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Que1. वरिष्ठ कांग्रेस नेता माधवसिंह सोलंकी जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया, वह किस राज्य के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री थे?/ Senior Congress leader Madhavsinh Solanki who passed away recently was the former Chief Minister of which state?

गुजरात/Gujarat 

Que2. स्वप्निल कुसाले किस खेल से संबंधित हैं? /Swapnil Kusale is associated with which sport?

शूटिंग/Shooting 

Daily Current Affairs: 22nd Jan 2021

Q1.भारत का पहला indoor Ski Park किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में बनाया जाएगा?

(a) सिक्किम

(b) जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) लद्दाख

Q1.India's first indoor Ski Park will be built in which state/Union Territory?

(a) Sikkim

(b) Jammu and Kashmir 

(c) Himachal Pradesh 

(d) Ladakh 

  • India's first indoor Ski Park will come up at Kufri, Shimla.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the state government and the Nagson Developers, in presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
  • The Chief Minister assured that the government would extend all possible support in developing the country's first indoor Ski Park in Himachal Pradesh.

REVISION:   India’s pollinator park -Uttarakhand 

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Q2.पूर्वोत्तर भारत में जॉयश्री दास वर्मा  को किस देश ने मानद वाणिज्य दूत ( Honorary Consul ) नियुक्त किया है?

(a) थाईलैंड

(b) जापान

(c) मिस्र

(d) इज़राइल

Q2. Which country has appointed Joyshree Das Verma as Honorary Consul in Northeast India?

(a) Thailand

(b) Japan

(c) Egypt 

(d) Israel 

  • The Embassy of Israel in India has appointed Joyshree Das Verma as Honorary Consul in the Northeast region to be based in Assam with jurisdiction over the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura and Sikkim.
  • The Embassy aims to identify all possible areas of cooperation in the North-East, where Israel can bring in expertise and advanced Israeli technologies to benefit people in the region.
  • Ambassador of Israel in India, HE Dr Ron Malka

REVISION: Bobby Mohanty -honorary Consul of Maldives

Daily Current Affairs: 28th Jan 2021

Q3.सिक्किम उच्च न्यायालय के नए मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में किसने शपथ ली है?

(a) जस्टिस जितेंद्र कुमार माहेश्वरी

(b) जस्टिस अरूप कुमार गोस्वामी

(c) जस्टिस हिमा कोहली

(d) जस्टिस पंकज मिथल

Q3.Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court?

(a) Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari

(b) Justice Arup Kumar Goswami 

(c) Justice Hima Kohli

(d) Justice Pankaj Mithal

  • Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court. 
  • Governor Ganga Prasad administered the oath of office to Justice Maheshwari during a function held in Raj Bhavan. 
  • Chief Justice Arup Kumar Goswami of the Sikkim High Court has now been transferred for appointment as the Andhra Pradesh High Court’s Chief Justice.

REVISION:First Female Chief Justice of  Telangana High Court- Justice Hima Kohli

Latest Daily Current Affairs: 24th Jan 2021

Q4.विश्व के सबसे उम्रदराज प्रथम श्रेणी के क्रिकेटर कौन थे जिनका हाल ही में 100 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया?

(a) माइकल किंडो

(b) एलन बर्गेस

(c) एरिक फ्रीमैन

(d) पाउलो रोसी

Q4. Who was the world’s oldest living first-class cricketer who passed away at the age of 100?

(a) Michael Kindo 

(b) Alan Burgess

(c) Eric Freeman

(d) Paulo Rossi 

  • The world’s oldest living first-class cricketer Alan Burgess has passed away at the age of 100.
  • A right-hand batsman and slow left-arm bowler, Alan appeared in 11 first-class matches for Canterbury from 1940/41 to 1951/52 and also for New Zealand Services in England in 1945. He took 6-52 on debut against Otago at Lancaster Park in a match that began on Christmas Day 1940.
  • Alan Burgess was a tank driver for New Zealand’s forces in England during the Second World War. Following his death, India’s Raghunath Chandorkar is now the oldest first-class cricketer alive.
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Q5.इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक के नए प्रबंध निदेशक और सीईओ के रूप में कार्यभार किसने संभाला है?

(a) पार्थ प्रतिम सेनगुप्ता

(b) जे वेंकटरमू

(c) श्री संजीव चड्ढा

(d) प्रदीप कुमार बिसोई

Q5. Who has taken up the charge as the new Managing Director and CEO of the India Post Payments Bank? 

(a) Partha Pratim Sengupta

(b) J. Venkatramu 

(c) Shri Sanjiv Chadha

(d) Pradeep Kumar Bisoi

  • J. Venkatramu has taken up charge as the new Managing Director and CEO of the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB).
  • He has over two decades of experience across the various domains of the banking sector and has expertise in products, business management & strategy spanning liabilities, digital financial services, payments, cards, mobile banking and wallets.
  • Prior to joining IPPB, Venkataramu served as the Chief Digital Officer at Equitas Small Finance Bank. He has also worked with Axis Bank as Deputy Vice President from 2002 till 2015.
  • IPPB HQs- New Delhi.

Daily Current Affairs: 19th Jan 2021

Q6. “Right Under our Nose”  नामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) अमीश त्रिपाठी

(b) आर गिरिधरन

(c) चेतन भगत

(d) आर कौशिक

Q6. Who wrote the book titled, “Right Under our Nose” ?

(a) Amish Tripathi 

(b) R Giridharan

(c) Chetan Bhagat 

(d) R Kaushik

  • A general manager at RBI, R Giridharan has authored his debut book “Right Under our Nose”.
  • In ”Right Under Your Nose”, a murderer eliminates scientists right under the nose of the police and leaves forensics baffled.
  • The book is published by Rupa Publications. 

REVISION:Who wrote the book titled “India's 71-Year Test: The Journey to Triumph in Australia”? R Kaushik

Daily Wise Current Affairs: 25th Jan 2021

Q7.केंद्र ने हाल ही में AGMUT कैडर अधिकारियों के साथ किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश के कैडर अधिकारियों का विलय किया है?

(a) लद्दाख

(b) जम्मू और कश्मीर

(c) मणिपुर

(d) सिक्किम

Q7. Centre has recently merged the cadre officers of which state/Union Territory with AGMUT cadre officers?

(a) Ladakh 

(b) Jammu and Kashmir

(c) Manipur 

(d) Sikkim 

  • Union government has announced the merger of Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS, IPS, and IFS officers with Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram, and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre officers.
  • It will allow AGMUT cadre officers to work in Jammu and Kashmir. 
  • AGMUT cadre is also known as the Union Territory cadre.
  • The Government has promulgated an ordinance to amend the J&K Reorganisation Act, 2019 for the merger of the cadre.
  • It will help in resolving the issue of the lack of All India Services Officers in Jammu and Kashmir.

Daily Current Affairs: 27th Jan 2021

Q8.सौमित्र चटर्जी, जिनका नवंबर 2020 में निधन हो गया और जिनकी आत्मकथा जनवरी 2021 में रिलीज़ होगी, वे एक प्रसिद्ध ______ थे।

(a) गायक

(b) अभिनेता

(c) वैज्ञानिक

(d) राजनीतिज्ञ

Q8. Soumitra Chatterjee,who passed away in November 2020 and whose biography will be released in January 2021 was a famous _____________.  

(a) Singer

(b) Actor

(c) Scientist

(d) Politician 

  • Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning actor, Soumitra Chatterjee passed away at the age of 85 on November 15, 2020. 
  • The new book will be released on his birth anniversary on January 19, 2021.
  • The authorised biography is titled 'SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE A Life in Cinema, Theatre, Poetry & Painting'. 
  • Co-authored by Arjun Sengupta and Partha Mukherjee, the book will be published by Niyogi Books. 
  • The upcoming book was in the production stage when Chatterjee passed away after battling prolonged illness.
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Q9.फिनटेक इनोवेशन सेंटर को संयुक्त रूप से स्थापित करने के लिए किस IIT ने पंजाब नेशनल बैंक के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) IIT मुंबई

(b) IIT कानपुर

(c) IIT दिल्ली

(d) IIT मद्रास

Q9. Which IIT has signed a MoU with the Punjab National Bank to jointly establish the Fintech Innovation Centre?

(a) IIT Mumbai

(b) IIT Kanpur

(c) IIT Delhi 

(d) IIT Madras 

  • Punjab National Bank , has announced an alliance with the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur & FIRST (Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology), to jointly establish the Fintech Innovation Centre (FIC). 
  • MoU for the establishment of Punjab National Bank – IIT Kanpur Innovation Centre at IIT Kanpur has been signed.
  • Fintech Innovation Centre will research and develop technological solutions to explore opportunities in the Banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) space.
  • Punjab National Bank (PNB) is the second largest Public Sector Bank of India. It was established in 1894. Its CEO is S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao.

Daily Current Affairs: 22nd Jan 2021

Q10.व्हाइट हाउस में किस भारतीय-अमेरिकी को उप प्रेस सचिव के रूप में नामित किया गया है?

(a) राज अय्यर

(b) वनिता गुप्ता

(c) नीरा टंडन

(d) सबरीना सिंह

Q10. Which Indian-American has been named as Deputy Press Secretary in the White House?

(a) Raj Iyer 

(b) Vanita Gupta

(c) Neera Tanden

(d) Sabrina Singh

  • Indian-American Sabrina Singh has been named as Deputy Press Secretary in the White House.
  • Singh was Press Secretary to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on the Biden-Harris campaign. 
  • She previously served as deputy communications director for the Democratic National Committee, spokesperson for American Bridge's Trump War Room and Regional Communications Director on Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

Current Affairs of Today: 12th Jan 2021

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