Current Affairs – January 2, 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 2, 2021.


The Ministry of Defence recently signed an agreement with the Bharat Electronics Limited to supply ten LYNX U2 GFCS. What is LYNX U2 GFCS? It is a Naval Gun Fire Control System. It has …..Read Here

Light House Project

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation of the Light House Project in six states. Where are the Light House Projects being implemented? The Light House Projects a…..Read Here

Sea Wing Underwater Drones

China has recently deployed underwater drones called Sea Wing Glider in the Indian Ocean region. The Sea Wing Glider Drone is used for Naval surveillance. It can operate for months unde…..Read Here

RBI Digital Payments Index

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the Digital Payments Index to measure the growth in cashless transactions in India. What are the parameters of the Digital Payments Index? Th…..Read Here

SII’s Covishield gets emergency-use nod from DGCI

The Subject Expert committee that is advising the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) recommended restricted Emergency Use Authorisation for COVISHIELD. COVISHIELD vaccine was devel…..Read Here

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently announced that more than 14 crores of free of cost cylinders have been provided under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to the beneficiari…..Read Here

Kisan Kalyan Mission of Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Government is to launch Kisan Kalyan mission. What are the key features of Kisan Kalyan mission? The Kisan Kalyan mission aims to double the farmer income covering all…..Read Here

Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Assam assembly recently passed the Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The bill makes amendments to the Assam ease of doing business act, 2016. The amendment will …..Read Here

Australia makes changes to its National Anthem

The Australian Government recently announced certain changes to its National Anthem “Advance Australia Fair”. What were the changes made to Australian National Anthem? The second li…..Read Here

Punjab State Data Policy

The cabinet of Punjab recently approved the Punjab state data policy. The policy aims to track progress and provide citizens access to services. With this Punjab has now become the firs…..Read Here

Argentina Abortion Laws

Argentina recently became the largest Latin American country to legalize abortion. What are the key features of new Argentina abortion law? Under the new law Argentina has legalised ab…..Read Here

Reliance Industries Fined

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently fined the Reliance Industries Limited and its Managing Director Mukesh Ambani. SEBI also fined two other entities. The fine wa…..Read Here

RoDTEP Scheme

The Government of India recently announced that the benefits of RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products) scheme is to be extended to all goods. What is RoDTEP Scheme?…..Read Here



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