Page-2 of Archives: September, 2020

Serum Institute to produce additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

Serum Institute of India (SII) has announced today on September 29, 2020  that it will produce an additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for India and other low and middle-income countries in ..

India Protests Election Announcement at Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has stated that they have come across reports regarding elections in the “Gilgit-Baltistan” Assembly that will be held on November 15, 2020 . The ..

Why Amnesty International quits India Operations?

Rights group Amnesty International has halted its operations in India after alleging a “witch-hunt” by the government. What is the issue? The group said, It is being targeted over its ..

Cat Que Virus? – ICMR warns of another virus from China

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has warned of the danger that is being posed by another virus that have been found in China named ‘Cat Que Virus’ (CQV). ..

Why India is bringing Indo-Pacific and ASEAN Policies under single Unit?

The Ministry of External Affairs recently announced that it will create a new Oceania Territorial Division having its centre at Australia. The division will integrate ASEAN divisions and the Indo-Pacific ..

DAC approved proposals for capital acquisition of equipment worth Rs. 2,290 crores

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the proposals for the capital acquisition of equipment that  the Armed Forces of India requires at an cost of Rs. 2,900 crores. The ..

A first-of-its-kind Museum on Ganga: “Ganga Avalokan” to be Inaugurated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 29, 2020 will inaugurate six ‘Namami Gange’ projects mostly relating to the sewage treatment in Uttarakhand.  The Prime Minister will also dedicate a museum ..

World Heart Day being celebrated on September 29, 2020

September 29 is observed as World Heart Day. It is an initiative by the World Heart Federation. It is observed in order to spread awareness about cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including ..

WHO and Partners to roll out 120 million Rapid Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19

The World Health Organization announced on September 29, 2020 that it will roll out 120 million rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 joining hands with its partners. This would allow the ..

Highlights of India- Denmark Green Strategic Partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen held a virtual bilateral summit on September 28. 2020. In his opening remarks PM Narendra Modi said that this virtual summit will prove useful for ..