Day June 9, 2020

[Editorial Analysis] Delhi diktat

Mains Paper 2: Health Prelims level: WHO Mains level: Healthcare infrastructure and related issues Context: • FIR on a hospital for procedural oversight in testing speaks of a high-handedness that is ill-advised, especially in crisis. • As India begins to…

AspirantWorld One liners : 9th June

( This one-liner is available in youtube – ) • International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) and MEKINS Industries have jointly developed a UVC-based Cabinet. The device will disinfect non-critical hospital items, laboratory wear,…

National Tiger Conservation Authority

• Environment Ministry has said that due to efforts of government thorough the National Tiger Conservation Authority, the tiger has been taken from the brink to an assured path of recovery. Key findings: • This is evident in findings of…

Shapes of economic recovery

• Given the weakness of the economy going into the COVID crisis as well as the less than adequate fiscal stimulus, India is likely to end up with an elongated U-shape recovery, although some experts have predicted other shapes of…

Anonymous

• As racial tensions in the US continue to make headlines, the ‘hacktivist’ group Anonymous has been accused of carrying out a cyberattack on the websites of the city of Minneapolis and its police department, making them temporarily inaccessible. About:…

Surgisphere

• Surgisphere Corporation has come under fire in recent days for failing to obtain independent validation for datasets used in two high-profile studies in The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine. Both papers are now retracted. Key highlights:…