day 2021 is Nurses: A Voice to Lead- A Vision for Future Healthcare.

Dr. Tahera Qutbuddin becomes first Indian to win Sheikh Zayed Book Award

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Dr. Tahera is a US citizen, who was born into the prominent Qutbuddin family in India and grew up in south Mumbai. She will be presented with the award later this month at Abu Dhabi.

Current Affairs in Short: 11 May 2021

1 day ago
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has announced that all patients with Mucormycosis fungal infection will be treated completely free of cost under Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya Yojana of the state. 

J&K govt to help senior citizens, orphans, daily wage workers during COVID-19 pandemic

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The J&K administration also announced that it will lend Rs 1,000 per month for the next two months to the daily wage workers who suffered a loss of livelihood during the pandemic.

Twitter donates USD 15 million for COVID-19 Relief in India

1 day ago
Twitter has donated the amount to three non-governmental organisations- Aid India, CARE, and Sewa International USA.

Google to show information on COVID-19 vaccine, hospital beds, medical oxygen in India

1 day ago
Google has been testing new features on Google Maps in India to help people find relevant sources of medical oxygen using crowd-sourced information and hospital beds nearby.

Puducherry becomes fourth ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State/ Union Territory

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Puducherry has achieved the ‘Har Ghar Jal’ status much ahead of the target fixed. All 1.16 lakh rural households in the union territory have a tap water supply now. 

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft: NASA spacecraft begins 2-year journey home with asteroid samples 

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This is NASA's first asteroid sample return mission and it carries a generous amount of material collected from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.
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