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Daily Current Affairs Online 01 January 2021

Current Affairs Online 1 January 2021

Daily Current Affairs Online 01 January 2021

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1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur via video conferencing.on 2nd January 2021

  • The Indian Institutes of Management, IIM Sambalpur is the first IIM in India to implement the idea of the flipped classroom
  • Flipped classroom means where the basic concepts are learnt in digital mode and experiential learning in the class through live projects from the industry

2) Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of AIIMS Rajkot via video conference, attended by Union Minister of Health Harsh Vardhan, Governor Gujarat Acharaya Devvrat, Chief Minister Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani

  • AIIMS, All India Institutes of Medical Sciences declared as Institutes of National Importance by Act of Parliament, these are a group of an autonomous government public medical colleges of higher education
  • As of January 2020, there are 15 AIIMS institutes, 8 to be operational till 2025 and 6 Proposed
  • Present Gujarat Governor: Acharaya Devvrat and Gujarat Chief Minister: Vijay Rupani

3) Union Minister of Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the Virtual Agri-hackathon 2020

  • Agri Hackathon organised by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation and Farmers Welfare and IARI, Pusa
  • Best innovations awarded a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000 and also gets exclusive preference for incubation support, pre-seed and seed-stage funds
  • Hackathon made live on MyGov.in and will remain open till 20 January 2021

4) Postal Department issued the notice on updating Customs data of Articles containing goods and made mandatory of Custom Declaration forms

  • Absence of correct and complete Custom Declaration forms (CN22/ CN23) articles will not be processed and will be returned to the sender as per departmental rules

5) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved acquisitions under section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002, some of them are

  • G Growth V SF Markets Pvt Ltd of 8% of the equity shareholding of API Holdings Private Limited
  • Jamnalal Sons Private Limited of 51% of the equity share capital of Mukand Sumi Special Steel Limited

6) Ministry of Defence signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited for procurement of 10 Lynx U2 Fire Control systems at a cost of Rs 1,355 crore

  • Ministry of Defence procured for frontline warships of Indian Navy, Lynx system designed and developed indigenously
  • The LYNX U2 GFCS is a Naval Gun Fire Control System designed to acquire, track and engage targets amidst sea clutter.
  • It is capable of accurately tracking air/ surface targets. Tracking Radar, Servo and Weapon Control Module completely designed and developed by BEL.
  • Lynx U2 Fire Control systems to be installed on the NOPV, Talwar and Teg class of ships.

7) Indian Navy singed the contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for initially supply of 20 Laser Dazzlers

  • The Laser Dazzler is used for warning and stopping suspicious vehicles/ boats/ aircraft etc. It is a non-lethal
  • Laser dazzler can temporarily make a person blind/ disorient/ confuse
  • Laser dazzler technology was developed by DRDO
  • Laser: Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

8) Chief of the Air Staff, RKS Bhadauria formally launched the IAF e-Governance, the e-Office portal at Air HQ, Vayu Bhavan

  • With this launch, the entire Indian Air Force to transform a ‘paperless office’ workflow

9) Scheme for Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) to all export goods will come effect from 1st January 2021.

  • RoDTEP scheme is to refund to exporters the embedded Central, State and local duties/ taxes that were so far not being rebated/ refunded
  • Refund to be credited in an exporter’s ledger account with Customs and used to pay Basic Customs duty on imported goods.
  • The RoDTEP rates to be notified by the Department of Commerce based on the recommendation of a Committee headed by G.K. Pillai
  • Government waiting for The final report of the Committee

10) President of India appointed four(4) Judges as Chief Justices of the High Courts by exercising his power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India

  • S. Muralidhar appointed as Chief Justice of Orissa
  • Hima Kohli appointed as Chief Justice of Telangana
  • Sanjib Banerjee appointed as Chief Justice of Madras
  • Pankaj Mithal appointed as Chief Justice of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh

11) President of India transferred four(4) Chief Justices and six(6) Judges of the High Courts by exercising of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India

Four(4) Chief Justices of High court

NameHigh Court
(From)
High Court
(To)
Raghvendra Singh ChauhanTelanganaUttarakhand
Jitendra Kumar MaheshwariAndhra PradeshSikkim
Mohammad RafiqOrissaMadhya Pradesh
Arup Kumar GoswamiSikkimAndhra Pradesh

Six(6) Chief Justices of High court

NameHigh Court
(From)
High Court
(To)
Sanjay YadavMadhya PradeshAllahabad
Rajesh BindalJ&K and LadakhCalcutta
Vineet KotharMadrasGujarat
Joymalya BagchiCalcuttaAndhra Pradesh
Satish Chandra SharmaMadhya PradeshKarnataka
Ravi Vijay Kumar MalimathUttarakhandHimachal Pradesh

12) Ministry of Road Transport Highways made mandated fitment of FASTag with effect from 1st January 2021 in M and N categories of motor vehicles sold before 1st December 2017

  • Category ‘M’ means a motor vehicle with at least 4 wheels used for carrying passengers
  • Category ‘N’ means for a motor vehicle with at least 4 wheels used for carrying goods, also persons in addition to goods

13) TRIFED under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs signed MoU with Deen Dayal Antyodaya- National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) to undertake economic support programmes to boost livelihoods of SHG women

  • TRIFED: Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India
  • Present Managing Director of TRIFED Pravir Krishna

14) National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) developed software to facilitate web-enabled grievance redressal system

Current Affairs 1st Jan 2021 Objective Questions

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Q) President of India can appoint Chief Justices/ Judges of the High Courts by?
a) Article 222 of the Constitution of India
b) Article 216 of the Constitution of India
c) Article 217 of the Constitution of India
d) Article 214 of the Constitution of India

Q) President of India can transfer Chief Justices/Judges of the High Courts by?
a) Article 222 of the Constitution of India
b) Article 216 of the Constitution of India
c) Article 217 of the Constitution of India
d) Article 214 of the Constitution of India

Q) Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Dazzler technology developed by?
a) BEL
b) HAL
c) DRDO
d) A and C

Q) IARI, Indian Agricultural Research Institute originally located in Pusa Bihar, due to major earthquake it relocated to Delhi. Who is the present Director of IARI, Pusa?
a) Ashok Kumar Singh
b) Trilochan Mohapatra
c) Kailash Choudhary
d) Mukesh Kumar Bansal

Q) According to which Act, competition Commission of India can approve acquisitions?
a) Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2000
b) Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2001
c) Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002
d) Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2003

Q) Postal Department issued the notice on Customs data of Articles containing goods. What are the Custom Declaration forms made compulsory?
a) CN22/ CN25
b) CN22/ CN23
c) CN21/ CN23
d) CN20/ CN22

Q) When All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, AIIMS New Delhi, the forerunner institute was established?
a) 1954
b) 1955
c) 1956
d) 1956

Q) Who is the current director of IIM Sambalpur?
a) Mahadeo Jaiswal
b) Arundhati Bhattacharya
c) Asit Kumar Tripathy
d) Ganeshi Lal

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