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Daily News Digest:05 May 2021

WORLD HAND HYGIENE DAY

Every year, on May 5, World Hand Hygiene Day is observed. It is organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness among people across the globe about the importance of hand hygiene in warding off many serious infections.

Theme for World Hand Hygiene Day 2021 : "Achieving hand hygiene at the point of care."

WORLD ASTHMA DAY 2021

World Asthma Day is celebrated on the first Tuesday of May every year. It  is observed every year to raise awareness about the chronic disease.

Theme for World Asthma Day 2021:  'Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions'.

CENTRE APPROVES MOU BETWEEN INDIA AND UK ON MIGRATION & MOBILITY PARTNERSHIP

Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved the MoU on Migration and Mobility Partnership between India and the UK. India and the UK agree to launch the Global Innovation Partnership. 

It will support Indian innovators to scale up their innovations in third countries thereby helping them explore new markets and become self sustainable.

RBI PROPOSES TERM LIQUIDITY FACILITY OF RS 50,000 CRORE TO EASE ACCESS TO EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES

Reserve Bank of India will provide a term-liquidity facility of ₹ 50,000 crore to ease access of funds for emergency medical services. Under the liquidity scheme, banks can support entities including vaccine manufacturers, medical facilities, hospitals and patients.

CENTRE RELEASES THE NEW FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF SVAMITVA SCHEME

Union Minister for Panchayati Raj released the new framework for implementation of the SVAMITVA Scheme. The SVAMITVA Framework developed by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.

SVAMITVA is a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, which was launched on 24th April 2020. It aims to provide the ‘record of rights’ to village household owners in rural areas and issue Property Cards.

BCCI SUSPENDS IPL 2021

Indian Premier League Governing Council and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has postponed the 14th edition of Indian Premier League.

Indian Premier League is a professional Twenty20 cricket league, contested by eight teams based out of eight different Indian cities. The league was founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2007.

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CENTRE RELEASES THE NEW FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF SVAMITVA SCHEME

CENTRE RELEASES THE NEW FRAMEWORK FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF SVAMITVA SCHEME Context Union Minister for Panchayati Raj released the new framework for implementation of the SVAMITVA Scheme. Details  ...

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RBI PROPOSES TERM LIQUIDITY FACILITY OF RS 50,000 CRORE TO EASE ACCESS TO EMERGENCY HEALTH SERVICES

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WORLD HAND HYGIENE DAY Context Every year, on May 5, World Hand Hygiene Day is observed. Details Theme for World Hand Hygiene Day 2021 :  "Achieving hand hygiene at the point of care." The slo ...

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