Bharat Biotech has been allowed to test Phase II and III of the Kovid vaccine for children between 2 and 18 years old.

1. IREDA awarded the ‘Green Energy Award’
The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has been awarded the ‘ Green Energy Award ‘ this year by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) . The award was awarded to IREDA, the leading public financing institution of renewable energy in India.Is given to be. Mr. Pradeep Kumar Das, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of IREDA received the award from Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, International Solar Alliance. IREDA has received this award for the important and developmental role it plays in green energy financing. Irrespective of the timing of the epidemic, IREDA ended the year 2020-21 strongly and during this period the institution gave a loan of Rs 8827 crore which is the second largest amount since inception. This shows that IREDA has the potential to turn this problem into an opportunity.
2. Shakuntala Harak Singh of Indian origin received the World Food Award 2021
Dr. Shakuntala Hark Singh Thilstad , a global nutritionist of Indian origin, has received the ” World Food Award ” of the year 2021 . He developed a holistic and nutritionally sensitive approach to seafood and food systems and received an award for his research. The award is also known as the Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture . Every year, the committee selects a person who is awarded a $ 250,000 title and prize money. The World Food Prize stated on its website that the small fish species of BangladeshBut research conducted by Dr. Shakuntala will help in developing a nutritionally sensitive approach to the seafood system at all levels. With this help, millions of poor people living in Asia and Africa will get a very nutritious diet.
3. Manisha Kapoor joins ICAS Executive Committee
Advertising Standards Council of India (Advertising Standards Council of India – ASCI ) has announced that its general secretary Manisha Kapoor (Manisha Kapoor) the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation Executive Committee (International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation -ICAS) appointed the has gone. Until April, served as a member for a two-year term on the Executive Committee at ASCI. Now, Kapoor will play a leadership role in the committee till 2023. She will be one of the four global vice presidents of the executive committee. Founded in 2008 by the European Advertising Standards Alliance, ICAS is a global platform of self-regulatory organizations (SROs).
4. First BRICS Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting among BRICS countries
Shri Apoorva Chandra , Secretary, Ministry of Labor and Employment chaired the meeting of the first BRICS Employment Working Group . The meeting was held in virtual form on 11-12 May 2021 at Sushma Swaraj Bhavan. India earlier this year Brix ‘s presidentHas held the position. Discussions include promoting social security agreements between BRICS countries, shaping labor markets, women’s participation as manpower and working in labor market hours or part-time workers (gigs) and engaging with an organization The ones (platforms) were the issue of employment. Apart from BRICS member countries like Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, representatives of International Labor Organization (ILO) and International Social Security Agency (ISSA) also spoke and made suggestions on the agenda.
5. Target of 3000 MT production from Maharashtra Mission Oxygen Self Reliance
The Maharashtra government has begun preparations to compete with the third wave of Corona. The state government estimates that with the arrival of the third wave of corona,the demandof oxygen in the statecan reach 2300 MT per day . To meet this demand,work has been started on the target of producing 3,000 metric tonnes of oxygen per day. The present day oxygen production capacity of Maharashtra is 1300 MT. The current demand for oxygen in the state is 1800 MT per day. The state government estimates that at the time of the third wave of corona, the demand for oxygen will increase from 1800 metric tons to 2300 metric tons per day. To meet this demand of oxygen ‘ mission oxygen self-relianceIt has been decided to give special encouragement to the industry groups under ‘. Along with this, it has been decided to work on many aspects including oxygen production, storage, critical gap discovery and action planning to strengthen the health infrastructure.
6. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman handed over the ownership papers of the houses to the buyers of the first residential project.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman the affordable and middle income housing plan submitted first residential project in the ownership papers of buyers houses under. This residential project in Mumbai ‘s suburban area Riwali Park is the first project in India to be supported by the Swami Fund – a scheme for affordable and middle-income housing . The fund was launched by the Finance Minister in November 2019 .
7. Government has taken steps to increase the availability of amphotericin B to fight mucoromicosis
Some states have seen a sudden increase in amphotericin B demand. Physicians recommend taking this medicine for the treatment of patients suffering from Mucoromicosis, which occurs after Kovid-19 disease . Therefore, the Government of India is in talks with the manufacturers to increase the production of the drug. The supply situation is expected to improve with the additional import of this drug and increase in its production domestically. Mucormycosis, commonly called ” black fungus “, is a serious fungal infection in humans . In some states of India this infection has been reported in people affected by COVID-19 disease. The disease often appears in the skin and also affects the lungs and brain.
8. Bharat Biotech has been allowed to test Phase II and III of the Kovid vaccine for children between 2 and 18 years old.
Bharat Biotech to 18 years from two years Kovid vaccines on children aged Kovaksin is permitted to examine the second and third phase. These tests have been recommended by the Expert Committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization . The Drug Controller General of India has accepted the recommendations of the Subject Expert Committee. These tests will be conducted on 500 twenty-five healthy volunteers. Both vaccines will be administered to volunteers during the test. There will be an interval of 28 days between the two vaccines. Bharat Biotech, in collaboration with the Medical Research Council of India, created the co-vaccine vaccine, a vaccine currently being administered to people over 18 years of age as part of the National Immunization Campaign.
9. Israel’s right to protect itself amidst thousands of rocket attacks – Joe. Biden
US President who. Biden on Israeli-Palestinian conflict , Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuHas a conversation with President Biden hoped that the tensions between the two countries would soon cease. Informing reporters at the White House about the talks with the Israeli Prime Minister, President Biden said that the conflict would end soon. He said that it was Israel’s right to protect itself amidst thousands of rocket attacks. The US President has made a comment in this matter for the first time since the beginning of this week’s conflict. According to the White House, during a telephone conversation with Mr. Netanyahu, Mr. Biden condemned the rocket attacks of Hamas and other terrorist groups. The US President expressed support for the security of Israel. He said that it is a legitimate right of Israel to protect its territory and its citizens. According to the Health Ministry of Gaza, 65 Palestinians have been killed in the conflict so far. Times of israel
10. Free cold treatment in private hospitals of the beneficiaries of Himcare and Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Himachal Pradesh
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to provide free of cost Kovid treatment to the beneficiaries of Himcare and Ayushman Bharat Yojana in private hospitals registered as Special Kovid Hospitals in the State . About 9 lakh 29 thousand beneficiaries will benefit from this decision.
11. Sindhu Darshan Festival from 19 June
The administration of the Union Territory of Ladakh is preparing to organize the Indus Darshan Mahotsav from 19 June . The tourism and culture secretary here, Mehboob Ali Khan reviewed the preparations for the Indus Darshan Festival 2021 in Leh. The meeting reviewed the progress of infrastructure works for visitors at Indus Ghat, transport and parking. The Secretary of Tourism and Culture directed the Leh administration to complete the first phase of work by the end of this month and complete the remaining works by mid-June.
12. Black fungal infection treatment units to be started in Bhopal and Jabalpur with Operation Theaters
Black fungal infection treatment units will be started in Bhopal and Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh with Operation Theaters . Each bed will have a facility of 10 beds for the treatment of this infection. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has told that so far 50 patients have received such fungal infection in the state. Black fungal infection in the medical science of language MukarmaikosisIt is said. Symptoms of black fungus infection occur mainly in the lungs. It causes swelling around the eyes in patients suffering from it. There may also be problems with breathing. Apart from this, complaints like cough, fever, vomiting and abdominal pain also come in its symptoms. Blackness occurs when there is an infection in the skin. It also has a profound effect on the brains of fungal patients.
13. Padmakumar Nair becomes CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company
Padmakumar M Nair has been appointed as the CEO of the proposed National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd. Currently Padmakumar is the Chief General Manager of the Stressed Assets Resolution Group at SBI. National Asset Reconstruction Company Limited is a proposed bad bank to take on stressed assets of lenders and was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the budget of 2021-22 to consolidate lenders’ existing assets and fulfill their resolve.
14. Nomura revised India’s GDP growth estimate to 10.8% in FY22
Nomura has reduced India’s GDP growth estimate for the current fiscal year 2021-22 (FY22) to 10.8 percent from the previous estimate of 12.6 percent . This reduction in GDP rate is due to the effect of lockdown induced by the second wave. Nomura is a Japanese brokerage headquartered in Tokyo.
15. Indian and Indonesian Navy conducted exercises in Arabian Sea
The Indian and Indonesian navies conducted Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the southern Arabian Sea with a focus on further improving their mutual cooperation . PracticeThe aim was to improve mutual cooperation and understanding between the two friendly navies. INS Sharda (INS Sharda), offshore patrol vessel (OPV) and the existing Chetak helicopter were participated in this exercise from Indian Navy. In this exercise, the Indonesian Navy was represented by KRI Sultan Hasanudin and the 90M Corvette vessel. The Indian Navy regularly conducts PASSEX maneuvers with friendly countries. The last PASSEX between the Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy was concluded on 13 March 21 and was attended by INS Kalpeni, IN Donier and KRI Sultan Ishqandar Muda.
16. Jan Small Finance Bank Launches ‘I Choose My Number’ Facility
Jan Small Finance Bank (Jana Small Finance Bank) has for all its customers across India I choose my number is announced to start (I choose my number) feature. This new facility gives existing and new customers of the bank the option to choose their preferred number as their savings or current account number. The bank will allow its customers to select their preferred number as the last 10 digits of their bank account, savings or current account . The allocation of the account number chosen by the customer will be subject to the availability of the requested number. This new facility will help customers to associate and connect with the bank as they choose the auspicious or lucky number.
17. IIT Develops Affordable Tech-Traditional Eco-Friendly Mobile Cremation System
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar has developed a model of a dynamic electric crematorium system . It claims to use the first of its kind technology, which uses smokeless cremation despite using wood. It uses only half the amount of wood required for cremation and is also environmentally friendly due to the use of combustion air system. It is based on the light-stove technology , in which the yellow glows when the light is on. It is converted into smokeless blue flame with the help of combustion air system installed above the lights. The handcart shaped furnace has wheels and can be carried anywhere without much effort. This jammer is equipped with combustion air for primary and secondary hot air systems.
18. PESB appointed Arun Kumar Singh as the next CMD of BPCL
Public Enterprises Selection Board (Public Enterprises Selection Board-PESB) by Arun Kumar Singh (Arun Kumar Singh) to state-owned refining and marketing firm Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited as (Bharat chairman of the Petroleum Corporation Ltd-BPCL) and Managing Director Has chosen. Arun Kumar Singh is currently the director of marketing at BPCL and the director is holding additional charge of the refineries. His selection is to be approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
19. Delhi Police launches vehicle helpline ‘COVI Van’ for senior citizens
The Delhi Police has started a helpline number for senior citizens , struggling with their essential needs among Kovid-19 . South District Police of the national capital has a COVI Van for senior citizens in the midst of coronovirus statusHelpline (012- 26241077) has been started. The commencement of the COVI van has been circulated through the Beat Officers and Residents Welfare Association (RWA) in the Greater Kailash-1 area. All precautions – sanitization, gloves, masks and social distancing – will be followed during and after every visit. After receiving any call from the COVI van, the police officers stationed on the COVI van along with a beat officer will visit the seniors’ home and help them meet their needs including any essential items, vaccinations and medicines.
20. HDFC Bank Estimates India’s GDP Growth at 10% for FY22
HDFC Bank has slashed India’s growth forecast for the current financial year from 11.5 per cent to 10 per cent , citing the adverse impact of the second COVID-19 wave . In the worst case of COVID-19, the bank has estimated the GDP rate to be 8% .
21. CARE Ratings estimated India’s GDP at 9.2% for FY22
Domestic rating agency, CARE Ratings (Care Ratings) in the current fiscal year 2021-2022 (FY22) of India to GDP revised estimate of growth of 9.2 percent is made. This is lower than the earlier estimate of 10.2 percent in April 2021.
22. Harley-Davidson launches all-electric motorcycle brand ‘LiveWire’
Harley-Davidson Inc. has launched the all-electric motorcycle brand LiveWire , the company’s latest effort to place bets on the fast-growing electric vehicle market . The company will create a separate electric vehicle-focused division, as it aims to attract the next younger generation and more environmentally conscious drivers. Named as Harley’s first electric motorbike, which was unveiled in 2019, the “Livewire” division is set to launch its first branded motorcycle in July.
23. Virtual Indo-Swiss Financial Dialogue Organized
Recently the fourth Indo-Swiss financial dialogue was conducted through video conferencing. Secretary of Economic Affairs, Ajay SethLed the Indian delegation. The Swiss side’s delegation was led by Daniela Stoffel, Secretary of State, and the State Secretariat for International Finance, Switzerland. During the talks, experiences were shared by the two countries for cooperation on various aspects including investment, International Financial Services Center Authority (IFSCA), National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), fintech, sustainable finance and cross-border financial services. Issues related to the financing of infrastructure, as well as tax challenges arising from the digitization of the G20, the International Monetary Fund and the economy, were also discussed. Both sides emphasized the importance of coordinated bilateral action on the world of sanitation and the post-Covid. gave. The Treaty of Friendship between India and Switzerland was signed in New Delhi in 1948.
24. Geojit signed a treaty with PNB to offer a three-in-one account
Geojit Financial Services (Geojit Financial Services) customers the three-in-one account to provide Punjab National Bank has entered into an agreement with the (Punjab National Bank). This new service to those customers who have savings account with PNB, PNB Demat account and Geojit trading accountLets Savings and demat accounts can be opened online with a barrier-free approach in PNB. 3-in-1 Account PNB makes it easy for customers to transfer money from their savings accounts through their payment gateway facility in real time to meet their investment needs. The trading account, which can be opened online in 15 minutes, provides an intuitive interface to invest online in the opportunities offered by Geojit. PNB clients can now open a Geojit trading account online and start investing in equity as well as Geojit’s SmartFolio product. This will help customers diversify their investments and manage them all through one account.
25. RBI gives PPI authority to Iroot Technologies
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given authorization to Eroute Technologies to operate as a prepaid payment instrument (PPI) company . RBI issued authorization to Iroot Technologies Private Limited with permanent validity to issue and start operation of semi-closed pre-paid devices in the country. The company aims to engage around 680 million people by designing user-friendly payment solutions addressing the specific needs of various consumer segments of our society.
26. Now Google Pay users will be able to transfer money from US to India, Singapore
Alphabet Inc. to Google his US Has initiated an international money transfer partnership with Remittance Firm Wise and Western Union Company for payment app users . Google in the united statesUsers can now transfer money to customers in India and Singapore via the app, with plans to expand to 80 countries available through Wise and 200 through Western Union by the end of the year. The company has partnered with Western Union and Wise, both of which have integrated their services into Google Pay. When Google Pay users in the US try to send money to someone in India or Singapore, they will be notified of the exact amount the recipient will receive. Within the Google Pay app, users also have to choose which payment provider they want to use, Wise or Western Union, and how long it will take for the recipient to receive the money.
27. New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling will retire after World Test Championship
New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling has announced that he will retire from international cricket after three Tests including the World Test Championship final against India on his upcoming England tour . Watling has played 73 Tests, 28 ODIs and 5 T20Is for Blackcap. Watling became the 9th wicketkeeper to score a double century at Bay Oval in 2019 and the first player to score a double century against England. Watling features two 350-plus stands, one against India in 2014 with Brendon McCullum and the other next year with Kane Williamson.
28. Freedom fighter Anoop Bhattacharya dies
Anup Bhattacharya , a freedom fighter and composer of the independent Bungalow Bettar Center, has passed away. Bangladesh Liberation War , during his independent bungalow Better Center (Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra) had worked as composer and musical director. He Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sanstha founder member (Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha). His liberation songs of that time, including ” Arrow hara e dheu-r sagor “, ” Rokto diye na lamechi ,” ” Poorbo digonte surjo utche, ” and ” Nongor Tolo Tolo”, Inspired liberation war fighters during 1971. The independent bungalow BETTER Center was the medium of radio broadcasting in 1971.
29. Famous table tennis player Chandrashekhar died of Arjuna Award
COVID due to complications related to three times the national table tennis champion and former international Padlr v. Chandrasekhar (V. Chandrasekar) has died. He Tmijaga Table Tennis Association were present president (Tamizhaga Table Tennis Association-TTTA) . 63-year-old Chandrasekhar received the Arjuna Award in 1982 . Chandra’s autobiography My Fightback from Death’s Door with Sita Srikkanth was published in 2006.