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Daily News Digest:05 April 2020

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2020

This Day raises awareness of the threat that are caused by the landmines to the safety, health and lives of civilian populations, and encourages all the state Governments to develop mine clearing programmes. Awareness programs and many activities to mark the day take place in many countries around the world on April 4 every year.

FIFA Women’s World Cup postponed

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup has been postponed and scheduled to be played in November in India. The now postponed event was scheduled to be held from 2nd to 21st November with matches scheduled at Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Guwahati and Navi Mumbai.

Jeevan Lite, ventilator by The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) has developed a low-cost, portable, emergency-use ventilator. Aerobiosys Innovations has come up with ‘Jeevan Lite,’ a ventilator that would prove useful for patients, healthcare professionals and family of people under quarantine.

Exercise NCC Yogdan

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) has offered help to civilian authorities in the country’s fight against COVID-19 by extending services of cadets under the ‘Exercise NCC Yogdan’. It has issued the guidelines for temporary employment of cadets to augment relief efforts and functioning of various agencies that are involved in battling the pandemic.

Odisha government’s Mo Prativa competition

The Odisha government in collaboration with UNICEF has launched an online competition programme named ‘Mo Prativa’, so as to engage the children and youth who are staying at home during the current lockdown. Those in the age group of 5-18 years can participate in art, slogan writing, short story writing, poem writing and poster making.

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