SINOVAC Covid Vaccine : China

SINOVAC Covid Vaccine: China: The World Health Organization approved China’s SINOVAC Covid vaccine for Emergency Use Listing, EUL. This makes SINOVAC the 8th vaccine to receive EUL from the WHO. WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) is a prerequisite for COVAX Facility vaccine supply and international procurement. It opens the door for the jab to be […]

Three More Caves Found In Trirashmi Hill In Nashik

Three More Caves Found In Trirashmi Hill In Nashik: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found three more caves in Trirashmi hill in Nashik where the Trirashmi Buddhist caves — also known as Pandav Leni — are located. The antiquity of the caves is yet to be established; archaeologists studying them, however, believe they […]

World Employment And Social Outlook Trends Report 2021

World Employment And Social Outlook Trends 2021 Report: ILO: The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has released the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends (WESO) report 2021. Impact of Covid: It has pushed over 100 million more workers into poverty worldwide. The world would be 75 million jobs short at the end of this year compared […]

CEM’s Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI)

Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI): India and the UK have launched a new workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency under Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI) coordinated by UNIDO (United Nations Development Industrial organisation). It was launched in the ongoing 12th CEM (CEM12) Meeting, which is virtually hosted […]

Blue-Finned Mahseer : Least Concern IUCN Status

Blue-finned Mahseer: Moved From Endangered To The Least Concern Status: The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has moved Blue-finned Mahseer from Endangered to the Least Concern’ status on its Red List. The Mahseer belongs to the genus Tor, of which there are several subspecies to be found in India and in other range […]

Vigilance Clearance : Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC): The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has laid down a defined procedure to be followed by government organisations for getting vigilance clearance before employing a retired official on a contractual or consultancy basis. Before offering employment to retired All India Services and Group A officers of the Central government or their […]