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Day Wise Current Affairs 2020-21: 14th Jan 2021- Frontier IAS

Current Affairs are the most important sections for all the students preparing for one or another government exams like UPSC, HCS, or other State Services- UPPCS, RAS, MPPSC, and many more state services. These questions are very important for All govt. exams.

To get a PDF and Video of this article click on this link Latest Daily Current Affairs: 15th Jan 2021

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Que1.शशिकुमार मधुसूदन चित्रे का हाल ही में निधन हो गया, वे किस क्षेत्र से जुड़े थे?/ Shashikumar Madhusudan Chitre who passed away recently was associated with which field?


Que2. कोविद -19 वैक्सीन प्रशासन के लिए गठित समिति के प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?/ Who has been appointed as the head of the committee for the administration of the Covid-19 vaccine? आर एस शर्मा/R S Sharma

Daily Current Affairs: 22nd Jan 2021

Q1.जनाग्रह सिटी गवर्नेंस अवार्ड्स में किस राज्य ने सर्वश्रेष्ठ राज्य का पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) गुजरात

(b) ओडिशा

(c) मध्य प्रदेश

(d) केरल

Q1. Which state has won the Best State Award at Janaagraha City Governance Awards?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Odisha 

(c) Madhya Pradesh  

(d) Kerala 

  • Odisha has won the Best State and the Best Civic Agency award at Janaagraha City Governance Awards.
  • The Awards have been instituted in the memory of Mr. V Ramachandran, a doyen of decentralization, to recognize ground-breaking work in decentralization in an urban context by institutions across government.
  • Gujarat won the Best State Election Commission and Kerala the Best State Finance Commission. 
  • Indore has won the Best Municipality category award for its PPP Based Integrated Solid Waste Management. 
  • The awards were conferred in a virtual ceremony by Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Mr. Hardeep Singh Puri on January 12, 2021.

REVISION: Which state has recently launched a project to clean its Bindu Sagar lake? Odisha

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Q2.किस सरकारी संस्था ने भारत का पहला प्राकृतिक पेंट विकसित किया है जिसे हाल ही में केंद्रीय मंत्री नितिन गडकरी ने लॉन्च किया है?

(a) राष्ट्रीय लघु उद्योग निगम

(b) खादी और ग्रामोद्योग आयोग

(c) ट्राइफेड


Q2. Which government body has developed India’s first Prakritik Paint that has been recently launched by the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari?

(a) National Small Industries Corporation

(b) Khadi and Village Industries Commission



  • Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways & MSME Sh. Nitin Gadkari has launched an innovative new paint – India’s first cow dung paint developed by Khadi and Village Industries Commission.
  • The eco-friendly, non-toxic paint, called “Khadi Prakritik Paint” is a first-of-its-kind product, with antifungal, antibacterial properties.
  • It has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards.
  • Khadi Prakritik Paint is available in two forms – distemper paint and plastic emulsion paint.
  • The project was conceptualized by Chairman KVIC in March 2020 and later developed by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur (a KVIC unit).

Daily Current Affairs: 27th Jan 2021

Q3.“The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India” नामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) वी एस संपत

(b) नवीन चावला

(c) एस वाई कुरैशी

(d) नसीम जैदी

Q3. Who wrote the book titled “The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India”?

(a) V S Sampath 

(b) Navin Chawla

(c) S Y Quraishi

(d) Nasim Zaidi 

  • Former chief election commissioner (CEC) S Y Quraishi has come out with his book titled “The Population Myth: Islam, Family Planning and Politics in India”.
  • The book will hit the stands on February 15, 2021.
  •  It has been published by HarperCollins India.
  • The book evaluates India’s demographics from a religious perspective and seeks to demolish two basic myths that ‘Islam is against family planning’ and ”Muslim rate of growth” is linked to capture political power.

REVISION: Which ministry has recently launched a booklet  “Building an Atma Nirbhar Bharat”? Ministry of Railways

Daily Wise Current Affairs: 25th Jan 2021

Q4.चंद्रभागा बीच (समुद्र तट) किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) कर्नाटक

(c) ओडिशा

(d) पश्चिम बंगाल

Q4. Chandrabhaga beach is situated in which state? 

(a) Andhra Pradesh 

(b) Karnataka 

(c) Odisha 

(d) West Bengal 

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed officials to develop the Chandrabhaga and Talsari beach with world-class amenities to attract more domestic and foreign tourists.
  • The Puri beach in the state has recently got the 'Blue Flag' certification
  • The Chief Minister told the officials to develop a one-kilometer area at Chandrabhaga in Puri-Konark beach. 
  • He also intended to develop an area of 2.4 kilometers at Talsari beach in Balasore district and to encourage the construction of standard and budget hotels.

REVISION: The beaches which have been awarded the certification are 

  • Shivrajpur in Gujarat 
  • Ghoghla in Diu
  • Kasarkod and Padubidri in Karnataka
  • Kappad in Kerala
  • Rushikonda in Andhra Pradesh
  • Golden in Odisha 
  • Radhanagar in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Daily Current Affairs: 19th Jan 2021

Q5.किस मंत्रालय ने हाल ही में 5 वें राष्ट्रीय कायाकल्प पुरस्कार का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(b) पोर्ट, शिपिंग और जलमार्ग मंत्रालय

(c) कपड़ा मंत्रालय

(d) रेल मंत्रालय

Q5. Which Ministry has recently inaugurated the 5th National Kayakalp Awards?

(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(b) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

(c) Ministry of Textiles

(d) Ministry of Railways 

  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the 5th National Kayakalp Awards along with Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey through a video conference.
  • Public and Private Health Facilities have been felicitated with Kayakalp award for high standards of Sanitation and Hygiene. 
  • The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India launched a National Initiative 'Kayakalp' on 15th May 2015 to ensure hygiene, sanitation and cleanliness in Public Health Facilities in India
  • Those District Hospitals, Sub-divisional hospitals, Community Health Centres, Primary Health Centres and Health & Wellness Centres in the public healthcare system who have achieved high levels of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control were recognised and felicitated with awards.
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Q6.केंद्र सरकार की फ्लैगशिप योजना, प्रधानमंत्री आवास बीमा योजना ने हाल ही में अपने संचालन के ____ वर्ष पूरे किये हैं।

(a) 6

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

Q6. The Central Government’s flagship scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana has recently completed ____ years of its operation. 

(a) 6

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

  • The Central Government’s flagship crop insurance scheme - the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) has successfully completed 5 years of its operation.
  • Claims worth 90,000 crore rupees have so far been disbursed to farmers since the launch of the scheme on 13th January 2016.
  • The average sum insured per hectare has increased from ₹15,100 during the pre-PMFBY Schemes to ₹40,700 under PMFBY.

Latest Daily Current Affairs: 24th Jan 2021

Q7.अंतर्राष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट परिषद (ICC) बोर्ड की बैठकों के लिए BCCI के आधिकारिक प्रतिनिधि के रूप में किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) रवि शास्त्री

(b) जय शाह

(c) रामकृष्णन श्रीधर

(d) भरत अरुण

Q7. Who has been named as the official representative of BCCI for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board meetings?

(a) Ravi Shastri 

(b) Jay Shah

(c) Ramakrishnan Sridhar 

(d) Bharat Arun

  • 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. 
  • Shah is the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). 
  • He will replace BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, who was currently representing India at the ICC Board, but he suffered a heart condition recently.

Daily Current Affairs: 28th Jan 2021

Q8.हरियाणा सरकार ने किस शहर के पिपली गाँव को विश्वस्तरीय पर्यटक केंद्र के रूप में विकसित करने का निर्णय लिया है?

(a) रोहतक

(b) हिसार

(c) कुरुक्षेत्र

(d) फरीदाबाद

Q8. The Haryana Government has decided to develop Pipli village in which city as a world-class tourist hub?

(a) Rohtak 

(b) Hisar

(c) Kurukshetra

(d) Faridabad 

  • The Haryana Government has decided to develop Pipli in Kurukshetra as a world-class tourist hub.
  • The decision was taken in the meeting of the Haryana Sarasvati Heritage Development Board (HSHDB) held under the chairmanship of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

REVISION: India’s first Centre of Excellence for Skill Development in the Power Sector has been set up in which state? Haryana

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Q9.संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका ने हाल ही में किस देश को आतंकवाद के प्रायोजक देश के रूप में नामित किया है?

(a) इराक

(b) लीबिया

(c) क्यूबा

(d) सीरिया

Q9. The United States has recently designated which country as a state sponsor of terrorism?

(a) Iraq

(b) Libya

(c) Cuba 

(d) Syria

  • The United States recently designated Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism.
  • The list was first released in 1979 with Iraq, Libya, Syria, and South Yemen in it.
  • Currently, Iran, Syria, and North Korea are in the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
  • Sudan was recently removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Daily Current Affairs: 21st Jan 2021

Q10.हाल ही में किस राज्य ने आभासी चेरी ब्लॉसम महोत्सव का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) असम

(b) मिजोरम

(c) मणिपुर

(d) मेघालय

Q10. Which state has recently inaugurated the virtual Cherry Blossom Festival?

(a) Assam

(b) Mizoram

(c) Manipur

(d) Meghalaya 

  • The Chief Minister of Manipur has inaugurated the virtual Cherry Blossom Festival at Mao in the Senapati district, Manipur.
  • The virtual festival featured the picturesque landscape of Mao adorned with beautiful cherry trees, which are laden with pink flowers which have traditionally attracted visitors from across the world.

REVISION: Manipur has recently become the fourth state in India to complete Urban Local Bodies reforms.

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