Steps were taken by the Government to ensure drug availability for treatment of Mucormycosis
A sudden increase in the demand has been observed in some States for Amphotericin-B, which is being actively prescribed by the physicians to the patients suffering from Mucormycosis, which has been seen as a post COVID complication. Through active measures to augment production, and import and ensure equitable distribution, the Government has been able to mobilise over 6.67 lakh vials of the Amphotericin B for patients in the states and UTs and Central Health Institutes, in addition to other drugs such as Amphotericin Deoxycholate and Posaconazole being used for the treatment of this disease.
Government releases Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas of India
Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Babul Supriyo today called for generating awareness towards preventing and restoring land degradation for healthier and sustainable ecosystems. Speaking at a virtual event celebration of the Desertification and Drought Day, Shri Supriyo said, this will help better economy and overall human wellbeing.
The Desertification and Drought day was commemorated by the Ministry, with an aim to generate large scale awareness towards understanding the key role of land in all environmental and economic concerns, that world, as well as India is facing now-a days.
Mamata Banerjee Slams Centre Over Efforts To “Control” Twitter
Centre is trying to ‘bulldoze’ Twitter, Bengal government, says Mamata Banerjee. The West Bengal chief minister said that there was no political violence in the state and the claims made by the BJP were completely baseless.
CBSE submits evaluation criteria for Class 12 result 2021 in Supreme Court
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today released the Class 12 evaluation criteria or the final strategy through which it will assess Class 12 students in the Supreme Court.
The Class 12th result will be based on the Class 10th component (30 per cent) based on the best three performing subjects in the board exams, class 11 component (30 per cent) will be based on the final exam and class 12 component (40 per cent) based on unit test/mid-term/pre-board.
NIA arrests former Mumbai Police Officer in connection with Antilia security and Mansukh Hiren Murder Case
NIA arrested former Mumbai Police Officer Pradeep Sharma in connection with Antilia security and Mansukh Hiren Murder Case. The National Investigation Agency, which is probing the Antilia Security and Mansukh Hiren murder case, took former Mumbai Police officer Pradeep Sharma into custody early today, media reports.
India calls upon Pakistan to comply with ICJ judgement in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
India has called upon Pakistan to take appropriate steps to address the shortcomings in the ICJ (Review and Re-consideration) Bill, 2020 and to comply with the judgements of the International Court of Justice in letter and spirit. The Bill has been passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan. Briefing media on Thursday, External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Arindam Bagchi said, the Bill codified into law the earlier ordinance with all its shortcomings. He said, it does not create a machinery to facilitate effective review and reconsideration of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case as mandated by the International Court of Justice.
Weather forecast for Friday
The National Capital Delhi will likely to have generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle. The temperature will hover between 27 and 38 degrees Celsius.
Mumbai will have generally cloudy sky with heavy rain. The minimum temperature will be 26 degrees Celsius while the maximum is expected to be around 30 degrees.
Chennai is expected to have generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle. The temperature will vary between 29 and 38 degrees Celsius.
Kolkata will have generally cloudy sky with a few spells of rain or thundershowers. The city will observe a minimum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius and a maximum of around 28 degrees.
KVIC Records Highest Ever Turnover in FY 2020-21 Despite Covid-19 Pandemic
completely marred by Covid-19 pandemic, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has recorded its highest-ever turnover.
In the year 2020-21, KVIC registered a gross annual turnover of Rs. 95,741.74crores, as compared to Rs. 88,887 crores turnover in 2019-20, thus, registering an increase of 7.71%.
Govt extends validity of motor vehicle documents till September 30
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has written to Director Generals of Police, Principal Secretaries of Transport Departments and Transport Commissioners of all States and UTs for extension of documents related to Motor Vehicles Act, 1998 till September this year. Enforcement authorities have been advised to treat such documents valid till 30th September.
International Day of Yoga to be observed worldwide on June 21
International Day of Yoga will be observed worldwide on 21st of June. Theme for this year is Yoga for Wellbeing. COVID pandemic continues to affect lives and livelihoods of people world over. The importance of Yoga in promoting holistic health of people is very relevant in such a time. Our correspondent takes a look at the role Yoga played during the times of pandemic.
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