CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Gujarat
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Himachal Pradesh
D)
Uttarakhand

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttarakhand

Note :

Uttarakhand Government announced that the number of working days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) will be increased from 100 to 150.
As per the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, the entire cost will be borne by the state government. He also launched the ‘Uttarakhand Aajeevika App’ to help unemployed people in the state to search for job opportunities.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
CSIR
B)
ISRO
C)
NITI Aayog
D)
RBI

Correct Answer : Option (C) - NITI Aayog

Note :

India’s think tank NITI Aayog released the second edition of its India Innovation Index, which ranks different states and UTs based on the basis of their support to innovation.
The first edition of the index was launched in October 2019. The states and UTs have been divided into 17 ‘Major States’, 10 ‘North-East and Hill States’, and 9 ‘City-States and UTs’. Karnataka retained the first spot in this year’s index followed by Maharashtra.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
France
B)
Japan
C)
Brazil
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (A) - France

Note :

The bilateral Air Exercise, ‘Desert Knight Exercise’ between Indian Air Force and French Air and Space Force is scheduled to be held this month.
To participate in the exercise, A-400M tactical aircraft from France arrived at Jodhpur. Indian Air Force’s Mirage 2000, Su-30 MKI, Rafale, and IL-78 Flight Refuelling Aircraft will feature in the exercise. The two countries have organised six editions of air exercises named Garuda.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
Netaji Express
B)
Gandhi Express
C)
Jawahar Express
D)
Savarkar ExpressS

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Netaji Express

Note : The Indian Railways in a tribute to freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose who is also known as 'Netaji' has decided to rename the Howrah-Kalka Mail as 'Netaji Express'.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
Yogi Adityanath
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Swami Ramdev
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi was appointed the new chairman of the trust which manages the world famous Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Kerala
C)
Gujarat
D)
Tripura

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tripura

Note : Balasaheb Thackeray founded Shiv Sena in 1966, a right-wing Marathi regional political party in India. Where was the 42nd Kokborok Day celebrated? On January 19, 2021, Tripura observed the 42nd Kokborok Day to recognise declaration of Kokborok as an official language of the state of Tripura, India by the state government in the year 1979.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
Bhubaneswar
B)
Ganganagar
C)
Jodhpur
D)
Pokhran

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jodhpur

Note : The Indian Air Force (IAF) started the first major international war-games involving its Rafale fighter jets in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

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Published On : January 22, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Australia
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note :

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan chaired the 148th session of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization, through video conference.
He also said that the year 2020 is described as the Year of Science, while the Year 2021 would be the year of global solidarity and survival. He also sought for fair and equitable distribution of the COVID vaccines.

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Published On : January 21, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Ramesh Pokhriyal
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Nitin Gadkari

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ramesh Pokhriyal

Note : The Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' was honored by the Hindi Writers Guild, Canada for his literary work.

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Published On : January 21, 2021
A)
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
B)
Ministry of Science and Technology
C)
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
D)
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Note : The KVIC signed two MOUs with Ministry of Tribal Affairs, aimed at creating local employment, strengthen Khadi artisans and the tribal population.

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Published On : January 21, 2021