21 to 31 January 2021 Current Affairs

The Government of India has announced to celebrate which day as “Parakram Diwas”?

23rd January


Recently, “Swachhata Pakhwada” organized in which place?

India gate


Who will be the first female fighter pilot to participate in this year’s Republic Parade?

Bhawana Kanth


Air Force exercise “Desert Knight” between India and France is started in which city?

Jodhpur


India has decided to gift 2 million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to which nation?

Bangladesh


Recently, Vishwavir Ahuja has been re-appointed as the MD & CEO of which bank?

RBL Bank


The first-ever Labour Movement Museum is set to be established in which city of India?

Alappuzha


Who was appointed as the Chairman of Somnath Temple Trust, Gujarat?

Narendra Modi


Which zoo was renamed by the Maharashtra Government after Balasaheb Thackeray?

Gorewada International Zoo


Recently, in which country, Corona virus been found in Ice Cream?

China


Where has the “Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports & Youth Festival 2021” inaugurated?

Ladakh


Who won the Men’s Single Badminton title at Thailand Open?

Viktor Axelsen


Which cricket team has replaced Australia in the first place in the World Test Championship?

Indian Cricket team


Which state’s CM released the book “Manohar Parrikar-Off the Record”?

Goa


What was the profession of the Padma Award winner V Shanta, who has passed away recently?

Oncologist


Yoweri Museveni has won the sixth term as president of which country?

Uganda


Which states have partnered to support women entrepreneurs?

Telangana-Gujarat


Which state government inaugurated the first bird festival called ‘Kalrab’?

Bihar


The NDRF rising day has been celebrated on which date?

19th January


“Ghar Ghar Rozgar te Karoobaar” is  the mission of which state?

Punjab


Which state has topped in India Innovation Index 2020 among major states?

Karnataka


Which state has topped in India Innovation Index 2020 among the NE/Hilly states?

Himachal Pradesh


Recently, which state/UT’s Mushroom got GI tag?

Jammu Kashmir


Which state announced the allotment of 7,219 Fair Prices Shops across the state?

Punjab


Gujarat state government has renamed which fruit as “Kamalam”?

Dragon Fruit


Which state’s CM launched Avalokana software?

Karnataka


Which state government delivers medicines for senior citizens through “Karunya at home”?

Kerala


Which state has recently provided financial assistance to surrendered militants?

Assam


PM Modi has recently financial assistance worth Rs 2,961 crore for which state?

Uttar Pradesh


Which Payment bank has launched State Pay to protect customers from fraud?

Airtel Payment Bank


MoU was signed between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in which field?

Solar Energy


Who has been given the additional charge of the AYUSH Ministry?

Kiren Rijiju


Who has been appointed as the MD of LIC?

Siddhartha Mohanty


Who has been appointed as the chairman and MD of TCIL?

Sanjeev Kumar


Which country had withdrawn from the Open Skies Treaty after the US?

Russia


Indian Railway has renamed Howrah-Kalka Mail by which name?

Netaji Express


Which bank has launched the InstaFX mobile application for FOREX partners?

ICICI Bank


Which is the first state to give power subsidies to farmers through DBT?

Madhya Pradesh


India has gift 1 million COVID-19 vaccines to which nation under the “Vaccine Maitri initiative”?

Nepal


What is India’s rank in one of the World’s strongest armies released by Global Firepower?

Fourth


Who has become the first “2nd Gentleman of the United States”?

Doung Emhoff


Which state became the 1st state in India to subsidize electric power for the farmers?

Madhya Pradesh


China has built a village in which state on the banks Tsari Chu river?

Arunachal Pradesh


Which state assembly has rejected the resolution to remove the Speaker?

Kerala


The Union Cabinet approved the 850 megawatt Ratle Hydropower project in which state/UT?

Jammu & Kashmir


Which state has launched the “Mukhyamantri Bagayat Vikas Mission”?

Gujarat


Which state has reduced tuition fees for the academic session 2020-21?

Odisha


Mata Prasad, died at the age of 95, was the former Governor of which state?

Arunachal Pradesh


“Submarine Bachao Cooperation Agreement” signed between India and which country?

Singapore


Who was appointed as the first Deputy Chief of the Indian Army?

Chandi Mohanty


Which bank has launched the “InstaFX” mobile apps?

ICICI Bank


Which cricketer has announced his retirement from franchise cricket?

Lasith Malinga


Who has partnered with the Suryoday SFB to launch SFB to launch the FD services?

PPBL


Which bank has launched the AURA Credit card, located with health and wellness benefits?

Axis Bank


What is India’s rank in the 2020 Global Internet Speed Test Index released by Ookla?

129th


Who has become the new Captain of IPL team Rajasthan Royals?

Sanju Samson


Rishabh Pant has become the first Indian batsman to score 1000 runs in how many timings?

27 Innings


Indian railways has renamed the Howrah-Kalka Mail as ___________?

Netaji Express


Who has inaugurated “First Bal Sulabh Police station of Uttarakhand”?

Trevendra Singh


Ministry of Tribal affairs and which state has jointly launched “Shram Shakti” portal?

Goa


Which state launched the first online youth radio station in the state called “Radio Hills-Youngistan Ka dil”?

Himachal Pradesh


Central govt has confirmed Bird Flu in how many states/UT?

Nine


Which state has drafted a plan for Konark Temple’s beautification work?

Odisha


Recently, NASA released an Image of which galaxy bluster?

Abell 370


WIPRO group is set to act as knowledge partner of which state government?

Madhya Pradesh


Which is the World’s largest derivatives exchange in 2020?

NSE


Recently, DRDO successfully conducted a trial of SAAW in which state?

Odisha


Who has been appointed as New Ambassador of India to ASEAN Secretariat?

Jayant  Khobragade


Who has been conferred the “Business Standard of the Year” award for 2019-20?

Shyam Srinivasan


What is the name of the safe pay gateway launched by the Airtel Payment Bank?

Airtel SafePay


Which state has launched Avalokana software?

Karnataka


Which state will inaugurated the first child-friendly police station?

Uttarakhand


Srishti Goswami becomes the CM of which state for one day?

Uttarakhand


“India’s Longest Road Arch Bridge” has been inaugurated in which state?

Meghalaya


Which state’s police academy has become  the best policy academy?

Rajasthan


Which state government has launched a Pathology lab called Mini hub?

Telangana


India’s largest multi-modal logistics park will be opened in which state?

Gujarat


The India Africa Trade Council 2021 has been inaugurated in which city?

Chennai


Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of BCCC?

Gita Mittal


Who has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Malawi?

S GopalaKrishnan


Who has become the 1st black Defense Secretary of the USA?

LIoyd Austin


Recently, Who has launched the “Union Budget Mobile App”?

Nirmala Sitharaman


Which IPS Officer received the “Bharat Gaurav Award 2020”?

Karuna Sagar


Which Indian chess player won the “Gazprom Brilliancy Prize”?

Nihal Sarin


Who has been chosen for “Press Club Person of the Year” award?

Azim Premji


Recently, Which military exercise will be jointly conducted by Indian Navy, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard?

Exercise Kavach


Which Bollywood actor has recently been named after a street in South Delhi?

Sushant Singh Rajput


Which state has launched the first online Youth radio station in the state?

Himachal Pradesh


Who has been named Business Standard Banker of the year for 2019-20?

Shyam Shrinivasa


Where has laid the foundation stone of Netaji Bus Terminal?

Cuttack


Who won the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021?

Rajendra Bhandari


Which state is going to start “Prison Tourism” for the first time?

Maharashtra


Which state has made “GPS” and “Panic Button” mandatory in public passenger vehicles?

Chhattisgarh


Which state has increased the number of working days under MGNREGA from 100 to 150?

Uttarakhand


Which state announced a government job to a family member of farmers killed in the current Farmers protest?

Punjab


Which state has launched the “Udyam Sarathi App” to provide employment related data for youths?

Uttar Pradesh


The BSF has launched the “Operation Sard Hawa” on the International borders of which state?

Rajasthan


The 2021 Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar(PMRBP) has been conferred  upon how many students?

32


Noted historian Narendra Luther has passed away. He was associated with the history of which city?

Hyderabad


Khurelsukh Ukhnaa has recently resigned as the prime Minister of which country?

Mongolia


Which Indian mathematician jointly won the Michael and Sheila Held Prize?

Nikhil Srivastava


Which team won the 10th National Ice Hockey Championship?

ITBP


Which state launched the “Re-SVAYEM” scheme to Rs 50,000 to Youths?

Assam


Which is the first state to receive additional funds for capital projects?

Madhya Pradesh


What is theme of the World Economic Forum 2021?

The Great Reset


Which state has celebrated its foundation day on 24 January?

Uttar Pradesh


How many padma awards are given in 2021?

119


How many people were conferred with the Jeevan Raksha Awards this year?

40


What is India’s Rank in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021?

7


SAIL is planning to set up India’s 1st gas-to-ethanol plant in which state?

Maharashtra


Which is the 1st state to announce free access to the State Budget 2021-22?

Odisha


Which of the first ever state of India to have two expressway airstrips?

Uttar Pradesh


Which state has started a scheme called “Ek Paudha Suposhit Beti Ke Naam”?

Rajasthan


Which state has launched the scheme “PANKH Abhiyan” for girls empowerment?

Madhya Pradesh


Who has been named as the new Chairman of the Board of IDBI Intech?

Suresh Khatanhar


Recently who has created a world record by launching 143 satellites on a single rocket?

SpaceX


Which nation’s Prime Minister has been expelled from his ruling party?

Nepal


Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won the 2nd term as the President of which country?

Portugal


Who inaugurates the National Tourism Day in Kargil?

Prahlad Singh


Who launched a new edition of the Bravery Awards Portal on the eve of Republic Day 2021?

Rajnath Singh


Which organization has released the Inequality Virus Report?

Oxfam International


Which state has made GP and Panic Button mandatory in public passenger vehicles?

Chhattisgarh


Which organized the 15th Digital Summit 2021?

IAMAI


The 2021 Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar has been conferred to how many students?

32


Narendra Luthar has passed away recently. He was associated with the history of which city?

Hyderabad


Which Indian mathematician has jointly won the Michael and Sheila Held Prize?

Nikhil Srivastava


Where laid the foundation stone of Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Memorial Park?

Amritsar


In Which state/UT the two-day “Mega Poetry” program organised?

Jammu & Kashmir


Who has been appointed as MD & CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank?

J K Shivan


Who has approved the proposal to impose “Green Tax” on old vehicles?

Nitin Gadkari


Who has inaugurated the annual event Bharat Parv 2021?

Om Birla


Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the “Integrated Weapon System Design Centre” in which city?

Hyderabad


Ramesh Pokriyal has inaugurated the “Agri-Food Tekathon” at which IIT institute?

IIT Kharagpur


Which state changed the name of the Ayushman Bharat Insurance Scheme to “Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Health Insurance Scheme”?

Rajasthan


IMF revises India’s growth forecast to ______ in FY21.

-8%


Which company has become the most valued domestic firm?

TCS


Which author won the TS Eliot Poetry Prize?

Bhanu Kapil


Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed as the Director of Cricket of which IPL team?

Rajasthan Royals


Recently, Prasanta Dora passed away, He was associated with which sport?

Football


Who became the first state to Vaccine two lakh workers?

Karnataka


Which is the first Indian State to have 2 Expressway air strips?

Uttar Pradesh


Which Indian Force has conducted the Military Exercise AMPHEX-21?

Navy


Who has developed the 1st ever Waste Water Treatment Technology model?

CSIR and CMERI


How many people have been conferred with the Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards this year?

40


The Road Transport Ministry has signed MoU with which institution for Research and Development?

IIT Roorkee


Which university has released the report on Ageing Dams in the World?

UN University


The Toshali National Crafts Mela has recently been organized in which state?

Odisha


India has pledged how much amount for the UN Peacebuilding fund this year?

USD 150,000


Where has been started the “First Boat Library”?

Kolkata


Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu inaugurates Jayalalithaa Memorial in which city?

Chennai


Justice Sanjay Kumar has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of which state High court?

Manipur


International Banking Unit of HSBC has been inaugurated in which state?

Gujarat


Which state has announced an annual award for women in the name of Dakshinayana Velayudhan?

Kerala


Where has been started the annual “Adivasi Mela”?

Bhubaneswar


Who recently received the posthumous Mahabir Chakra Award?

B. Santish Babu


Which bank has been sanctioned by the UAE Central Bank for violating anti-money laundering law?

Bank of Baroda


18-year-old Manija Tahori has become the first woman breakdancer of which country?

Afghanistan


Who has become the 1st Woman Treasury Secretary of the United State of America?

Janet Yellen


Which cricketer has become the first foreign player to earn 100 crores rupees from IPL?

AB de Villiers


India has pleased how much amount for the UN Peacebuilding fund this year?

USD 150,000


Which state won the National Award for Best Electoral Practices 2020?

Meghalaya


The Finance Minister has released how much amount to the states for providing grants to Rural Local Bodies?

Rs 12,351.5 cr


WHO has collaborated with which company to distribute Covid vaccines under the Covax alliance?

Pfizer


What is the rank of India in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021?

7


Which film has won the award for Best Film in the 51st IFFI in goa?

Into the darkness


What is India’s rank in the Coronavirus Performance Index?

86


What is India’s rank in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2020?

86


What is India’s rank in Asia-Pacific Pacific Personalized Health Index?

10th


Which telecom company has become the new first one in India to demonstrate the 5G Network?

Airtel


Which state’ CM launched the Agriculture Pump Power Connection policy?

Maharashtra


Which state becomes the 5th state to complete Urban Local Bodies reforms?

Rajasthan


Which state’s tableau won the first prize in the Republic Day Parades 2021?

Uttar Pradesh


Which nation will host the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup?

India


Which bank is examining if there is a need to introduce central bank digital currency (CBDC) in India?

RBI


Election Commission  of India started which electronic version of Voters card?

e-EPIC


Who has been appointed the new Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) of the Indian Army?

C. Prasad Mohanty


Nirmala Sitharaman opened the 2nd NCLAT Bench in which city?

Chennai


Who chaired the 35th PRAGATI meeting?

Narendra Modi


Which country has recently passed an order to allow transgender to serves in the armies?

USA


Kaja Kallas has been appointed as the first ever female Prime Minister of which country?

Estonia


India has got hosting rights to host AFC Women’s Football Asia Cup in which year?

2022


Which organization is all set to launch the Sri Shakti Sat?

ISRO


Which country has hosted the 17th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue 2021?

Turkey


Which Novel has won the Romain Rolland Book Prize 2021 at kolkata?

Le mariage de plaisir


Who has collaborated with UNWFP and CRB launched nutrition program in Jaipur?

Cargill


India has procured 21 Mig-29 and 12 Sukhol-30 MKI Aircrafts from which country?

Russia


India’s first Igloo Cafe has been built in which state/UT?

Jammu & Kashmir


Recently, “School of Public Health” was launched in which state?

Rajasthan


India’s first “Gender Park” is being set up in which state?

Kerala


Shubhrdarshini Tripathi has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to which country?

Kazakhstan


Which two countries signed MoU for design, manufacture and launch of satellites by students?

India & Bangladesh


Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed as the Secretary of which ministry?

Ministry of Textiles


Who has set the new National U-20 record in 10000m race walk?

Amit Khatri


Which space agency’s Telescope has captured a stunning picture of “Lost Galaxy” “NGC 4535”?

NASA


Which insurance company has launched “Krishki Sakha” app for farmers?

Bharti AXA General


Which translation of French novel “Le mariage de plaisir” won the Romain Rolland Book Prize?

Tamil


Who has been made the new DG Medical Services of Indian Navy?

Naveen Chawla


Which actor became the first South actor to charge 100 crores?

Joseph Vijay


Which telecom company has become the first one in India to demonstrate the 5G network?

Airtel


The Martyrs day is observed on which date?

30 January


Which organization has released the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021?

UN


The World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day is observed on which date?

January 30


Which state’s Chief Minister has launched the Agriculture Pump Power Connection Policy?

Maharashtra


The Central Government has approved the Start-up India Seed fund Scheme. Which department will implement it?

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade



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