Current Affairs – January 23, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs January 23, 2021.

Rapid Assessment System: Feedback on COVID-19 Vaccination

The Government of India is to use Rapid Assessment System for the feedback on COVID-19 vaccination. About Rapid Assessment System The system sends SMS to people vaccinated in a span of …..Read Here

Kraken Mare in Titan is 1000 feet deep

The researchers have recently found that the largest sea in Titan (moon of Saturn) is thousand feet deep in its centre. Also, it is the size of five great lakes combined together. About…..Read Here

What is Hum of the Universe?

The Hum of the Universe was recently detected by the North American Nanohetz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav). According to the researchers, the hum was produced by gravit…..Read Here

WASP-107b: Giant Exoplanet has low core mass

The researchers studying about the WASP-107b have recently found that the core mass of the giant exoplanet is much lower than what was previously assumed. Recent Study on WASP-107b WASP…..Read Here

Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

The Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted on July 7, 2017. The treaty entered into force on January 22, 2021. The treaty is the first legally binding international agreem…..Read Here

UN resolution on safeguarding religious sites

The United Nations General Assembly recently adopted a resolution on safeguarding religious sites across the world. The resolution was titled “Promoting a culture of peace and toleran…..Read Here

New START Treaty

The US President Joe Biden recently proposed to extend New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) Treaty by five years. Russia has welcomed the proposal. Key Features of New START Trea…..Read Here

Operation Sard Hawa

The Operation Sard Hawa was launched by the Border Security Force in the western border of Rajasthan. The main purpose of the operation is to check the instances of infiltration due to …..Read Here

MeerKAT Radio Telescope: Two Giant Radio Galaxies discovered

The MeerKAT Radio Telescope recently discovered two giant radio galaxies. The galaxies were discovered under the MIGHTEE survey. The discovered galaxies are bigger than 93% of any other…..Read Here

Europe’s Largest Solar Power Plant: Francisco Pizzaro

Spain and France have recently signed an agreement to build 590 MW of solar power plant. This will be the largest solar power plant in Europe. The agreement was signed between Iberdola …..Read Here


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