Tomato Flu detected in Kerala: Cause, Symptoms, Treatment

The Tomato flu causes rashes and red blisters on the infected child’s body which are generally red in colour and thus it is called Tomato Flu or Tomato fever. Tomato flu affects children below five years of age. The symptoms of this flu, also called Tomato fever, include rashes, skin irritation and dehydration.

International Nurses Day 2022

International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12. This day marks the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, who is hailed as the founder of modern nursing. This year the theme for International Nurses Day is “A Voice to Lead—Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health."

India elected as new chair of AAEA

India has been unanimously elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024 at the recently held meeting of the Executive board and General Assembly at Manila, Philippines on May 7, 2022.

Yoon Suk-yeol – South Korea President

Yoon Suk-yeol has been sworn in as South Korea’s new president. South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea.

Interesting Facts about Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the right bank of the river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra. Mumtaz Mahal was Shah Jahan’s third wife, and was earlier known by the name Arjumand Bano Begum. Mumtaz Mahal lost her life giving birth to Shah Jahan’s 14th child - Gauhara Begum.

4th Khelo India Youth Games Mascot ‘Dhakad’ launched

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launched the mascot ‘Dhakad’ along with official logo and official jersey of the Fourth Khelo India Youth Games at Panchkula on 7th May. Haryana will host the fourth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games from June 4 to June 13 at Panchkula and other cities.

What is Shigella infection? Cause, Prevention, Treatment

Shigella is a bacterium that belongs to the enterobacter family — a group of bacteria that reside in the intestine, not all of which cause disease in humans. It mainly affects the intestine and results in diarrhoea, sometimes bloody, stomach pain, and fever. It is a food- and water-borne infection, and can happen when someone consumes contaminated food, unwashed fruit or vegetables.

New VPN Rules introduced in India: VPN Browsers will now save your history, address and other details

Virtual private network (VPN) companies in India must collect and maintain customer data for at least 5 years, according to a directive from Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). The mandate applies to Virtual Private Server (VPS) providers, VPN service providers, cloud service providers, data centers, and is aimed at maintaining accurate information on customer registrations details.

Bangladesh discovers a new gas field of 20 MMCFD capacity

Bangladesh has discovered a new gas field with the capacity to produce 20 million cubic feet of gas per day (MMCFD) at the Koilastila Gas field. The Sylhet Gas Fields authorities have said that it will be possible to supply 17-19 million cubic feet of gas daily to the national grid from the newly discovered well number 6 by May 10.

Nethanna Bima (Weaver’s Insurance) Scheme in Telangana

Telangana state Government has announced extension of insurance coverage to handloom and power loom weavers under ‘Nethanna Bima’ (Weaver’s Insurance) Scheme. The State Government has issued orders to extend insurance coverage of 5 lakh rupees for weavers under the Insurance Scheme on par with farmers insurance scheme.

RailTel, WHO inaugurate mobile container hospital at Visakhapatnam

The RailTel Corporation of India Ltd said that they had designed and established a “Health Cloud" at Visakhapatnam premises of Andhra Pradesh Med Tech Zone (AMTZ).The Andhra Pradesh Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) is the world’s first integrated medical device manufacturing hub. The “Health Cloud" at AMTZ has been inaugurated by Louise Agersnap, Head of WHO Innovation Hub, WHO-Geneva.

FISME to launch digital lending platform for MSMEs

MSME association Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with financial guarantee provider Eqaro Surety to set up a digital lending platform for MSMEs in the country.FISME said the platform is expected to be launched this year and will provide access to collateral-free capital up to Rs 25 lakh to fulfil MSMEs’ need for urgent funds post due diligence of their businesses.

The Indian Coast Guard commissioned its second Air Squadron

The Indian Coast Guard on 4 May commissioned its second Air Squadron, 845 Squadron (CG), at the Coast Guard Air Enclave at Nedumbassery in Kochi.The new Air Squadron, commissioned by Coast Guard Director General V S Pathania, is equipped with the indigenously developed Advanced Mark III (ALH Mark III) helicopters.

Him Prahari scheme by Uttarakhand

The 'Him Prahari' scheme is meant for ex-servicemen and youngsters and is aimed at stopping the migration of people from the state. The scheme will focus on areas where migration occurs at a rapid phase so that people stay put, and not move out. 

India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Challenge

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the ‘India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Challenge’ under Ministry’s Atal mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0.The Mission aims to empower startups in the water/ used-water sector to grow through innovation and design that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate employment opportunities.
Operation AAHT launched by Railway Protection Force

Operation AAHT launched by Railway Protection Force

Railway Protection Force has launched a nationwide operation - “Operation AAHT”, to curb human trafficking. As part of “Operation AAHT”, special teams will be deployed on all long-distance trains/routes with focus on rescuing victims, particularly women and children, from the clutches of traffickers.