Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs - 2020-2021

GKToday’s Current Affairs Today Section provides latest and Best Daily Current Affairs 2020-2021 for UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC and other competition exams.

Dr Rajendra Prasad

The Government of India recently celebrated the 136th birth anniversary of Dr Rajendra Prasad. His birth anniversary falls on December 3. Dr Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India. He served between 1950 and 1962. Till date, he is the longest serving president in the country. Early life Rajendra Prasad was taught by a ..

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North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme

The North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme was launched in 2011. It aims to build 433 km long roads in six north eastern states. They were Manipur, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. The project should be completed by August 2022. Around 36 lakh people are benefitted from the programme. What is the need for ..

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India – UAE CEPA Negotiations

India and UAE launched the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in September 2021. The countries are to hold the third round of negotiations. What is CEPA? CEPA is an economic deal signed between India and UAE in 2017. It is a free trade pact. It covers negotiation on trade and services, investment and other economic partnerships. ..

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Paika Rebellion

The Paika Rebellion was fought by the Paikas of Khudra in Odisha. It was led by Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhara. The rebellion was fought against the British in 1820s. What is the issue around Paika Rebellion now? The Union Government of India has recently refused to accept Paika rebellion as the first war of independence. In ..

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National Blockchain Strategy

The National Blockchain Strategy was recently proposed by the Ministry of Electronics and IT. The strategy has adopted multi – institutional approach. It involves NIC (National Informatics Centre), C – DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) and NICSI (National Informatics Centre services Inc) for offering blockchain as service. What is the National Blockchain Strategy? ..

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