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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)
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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.

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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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