Current Affairs – January 16, 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 16, 2021.

India-Japan MoU in ICT sector

India and Japan recently signed Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology. The agreement included standardization of 5…..Read Here

Prarambh: Startup India International Summit

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to interact with the startups and address Startup India International Summit, Prarambh. About the Summit The Startup India International Summit is or…..Read Here

Impeachment of Donald Trump

The US President Donald Trump has become the first president of the country to be impeached twice. Impeachment of Donald Trump The House of Representatives of the United States recently…..Read Here

What is Great Green Wall Initiative?

The Great Green Wall for Sahel and Sahara Initiative recently received 14 billion USD funds at the recent One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. The funding is to be used to restore degrad…..Read Here

Pakistan permits Dubai Royals to hunt “Houbara Bustard”

Pakistan recently issued special permits to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and five other members of their family to hunt Houbara Bustard during the 2020-21 hunting s…..Read Here

Office for International Affairs in Education institutions

The University Grants Commission (UGC) recently asked the higher education institutes across the country to establish an office for international affairs. About the Office of Internatio…..Read Here

Jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu

With the assembly elections are to be held in Tamil Nadu in 2021, Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming sport of the state has caught the attention of the political parties in the count…..Read Here

SAKSHAM Awareness Campaign

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently launched SAKSHAM awareness campaign. The campaign was launched to spread awareness about green energy. About SAKSHAM The campaign will…..Read Here

United Nations: India has the largest diaspora in the world

The United Nations recently released the report “International Migration 2020 Highlights”. According to the report, the Indian diaspora is the largest in the world. More than 18 mil…..Read Here



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