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Today’s TOP News Updates (19-11-2020)

Today’s TOP News Updates (19-11-2020)

Hello Everyone Myself Swetha Ramesh. Do you know what happened today? Let us take a look into Today’s TOP News Updates (19-11-2020)

1. COVID-19 Vaccine, Pfizer could be in markets Before Christmas- US

  • Pfizer Inc and BioNTech would secure authorization for their COVID-2019 vaccine in December.
  • Drugmakers said on Wednesday that it showed 95 percent success after final trial results and also no bad side effects.
  • The vaccine’s efficiency was appeared to be consistent across different ages.

2. Punjab, Haryana CM’s Responsible For Delhi Pollution: AAP Leader

  • New Delhi: On Wednesday, AAP leader Atishi wrote to the chairperson of the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to take action against chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana, claiming that these CM’s were directly responsible for the pollution in Delhi.
  • The AAP wants to appeal to the Supreme Court and Commission to take a suo motu awareness of the matter.
  • They also files cases of criminal negligence against the CM’s of Punjab and Haryana, she adds these CM’s has put the entire north India under public health emergency.

3. Blockade Of Passenger Trains to be continued : Chandigarh

  • On Wednesday farmer unions in Punjab decided against moving the blockade of passenger trains, drawing widespread criticism over the sturn stand of CM Amarinder Singh who has shown sympathy to their cause.
  • The farm bodies after a meeting said that if the Centre starts running the goods trains first, they would consider allowing passenger trains to run in the state.

4. Feluda test kit in markets from today : Delhi

  • On Thursday, strongly developed testing kit for coronavirus disease based on genes, CRISPR(editing technology) named Feluda will be launched in Delhi by the Tata group in great collaboration with the Apollo group of hospitals, reports said.
  • This Feluda test is likely to be more cheaper than the current standard of RT-PCR and also equally accurate.
  • This helps in measuring up Covid-19 testing as this would need a machine which is widely available with science institutions and laboratories.
  • Starting of this month, Tata Medical and Diagnostics Ltd (TataMD) declared that the paper-strip kit will be marketed as TataMD’s CHECK.

5. Gunfight between terrorists and security forces : Jammu’s Nagrota

  • On Thursday, between terrorists and security forces a gunfight broke out in the Nagrota area of J&K, officials said.
  • The gunbattle was started around 5am near the toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, Jammu district police chief SSP Shridhar Patil said.
  • He also added that they were hiding in the vehicle.

6. India vs Australia: the best of Indian bowling

  • For many years, India vs Australia Test series have been described as a battle between India’s and Australia’s batting.
  • In Australia, there is no lack of memorable innings played by Indian batsmen, while in case of bowling performances, the list is not much big.
  • However over years, every time India have performed very well in Tests against Australia, their bowler had a big role to play.

Comments (2)

  • Hallo Swetha, I read your news : it is valuable to provide such information to the readers as given here such as vaccine, air pollution on Delhi etc. Congrads

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