Daily current affairs in January 2021

current Affairs

Daily CA 17 January 2021 .

* PM Modi Launched India’s Vaccination Drive Against The Coronavirus

* India To Vaccinate 3 Cr People In Phase1 And 30 Cr In Phase 2

* A Sanitation Worker Manish Kumar Became The 1st Indian To Receive The COVID-19 Vaccine Shot

* Received His Vaccine Shot At Delhi’s All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

* Tamil Nadu Becomes 11th State To Complete ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ Reform

* Additional Borrowing Permission Of ₹4,813 Cr Issued To Tamil Nadu

* J Root Becomes 7th England Batsman To Score 8,000 Runs In Test Cricket

* UP Has Become The 1st State In The Country To Issue Digital e-Stamp

* Madhya Pradesh To Sign MoU With Kerala To Promote ” Responsible Tourism ”

* PCRA Launches Month-Long Mass Awareness Campaign ” SAKSHAM ”

* To Spread Awareness About ” Green And Clean Energy ”

PCRA : Petroleum Conservation Research Association

* India Has World’s Largest Diaspora With 18 Million People Living Abroad : UN

* US Was The Top Host Country For Migrants With 51 Million : UN

* Palestine Is Set To Hold Its 1st National Elections In 2021 After 14 Years

* IPPB Has Partnered With FSS To Promote Financial Inclusion Among Underserved & Unbanked Segments

* Under The Collaboration , IPPB Will Use FSS’ Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS)

* To Provide Interoperable & Affordable Doorstep Banking Services To Customers Across India

IPPB : India Post Payments Bank

FSS : Financial Software And Systems

* General Elections Were Held In Uganda On 14 Jan To Elect The President & The Parliament

* Incumbent President Yoweri Museveni , Who Has Ruled The Country Since 1986 , Was Re-Elected With 58.64% Of The Vote

* Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Unveiled India’s 1st ” Driverless Metro Car ”

* Driverless Metro Trains Are Being Manufactured At BEML Bangaluru Manufacturing Facility

* For Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)

* Tech Mahindra Will Be Acquiring 100% Shares Of PTSL , Hong Kong For Rs 66 Cr

PTSL : Payment Technology Service Limited

* Apple Topped In The Hurun Global 500 List Of Companies

* Reliance Industries Ranked 54th In Hurun Global 500 List Of Companies

* TCS Ranked 73rd & HDFC Ranked 105th In Hurun Global 500 List Of Companies

* Pat Gelsinger Has Been Appointed As The New CEO Of Intel

* Nikolai Snesarev Appointed As Indian Athletics’ Middle & Long-Distance Coach

* JAXA Has Announced The Launch Of Its New Flagship ” Rocket H3 ” In 2021

JAXA : The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

* NZ’s Women Cricketer Sophie Devine Has Scored The Fastest Century In T-20

* She Reached Her Hundred Off Only 36 Balls , Beating The Record Held By Deandra Dottin (38Balls)

* Rohini Godbole Has Been Awarded The Order National Due Merit Of France .

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