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Indian migrants, across India

Context The exodus of migrant workers from the cities following the announcement of the 21-day lockdown threw the spotlight on the vast number of ...
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Restrictions on court hearings lawful, says Supreme Court

Context Recently the Supreme Court deemed all restrictions on people from entering, attending or taking part in court hearings, imposed ...
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What are MPLAD funds?

Context The Union Cabinet gave its nod to the temporary suspension of MPLAD Funds during 2020-21 and 2021-22 in view ...
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The ‘Bhilwara model’ of ‘ruthless containment’ to stop the coronavirus

Context Almost two weeks into the nationwide lockdown, with the case count from the novel coronavirus disease climbing to 4,281 (with 111 ...
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How euro zone ‘coronabonds’ might work

Context The coronavirus pandemic has revived the acrimonious debate between euro zone countries about jointly issuing debt to meet healthcare needs and address ...
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Reducing farm distress during a pandemic

Context The COVID-19 measures of social distancing and imposed lockdown have brought out the woes of migrant workers and the large population in rural areas dependent ...
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The mystery of low German COVID-19 fatality rates

Context Early, aggressive testing, well-equipped ICUs, and faith in the government resulted in a remarkably low death count. Details The virus and ...
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Real-Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Context Recently the Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) approval for the use of antibody-based testing for COVID-19. Background So ...
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ArogyaSetu App

Context The Government of India has launched a mobile app ArogyaSetu developed in a public-private partnership to bring the people ...
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Price Monitoring And Resource Unit (PMRU)

Context The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has set up price monitoring and resource unit (PMRU) in the Union Territory ...
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Counter-cyclical Capital Buffers (CCyB)

Context Recently the RBI has announced that banks need not activate countercyclical capital buffers (CCyB) amid slowdown due to COVID-19 ...
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What is Geo-fencing?

Context The Centre is using powers under the Indian Telegraph Act to “fetch information” from telecom companies every 15 minutes ...
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CCI Green Channel Route

Context Recently the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has received a request for merger of a company following green channel ...
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Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine

Context According to a  US-based research, a combination of reduced morbidity and mortality could make the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination ...
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GRACE-FO Mission

Context Recently NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness using GRACE-FO satellites. About GRACE-FO Mission The Gravity Recovery ...
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Operation Sanjeevani

Context An Indian Air Force (IAF) C-130J transport aircraft o delivered 6.2 tonne of essential medicines and hospital consumables to ...
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Pink Supermoon

Context A supermoon is all scheduled to show up in the sky on April 7. It would be the biggest ...
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Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH)

Context Recently the Department of Science & Technology has approved setting up of a Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 ...
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Must Read News Articles-April-07-2020

Between Nationalism and globalism Preparing for SAARC 2.0 Democracy should not permit a tradeoff Let’s respect the balance Farmers are ...
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Must Read News Articles-April-06-2020

Managing COVID – A task well begun Lockdown Trade-offs Oil in post COVID world Reserve Bank setting up exclusive wing ...
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