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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


WHO initiated mega trial “Solidarity” of 4 promising drugs to cure Covid-19



  • Remdesivir– This experimental antiviral compound was widely used to combat Ebola and other dangerous viruses in the past.
  • Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine: This is used to treat patients suffering from malaria. Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has also recommended this for healthcare workers and caregivers looking after positive COVID-19 patients.
  • Combination of lopinavir and ritonavir: This drug combination is used for treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This combination slows down the process of deterioration of organs.In India, it was used to treat the first case of coronavirus who were a couple from Italy.
  • Ritonavir/lopinavir plus interferon-beta: This combination is used to treat Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS) patients in Saudi Arabia.Interferon-beta is immune system messengers that can help cripple viruses.

ITU launches “Global Network Resiliency Platform” :  COVID-19

International Telecommunications Union (ITU) 

About ITU:
Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland
Secretary General– Houlin Zhao


BANKING & FINANCE


Jana SFB along with NPCI launches UPI QR-based loan installment payment facility

Jana Small Finance Bank (SFB)


About Jana Small Finance Bank:Headquarters– Bengaluru, Karnataka
Managing Director and CEO– Ajay Kanwal
Tagline– ‘Paise ki Kadar’ (value for money)


ECONOMY & BUSINESS


COVID- 19: Invest India Business Immunity Platform launched


Invest India, India’s national Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency, under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), launched “The Invest India Business Immunity Platform” in order to minimise the impacts & crisis in business due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


Microsoft & US CDC ties-up to create a COVID-19 self-screening bot, “Clara”


The US (United States) Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partnered with CDC Foundation and Microsoft’s Azure healthcare bot service has introduced an AI (Artificial Intelligence) based bot named “Clara” [the coronavirus self-checker]. 


SPORTS


Covid-19 pandemic: Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponed to 2021; First time in 124 years

About International Olympic Committee(IOC):Founded– 23 June 1894
Headquarters– Lausanne, Switzerland



OBITUARY


Asterix’ co-creator Albert Uderzo passed away at 92



BOOKS & AUTHORS


Chander Suta Dogra launched a book- “Missing in Action: The Prisoners Who Never Came Back”

The book  addresses the missing Indian soldiers during the mission of 1965 & 1971 Indo- Pak wars & also attempts to find out what happened to them, hoping to open up a debate on how soldiers are often used as pawns by governments.


IMPORTANT DAYS


International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2020: March 25

Theme of the day is “Confronting Slavery’s Legacy of Racism Together”



International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members 2020: March 25



STATE NEWS


Mayiladuthurai to become Tamil Nadu’s 38th district : CM




Coronavirus: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched “Mo Jeeban Programme”

About Odisha:
Capital– Bhubaneswar.
Governor– Ganeshi Lal.


Iqbal Singh Bains appointed as Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary

About Madhya Pradesh:
Capital– Bhopal.
Governor– Lalji Tandon.