1 to 10 January 2021 Current Affairs

On Which Day,DRDO Day is observed?

1 January


Recently, Dr Harsh Vardan inaugurated the Highest meteorological centre  (MC) of the Indian in which State/UT?

Ladakh


Who is the Author of Book “Sutranivednachi sutra ek- anba“?

Roopa Chari


The Defence Ministry has granted “green channel status” to which defense company?

L & T Defense


Who is the author of the book I Came up on a Lighthouse : A Short Memoir of Life with Ratan Tata?

Shantana Naidu


Who has been nominated as the board member of the Global Alliance for vaccine and Immunisation (GAVI)?

Dr. Harsh Vardhan


The two-day naval passage exercise PASSEX in the South China Sea was between India and which country?

Vietnam


Who will be Honoured with Humanitarian Award 2020 at Norway Bollywood Film Festival?

Sonu Sood


The Central Government has removed the ban on which product exports from 1st January 2021?

Onion


Which Country has inducted Indian Submarines INS Sindhuvir into its navy?

Myanmar


Which Bank has partnered with Rupay to launch a payment solution in association with PayNearby?

RBL Bank


The Brahmaputra Aamantra Abhiyan is to be held in which two states?

Arunachal Pradesh and Assam


Which state has unveiled its Solar Power Policy 2021?

Gujarat


In which state first Rice ATM has to be set up?

Karnataka


Who has partnered with IIT Delhi to set up a design and Innovation Lab for Rural Entrepreneurs?

Common Services Center


Which State has announced the inclusion history of Sikh Guru in the school curriculum?

Uttar Pradesh


Who has launched India’s First Remoting Monitoring System of Gas Turbines?

IOCL


In which state  the Thoubal Multipurpose Projects was established?

Manipur


Archaeologist excavates fast-food centres at which place?

Pompeii


Which Insurance Company has partnered with Jammu and Kashmir Government  for the PMJAY SEHAT?

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance


By Which Rocket Indian satellite is to carry names of common people in space?

PSLV-C50


At Which Place of South Delhi Municipal Corporation open its Toy Bank?

Najafgarh


Which bank has been collaborating with Salesforce to build the Next Generation Tech Platform for Retail Banking?

YES Bank


To Promote which product, APEDA has been supporting private entities in creating necessary infrastructure?

Moringa Products


BSSUKM and NKJ  Biofuel Partnered to set up India First Ethanol Plant under PPP Model in which state?

Chhattisgarh


Who is the Author of a Book titled “Sabarimala Vijnanakosam”?

K S Vijaynath


Which Country has changed a word in its national anthem?

Australia


Who has recently biome the riches person in Asia?

Shanshan


Who has won Eminent Engineer Award 2020 from IET?

V K Yadav


In Association with which Union Ministry, the Ministry of Tourism has implemented ‘Adopt a Heritage scheme‘?

Ministry of Culture


21 Year-old  Reshma Mariam Roy of which state has become the youngest panchayat President?

Kerala


Which Department has won the gold icon award, excellence in digital governance Ministry?

Department of Posts


Who has taken over as the Chairman of Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL)?

Soma Mondal


Who has been Honoured with Raja Mansingh Tomar Award 2020?

Abhinav Kala Parishad


Which Organisation Celebrates its 63 Foundation Day on 1 January 2021?

DRDO


Which Country is set to join as the sixth member of the ‘Five Eyes’ Intelligence network?

Japan


With which country India exchanged the list of nuclear installations?

Pakistan


Which state’s Apta Completion Portal won the Silver Icon Award for Innovation during pandemics?

Bihar


As a part of SAGAR-III, Indian Naval Ship INS Kiltan has reached which country to deliver relief materials?

Cambodia


The Thoubal Multi Purpose Project has been inaugurated with which city?

Imphal


Who has successfully conducted the maiden trial of the first indigenous Air Droppable container SAHAYAK-NG?

DRDO and Indian Navy


Who one has signed a contract with MoD to provide 10 Lynx U2 Fire Control System?

BEL


Who has been awarded the highest civilian honor  knighthood by the queen Elizabeth?

Lewis Hamilton


Self Propelled Air Defence Gun Missile System is the system of which country?

South Korea


Raghavendra Singh Chauhan has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the High Court of which state?

Uttarakhand


ICG (Indian Coast Guard) has signed a MoU with how many countries for cooperation in maritime rescue and search operation?

Seven


In Which State, AFSPA has been extended for next six months?

Nagaland


Which state government has launched “Diginest” mobile App?

Punjab


Which country will be the UNSC President in August 2021 and in 2022 also?

India


Tansen Sangeet Samaroh 2020” has been started in which state recently?

Madhya Pradesh


Who has been awarded with “Tansen Samman 2020” at the World Music Festival?

Satish Vyas


Which state has launched “Kisan Fasal Rahat Yojana“?

Jharkhand


Which state deployed two helicopters to fight wildfire in Dzukou Valley?

Manipur


Which state bank has issued Electoral bonds as of December 2020?

SBI


Which country’s nuclear power generation broke the Soviet Record?

Russia


Kerala became which number state to pass the resolution against farm law?

5th


India has launched Flash Flood Guidance service for which countries?

Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal


Who has been appointed as the new Chairman & CEO of the Railway Board?

Suneet Sharma


Asian Development Bank has approved the $10 million loan for horticulture in which state?

Himachal Pradesh


Which country has changed a word in its national anthem to honour the indigenous population of the country?

Australia


India has shared a prisoners list with which country as a part of a bilateral agreement?

Pakistan


Which road is to be widened in kerala?

S.N. Jn – Poothotta


Who has become the new chairperson of “Steel Authority of India Limited”(SAIL)?

Soma Mondal


The government has created a new DMA in the MoD, Who is the Head of DMA?

Bipin Rawat


Which state government has announced a Green Rebate for Eco-friendly Homes amid slew of new measures?

Kerala


Which state has registered 8% growth in GST Revenue in December 2020?

Kerala


Which Indian Missile has got the approval from cabinet for export?

Akash


Which state will host the 14th Global Healthcare summit in 2021?

Andhra Pradesh


In Which mountains butterfly Trackers help lift the mystery surrounding rare butterflies?

Nilgiris


Which Union Territory has bagged the award for the “Best Performing Union Territory in India for implementing the PMAY”?

Puducherry


Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported products scheme will be in effect from which state?

1 January 2021


Who has become a member of IOSCO ?

IFSCA


Which state is about to bring a comprehensive transformation in the health sector?

Karnataka


Which company has signed an agreement with the Delhi government and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to solarise schools in Delhi?

Oakridge Energy


Who has been appointed as the chief secretary of karnataka?

P Ravi Kumar


Sunil Kothari has passed away.He is associated in which profession ?

Dance


Which state cabinet has approved Dharma Swantantrya Bill 2020?

MP


Who is the author of the book titled ‘Vahana Masterclass’?

Alfredo


In how many states PM Modi laid the foundation stone for light house projects?

6


Due to storm Bella, the country has generated half of its power from wind?

UK


Which state announced that it will include the History of Sikh Gurus in school curriculum?

Uttar Pradesh


Which country’s new rule permits drones to fly over people and at night in the country?

USA


Government has extended the tenure of K Sivan as the Chairman of which organisation for a period of one year upto january 2021?

ISRO


Which committee has recommended the National Common Mobility Card?

Nandan Nilekani


Which governing body has recently collaborated with the UNDP India to launch India’s first Social Impact Bond?

PCMC


Who has been appointed as the new Chairman & CEO of Railway Road?

Suneet Sharma


To augment electricity generation, in which state the ADB has signed a $231 million loan?

Assam


Which Institution has signed USD 10 million loan agreement with India to expand horticulture in Himachal Pradesh?

ADB


On which day, World Braille Day is observed?

4th January


Who was awarded a knighthood in the UK’s New Year’s Honours list?

Lewis Hamilton


Thoubal Dam was recently inaugurated in which state?

Manipur


Kolar Leaf-Nosed Bats are these days in news, and are found in which state?

Karnataka


Which country has announced to restrict the promotion of unhealthy food from 2022?

UK


Which developing “Green population” technology?

ISRO


The Union Cabinet has approved an MoU between India and which country on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space?

Bhutan


On which day, Savitribai Phule Birth Anniversary is observed?

03 January


India & French Rafale fighter Jets will carry out Wargames codenamed Exercises SKYROS in which state?

Rajasthan


Which state has introduced a campaign called “Ek Zila- Ek Shilp“?

Madhya Pradesh


Which Armed unit has recently created a new ‘Human Rights Cell’ ?

Indian Army


Who has become the first women chief justice of Telangana High Court?

Hima Kohli


Which country has abolished the death penalty making permanent?

Kazakhstan


Which state government has sent professionally trained  nurses to britain?

Karnataka


Which country’s space  agency recently approved two Sun-exploration heliophysics missions?

NASA


Global Family Day is Celebrated on which date?

1st January


Which application has been launched by the External Affairs Ministry to Connect with Indian diaspora?

Global Pravasi Rishta


Which country has begun its two year tenure as a non permanent member of the UN Security Council?

India


KVIC has unveiled which e-commerce portal to promote khadi and village industry products?

ekhadiIndia


India has given relief material to which cyclone affected the country?

Fiji


Who has become India’s 67th chess grandmaster?

Leon Mendonca


Who has launched India’s first remote monitoring system for oil refineries turbines?

IOCL – Indian Oil Corporation


In the Bloomberg Billionaires index, Mukesh Ambani ranked at which place?

12th


Who has signed MoU with DAY-NRLM to boost livelihoods of SHG Woman and Tribal Population ?

TRIFED – Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India


What is India’s rank in the world Economic League Table 2021?

6th


Savitribai Phule Jayanti is celebrated on which date?

3rd January


Who is the author of the book titled “Sundranivednachi sutra ek-anubhav“?

Roopa Chari


Who has been named as the deputy election commission of India?

Umesh Sinha


The first ginger processing plant of north east has been built in which state?

Meghalaya


JS Banerjee has been appointed as the chief justice of which high court?

Madras High Court


Who is the author of the book titled ‘Elements of Quantitative Genetics’?

Stuti Sharma


In the Indian ocean, which country has deloyed Sea wing Gliders?

China


Every year the World Braille Day is observed on which date?

4th January


Which state government has launched a MoU With the Netherlands to set up skill development centres for farmers?

Uttar Pradesh


The IAF chief marshal RKS Bhaduria has launched which e-governance portal?

e-Office


The 4th global ayurveda festival 2021 will be held in which state?

Kerala


Which country has Co-chaired Asia Protected Area Partnership?

India


The World’s  longest railway platform will be inaugurated in March 2021. What is the length of the platform?

1505 Metres


Which country has become the 1st nation to culture the UK strain of SARS CoV-2?

India


Which company will launch the satellite name ‘Amazonia-1’ made entirely by the Brazalian space agency?

ISRO


The government is implementing Rs.320 crore project for how many ports to enable the digital ecosystem?

5


The UGC has set-up a seven member committee for CET at UG Level. Who is the Head of the committee ?

R P Tiwari


For what purposes the Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has launched a unique miss call facility?

LPG Refills and Registration of new connections


Which state government has launched the mobile application digiNest?

Punjab


Which bank has prepared a report of Action Agenda for Atma Nirbhar Bharat?

TIFAC


2021 has been marked as which edition of the World Braille day?

3rd


Which state has signed an MoU with NHPC & PDD to implement and execute mega hydro power projects?

Jammu and Kashmir


Which is the Opening movie in the 51st international film festival of India?

Another Round


Which state has created a special memorial to honour the Covid warriors?

Odisha


Mathikettan Shola national park is notified as an eco-sensitive zone. It belongs to which state?

Kerala


In which state the river cruise named ‘Mukta of Brahmaputra’ was inaugurated?

Assam


Which bank has launched the Jan 2021 Round of “Consumer Confidence Survey” & “Inflation Expectation Survey of Households“?

RBI


Which Union Territory has established the Tamil Academy to promote the Tamil language and career?

Delhi


Which organisation has recently developed “Swastha Vayu Ventilator” for COVID patients?

CSIR


India has signed a MoU with which country on ‘Specified Skilled Worker’?

Japan


TRIFED & Akhil Bhartiya Vanvasi Kalyan Kendra is going to develop the “TRIFOOD Parks” in which state?

Madhya Pradesh


Recently, which country has started import  of Rice from India  first time?

Vietnam


Recently, Who has launched “Toycathon Portal“?

Smriti Irani


Which organisation has approved $105 million loan to improve Waterways in West Bengal?

World Bank


Recently, who has become the new ‘Deputy Chief of Army Staff’?

Shantanu Dayal


Which country is to launch the world’s first wood-based space satellite by 2023?

Japan


Recently, Michael Kindo passed away. He was associated with which sports?

Hockey


Who has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of ‘Andhra Pradesh High court’?

Arup Kumar Goswami


Which state government has launched ‘Kisan Suryoday Yojana’?

Gujarat


Which state government has declared ‘Bird Flu as State Disaster’?

Kerala


Who has been appointed as the new Judge of “Gujarat High Court“?

Vineet Kothari


The Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act has been passed away by which country?

United States


Which state will host the 51st International Film Festival of India?

Goa


From which state India has flagged off the 40-ISEA?

Gujarat


Which country has passed a bill making abortion valid?

Argentina


In which country, Tesla has launched its largest superchanger facility?

China


Which Bank has launched whatsapp Banking?

Bank of Baroda


The well preserved remains of Ice Age wooly Rhino were found in which nation?

Russia


At which city, Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated India’s 1st of its kind Migrant worker cell?

Surat


RBI has issued Rs 5500cr  zero-coupon bonds for the recapitalisation of which Bank?

Punjab & Sind Bank


Which bank has launched the KYC account opening facility for saving bank accounts?

IDBI Bank


What is the theme of National Metrology Conclave 2021?

Metrology for the Inclusive growth of nation


Who has been conferred with the status of centennial observing station by the WMO?

Patna Meteorological Observatory


Which Bank has announced optimization of the PIDF scheme?

RBI


Who has been appointed as the 1st deputy general secretary  of AIFF ?

Abhishek Yadav


On the line of ease of doing business, the union minister has launched which portal?

Freight Business Development Portal


Which company has received orders from the MoD for supply of high mobility vehicles  to the Indian Army?

BEML


Which state has become the 1st group of states to complete 3 reforms stipulated by the minister of finance?

Madhya Pradesh & Andhra Pradesh


Cabinet has approved the signing of MoC with which country for partnership in Specified Skilled Worker?

Japan


The MoE and MoWCD have launched Toycthon 2021. What is the mascot of Toycthon 2021?

Toycoo


Which company has joined hands with SIDBI for rooftop solar financing for MSMEs?

Tata Power


Who has signed the USD $15 million projects to improve waterways in West Bengal?

World Bank


On 5th January, the Indian government’s SLNP and Ujjala Programmes has marked their which anniversary?

6th


Which one has signed an MoU with the Bandhan Bank for the Bandhan Bank Shaurya Salary account?

Indian Army


In which city, the CPEI centralized network lab has been inaugurated?

Faridabad


What is the range of nuclear capable Agni-V Missiles?

5000 km


At which conclave, the Prime Minister inaugurated the National Atomic scale?

National Metrology Conclave


The World War Orphans on which date?

6th January


According to the report, the Indian economy is to contract by how much percent in 2020-21?

9.6%


Which company has signed an MoU with Maharashtra Metro for the Implementation of advanced Biodigester MK-2?

DRDO


In which state, TRIFED and Akhil Bharatiya Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram have signed MoU to set up TRIFOOD parks?

Madhya Pradesh


Which state  has launched the Kisan Kalyan Mission to double the farmer’s income?

Uttar Pradesh


World’s largest floating solar energy project in India is going to be constructed on Omkareshwar Dam. This Dam is located on which river?

Narmada


Who has been appointed as the new British high commissioner to India?

Alexander Ellis


Who is the Author of a book titled ‘India’s 71-Year Test: The journey to triumph in Australia?

R Kaushik


Govt. Offices of Which Indian state to be Declared “Green”?

Kerala


India’s First Fire park will be Set up in Which Indian state?

Odisha


Bhitarkanika National Park in which Indian State?

Odisha


With which country India successfully tested a Medium-range-surface-to-AIR Missile (MRSAM) Defence System?

Israel


Which State begins the “Krishi Sanjeevani vans” in order to test the soil, water?

Karnataka


The Centre has decided to form a committee for the protection of language, culture and land of which region?

Ladakh


Justice Hima Kohli has been sworn in as the first woman chief justice of which high court?

Telangana


Recently, flagged off the World’s 1st Double Stack Haul container Train. This Train will run between?

Punjab & Haryana


At which city, Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated India’s 1st of its Kind Migrant worker cell?

Surat


Who has made the Biggest Charitable Donation of 2020?

Jeff Bezos


Who has been appointed as the 1st Deputy General Secretary of AIFF?

Abhishek Yadav


Cabinet approves MoC between India and ______ on partnership in ‘Specified Skilled Worker’?

Japan


Which company has bagged Rs. 758-crore order for HMVs for Indian Army?

Bharat Earth Movers Ltd


Who will head the “College of Supervisors (CoS)” formed by RBI?

N S Viswanathan


Which bank will establish ‘Fintech Innovation Centre (FIC) at its campus with the help of IIT Kanpur?

PNB


The Reserve Bank of India has recently imposed a fine of how many crores on Bajaj Finance Limited ?

2.5 crores


Who has been elected as the President of the Central Republic of Africa?

Faustin Touadera


When will Joe Biden be sworn-in as the next US President?

January 20th


In which country is Flybig called the start of New Hairlines?

India


Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation has signed an agreement with ‘Biodigester Technology’?

DRDO


In which city will the country’s first Buddhist theme park be established?

Ranchi (MP)


Which Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference will be held on 9 january?

16th


Who has recently become the richest person in the world?

Elon Musk


Who is the author of the launch book “ India’s 71 Year Test: The Journey to Triumph in Australia”?

R Kaushik


Who is the author of Book “Sutranivednachi sutra-ek anubhav“?

Roopa Chari


On which day, DRDO Day is observed?

01 January


Who has recently become the richest person in the World?

Elon Musk


Which state/UT has launched Mobile application “Satark Nagrik“?

Jammu & Kashmir


Which state government announced a slew of Welfare schemes, including free sanitary pads for girls?

Punjab


In which state/UT the Khelo India Icc Hockey Tournament?

Ladakh


The Central Government approved eight hydropower projects of 144 MW in which state/UT?

Ladakh


The central government approved new National highway projects worth Rs 5,801 crore rupees for which state?

Maharashtra


Which district has topped the list of aspirational districts ranked by the government think tank NITI Aayog?

Harigarh


Who has been appointed as the head of Google Cloud in Asia Pacific?

Karan Bajwa


Which Indian-origin person has been appointed as the first Chief Information Commissioner (CIO) of the US Army?

Dr. Raj Layer


Arup Kumar Goswami has recently sworn in as the Chief Justice of which High Court?

Andhra Pradesh High Court


Which species of wild cat has been recently added to the list of “Critically endangered species“?

Caracal


Which Bank has recently announced the operation of the payment infrastructure development fund scheme?

Reserve Bank of India


Who has become the first women umpire to officiate a men’s test match?

Claire Polosak


Who has written the recently launched book “Right under our Nose“?

R. Giridharan


What was the profession of Satya Paul who has died recently?

Fashion Designer


Which state has launched the mPension App?

Manipur


Which country has successfully test fired the Fatah-1 MLR system?

Pakistan


Which one collaborated with MoHFW to launch the Mobile app NCD PHC?

Dell Technologies and Tata Trusts


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