Russia to sell COVID-19 vaccines to India: Russia’s sovereign wealth fund said it will supply India’s Dr Reddy’s Laboratories with 100 million doses of the Sputnik-V vaccine against Covid-19 once it receives regulatory approval in India. Clinical trials of the Russian vaccine in India are expected to follow and to be held jointly with the Indian firm. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (20-09-2020)
First-ever cannabis medicine project coming up in Jammu: Canada become the 1st country to invest in Jammu and Kashmir. It is to be the 1st foreign investment in the union territory in the field of medicine. Cannabis Medicine project that is the 1st project got foreign investment after art 370.
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Yakshagana is a traditional Indian theatre form, developed in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada in the state of Karnataka and in Kasaragod district in Kerala that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up, and stage techniques with a unique style and form. (Source: Wikipedia/Hindu)
The Mudhol Hound, also known variously as the Maratha Hound, the Pashmi Hound and the Kathewar Dog, is a breed of sighthound from India.
In 2005 the Mudhol Hound was one of four Indian dog breeds featured on a set of postage stamps released to celebrate the country’s canine heritage (Wikipedia/The Hindu) Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (30-08-2020)
Chandrayaan-2 Completes A Year Around Moon
Chandrayaan-2 was launched on July 22, 2019 and inserted into the lunar orbit on August 20, , exactly one year ago. (Source: NDTV) Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (23-08-2020)
MS Dhoni announces his retirement from international cricket
MS Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday, as he brought the curtain down on his illustrious 15-year career as an India cricketer (Source: NDTV) Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (16-08-2020)
A grand three-storey stone structure on a raised platform with multiple turrets, pillars and domes. The temple will be 161 feet tall. The temple under construction will be “Nagara style” of architecture. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (09-08-2020)
SpaceX capsule departs ISS, set for ocean splashdown ~ US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have undocked their Dragon Endeavour capsule from the space station to begin their return to Earth. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (02-08-2020)
A Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and freight transportation, first used to describe an open-source vactrain design released by a joint team from Tesla and SpaceX. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (26-07-2020)
Gujarat constable Sunita Yadav is now an internet sensation for stopping an MLA’s son violating lockdown rules.
Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (19-07-2020)
An experimental treatment that some doctors are using for people with severe Corona virus disease. The people who’ve recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies — proteins the body uses to fight off infections. The blood from people who’ve recovered is called convalescent plasma. Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (12-07-2020)