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Current Affairs: 16th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-19 10:30:28
  Current affairs (16TH JANUARY)    PRADHAN MANTRI KAUSHAL VIKAS YOJANA 3.0   The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana will be launched on January 15, 2021 in 600 districts across all states of India.   The third phase will be spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). It will focus on new-age India and COVID-related skills.   Based on the learnings gained from the first and second phase of the mission, the Ministry has im...
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Current Affairs: 15th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-19 10:28:38
 Current affairs (15TH JANUARY)  NITI AAYOG AND FLIPKART COLLABORATION FOR WEPNITI Aayog and Flipkart, have come together to launch the revamped Women Entrepreneurship Platform.  The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) is a unified access portal which brings together women from different parts of India to realise their entrepreneurial aspirations. The idea of the platform was first mooted by Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog who announced the setting-up of a Women Entrepre...
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Current Affairs: 14th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-15 15:08:56
  Current affairs (14TH JANUARY)      ADVISORY FOR MANAGING HUMAN-WILDLIFE CONFLICT Government of India along with SC-NBWL (Standing Committee of the National Board of Wildlife) approves advisory for management of Human-Wildlife Conflict across the country.   The advisory has laid down important regulations for States/Union Territories to deal with conflicts between humans and wildlife, and seeks to speed up coordination and effective action between departments.   In acc...
Source: The Hindu Newspaper
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Current Affairs: 13th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-15 12:02:41
  Current affairs (13TH JANUARY)    FRANCE ORGANISED 'ONE PLANET SUMMIT' The Government of France organised the fourth ‘One Planet Summit’, through videoconferencing, which aimed at protecting the world’s biodiversity.   The Summit was organised in cooperation with the United Nations and the World Bank. The theme of the Summit was “Let’s act together for nature!”   It was inaugurated by the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, French Presi...
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Current Affairs: 12th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-15 12:01:09
  Current affairs (12TH JANUARY)        DEFENCE EXERCISE 'SEA VIGIL 21' COMMENCES   A major exercise to test military readiness at sea along the coastline of the country starts. This is the second edition of the biennial pan-India coastal defence exercise “Sea Vigil-21” will be conducted on January 12 and 13.   The two-day exercise involving all stakeholders, states and Central government agencies will set the tempo of operations, including “transition from peace to c...
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Current Affairs: 10th & 11th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-13 11:42:49
  Current affairs (10TH & 11TH JANUARY)    SH VARDHAN LAUNCHES CRV 'SAGAR ANVESHIKA' Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan has launched Coastal Research Vehicle (CRV) ‘Sagar Anveshika’ at the Chennai Port.   The vehicle will be used to carry out environment indexing and bathymetric (mapping underwater features) in both coastal and offshore waters.   It will be used for research purposes by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and has been bu...
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Current Affairs: 9th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-13 11:41:22
  Current affairs (9TH JANUARY)           INTERNATIONAL AKHAND CONFERENCE 'EDUCON 2020'   Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has inaugurated the two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON 2020’ through video conferencing.   This two-day International Conference is being organized by the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) in collaboration with the Global Educational Research Association (GERA).   The focal theme of E...
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Current Affairs: 8th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-13 11:39:35
  Current affairs (8TH JANUARY)     PM MODI DEDICATED NEW SECTION OF WDFC Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated the 306-km New Rewari-New Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) to the nation.   Through video-conferencing, Modi also flagged off the world’s first double-stack long-haul 5-km-long container train hauled by electric traction from New Ateli-New Kishangarh.   The New Rewari-New Madar section of the WDFC is situated in Haryana, appr...
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Current Affairs: 6th & 7th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-09 11:16:59
  Current affairs (6TH  & 7th JANUARY)            PM MODI INAUGURATES KOCHI-MANGALURU LNG PIPELINE Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 450-km Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline built at a cost of Rs 3,000 crore via video conferencing.   The event marks an important milestone towards the creation of One Nation One Gas Grid. Natural gas pipeline network will be doubled in 5-6 years and CNG stations will be raised to 10,000 from current 1,500.   Th...
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Current Affairs: 5th January, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-13 11:39:56
  Current affairs (5TH JANUARY)         PM INAUGURATED NATIONAL METROLOGY CONCLAVE 2021 Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has addressed the National Metrology Conclave, via video conferencing on January 04, 2021.   National Metrology Conclave 2021 was organised by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), New Delhi, to mark its 75th year of inception.   This year theme: ‘Metrology for the Inclusive Growth of the Natio...
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