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Jaishankar praises Rs.20 lakh crore stimulus plan, prepares for next

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has described Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement under government’s Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package under Atma Nirbhar Bharat as “bold initiatives” and noted that freign policy begins at home, hinting at changes soon to foreign policy too. “Foreign Policy begins at home. A strong economy allows our voice to be heard in the world. ...

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DRDO develops UV Disinfection Tower to ward off coronavirus aerosols

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India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an Ultra Violet (UV) Disinfection Tower for rapid and chemical free disinfection of high infection prone areas as coronavirus is continuing its spread in the country with more than 42,000 affected already. The equipment named UV blaster is a UV based area sanitiser designed and developed by Laser Science & Technology ...

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UN, WHO create new fund for Coronavirus

A new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Solidarity Response Fund to raise money from donors to support the World Health Organization (WHO) respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first-of-its-kind, has been created by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, together with WHO. The fund has already lined up support from Facebook and Google who have instituted a matching scheme ...

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