Day May 10, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 10th May

• CSIR through the New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative (NMITLI) program approved a project towards the development of human monoclonal antibodies (hmAbs) that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in coronavirus infected patients. The project on the generation of neutralizing human monoclonal…

World Red Cross Day

• The World Red Cross Day was observed by IFRC on May 8, 2020. • The Indian Red Cross Society, which was founded in 1920, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. About: • World Red Cross Day is also…

hmAbs

• Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) through its New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative (NMITLI) program has approved a project towards the development of human monoclonal antibodies (hmAbs) that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in patients. About: • The project…

Shekatkar Committee

• Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for the abolition of 9,304 posts in the Military Engineering Service (MES) out of the total 13,157 vacancies of the basic and industrial staff. About: • This is in line with…

Facebook’s oversight board

• Facebook’s new oversight board — similar to an independent, internal court — has chosen National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Vice-Chancellor Sudhir Krishnaswamy as one of its first 20 members. About: • The board will make final and…

Stringency Index

• A Stringency Index created by Oxford University shows how strict a country’s measures were responding to the Covid-19 outbreak, and at what stage of the spread it enforced these. About: • It is among the metrics being used by…