Current Affairs in January 2021 – 31st January 2021

current Affairs

31 January 2021 .

* 30 January : World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

* GOI Has Approved ” Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme ” To Fund Startups

* Rs 945 Cr Amount Has Been Allocated To The Scheme

* 5 Years Validity Period Of ” Start-Up India Seed Fund Scheme ”

* The Scheme Will Be Implemented By The DIIT

* DIIT : Department For Promotion Of Industry & Internal Trade

* GOI Has Inked ” Year Of The Environment ” Partnership With Russia For The Year 2021

* India-Japan Act East Forum Was Held On 28 Jan , 2021 In New Delhi

* The Meeting Was Co-Chaired By Foreign Secretary H V Shringla

* UNWFP & CRB Have Jointly Launched A Programme To improve Nutrition Status In Jaipur

* UNWFP : United Nations World Food Programme

* CRB : Centre For Responsible Business

* Tamil Translation Of French Novel ” Le Mariage De Plaisir ” Won The Romain Rolland Book Prize

* At The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival In Kolkata

* 17th Ministerial Meeting Of Asia Cooperation Dialogue Held Virtually

* The Meeting Was Hosted By The Republic Of Turkey

* Theme : ” The New Normal And Safe And Healthy Tourism ”

* india Ranks 86th In Coronavirus Performance Index

* Coronavirus Performance Index Released By Lowy Institute Of Australia

* 2nd India-Bangladesh Consular Dialogue 2021 Was Held In New Delhi

* Bahrain Becomes The 1st Country In West Asia To Receive Vaccine Gift From India

* Bahrain Is Set To Receive A Gift Of 1 Lakh COVID-19 Vaccines

* Overall It Is The 9th Country So Far To Receive A Gift Of Vaccines From India

* BCCI Will Not Be Conducting Its Premier 1st-Class Domestic Tournament Ranji Trophy

* Shabnim Ismail Becomes 1st South Africa Bowler To Take 100 Wkts In Women’s T20Is

* Anuj Agarwal Has Been Appointed As Interim Chairman Of AAI

* AAI : Airports Authority of India

* Black Lives Matter Movement Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize 2021

* Rama Mohan Rao Amara Appointed As The MD & CEO Of SBI Card

* His Appointment Is With Effect From 30 Jan , 2021 For A Period Of 2 Yrs

* Ashok Kumar Sonthalia Has Been Appointed As CFO Of Titan Company

* President Kovind Launches 1st Round Of Pulse Polio Programme 2021

* Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy Passed Away Recently

* India Ranks 86th In Corruption Perception Index 2020 (2019 : 80th)

* India’s Score Decreased Only By One Point To 40 From 41 In 2019

* New Zealand & Denmark Topped In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Finland & Switzerland Ranks 3rd In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Singapore & Sweden Also Ranks 3rd In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Norway 7th & Netherlands Ranks 8th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Luxembourg & Germany Ranks 9th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* United States Ranks 25th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Israel 35th & South Africa Ranks 69th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* China 78th & Sri Lanka Ranks 94th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Brazil 94th & Nepal Ranks 117th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Pakistan 124th & Russia Ranks 129th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Bangladesh 146th & Afghanistan 165th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* South Sudan & Somalia Ranks 179th In Corruption Perception Index 2020

* Corruption Perception Index Released By Transparency International

* India Ranks 10th In Asia-Pacific Personalised Health Index

* Air Marshal Rajesh Kumar Will Take Over The New Chief Of The Strategic Forces Command

* He Is Succeeding Air Marshal NS Dhillon Who Will Be Superannuating On Jan 31 .

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