Gold in International Championship-Durga Khushboo bagged Gold for India in 50 Kg. kickboxing category in International Championship held in Nepal. Durga Khusboo belongs to Gariaband, Chhattisgarh.
First Village banned Tobacco products-Elusempon village, 20 km. from Villupuram district banned the sale and consumption of Tobacco products including Cigarettes for a decade ago.
New Frog species found- A new Frog specifies Amolops adicola discovered in Arunachal Pradesh by researchers. A team of Indian and American biologists from the Wildlife Institute of India, University of Delhi and North California Museum of Natural Science, USA discovered this new species of frog from the Adi hills.
Microsoft investment in OYO- Microsoft invested $5 million(approx. 37 crores) in OYO through the issuance of equity shares and compulsory convertible cumulative preference shares on a private placement basis. Microsoft invested $5 million(approx. 37 crores) in OYO through the issuance of equity shares and compulsory convertible cumulative preference shares on a private placement basis.
The first vaccine for 12+ approved by DGCI-Zydus Cadila has received approval for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for ZyCoV-D on Friday. This is the world’s first and India’s indigenously developed DNA based vaccine for Covid-19 to be administered in humans including Children and adults 12 years and above.
Assam announces Covid relief package for drivers, helpers, the priests-The state government has also announced the COVID relief package where drivers and helpers of privately operated buses will get one-time relief of Rs 10,000. The priests of the temple and head of Namghars (Vaishnavite place of worship) will get Rs 15,000 each.
Facebook, Indifi tie-up for credit to SMBs- Facebook India announced a tie-up with Indifi, to launch a programme to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) that advertise on Facebook to get quick access to credit of between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 50 lakh through independent lending partners. “India is the first Facebook country where this programme is getting rolled out”.