United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Context Recently, the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has held a high-level dialogue on the subject ‘Multilateralism after Covid-19: What kind of UN do we need at the 75th Anniversary?’ The UN…

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Aarogya Setu

Context The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology issued a data-sharing and knowledge-sharing protocol for the Aarogya Setu app, laying down guidelines for sharing such data with government agencies and…

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Medium, Small, Micro Enterprises

Context The Covid-19 pandemic has left its impact on all sectors of the economy but nowhere is the hurt as much as the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) of India.  How are…

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[PIB] Year of Awareness on Science & Health (YASH) Program

Context Recently National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC) has launched a programme on health and risk communication ‘Year of Awareness on Science & Health (YASH)’ with focus on…

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Mobile Virology Research and Diagnostics Laboratory (MVRDL)

Context The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a mobile virology research lab. About the Mobile Virology Research and Diagnostics Laboratory (MVRDL) The MVRDL is the combination of…

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How coronavirus may affect the kidneys ?

Context Apart from ventilators, another kind of machinery that is in shortage amid the coronavirus pandemic is dialysis machines. Different research reports are now suggesting that a significant proportion of Covid-19 patients are experiencing kidney…

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