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Current Affairs of 14th May,2020

Important current affairs of 14th may 2020

1)With the help of which enzyme SARS-CoV-2 virus enters?- Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2).                            
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2).


2)Who has taken several measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 among Divyangjan and Elderly?- The Department of Science and Technology (DST).

3)What is India's rank in the global Energy Transition Index (ETI) as per the report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF)?- 74th.

4)How many rupees has been sanctioned by Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) for migrant workers, ventilators and vaccine developers to fight against COVID-19 pandemic?- Rs.3,100.

5)The licence of which drug suppliers from China has been cancelled by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) after kits supplied by them showed wide-variation under field conditions?- Guangzhou Wondfo Biotech and Zhuhai Livzon Diagnostics.

6)The Ministry of AYUSH has partnered with which organisation to validate four Ayush formulations against COVID-19?- The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

7)Who will sell only indigenous products, from 1 June 2020?- Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

8)Who released the Energy Transition Index?- UNDP.

9)Which country has topped the global Energy Transition Index 2020 list?- Sweden. 

10)"Vocal for local" initiative was taken for which sector?- The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).

11)Who has taken several measures as use of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and technology for guiding and spreading awareness to combat COVID-19?- Bhagalpur Smart City Limited (BSCL).

12)How many crore rupees has been announced for relief and credit support related to businesses, especially Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), to support Indian Economy's fight against COVID-19 pandemic?- Rs.20 lakh crores . It is  equivalent to 10% of the  GDP  of India.

13)A meeting was presided over by  Narendra Singh Tomar , the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare with  representatives of the Pesticide Manufacturing Industry through video conferencing to prevent the attack of which insects?- Locust.

14)NAFED procured pulses and oilseeds amid lockdown. What is the full form of NAFED?- National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India. 

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