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Daily Current Affairs: 27th January 2021

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Que1. आर्थिक, सामाजिक मामलों पर उच्च स्तरीय सलाहकार बोर्ड में संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा किस भारतीय को नामित किया गया है? /Which Indian has been named by the UN to the high-level advisory board on economic, social affairs?

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Que2. SpaceX ने एक रॉकेट से कितने सैटेलाइट लॉन्च कर भारत का रिकॉर्ड तोड़ा है? /SpaceX has broken India's record by launching how many satellites on a single rocket? 143

Q1.पद्म विभूषण पुरस्कार 2021 पाने वालों की सूची में किस देश के पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री का नाम शामिल है?

(a) जापान

(b) नेपाल

(c) श्रीलंका

(d) बांग्लादेश

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Q1. Which country's former Prime Minister has been named among the list of recipients of Padma Vibhushan Award 2021?

(a) Japan

(b) Nepal

(c) Sri Lanka

(d) Bangladesh 

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced 119 Padma awards — seven Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan, and 102 Padma Shri 
  • Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and late singer S P Balasubrahmanyam were among the 7 Padma Vibhushan awardees.
  • Former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan, Tarun Gogoi and Keshubhai Patel (all three posthumously), and ex-principal secretary to the PM, Nripendra Misra, have been named for the Padma Bhushan.
  • Among the awardees are 29 women and one transgender, while 10 are foreigners, NRIs, persons of Indian origin, or overseas citizens of India. 
  • Here is the list of 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan awardees:

Q2. महा वीर चक्र पुरस्कार 2021 से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) कर्नल बी संतोष बाबू

(b) सूबेदार संजीव कुमार

(c) श्याम नारायण सिंह यादव

(d) मेजर अनुज सूद

Q2. Who has been awarded the Maha Vir Chakra Award 2021?

(a) Colonel B Santosh Babu

(b) Subedar Sanjiv Kumar

(c) Shyam Narayan Singh Yadav

(d) Major Anuj Sood

  • President has approved awards of 455 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others. 
  • These include one Mahavir Chakra, 5 Kirti Chakras, 5 Vir Chakras, 7 Shaurya Chakras.

Colonel B Santosh Babu, the Commanding Officer of 16 Bihar Regiment, who lost his life during the Galwan Valley clash last year, will be posthumously awarded with Maha Vir Chakra.

Kirti Chakra: 

  1. Subedar Sanjiv Kumar, 
  2. CRPF Inspector Pintu Kumar Singh, 
  3. CRPF Head Constable Shyam Narayan Singh Yadav, 
  4. CRPF Constable Vinod Kumar, 
  5. Deputy Commandant CRPF Rahul Mathur

Vir Chakra:

  1. NB Sub Nuduram Soren, 16 Bihar (Posthumous)
  2. Hav K Palani, 81 FD Regt (Posthumous)
  3. Hav Tejinder Singh, 3 Med REGT
  4. NK Deepak Singh, AMC, 16 Bihar (Posthumous)
  5. Sep Gurtej Singh, 3 Punjab (Posthumous)

Shaurya Chakra:

  1. Major Anuj Sood of 21st Battalion Rashtriya Rifles, 
  2. Jammu and Kashmir police inspector Arshad Khan,
  3. J&K police Selection Grade Constable GH Mustafa Barah,
  4. J&K police Constable Naseer Ahmed Kolie 
  5. J&K Special Police Officer Bilal Ahmed Magray
  6. Rifleman Pranab Jyoti Das 
  7. Paratrooper Sonam Tshering Tamang

Q3.किस देश ने हाल ही में एक त्रि-सेवा संयुक्त  अभ्यास AMPHEX - 21 आयोजित किया है?

(a) श्रीलंका

(b) सिंगापुर

(c) बांग्लादेश

(d) भारत

Q3. Which country has recently conducted a tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMPHEX – 21?

(a) Sri Lanka

(b) Singapore

(c) Bangladesh

(d) India 

  • A large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMPHEX – 21 was conducted in the Andaman & Nicobar group of islands from 21 – 25 Jan 2021.
  • The exercise involved the participation of Naval ships, amphibious troops of the Army and different types of aircraft from the Air force.
  • The exercise was aimed at validating India’s capabilities to safeguard the territorial integrity of its island territories. It also sought to enhance operational synergy and joint warfighting capabilities amongst the three Services.
  • The exercise involved multi-faceted maritime operations by synergised employment of amphibious assault ships, surveillance platforms, execution of maritime airstrikes and complex manoeuvres at sea.

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Q4.किस भारतीय मूल के लेखक ने How to Wash a Heart पुस्तक के लिए  प्रतिष्ठित  TS Eliot पुरस्कार, जीता है?

(a) अवनी दोशी

(b) भानु कपिल

(c) गीता पीरामल

(d) अरविंद अडिगा

Q4.Which Indian-origin author has won the prestigious TS Eliot Prize for the book titled, How to Wash a Heart?

(a) Avni Doshi

(b) Bhanu Kapil 

(c) Gita Piramal 

(d) Arvind Adiga 

  • Indian-origin author-poet Bhanu Kapil has been named the winner of the prestigious TS Eliot Prize, named after the renowned 20th-century American-British poet.
  • London-based Kapil beat nine other shortlisted entries with her winning title ‘How to Wash a Heart', which explores the relationship between an immigrant guest and a citizen host. 
  • The prize is the most valuable prize in British poetry. 
  • It comes with a cheque for 25,000 pounds and all the shortlisted poets are presented with cheques for 1,500 pounds each. 

Q5. सर्वोत्तम जीवन रक्षा पदक से मरणोपरांत किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) अमनदीप कौर

(b) भुवनेश्वर प्रजापति

(c) मुहम्मद मोहसिन

(d) हिमानी बिस्वाल

Q5. Who has been awarded the Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak posthumously?

(a) Amandeep Kaur

(b) Bhubaneswar Prajapati

(c) Muhammed Muhsin 

(d) Himani Biswal

President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards – 2020 for 40 persons. The awards include Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak to one person, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak to eight persons and Jeevan Raksha Padak to 31 persons. 

Muhammed Muhsin of Kerala has been awarded with Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak posthumously.

Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak: 

 Shri Ramshibhai Ratnabhai Samad (Rabari), Gujarat

  1. Shri Parmeshwar Balaji Nagargoje, Maharashtra
  2. Kum. Amandeep Kaur, Punjab
  3. Shri Koripelly Srujan Reddy, Telangana
  4. Master Tinku Nishhad, Uttar Pradesh
  5. Smt. Himani Biswal, Madhya Pradesh
  6. Kum. Kalagarla Sahithi, Andhra Pradesh
  7. Shri Bhuwaneshwar Prajapati, Uttar Pradesh 

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Q6.काजा कल्लास किस देश की पहली महिला प्रधानमंत्री बनी हैं?

(a) फिनलैंड

(b) डेनमार्क

(c) न्यूजीलैंड

(d) एस्टोनिया

Q6. Kaja Kallas has become the first female Prime Minister of which country?

(a) Finland

(b) Denmark

(c) New Zealand

(d) Estonia 

  • Kaja Kallas, the leader of the Reform Party, has become Estonia’s first female Prime Minister.
  • Estonia would thus currently become the only country in the world where both the president and the prime minister are women. 
  • The other two countries with a female head of state and head of government are New Zealand and Denmark both of which have a queen and a female prime minister.
  • Kersti Kaljulaid is the first female President of Estonia since 2016. 
  • President Kaljulaid is a champion of the liberal market economy, a relentless global advocate of the digital economy and cyber security.

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Q7.IIIT-Hyderabad ने हाल ही में  फसल की  रोग निदान में किसानों की मदद करने के लिए कौन सा ऐप विकसित किया है?

(a) Crop Darpan

(b) Crop Doctor

(c) Crop Check

(d) Crop Care

Q7. IIIT-Hyderabad has recently developed which app to help farmers in crop disease diagnosis?

(a) Crop Darpan

(b) Crop Doctor

(c) Crop Check

(d) Crop Care

  • Researchers at IIIT H (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad) have created Crop Darpan, an application, to help farmers with issues related to crop growth, pests, bacterial, fungal diseases, and nutritional deficiencies
  • Crop Darpan helps farmers in getting solutions for the pests and diseases of their crops.
  • Crop Darpan app is available in English and Telugu. It presently provides farmers solutions for all diseases of the cotton crop.
  • It is made under an Indo-Japan Joint Research Laboratory Project. 

Q8.भारत ने किस नई पीढ़ी की सतह से हवा में मार करने वाली मिसाइल का सफल परीक्षण किया है?

(a) पृथ्वी

(b) आकाश

(c) अग्नि

(d) धनुष

Q8. India has successfully test-fired which new-generation surface-to-air missile?

(a) Prithvi 

(b) Akash

(c) Agni

(d) Dhanush 

  • India has successfully test-fired the Akash-NG (new-generation) surface-to-air missile from an integrated test range off the Odisha coast. 
  • The missile will be used by the Indian Air Force to intercept high-manoeuvring low radar cross-section aerial threats.
  • The test launch was carried out by a combined team of DRDO, BDL & BEL in the presence of the representatives of Indian Air Force.

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Q9.किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने हाल ही में सैन्य धाम की आधारशिला रखी है?

(a) हरियाणा

(b) उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) पंजाब

(d) उत्तराखंड

Q9. Which state’s Chief Minister has recently laid the foundation stone of  Sainya dham?

(a) Haryana

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Punjab

(d) Uttarakhand

  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat recently laid the foundation stone of a sainya dham in the capital Dehradun.
  •  A museum of martyrs' souvenirs will also be built in this dham.
  • After the declaration of sainya dham the process of land marking was going on for a long time.
  •  Char Dham of the state- Badrinath temple and Gangotri, Yamunotri and Kedarnath.

Q10.हाल ही में किस राज्य ने अपने स्थापना दिवस के अवसर पर उद्यम सारथी ऐप’ लॉन्च किया है?

(a) मणिपुर

(b) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) मेघालय

(d) उत्तर प्रदेश

Q10. Which state has recently launched ‘Udyam Sarathi App’ on the occasion of its Foundation Day?

(a) Manipur

(b) Himachal Pradesh 

(c) Meghalaya

(d) Uttar Pradesh 

  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath has launched the ‘Udyam Sarathi App’ on the occasion of the 71st Foundation Day of the state, on 24 January 2021. 
  • The app will enable the youths to get every information related to self-employment and the job industry, across the state.
  • The Uttar Pradesh Day celebration will run from 24 January to 26 January 2021. 
  • The theme of Uttar Pradesh Day 2021 is ‘Respect for self-reliant Uttar Pradesh, women young farmers, development of all’.

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