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In this article, Frontier IAS provides daily current affairs, latest news, and GK updates for all upcoming civil services exams. Current Affairs are the most important sections for all the students preparing for one or another government exams like HCS, or other State Services - UPPCS, RAS, MPPSC, and many more state services. These questions are very important for All govt. exams.

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Que1. दिल्ली सरकार ने किसे बढ़ावा देने के लिए हाल ही में ‘Switch Delhi’ अभियान शुरू किया है?/The Delhi government has recently launched the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign to promote ___________.

इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन/Electric Vehicles

Que2. राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा परिषद का अध्यक्ष किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?/Who has been appointed the Chairman of the National Safety Council?

एस.एन. सुब्रह्मण्यन/S.N. Subrahmanyan

Q1. किस राज्य सरकार ने हाल ही में “चाह बगीचा धन पुरस्कार मेला” आयोजित किया है?

(a) तमिलनाडु

(b) कर्नाटक

(c) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) असम 

Q1. Which state government has recently organized the Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela?

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Karnataka

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Assam 

  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has attended the third phase of Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela in Guwahati.
  • Ms. Sitharaman took part in the event as the chief guest.
  • At the event, the Assam government distributed financial assistance of 3 thousand rupees each to nearly 7.5 lakh people belonging to tea garden areas under the Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar scheme.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

  • The state government started the scheme in 2017- 18. So far, 5 thousand rupees had been deposited to bank account holders in tea garden areas in two phases under this scheme. 
  • The Assam government took initiative to open bank accounts in tea garden areas after demonetization.

REVISION: The first BTR (Bodoland Territorial Region) Accord Day has been celebrated in which state? Assam 

Q2. भारत का पहला थंडरस्टॉर्म रिसर्च टेस्टबेड किस राज्य में स्थापित किया जाएगा?

(a) पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) तेलंगाना

(d) ओडिशा

Q2. India’s first thunderstorm research testbed will be set up in which state?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Telangana 

(d) Odisha 

  • India’s first thunderstorm research testbed will be set up in Balasore, Odisha.
  • It was announced by the Director-General of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.
  • The objective of setting up the thunderstorm testbed is to minimize human fatalities and loss of property due to lightning strikes.
  •  It will be established in a collaboration with the Ministry of Earth Sciences, IMD, DRDO, and ISRO.

REVISION: Which state government has recently launched Mo Jungle and Know Your Forest Land mobile apps? Odisha 

Q3. भारत ने हाल ही में किस देश के साथ नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा के क्षेत्र में पहली संयुक्त कार्य समूह की बैठक आयोजित की है?

(a) सऊदी अरब

(b) कुवैत

(c) बहरीन

(d) कतर

Q3. India has recently conducted the first Joint Working Group meeting in the field of renewable energy with which country?

(a) Saudi Arabia 

(b) Kuwait

(c) Bahrain

(d) Qatar

  • India and Bahrain have recently conducted the first Joint Working Group meeting in the field of renewable energy. 
  • India and Bahrain had signed an MoU in July 2018 for cooperation in the field of renewable energy.
  • In this meeting, both sides agreed on sharing the experience, expertise, and best practices related to Renewable Energy.
  • Both countries agreed for engagement in capacity building and deeper cooperation of the private sectors of both countries.

REVISION: हाल ही में बहरीन के प्रधानमंत्री शेख खलीफा बिन सलमान अल खलीफा का निधन हो गया|Sheikh Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa was appointed new prime minister after the death of his great uncle

Q4. हाल ही में किस मंत्रालय ने Zomato के साथ PM SVANIDHI योजना के तहत एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यम मंत्रालय

(b) आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय

(c) वित्त मंत्रालय

(d) कौशल विकास और उद्यमिता मंत्रालय

Q4. Which ministry has recently signed an MoU with Zomato under the PM SVANidhi Scheme?

(a) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

(b) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

(c) Ministry of Finance 

(d)Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has signed an MoU with Zomato under the PM SVANidhi Scheme.
  • It will provide thousands of consumers to street vendors, which will help them to grow their businesses.
  • MoHUA has also launched a Mobile application under PMSVANidhi se Samriddhi for Socio-economic profiling of PM SVANidhi beneficiaries.
  • Earlier, MoHUA had also signed a similar type of pact with Swiggy on October 5, 2020.

Additional Information: 

  • PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANIDHI) was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on 1 June 2020.
  • It will provide a capital loan of up to ₹10,000, which must be repaid in monthly installments in one year.

Q5. कौन सा देश उत्तरी सागर में दुनिया का पहला ऊर्जा द्वीप बनाएगा?

(a) स्वीडन

(b) जर्मन

(c) डेनमार्क

(d) नॉर्वे

Q5. Which country will build the world's first energy island in the North Sea?

(a) Sweden

(b) German

(c) Denmark

(d) Norway

  • The Danish government has approved a plan to build the world's first energy island in the North Sea that will produce and store enough green energy to cover the electricity needs of 3 million European households.
  • The artificial island, which in its initial phase will be the size of 18 football fields, will be linked to hundreds of offshore wind turbines and will supply both powers to households and green hydrogen for use in shipping, aviation, industry and heavy transport.
  • The move came as the European Union unveiled plans to transform its electricity system to rely mostly on renewable energy within a decade and increase its offshore wind energy capacity 25-fold by 2050.
  • Denmark has already entered into agreements with the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium to begin the joint analysis of connections in the energy island.

Q6. 1857 - The Sword of Mastaan नामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) रामचंद्र गुहा

(b) विनीत बाजपेयी

(c) रोमिला थापर

(d) शशि थरूर

Q6. Who wrote the book titled, 1857 - The Sword of Mastaan?

(a) Ramachandra Guha

(b) Vineet Bajpai

(c) Romila Thapar

(d) Shashi Tharoor 

  • The book titled, 1857 - The Sword of Mastaan has been written by national bestselling author Vineet Bajpai.
  • The Delhi-based publishing house, TreeShade Books
  • This historical thriller has been launched simultaneously across online and offline stores all over India.
  • His widely acclaimed Harappa Trilogy, comprising Harappa - Curse of the Blood River, Pralay - The Great Deluge, and Kashi - Secret of the Black Temple, was a national bestseller. 
  • 1857 is part two of the Mastaan Trilogy. The first part of the trilogy, Mastaan - The Fallen Patriot of Delhi, was released in October 2019.

Q7. भारतीय नौसेना को किस कंपनी से तीन "मेड इन इंडिया" advanced light helicopters, Mark- III सौंपे है?

(a) स्टील अथॉरिटी ऑफ इंडिया

(b) भारत हेवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

(c) हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड (HAL)

(d) भारत डायनेमिक्स

Q7. Indian Navy has received three "Made in India" advanced light helicopters, Mark-III, from which company?

(a) Steel Authority of India

(b) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) 

(d) Bharat Dynamics

  • The Indian Navy has received three "Made in India" advanced light helicopters, customized for coastal security, from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
  • The Mark-III Advanced Light Helicopter is meant for coastal security.
  • Out of the 16 Mk-III helicopters, HAL delivered three to Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh at Aero India.
  • The helicopters are fully loaded, multi-mission and are fitted with an array of advanced sensors.

Q8. कौन सा राज्य ई-कैबिनेट लागू करने वाला भारत का पहला राज्य बन गया है?

(a) हरियाणा

(b) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) पंजाब

(d) राजस्थान

Q8. Which state has become the first state in India to implement an e-cabinet?

(a) Haryana 

(b) Himachal Pradesh

(c) Punjab

(d) Rajasthan 

  • Himachal Pradesh has become the first State in the country to make the end to end processing of the cabinet paperless by implementing e-cabinet application.
  • Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the first e-cabinet at Shimla.
  • The entire process from initiation of a cabinet memo, approval of the cabinet memo through concerned Secretary, Chief Secretary, concerned Minister and finally by Chief Minister to place in the cabinet has been made online.
  •  It will also be possible to monitor the status of implementation of cabinet decisions more effectively through this application.
  • The date of the cabinet meeting will also be notified through this system after the approval of the Chief Minister. 

REVISION: Himachal Pradesh celebrated the golden jubilee of Statehood Day on 25th Jan 2021. 

Q9. National Horticulture Fair 2021 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Flowers and Children

(b) Horticulture for Start-Up and Stand-Up India

(c) Green Life for Future Generations

(d) Sustainable use of grassland resources

Q9. What is the theme of the National Horticulture Fair 2021?

(a) Flowers and Children

(b) Horticulture for Start-Up and Stand-Up India

(c) Green Life for Future Generations

(d) Sustainable use of grassland resources

  • Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) is organizing five days National Horticulture Fair (NHF) 2021 from February 8 to February 12 in Bengaluru.
  • The theme of the fair is 'Horticulture for Start-Up and Stand-Up India'. 
  • "Krishi Vijnana Kendra's (KVK) across the country will facilitate the farmers to participate in the virtual fair.
  •  Farmers can go to nearby KVKs and after registering their names, they can participate in the NHF and interact with the scientists of IIHR online.

Q10. अशोक डिंडा ने हाल ही में संन्यास लेने की घोषणा की थी| वह किस खेल से जुड़े हैं?

(a) फुटबॉल

(b) क्रिकेट

(c) बैडमिंटन

(d) टेनिस

Q10. Ashok Dinda has recently announced his retirement from which sport?

(a) Football

(b) Cricket

(c) Badminton

(d) Tennis 

  • Ashok Dinda, a fast bowler, has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
  • He made his international debut in 2009 against Sri Lanka.
  • He has taken 420 first-class wickets and 12 wickets in 13 International ODIs. He has also taken 17 wickets in 9 T20 matches.
  • In the IPL, Dinda represented Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), Royal Challengers Bangalore, and the now-defunct Pune Warriors and Rising Pune Supergiant. He played 78 IPL matches across 10 editions.

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