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Current Affairs 26 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-27 11:44:20
Appointment News Lt Gen Ravin Khosla takes over command of Gajraj Corps. Important Points to Remember: The command of the Indian Army’s Frontier Gajraj Corps today changed hands from Lieutenant General Shantanu Dayal to Lieutenant General Ravin Khosla. The IV Corps is a military field formation of the Indian Army, Gajraj Corps was raised by Lt Gen Brij Mohan Kaul at Tezpur, Assam on October 4, 1962, in the midst of the India-China War. Awards and Honours Galwan valley hero Col Santos...
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Current Affairs 25 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-26 00:20:33
Awards & Honour News Padma Awards 2021 announced. Important Points to Remember: Padma Awards 2021 winners list announced on the eve of Republic Day. This year the President has approved the conferment of 119 Padma Awards. The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan, and 102 Padma Shri Awards. 29 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/NRI/PIO/OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees, and 1 transgender awardee. Click here for ful...
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Current Affairs 24 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-24 21:07:56
Important Days News Uttar Pradesh celebrated its 71st Statehood Day (Sthapna Diwas) on 24 January. Important Points to Remember: Uttar Pradesh celebrated its foundation day every year on 24 January. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh during British rule and was renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. Chief Minister of Yogi Adityanath Inaugurated the Sthapna Diwas at a gala at Awadh Shilpgram in the capital city Lucknow. The theme of Uttar Pradesh Divas is 'Sel...
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Current Affairs 23 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-23 21:40:48
Appointment News Army General Lloyd Austin appointed as first Black Defense Secretary. Important Points to Remember: The United States Senate on 22nd January 2021 confirmed a former Army general, Austin Lloyd to become the Defence Secretary. He will be the first African American to hold this job. National News India celebrated the birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose as "Parakram Diwas". Important Points to Remember: The government of India had decided to celebrate the b...
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Current Affairs 22 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-22 21:11:24
Appointment News Hadi Badri appointed as the CEO of Emaar India. Important Points to Remember: Dubai-based realty developer Emaar Properties’ subsidiary Emaar India’s appointed Hadi Badri as a Chief Executive Officer. Ajay Munot has resigned from the company. He had joined the company in August 2019 and was earlier the CEO of Adani Realty. Defence News DRDO successfully conducted captive and release trial of SAAW. Important Points to Remember: DRDO successfully conducted capti...
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Meet Tripura's First Woman ATC: Bipasha Hrangkhawl

Posted on :- 2021-01-21 22:33:18
For Bipasha Hrangkhawl, the journey from a small village to becoming Tripura’s first woman Air Traffic Controller was no less than a dream come true. Her ambition to become an Air Traffic Controller started long back at the age of 10 when she used to watch the popular Nat Geo documentary series ‘Air Crash Investigation’ on television with her father. Bipasha, 26, hails from Rangamura village, a distant tribal hamlet in Khowai district, 50 km from Agartala. Though she hailed from a small v...
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Current Affairs 21 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-21 21:28:59
Appointment News Joe Biden takes oath as President, Kamala Harris as Vice President of the US. Important Points to Remember: Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States of America at a scaled-back ceremony in the US Capitol building in Washington. Joe Biden has become the oldest US President in history. He is 78. Kamala Harris took oath as 49th Vice-President of the country. Kamala Harris made history as America's first woman and the first person with south Asian roo...
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Current Affairs 20 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-20 21:10:46
Awards & Honour H.S. Shivaprakash conferred with the Ambikatanayadatta National Award. Important Points to Remember: Da Ra Bendre National Memorial Trust has chosen writer and critic H.S. Shivaprakash for the prestigious Ambikatanayadatta National Award. Chairman of Bendre Memorial Trust:  D.M. Hiremath A three-member committee comprising Gurupad Mareguddi, Shivanand Kelaginamani and Tarini Shubhadayini had recommended Dr Shivaprakash for the award which carries a purse of ₹ 1 lakh...
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Current Affairs 19 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-19 21:40:31
Appointment News PM Narendra Modi appointed as the new Chairman of the Somnath Temple trust. Important Points to Remember: Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed as the new chairman of the trust which manages the world-famous Somnath Temple at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat's Gir-Somnath district. He becomes the second PM to hold the post. Narendra Modi, one of the trustees of the Somnath Temple. After former PM Morarji Desai, Modi is the second Prime Minister who has been appointed the c...
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Current Affairs 18 January 2021

Posted on :- 2021-01-18 22:33:53
Appointment News Arjun Chowdhry has appointed as the Consumer Business Manager (CBM) of Citi bank. Important Points to Remember: Citi appointed Arjun Chowdhry as head of global consumer banking, India. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree from St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and a PGDM (MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. Arjun Chowdhry will manage Citi's comprehensive set of consumer businesses in India, including all the credit cards, retail banking, wealth managemen...
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