India’s first-ever Largest Virtual ExhibitionOrganized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the five-day Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene Expo was e-inaugurated on 22nd June 2020 by Mansukh Mandaviya (Union Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers).
Important days of the week 20th June to 26th June
23rd June: International Olympic Day
23rd June: United Nations Public Service Day
21st June: International Yoga Day.
No Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya Temple
At the centuries-old historic Kamakhya Temple at Guwahati, for the first time in six centuries of record available from 1565, the 5 days Ambubachi Mela will not be organized due by keeping in mind the possibility of spreading the COVID-19 virus.
68 Million Years Old Egg discovered from AntarcticaThe Thing was the second-largest egg in terms of size (29 by 20 centimeters) that has been discovered to date. It is the second largest to the Madagascan Elephant Bird (extinct) egg and also the largest soft-shelled egg on record.
India’s First Oral Vaccine for Moderate COVID-19
‘Favipiravir (Fabiflu)’ was approved by the National Regulatory Authority for Indian pharmaceuticals -Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) to Mumbai based Glenmark Pharmaceuticals.The drug has shown notable efficacy as per results from Russia and Japan.
Quote of the week If you want to walk fast, walk alone. But if you want to walk far, walk together – Ratan Naval Tata is an Indian industrialist, philanthropist, and a former chairman of Tata Sons. He was also chairman of Tata Group, from 1990 to 2012, and again, as interim chairman, from October 2016 through February 2017