CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Telangana
C)
Odisha
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Odisha

Note : The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that no fee will be charged from students appearing in the Matric examination of the ongoing academic session.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
February 1st
B)
March 1st
C)
March 31st
D)
April 1st

Correct Answer : Option (D) - April 1st

Note : The New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-26 will be brought into effect from April 1, 2021.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
Bharti Airtel
B)
ICICI Bank
C)
Vodafone Idea
D)
State Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bharti Airtel

Note : Sunil Mittal led Bharti Airtel Ltd. has appointed Pradipt Kapoor as chief information officer (CIO).

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
9
B)
11
C)
15
D)
18

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 11

Note : Total 11 private Indian firms have made it to the list of 500 most valuable companies across the world and the country is ranked 10th on the chart according to the report.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
China
B)
Vietnam
C)
Thailand
D)
North Korea

Correct Answer : Option (D) - North Korea

Note :

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un was recently given a new title, “General secretary” of the ruling Workers’ Party.
The new title, which was formerly held by his late father and grandfather, was announced by the ongoing Congress of the country. In 2016, he was named as the ‘Party Chairman’. The family’s bloodline named “Paektu”, empowers their direct family members to rule the country.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Delhi
C)
Sikkim
D)
Puducherry

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Puducherry

Note :

The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs announced that it has decided to geo-tag all Waqf properties in the Union Territory of Puducherry.
This step follows many complaints being received on illegal occupation of the properties by local goons. The Ministry is also working to constitute a Waqf Board in the UT. Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karykram, the Cenre will also finance to construct socio-economic infrastructure.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
Corps of Signals
B)
Army Aviation Corps
C)
Armoured Corps
D)
Corps of Engineers

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Army Aviation Corps

Note :

As per the recent announcement of the Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, women will be inducted as Pilots in the Army Aviation Corps from next year.
Prior to this, women were being allotted only ground duties in the Army Aviation Corps. Women pilots would fly helicopters and be part of operations at the borders.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
Mumbai
B)
Kolkata
C)
Delhi
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Delhi

Note :

The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) organised its first ever Red Ribbon club Quiz Competition.
NACO was established in 1992 as a division of Health Ministry. Headquartered in NeW Delhi, it is implementing the ‘Adolescence Education Programme’ in schools, in association with NCERT. It has also established 12,500 Red Ribbon Clubs (RRCs) to create awareness among the college youth.

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Published On : January 16, 2021
A)
Deep-sea terminal
B)
Jaya Container Terminal
C)
Unity Container Terminal
D)
Colombo International Container Terminal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Deep-sea terminal

Note : Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has announced the revival of an Indian and Japanese investment project to develop a deep-sea terminal in Colombo harbour.

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Published On : January 15, 2021
A)
TS Trimurti
B)
RS Sharma
C)
GH Shankar
D)
MS Randhawa

Correct Answer : Option (B) - RS Sharma

Note : The Union government has appointed RS Sharma former TRAI chief, as the chairperson of empowered committee for administration of Covid-19 vaccine.

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Published On : January 15, 2021