Daily Current Affairs in English – 25 May

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1-Maharashtra govt launches “Mission Oxygen Self-Reliance”- Maharashtra government has launched the “Mission Oxygen Self-Reliance” scheme to meet the state’s oxygen needs. Special incentives will be given to oxygen-producing industries under this scheme.

At present, the state’s oxygen generation capacity is 1300 MT per day. Units set up in Vidarbha, Marathwada, Dhule, Nandurbar, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg regions will be eligible for incentives up to 150 per cent of their eligible fixed capital investments and units set up in the rest of Maharashtra will be eligible for up to 100 per cent general incentives.

2- Haryana govt launches ‘Sanjeevani Pariyojana’ to treat COVID patients at home– Haryana government has launched an anti-Covid “Sanjeevani Pariyojana”, which will provide supervised and quick medical care at home for people, with mild to moderate symptoms of Covid-19, residing in rural areas.

3- Uttarakhand CM declared Vatsalya Yojana for children orphaned due to Corona– Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has announced Chief Minister Vatsalya Yojana for orphaned children who have lost their parents due to Covid-19.

Under the scheme, the State Government will make arrangements for their maintenance, education and training for employment up to the age of 21 years.

The Chief Minister said that such orphaned children of the state will be given a maintenance allowance of 3000 rupees per month.

4- IMF proposes $50 billion global vaccination plan- The International Monetary Fund has proposed a $50 billion global vaccination plan that would cover at least 40 per cent of the global population by the end of 2021 and at least 60 per cent by the first half of 2022.

The vaccination target requires additional upfront grants to Covax, donating surplus doses and free cross-border flows of raw materials and finished vaccines

5- UK launches plan for ‘Global Pandemic Radar- The United Kingdom will develop an advanced international pathogen surveillance network to identify Covid-19 variants and emerging diseases.

This Global Pandemic Radar will ensure the early detection of new variants and emerging pathogens, so vaccines and treatments needed to stop them can be rapidly developed.

Prime minister Boris Johnson announced the plans, ahead of the Global Health Summit hosted by Italy and the European Union (EU).

6- Kerala’s Shaji N.M. wins India Biodiversity Award 2021- Shaji N.M., fondly called as ‘Tuber Man’ of Kerala has been awarded the India Biodiversity Award 2021 in the individual category of ‘Conservation of domesticated species’.
The award, carrying ₹2 lakh cash prize and citation, was declared during the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2021.
7- NASA to send its first mobile robot to search for water on the moon– The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration is planning to search for water and other resources on the moon in 2023.
The US agency, as part of its Artemis program, is planning to send its first mobile robot to the Moon in late 2023 in search of ice and other resources on and below the lunar surface.
The Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover, or VIPER will collect data that would help NASA map resources at the lunar South Pole that could one day be harvested for long-term human exploration at the Moon.
8- World Thyroid Day celebrated on 25 May- World Thyroid Day is observed globally on 25 May every year. The main purpose of the WTD is to aware of the importance of Thyroid and the prevention and treatment of thyroid diseases.
This day is established in 2008 as a part of the campaign led by the European Thyroid Association (ETA) and the American Thyroid Association (ATA) followed by the Latin American Thyroid Society (LATS) and Asia Oceania Thyroid Association (AOTA) to commemorate the patients with Thyroid diseases and doctors and physicians who treat them.
9- Indian Commonwealth Day: 24th May– Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the second Monday in the month of March every year. However, in India, another Commonwealth Day is also celebrated on May 24.
Also known as Empire Day, Commonwealth Day commemorates the formation of the British Empire in India and other colonies of Britain.
This year the theme for Commonwealth Day is: Delivering a Common Future. The aim of this theme is to highlight how the 54 Commonwealth countries are innovating, connecting and transforming to help achieve essential goals like tackling climate change, promoting good governance, achieving gender equality.
10- Indian-Origin Anvee Bhutani Elected as Oxford Student Union President- An Indian-origin Human Sciences student from Magdalen College at the University of Oxford has been declared the winner at the end of a Student Union (SU) byelection.
Anvee Bhutani, Co-Chair Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality (CRAE) at Oxford SU and President of the Oxford India Society, was in the fray for the by-election for the 2021-22 academic years, which attracted a record turnout

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