Author: Taniya Thappa

Taniya Thappa

Taniya Thappa is a Journalism student currently working with Asiana Times. She is passionate and ambitious about her goals. She always keeps exploring new fields and interests.

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WHO issued an alert on Wednesday over a cold and cough syrup manufactured in India. The WHO added it might be linked to the death of 66 children in Gambia. HIGHLIGHTS  WHO launched probe after 66 children died  Indian made cold and cough syrups are in question. A link between the syrups and acute kidney diseases have been cited.  The cold and cough syrups were manufactured by Maiden Pharmaceuticals in India. In addition to this WHO has also launched a probe in the case regarding the death of 66 children in Gambia.  “Laboratory analysis of samples of each of the…

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India received an alert that the Iranian Mahan Air passenger plane has the possibility of a bomb on board. From Tehran in Iran, the plane was to land in China’s Guangzhou. India received an alert from the Lahore air traffic control (ATC) about the possibility of a bomb on the plane, as reported by the Times of India.

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Chandigarh airport has been renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh, giving tribute to the freedom fighter on his 115th birth anniversary. The Ministry of Civil Aviation officially announced it on Twitter.  Highlights of Chandigarh Airport The airport in Mohali renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh It was a joint venture of both Punjab and Haryana with AAI. This put an end to the long-standing dispute between both states. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 93rd Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, announced that the Chandigarh airport is going to be renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh, in a tribute to the freedom fighter. Nirmala…

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Last year, Delhi reported 9,613 cases of dengue and 23 people died due to the disease. It is not just dengue but other vector-borne diseases like chikungunya cases are rising but are currently under control.

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The operation Megha Chakra launched by the Central Bureau of investigation on Saturday in 20 states and UTs. The searches are being conducted in 20 states and UTs as a crackdown on the circulation and sharing of child abuse material on the internet. The Operation  is chosen because the Child Sexual Abuse Material was being circulated through the cloud space on the internet.

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Just amid our fight to completely eradicate Covid-19, a new virus, Khosta-2: A new vaccine-resistant virus similar to covid discovered in Russian bats. Khosta-2 has been found in Russian Bats. The virus has the potential to infect human beings. The research has been published in the PLoS Pathogens Journal. The similarity of the virus has been cited with the covid-19 virus. 

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This happened after the Chief Executive Committee sanctioned the recommendation made by Men’s Cricket Committee led by Sourav Ganguly. These changes will be operational from October 1 and also in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. Image Source- ICC Cricket These changes were made to the playing rules in MCC’s updated third edition of the 2017 Code of the Laws of Cricket. These recommendations were also shared with the Women’s Cricket Committee, which supported the recommendations as well. List of Changes in ICC cricket Image Source- Hindustan Times 1. Batters Retuning When Caught: if a batter is out…

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According to the Livestock Census of 2019, which is a national level information gathering census conducted every five years, there are 203.31 lakhs stray dogs in India. This large population of stray dogs in India and humans’ greed has led to an increase in the number of human-strayconflict in India.  Recently, a case from Kerala, where a 12- year-old girl died after a stray dog attacked her. Another incident where a five-year boy was mauled to death by stray  in the Nagpur district in Maharashtra.  This is only one side of the story, cases where animals faced cruelty at the…

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Recently, a petition was filed by Indian medical students who were forced to leave Ukraine in the backdrop of escalated war tension with Russia, seeking to continue their studies in India. Considering the same, a bench headed by Justice Hemant Gupta issued a notice to the Centre and National Medical Council on the same petition. In its response, an affidavit was filed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Highlights The Centre refuses to admit students evacuated from Ukraine to medical college. Why do Indian students choose Ukraine as a medical study destination? What can we do to improve…

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