Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jyothy Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
Note : Dr.Viswanatha R from Jyothy Institute of Technology, Bengaluru under the DST Nano Mission has developed organic-inorganic hybrid nanocoatings for disposable masks. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has approved the large-scale production of the mask.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 25 April 2020
Note : The World Veterinary Day was observed on 25 April 2020. The day is observed on the last Saturday of April of every year. The day provides an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tamil Nadu
Note : Blocking burial or cremation of victims of notified disease to attract jail term up to 3-years in Tamil Nadu.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 26 April
Note : Basava Jayanthi was celebrated on 26 April. It is an annual event that is celebrated in the honour of the birth of Vishwaguru Basaveshwara, the 12th-century philosopher and social reformer. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Lord Basaveshwara and greeted the people on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi. The day aims to spread Lord Basavanna's works and his ideas around the world to make the world a better place.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh
Note : CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan launches Jeevan Shakti Yojana in MP in which women in urban areas to get Rs. 11 for each mask made by them at home.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narendra Damodardas Modi
Note : With around 45 million likes on his personal page, PM Modi continues to be the most popular world leader on Facebook according to BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe).
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kullu Valley
Note : BRO (Border Roads Organization) opens Rohtang Pass connecting Lahaul & Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh with the rest of the country. It is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra pradesh
Note : AP Govt. launches mobile app 'Covid Pharma' to keep a track of people purchasing medicines over-the-counter (OTC) for cough, cold and fever.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Swamitva Yojana
Note : Swamitva Yojana will use drones in mapping of properties in villages and will make it easier for villagers to avail loans from banks.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - CCMB and IGIB
Note : The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the Institute of Genetics and Integrated Biology (IGIB), along with a few other institutions is currently developing digital and molecular surveillance of the spread of novel coronavirus to understand the biology, epidemiology and disease impact.