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Current Affairs of 15th May,2020

Important Current affairs of 15th may, 2020:

1)A Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sachet and two interceptor boats (IBs) C-450 and C-451 has been commissioned by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in which state?- Goa.

2)Who has developed an injectable Silk fibroin-based hydrogel for sustained insulin delivery in diabetic patients?- Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)
3)What is the name of the programme launched by the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda in partnership with Facebook to provide mentorship to tribal youth through digital mode?- Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) programme.

4)Who has participated in the second G-20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meeting?- Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal.

5)Which state government has implemented sensor-based service delivery monitoring system in the rural drinking water sector under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)?- Gujarat.

6)When is the International Day of Families observed?- 15th May.

7)What is the name of the testing machine used for testing of COVID-19 cases at the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for the first time?- COBAS 6800.

COBAS 6800
8)Who is the Head of the World Trade Organization (WTO)?- Roberto Azevedo.

9)What is the name of the platform developed by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)  to students across all Universities & Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)?- SAMARTH Enterprises Resource Planning (ERP).

10)What ia the theme of International Day of Families?- Families in Development.

11)What is the theme of the 32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers' Meeting held on 14 May?- Delivering a co-ordinated Commonwealth COVID-19 response.

12)What is the India's foodgrain production estimated by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare in the 2019-20 crop year?- 295.67 million tonnes (MT).

13)Which two things have recently been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry headquartered in Chennai?- Sohrai Khovar painting and Telia Rumal.

14)Who is the Union Minister of the Department of Science & Technology (DST)?- Dr. Harsh Vardhan.

15)What is the name of the new guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for migrants, returnees from abroad, and green zones?- Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) system.

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