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Daily Current Affairs January 2021: 31st Jan 2021- Frontier IAS

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Que1. Corruption Perception Index– 2020 में भारत का रैंक क्या है?/What is the rank of India in the Corruption Perception Index– 2020? 86

Que2. भारतीय रेलवे ने हाल ही में किस 3.5 किलोमीटर लंबी माल गाड़ी को चलाने का रिकार्ड बनाया है?/ Indian Railways has recently set a record with which 3.5-km-long freight train? वासुकी/Vasuki

Daily Current Affairs: 23rd Jan 2021

Q1.आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2021 के अनुसार, FY21 के लिए भारत की वास्तविक जीडीपी वृद्धि दर क्या है?

(a) -7.7 प्रतिशत

(b) -7.0 प्रतिशत

(c) -8.3 प्रतिशत

(d) -9.1 प्रतिशत

Q1. As per Economic Survey 2021, what is India’s real growth rate for FY21?

(a) -7.7 percent

(b) -7.0 percent

(c) -8.3 percent

(d) -9.1 percent

  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Parliament on January 29, 2021.  The survey is generally presented a day before the Union Budget. This year, the survey is being presented earlier because the day-before-budget is a Sunday.
  • The Economic Survey 2020-21 has been dedicated to all the COVID-19 warriors, who have really helped in upholding India.
  • The real growth rate for (Financial Year)FY21 has been taken as -7.7% (MoSPI) in Economic Survey 2020-21 and the real growth rate for FY22 is assumed as 11.5 % based on IMF estimates.
  • The economy was witnessing a 'V-shaped' recovery.
  • This year's economic survey is being delivered in an e-book format. The Finance Ministry has also launched an official Economic Survey app for smooth access to the document.

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Q2.भारत ने हाल ही में किस देश के साथ वर्ष 2021 को पर्यावरण वर्ष के रूप में लॉन्च किया है?

(a) ब्रिटेन

(b) रूस

(c) फ्रांस

(d) जापान

Q2. India has recently launched 2021 as the Year of the Environment with which country?

(a) UK

(b) Russia

(c) France

(d) Japan 

  • The Indo-French Year of the Environment was launched on 28th January 2021 by Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Barbara Pompili, the French Minister for Ecological Transition at Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, New Delhi.
  • The Indo-French Year of the Environment over the period 2021-2022 would be based on five main themes: environmental protection, climate change, biodiversity conservation, sustainable urban development, and the development of renewable energies and energy efficiency. 

Latest Daily Current Affairs: 24th Jan 2021

Q3.सरकार ने किस अवधि के लिए 945 करोड़ रुपये की Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) 2021-23

(b) 2021-22

(c) 2021-25

(d) 2021-24

Q3.The government has approved the Rs 945-crore Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) for the period _________.

(a) 2021-23

(b) 2021-22

(c) 2021-25

(d) 2021-24

  • The government has approved the Rs 945-crore Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) for the period 2021-25.
  • It will offer early-stage funding to startups for “proof of concept, prototype development, product trials, market entry and commercialization.
  • An Experts Advisory Committee (EAC) will be constituted by DPIIT, which will be responsible for the overall execution and monitoring of the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme.

Daily Wise Current Affairs: 25th Jan 2021

Q4.भारतीय स्टेट बैंक के नए प्रबंध निदेशक (MD) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) एस.एस. मल्लिकार्जुन राव

(b) स्वामीनाथन जानकीरमन

(c) अश्विनी कुमार तिवारी

(d) दोनों (b) और (c)

Q4. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Directors (MDs) of State Bank of India?

(a) S.S. Mallikarjuna Rao

(b) Swaminathan Janakiraman 

(c) Ashwini Kumar Tewari 

(d) Both (b) and (c) 

  • The appointments committee (ACC) of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Swaminathan Janakiraman and Ashwini Kumar Tewari as new Managing Directors (MDs) of State Bank of India (SBI) for a period of three years. 
  • Prior to this, Swaminathan Janakiraman was the deputy managing director (Finance) at SBI and Ashwini Kumar Tewari was serving as MD & CEO of SBI Card, a subsidiary of SBI.
  • SBI is headed by a Chairman and four managing directors. Dinesh Kumar Khara is the current Chairman of the bank. 
  • The other two MDs of the bank are C.S. Setty and Ashwani Bhatia. The two posts were vacant since October 2020.
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Q5.आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2020-21 में किस नए सूचकांक का निर्माण किया गया है?

(a) Basic Requirement Index

(b) Bare Necessities Index

(c) New Inequality Index

(d) Basic Need Index

Q5. Which new index has been constructed in the Economic Survey 2020-21?

(a) Basic Requirement Index

(b) Bare Necessities Index

(c) New Inequality Index

(d) Basic Need Index

  • The Economic Survey 2020-21 has noted that access to ‘bare necessities’ has improved across all states in the country in 2018 as compared to 2012. 
  • Inequalities in access to bare necessities like drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and housing conditions continue to exist between urban and rural India despite “widespread” improvements in each of these aspects, the Economic Survey for 2020-21 has shown, using a newly constructed “Bare Necessities Index”
  • The access is highest in states such as Kerala, Punjab, Haryana and Gujarat while lowest in Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Tripura.
  • The BNI summarises 26 indicators on five dimensions — water, sanitation, housing, micro-environment, and other facilities — and has been created for all states for 2012 and 2018 using NSO data.
  • The index classifies areas on three levels of access — high, medium, low — to bare necessities.

Today Current Affairs: 26th Jan 2021

Q6.किस देश के पूर्व ओलंपिक रजत पदक विजेता माथियास बो को भारतीय खिलाड़ी चिराग शेट्टी और सात्विकसाईराज रैंकीरेड्डी के कोच के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) इटली

(b) जर्मनी

(c) डेनमार्क

(d) बेल्जियम

Q6. Which country’s former Olympic silver medalist Mathias Boe has been appointed as the coach of badminton players Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy? 

(a) Italy

(b) Germany 

(c) Denmark

(d) Belgium 

  • India's badminton players Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, ranked World No. 10 in men's doubles, have roped in 2012 Olympic Games silver medalist Mathias Boe of Denmark to train them in the run up to the Olympic Games in Tokyo later this year. 
  • Satwiksairaj and Chirag are currently ninth in the Race to Tokyo with 16 pairs eligible. During his tenure, Boe will also help the other doubles team supported under the TOPS i.e. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa and Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy.

Daily Current Affairs: 27th Jan 2021

Q7.भारत में कुष्ठ रोग उन्मूलन दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 31 जनवरी

(b) 30 जनवरी

(c) 29 जनवरी

(d) 28 जनवरी

Q7. When is the Anti Leprosy Day observed in India? 

(a) January 31

(b) January 30

(c) January 29

(d) January 28

  • The World Leprosy Day is observed every year on the last Sunday of January to spread awareness about the disease, the impact of discrimination and social stigma attached to it and how these negative effects hamper the efforts to stop the spread of the disease. 
  • Theme- Beat Leprosy, End Stigma and Advocate for Mental Well-Being 
  • Anti-Leprosy Day is observed every year in India on the Martyrdom Day of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, remembers his selfless efforts and care for the people affected by leprosy.

Daily Current Affairs: 28th Jan 2021

Q8.हाल ही में किस मंत्रालय ने राष्ट्रीय समुद्री कछुआ कार्य योजना जारी की है?

(a) पृथ्वी विज्ञान मंत्रालय

(b) पर्यावरण वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन मंत्रालय

(c) पोर्ट, जहाजरानी और जलमार्ग मंत्रालय

(d) कृषि और किसान कल्याण मंत्रालय

Q8. Which Ministry has recently released the National Marine Turtle Action Plan? 

(a) Ministry of Earth Sciences

(b) Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change

(c) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

(d) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare

  • The Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has released ‘Marine MegaFauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’ recently to create a conservation paradigm for the marine mega fauna and marine turtles.
  • The documents were released containing the ways and means to promote the inter-sectoral action for conservation.
  • These two documents highlight actions to be taken for handling stranded animals on shore, management actions for improved coordination, enhancing people’s participation, advance scientific research and exchange of information on marine mammals and marine turtles and their habitats.
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Q9. COVID-19 प्रदर्शन सूचकांक में भारत का रैंक क्या है?

(a) 80

(b) 75

(c) 90

(d) 86

Q9. What is the rank of India in the  Covid-19 performance index?

(a) 80

(b) 75

(c) 90

(d) 86

  • India ranks 86th in Covid-19 performance among 98 countries evaluated by Sydney-based think-tank Lowy Institute, whose Covid-19 performance index was released on January 28.
  • The UK, which ranks better than India at 66, and the US, whose performance is among the worst five, rank poorly too, while China was not included in the study. Brazil ranks last.

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Q10.गणतंत्र दिवस परेड में किस राज्य की झांकी ने पहला पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) राजस्थान

(b) गुजरात

(c) उत्तर प्रदेश

(d) मध्य प्रदेश

Q10.Which state’s tableau in the Republic Day parade has won the first prize?

(a) Rajasthan

(b) Gujarat

(c) Uttar Pradesh 

(d) Madhya Pradesh 

  • Uttar Pradesh’s tableau in the Republic Day parade, showcasing the Ram temple at Ayodhya, has won the first prize.
  • The government will now bring the tableau from Delhi to Lucknow, driving it through various districts where it will be ceremoniously welcomed.
  • This was the second consecutive year when UP won a prize, having come second in the 2020 parade.

Day Wise Current Affairs 2021: 30th Jan 2021- Frontier IAS

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