CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Ministry of Jal Shakti
B)
Ministry of Home Affairs
C)
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
D)
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Jal Shakti

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The Central Soil and Materials Research Station (CSMRS) is an attached office of the Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Jal Shakti ministry.
Based at New Delhi, it deals with investigations and research in Geotechnical engineering, construction materials and river valley projects. It helps in development of water resources sector in the country, through Central Water Commission. Minister of State Jal Shakti conducted a Review Meeting of CSMRS recently.

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Published On : January 21, 2021
A)
Air Ambulance
B)
Water Ambulance
C)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
D)
Bike-based Ambulance

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bike-based Ambulance

Note :

A bike-based ambulance named ‘Rakshita’ has been developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
It has been handed over to the Central Reserve Police Force. It seeks to provide quicker medical support to those living in narrow populous streets and remote locations.

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Published On : January 21, 2021
A)
Ram Sewak Sharma
B)
A K Sikri
C)
Nandan Nilekani
D)
Kris Gopalakrishnan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ram Sewak Sharma

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Ram Sewak Sharma, the first Director-General of the Unique Identification Development Authority of India (UIDAI), has authored a book titled “The Making of Aadhaar: World’s Largest Identity Platform”.
The book comprises of technical details regarding the legal, governance and social aspects of the Aadhar system. He also explains his experience during various bureaucratic positions and interactions with the team of Aadhar.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Paris
B)
Bogota
C)
Moscow
D)
Mumbai

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Moscow

Note : The TomTom Traffic index has ranked Moscow, Russia as the congested city (54%) followed by Mumbai, India (53%).

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Bihar
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maharashtra

Note : Farmers in Maharashtra benefiting from 'Rin Samadhan Yojna' State Bank of India has provided a major relief to farmers under its loan settlement schemes.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Deepak Mishra
B)
Jayant Kumar Dash
C)
Manoranjan Mishra
D)
Ajay Kumar Choudhary

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jayant Kumar Dash

Note : Jayant Kumar Dash has been named the Chairman of the working group formulated by RBI for studying digital lending activities.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
B)
Ministry of Home Affairs
C)
Ministry of Law
D)
Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Note :

Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj won the SKOCH Challenger Award under “Transparency in Governance” category.
Transformational initiatives of the Ministry include the launch of SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) Scheme, e-GramSwaraj, mActionSoft, AuditOnline and ServicePlus.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
West Bengal
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kerala

Note :

India’s first Labour Movement Museum is to be launched in the Houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha in the state of Kerala.
The Museum aims to showcase the history of world labour movement, by showcasing the important documents of the World Labour movement and the exhibits of Kerala’s labour movement. Conservation architect Dr Benny Kuriakose is leading the project of outlay Rs 9.95 Crore.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Deepak Punia
B)
Avinash Bhosale
C)
Deepak Kumar
D)
Manish Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manish Kumar

Note : Manish Kumar a sanitation worker in Delhi has became the first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in India.

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Published On : January 20, 2021
A)
Jaipur
B)
Kolkata
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Bangalore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hyderabad

Note : The Wipro Limited has been chosen as a strategic technology services partner by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to establish its first Global Digital Hub in Hyderabad.

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Published On : January 20, 2021