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Why do some Covid-19 patients lose their sense of smell?

Coronavirus patients loose sense of smell Approx Read Time: 5 minutes Context: Coronavirus patients loose sense of smell World Health Organization has recently added anosmia (loss of smell) into the list of possible symptoms of the coronavirus infection. Also, a new study in mice, recently published in ACS Chemical Neuroscience, has sought to explore why this symptom appears …

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Editorial Analysis: Reforms In A Covid Era

Reforms In A COVID Era Approx Read Time: 8 minutes Reforms announced recently in India: The union finance minister has taken most observers by surprise by including wide ranging reforms in the stimulus package. Some of the proposals represent the deepest reforms in agriculture to date. These relate to: The Essential Commodities Act Agricultural marketing …

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Economic Bytes: Centre to pump 40,000 crore more into NREGA for FY21

Centre to pump 40,000 crore more into NREGA for FY21 Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The union government announced a sharp 65 per cent hike over the Budget outlay for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the fifth and final tranche of AtmaNirbhar Bharat package. News Summary: Centre to …

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COVID19 Package: Fifth set of measures under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

Fifth set of measures under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan Approx Read Time: 7 minutes In News: Fifth set of measures under COVID-19 Package Union Finance Minister has announced the fifth set of measures under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. News Summary: The fifth set of measures under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan announced are related to MGNREGS, …

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Editorial Analysis: A Covid-19 vaccine will be found. Plan for its delivery

A Covid-19 vaccine will be found, Plan for its delivery Approx Read Time: 7 minutes India should be ready for immunizing its population with Covid vaccine: Immunizing a billion people in a country as diverse as India will be a staggering operational challenge. To be successful, we need a powerful group to plan for vaccine …

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