India’s first intranasal COVID vaccine which is developed by Bharat Biotech has received approval for restricted use in an emergency situation.
Current Affairs in Short
Government of India announces constitution of National Level Committee
- The Government of India has announced the constitution of the National Level Committee for the drafting of the National Cooperation Policy.
- The committee under the Chairmanship of former Union Minister Suresh Prabhu consists of 47 members from all parts of the country.
- The new policy is being formulated to realize the vision of Sahakar Se Samriddhi under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- Union Home Minister Amit Shah had earlier announced that a National Cooperation Policy will soon be prepared which will have a holistic approach from the Primary Agricultural Credit Society upwards.
Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine receives approval for restricted use in an emergency situation
- India’s first intranasal COVID vaccine which is developed by Bharat Biotech has received approval for restricted use in an emergency situation.
- The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has termed this feat as a big boost to India’s fight against COVID-19.
- The nasal vaccine against COVID-19 in India has been approved by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation in above the 18-years of age.
- As per the Union Minister, the step will further strengthen the government’s collective fight against the pandemic.
PM Modi-Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina inaugurates the first unit of Maitree Super Thermal Power Plant
- On the second day of the state visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, a slew of projects were unveiled and seven MoUs have been signed.
- PM Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the first unit of the Maitree Super Thermal Power Plant in the Khulna district of Bangladesh.
- The two leaders also inaugurated the 5.13-kilometer-long Rupsha Rail bridge built under the concession Line of Credit provided by India.
- The projects will further multi-modal connectivity will enhance people-to-people contact and facilitate regional economic integration.
Chief Justice of India inaugurates NALSA’s Centre for Citizen Services
- The Chief Justice of India Justice Uday Umesh Lalit inaugurated NALSA’s Centre for Citizen Services at Jaisalmer house in New Delhi.
- The Centre will provide free legal services to the weaker sections of society. Justice UU Lalit also congratulated the Executive Chairman of NALSA.
- The Centre for Citizen Services, as the name itself, suggests will prove to be an excellent medium for providing effective legal services to the common man without any hassles.
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