Correct Answer : Option (C) - Covaxin
Note : Bharat Biotech India Ltd in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research - National Institute of Virology developed India's first COVID-19 vaccine - Covaxin (BBV152 COVID vaccine). The vaccine is developed and manufactured by the BSL-3(Bio Safety Level- 3) high containment facility of BBIL.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amit Panghal
Note : The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has released the world rankings 2020 for women's and men's boxing, as per which Indian amateur boxer & World championships silver medallist Amit Panghal (24) has been ranked first in the world ranking of men's elite of 52 kg weight category with a total of 1300 points. At the same time, Manju Rani has got the second place in women's rankings in 48 kg with 1175 points.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
Note : The new administrative and academic building of the Indian Agricultural research Institute (IARI),at Gouria Karma in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand is named after Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukherjee the founder of Bharatiya Jan Sangh, on the event of his birth anniversary.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - West Bengal
Note : Mamta Banergee, The Chief Minister of West Bengal launches "SelfScan" app developed by the state's Information Technology department as an alternative to Camscanner (One of the chinese apps recently restricted in India).
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bansi Lal Bhat
Note : The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has extended the term of Justice(Retd.) Bansi Lal Bhat, as the acting chairperson of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal(NCLAT) by 3 month, effective from June 15. He was appointed as acting chairperson on March 15, after Justice SJ Mukhopadhaya completed his term in the office.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Fino Payments Bank
Note : Fino Payments Bank Limited launched 'Bhavishya', a savings account scheme for minors aged between 10-18 years. The subscription-based savings account aims to inculcate banking and saving habits in childrens.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Note : The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee(IIT-R) announced that the IIT-R researchers team led by Prof. Soumitra Satapathi, Laboratory of Integrated Nanophotonics and Biomaterials, have developed the disinfection box - "Unisaviour" box, which can be used to sterilise various personal belongings to minimise the COVID-19 transmission.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dr K S Reddy
Note : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has set up an 11-member expert committee headed by Dr K S Reddy, president of Public Health Foundation of India to study impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) on human rights of individuals, particularly marginalised and vulnerable sections of the society, together with migrant labourers & will also study the future response of the government.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of AYUSH
Correct Answer : Option (A) - India