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25 January 2021 Current Afffair
1)India Innovation Index 2020: Know how is it calculated for ranking of States/UTs?
NITI Aayog & Institute for Competitiveness jointly released the India Innovation Index 2020 on January 20, 2021, ranking States and UTs on the basis of innovative capabilities.
2) Image of galaxy cluster Abell 370 shared by NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shared the picture of galaxy cluster Abell 370 on January 19, 2021 on its social media accounts – Twitter and Instagram.
3) Bhawana Kanth becomes first woman pilot to participate in Republic Day 2021
Bhawana Kanth has become the first woman fighter pilot who will take part in the parade of Republic Day 2021 on 26th January.
4) UNOCT launched a program to counter terrorist threats
The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) launched a program on January 19, 2021, in partnership with other agencies to counter the terrorist threats.
5) India starts COVID-19 vaccines supply to 6 countries
India on January 20, 2021 began the supply of COVID-19 vaccines to 6 countries – Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives and Seychelles.
6) India to play a constructive role at the UNSC
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, TS Tirumurti recently during the briefing of UN Security Council on Syria stated that India is ready to play a constructive role at the UNSC to end the Syrian conflict.
7) DRDO Successfully Test Flights indigenously developed Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW)
The DRDO successfully conducted captive and release trial of indigenously developed Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from Hawk-I aircraft of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) off the Odisha coast
8) India’s longest Road Arch Bridge inaugurated in Meghalaya
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma inaugurated India’s longest road arch bridge “Wahrew Bridge” at Sohbar in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya
9) Karnataka CM Yediyurappa launches Avalokana Software
The Chief Minister of Karnataka, B. S. Yediyurappa has launched a software called ‘Avolokana’ that will enable the state government to access data on sanctions and expenditures incurred by the state departments on various programmes implemented by them.
10) Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 7th Edition of MASCRADE 2021 organized by FICCI
The 7th edition of ‘MASCRADE 2021 – Movement against Smuggled & Counterfeit Trade’ was inaugurated by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Health and Family welfare
22 January Current Affair
1.RBI Slaps Penalty Of Rs 2 Crore On Standard Chartered Bank.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 2 crore on Standard Chartered Bank–India for delays in reporting of frauds.
2. PM Modi flags off 8 trains connecting Statue of Unity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off eight trains connecting the Statue of Unity in Kevadiya, Gujarat with different regions of the country through video conferencing.
3.Carolina Marin wins Yonex Thailand Open badminton tournament 2021
Reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin bolstered her chances of defending her title in Tokyo later this year after claiming the Thailand Open in Bangkok over top seed Tai Tzu-Ying.
4.Jay Shah named BCCI’s Official Representative on ICC Board.
Jay Shah has been named as the official representative of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board meetings.
5.ICICI Bank launches ‘InstaFX’ mobile app
ICICI Bank has launched a new mobile application ‘InstaFX’ for authorized money changers to help customers of any bank get ‘ICICI Bank Forex Prepaid Card’ swiftly.
6.SBI, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank remain as (D-SIBs)
The RBI state-owned SBI, along with private-sector lenders ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank continues to be Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) or institutions that are ‘too big to fail’.
7.Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sport & Youth festival 2021 begins
In Ladakh, the inaugural edition of the Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sport & Youth Festival 2021 kicked off on 18th January 2021.
8.Joe Biden takes oath as 46th US President
Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States. He swore the oath of office moments after Kamala Harris.
9.The Global Risks Report 2021 released
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released the Global Risks Report 2021, 16th Edition.
10.Cabinet approves Rs 5,282-cr investment for 850 MW Ratle project on Chenab river
The Union Cabinet has approved 850 megawatts (MW) Ratle hydropower project worth an Rs. 5281.94 crore on Chenab river in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.