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A)
Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and Fortis Healthcare
B)
Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and AIIMS, Rishikesh
C)
ISRO and Apollo Hospital, Delhi
D)
DRDO and AIIMS, Rishikesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and AIIMS, Rishikesh

Note : Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and AIIMS, Rishikesh have jointly developed a remote patient health monitoring system to the condition of COVID-19 patients without healthcare workers risking exposure to them. The device has non-invasive sensors to measure the main parameters of the patient such as patient: temperature, pulse rate, saturated oxygen level and respiration rate.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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8 April
B)
9 April
C)
10 April
D)
11 April

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 11 April

Note : National Safe Motherhood Day observed 11 April. The day aims to raise awareness about the proper healthcare of women and maternity facilities to pregnant and lactating women. The day also aims to spread awareness about healthcare facilities for women. India became the first country to officially declare a National Safe Motherhood Day in the world.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Punjab
B)
Haryana
C)
Odisha
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Odisha

Note : Odisha on April 9, 2020 became the first state to prolong the coronavirus lockdown which has been extended till April 30. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made the announcement after a Cabinet meeting.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Actor
B)
Politician
C)
Classical singer
D)
Sportsperson

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Classical singer

Note : Renowned Hindustani classical singer and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Hiranand Chawla passed away in Gurgaon on April 10, 2020at the age of 87. The singer was trained in thumri, dadra and ghazal singing by Begum Akhtar.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Shripad Yesso Naik
B)
Hardeep Singh Puri
C)
Dharmendra Pradhan
D)
Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shripad Yesso Naik

Note : Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) under the Ministry of AYUSH organized an international webinar on 10 April 2020 on the occasion of World Homoeopathy Day. Over 1000 participants attended the webinar on a digital platform which was also live-streamed. The webinar was addressed by Union Minister of State (I/C) AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
The Indian Institute of Science
B)
National Innovation Foundation India
C)
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
D)
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology

Correct Answer : Option (B) - National Innovation Foundation India

Note : National Innovation Foundation India (NIF) has developed "wormivet," an indigenous herbal medication (dewormer) in the form of commercial products for livestock owners. The product will be an alternative to the chemical method of treatment of worm.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
India Padhe Online
B)
Sab Padhe Online
C)
Desh Padhe Online
D)
Bharat Padhe Online

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bharat Padhe Online

Note : Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has launched the 'Bharat Padhe Online' campaign on 10 April in New Delhi. The campaign aimed for crowdsourcing of Ideas for Improving the Online Education ecosystem of India. Ideas can be shared on bharatpadheonline. mhrd@gmail.com and on twitter by using # BharatPadheOnline up to 16 April 2020.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
56-day
B)
76-day
C)
86-day
D)
106-day

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 76-day

Note : China has unveiled a new trial protocol for re-testing the recovered coronavirus patients. The protocol intensifies the screening of asymptomatic cases as concerns grew over the second wave of virus infections in the country. The move by the China government comes after it lifted the 76-day lockdown in Wuhan. According to the protocol, recovered COVID-19 patients must stay in quarantine for 14 days either at their home or in an isolation centre for medical observation.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Tripura
B)
Odisha
C)
Assam
D)
Nagaland

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Assam

Note : The COVID 19 pandemic has made the ubiquitous gamosa, a decorative cotton towel, evolve from memento to mask.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Cancun, Mexico
B)
Paris, France
C)
Brussels, Belgium
D)
Kathmandu, Nepal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Cancun, Mexico

Note : G-20 countries are to hold a meeting to discuss the way forward in supporting the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic on 15 April. From India, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. The meeting follows the Extraordinary Energy Ministers meeting of the G-20 countries which was held on 31 March 2020. Headquarters of G20 group is in Cancun, Mexico.

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Published On : July 17, 2021