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Daily News Digest:07 April 2020

Drug firm Lupin has launched Generic Mycophenolic Acid

Drug company Lupin has launched generic Mycophenolic acid delayed-release tablets. The tablet is used to prevent organ rejection in patients receiving kidney transplants in the market of the USA. Lupin has launched the tablets in the strengths of 180 milligrams (mg) and 360 milligrams (mg).

United States announces USD 2.9 million Package Aid to India to fight coronavirus

The Government of the United States of America has announced a grant of US Dollar 2.9 million to India to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Pravin Rao appointed as the new chairman of NASSCOM

National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has appointed UB Pravin Rao as its chairman for the current financial year i.e. 2020-21. UB Pravin Rao is the current Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Infosys.

Indian Origin MP Lisa Nandy appointed as India’s shadow Foreign Secretary

In the United Kingdom, Labour Party's newly-elected Leader, Sir Keir Starmer has named Indian-origin Member of Parliament (MP) Lisa Nandy as his shadow foreign secretary. Lisa Nandy aged 40, is MP from Wigan, Greater Manchester. She will be replacing Emily Thornberry, who was in the role of former leader Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet.

National Maritime Day is celebrated on 5th April Every Year in India

National Maritime Day is celebrated every year day on 05th April to illustrate the awareness in supporting intercontinental commerce and the global economy. The National Maritime Day in India was first celebrated on 05th April 1964.

The Union Cabinet has approved to cut the salary of Prime Minister and other MPs by 30%

In view of the emerging situation arising due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, the union cabinet has implemented an ordinance to reduce the salaries, allowances, and pensions of Members of Parliament (MPs) by 30% for one year.

Lifeline UDAN was launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to help India fight against COVID-19

Lifeline UDAN is a government initiative for air transport of medical cargo and essential supplies across India at the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

Mahavir Jayanti celebrated on 6th April 2020

Mahavir Jayanti is the most significant festival among the Jain community and is celebrated with splendor in India and abroad. This festival commemorates the birth of Lord Mahavira.

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