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Current Affairs 10 May 2020

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Current Affairs 10 May 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Current Affairs 10 May 2020
1. Happy Mother’s Day 2020
  • Every year, the second Sunday of May is dedicated to mother’s and their immeasurable love and sacrifice.
  • The day celebrates mothers, who play a very important role in their child’s life.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
2. India exports 33.5 lakh tonnes sugar so far in 2019-20 marketing year
  • With help from government’s financial assistance, the All India Sugar Trade Association (AISTA) said in a statement.
  • Sugar marketing year runs from October to September.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
3. Selco launches solar-powered mobile swab collection units
  • Selco Solar Light Pvt Ltd launched a solar-powered solution to help the frontline healthcare workers in rural areas.
  • It has installed a solar panel in a mobile swab collection van for the benefit of healthcare workers from Kundapur taluk of Udupi district.
  • SELCO is a for-profit social enterprise based in Bangalore.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
4. Swiss scientists clone SARS-CoV2 virus in lab
  • Researchers at the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) of Switzerland and the University of Bern have cloned the SARS-CoV2 in the lab.
  • It may hasten the development of antiviral drugs and vaccines against Covid-19.
  • IVI is under the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
5. Tata Consumer Products ties up with Domino’s Pizza, Zomato to deliver essential goods
  • They aim to safeguard people’s health.
  • TCPL Managing Director and CEO : Sunil D’Souza.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
6. Coir Board ropes in IIT-Madras for R&D
  • The Coir Board has signed a MoU with the IIT-Madras to establish a Centre of Excellence for the application of coir exclusively or in combination with other natural fibres.
  • IIT-Madras had earlier validated the research studies on Coir Geo-Textiles (CGT).
  • Board will aid amount of ₹5 crores initially for two years.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
7. ICMR partners India Post for delivery of COVID-19 testing kits to labs
  • ICMR = Indian Council of Medical Research.
  • For delivery of its COVID-19 testing kits to 200 additional labs designated for coronavirus testing across the country.
  • ICMR has set a target of carrying out around 1 lakh tests across the country per day.
  • Communications and IT Minister : Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
8. FHRAI collaborates with FSSAI to train hospitality professionals
  • FHRAI = Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India.
  • FHRAI said it has initiated a training programme on COVID-19 preparedness in collaboration with food safety regulator FSSAI for hospitality professionals across the country.
  • FSSAI & FHRAI are headquartered in New Delhi.
  • FSSAI = Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
9. Volvo partners with Luminar for LiDAR tech; plans to sell self-driving cars by 2022
  • Volvo company is partnering with tech firm Luminar to make use of their LiDAR & perception technology for the next generation of Volvo cars.
  • Next-generation of cars will be built on the SPA 2 modular vehicle architecture that goes into production in 2022.
  • LiDAR = Light Detection and Ranging.
Current Affairs 10 May 2020
10. Gujarat creates a fund of Rs 100 crore for COVID start-ups
  • The Gujarat government has announced to help the start-ups who would join the battle against Covid-19 with their knowledge and expertise by creating a fund of Rs 100 crore.
  • As many as 31 such startups are supported by this fund.
  • Gujarat Chief Minister : Vijay Rupani.
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11. ASHA workers to get Rs 50 lakh death cover amid Covid-19 outbreak in Chandigarh
  • They will receive a monthly allowance of Rs 1,000 for performing their duties.
  • They will get Rs 1,500 for conducting door-to-door survey.
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12. Bharat Biotech to lead project to develop human antibodies for covid-19 therapy
  • Bharat Biotech International Ltd will lead a project sanctioned by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • The project is for developing human monoclonal antibodies as therapy for covid-19 infections.
  • NCCS in Pune, IIT-Indore & start-up PredOmix are part of it.
  • NCCS : National Centre for Cell Science.
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13. Jio gets new marquee investor: Vista Equity to buy 2.32% for Rs 11,367 crore
  • Vista Equity Partners, a US-based private equity firm that runs the world’s largest exclusively tech-focused fund.
  • The firm will pick up a 2.32% stake in Jio Platforms for Rs 11,367 Cr, making it the 3rd high-profile investment in the Reliance Industries Ltd unit.
  • This values Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh Cr.
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14. Black panther spotted in Goa’s Netravali sanctuary
  • Netravali is an important tributary of River Zuari.
  • Goa Chief Minister : Pramod Sawant.
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15. The last important news of Current Affairs 10 May 2020 is : Tiger population in Sunderbans rises to 96: Report
  • According to the West Bengal Forest Department, the tiger count for the year 2019-20 rose to 96, from 88 in 2018-19.
  • Sunderbans delta spread over India and Bangladesh.

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