Tag: Current Affairs of 21 September 2017

The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO Report

  The world Health Organisation released a report titled ‘Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis’. The report shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. Most of the drugs currently in the clinical pipeline are modifications

Jharkhand Government launches Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana

  Jharkhand Government has launched the Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana which aims at developing villages of freedom fighters. BJP President Amit Shah along with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das launched the initiative from Ulihatu Village, the birth place of freedom fighter and Jharkhand’s tribal icon, Birsa Munda. Under this scheme, villages of many tribal freedom

40 million people trapped in modern slavery: UN report

  According to a UN report published during the UN General Assembly, an estimated 40 million people, mostly women and girls, are trapped in modern slavery and 152 million children are subject to child labour. Among 40 million people, 29 million are women and girls. One in four victims of modern slavery are children which