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Thursday, May 14, 2020

DAILY GK C.A 12 MAY 2020


DAILY GK C.A 12 MAY 2020
1. INDIA LAUNCHED MISSION SAGAR TO ASSIST 5 ISLAND NATIONS
·        Government of India (GOI) has initiated a “Mission Sagar” as a part of their efforts to send medical aid to five Island nations in the Indian Ocean amid COVID-19 pandemic.
·        In this regard Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kesari departed for MaldivesMauritiusSeychellesMadagascar and Comoros, to provide Food items, COVID related Medicines including Hydroxychloroquine(HCQ) Tablets and Special Ayurvedic Medicines with Medical Assistance Teams.
·        The deployment of this mission is on the lines of Prime Ministers’ vision of Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) for the Indian Ocean promulgated in March 2015.

2. NARINDER BATRA TO REMAIN AS FIH PRESIDENT
·        The International Hockey Federation(FIH) announced that it has extended the terms of its president Narinder Dhruv Batra & the Executive Board(EB) members which is due to end in October 2020 has been extended until the 47th FIH Congress(initially planned on 28th October- 1st November 2020 in New Delhi) in May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland
President– Narinder Dhruv Batra
Chief Executive Officer(CEO)– Thierry Weil

3. DRDO LAB DEVELOPS DRUVS
·        Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad based Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) premier lab, developed an automated contactless Ultraviolet C (UVC) sanitisation cabinet called Defence Research Ultraviolet Sanitiser (DRUVS).
·        It has been designed to sanitise mobile phones, iPads, laptops, currency notes, cheque leafs, challans, passbooks, paper, envelopes, etc.
·        The RCI has also developed an automated UVC currency sanitizing device, called NOTESCLEAN.


4. 1ST FULLY INDIGENOUS COVID-19 VACCINE
·        Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR) announced its tie-up with Bharat Biotech International Ltd(BBIL) to develop the 1st fully indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by using the virus strain isolated at the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune.
·        The strain has been successfully transferred from NIV to BBIL.


5. SAI FORMS 6-MEMBER PANEL TO PREPARE SOP
·        The Sports Authority of India (SAI) formed a six-member committee to prepare a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for phased resumption of training across sporting disciplines at all the centers once the coronavirus-forced national lockdown is lifted.
·        The six-member panel will be headed by SAI secretary Rohit Bharadwaj and will have CEO Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Rajesh Rajagopalan, as its members.

6. NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY 2020, MAY 11
·        India celebrated National Technology Day to commemorate the success of the Shakti nuclear missile tested in Indian Army’s Pokhran test range, Rajasthan on May 11, 1998, and also to commemorate the flight of the first indigenous aircraft Hansa-3 developed by the National aerospace laboratories.
·        This day has been named by the former Prime Minister AtalBihariBajpayee and celebrated since 1999.
·        This year’s focus is “Rebooting the economy through science and technology.


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