Current Affairs 22nd January 2021 || Download free PDF

 


1)  Cabinet has given 2 approvals
> The Union cabinet chaired by our PM Narendra Modi has approved a new joint venture company for an investment of INR 5281.4 Crore. This project has been allocated on the river Chenab in Jammu Kashmir and will be commissioned for 60 Months
>The Union cabinet has approved for signing an MOU between
India and Uzbekisthan for cooperation in Solar Energy Sector.
Uzbekisthan Capital: Tashkent || Currency: Uzbekisthan Som || President: Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev.

 

 

 

 

2)  NITI Aayog has released 2nd edition of Indian Innovation Index 2020 and in this Karnataka state is in the first rank.

 

 


1st Karnataka – 42.50 (Score)

2nd Maharashtra – 38.03

3rd Tamil Nadu – 37.91

4th Telangana – 33.23

5th Kerala – 30.58

 

 

 

 

3)  Indian Railways has renamed Howrah – Kalka Mail as one of the oldest running Train in India  as “ Netaji Express”. This will be effective from 23rd January 2021
>The train was first started on 1st January 1986 with its name as Howrah – Peshawar Express.

 

 

4)  5th India – Singapore Defense Ministers Dialogue is held on 20th January 2021.
> This is an agreement between India and Singapore, which will perform rescue facilities to each other in times of distress with political permission.
> Indian Navy (IN) & Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)
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Singapore PM: Lee Hsien Loong || Currency : Singapore Dollar.

 

5)  India Ranked 4th in Global Firepower “2021 Military Strength Ranking”
>USA Ranked 1st in Global Firepower.

 

 

 

 

6)  Philanthropist Ravi Gaikwad has been awarded with “Nelson Mandela” world humanitarian Award.
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Philanthropist - a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.

 

 

7)  Joe Biden Takes over as the 46th President of the USA. Kamala Harris is the Vice President.

 

 

8)  Pakistan successfully Test fires “Shaheen – III” Nuclear capable ballistic missile
>PM – Imran Khan
>Currency - Pakistani Rupee
>Capital- Islamabad

 

9)  Aero India exhibition is going to be conducted from 3rd to 5th Feb 2021. Defence minister Rajnath singh has launched AERO INDIA – 21 application.

 

 

 

10)The population myth : Islam Family Planning and politics in India – Authored by S Y Quraishi.

 

 


 

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