Current Affairs – January 21, 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 21, 2021.

Kamalam: Gujarat renames Dragon Fruit

The Gujarat Government is to patent the Dragon Fruit in the name of “Kamalam”. Kamalam is also the name of the BJP state party headquarters in Gujarat. Dragon Fruit The Dragon fruit…..Read Here

Salvator Mundi: 500-year-old stolen Copies recovered

The Italian Police recently recovered a sixteenth century copy of “Salvator Mundi”. Salvator Mundi is the world most expensive painting of Leonardo da Vinci. Salvator Mundi Salvator…..Read Here

Quantum Computing Application Lab: GoI and Amazon Partnership

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in partnership with the Amazon Web Services is to establish Quantum Computing Applications Lab. The lab will identify quantum comp…..Read Here

Avalokana Software launched in Karnataka

The Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa recently launched Avalokana software. The software will enable the state government to access data on expenditures and sanctions incurred on…..Read Here

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti celebrated in India

India celebrated Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti on January 20, 2021. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Guru Gobind Singh was the last of the ten Sikh Gurus. He was born on December 22, 1666 in Patna…..Read Here

National Democratic Front of Bodoland

The Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal recently provided four lakh rupees to around 1,279 surrendered cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland. National Democratic Front of B…..Read Here

Gujarat Horticulture Development Mission

The Gujarat chief Minister recently announced the “Horticulture Development Mission”. It is also called “Bagayat Vikas Mission”. The main objective of the mission is to double t…..Read Here

Regulatory Compliance Portal lunched by DPIIT

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) recently launched a regulatory compliance portal. The portal is to act as a bridge between the industries, citizens a…..Read Here

What is 1776 Commission?

The White House recently released the 1776 Commission report. The 1776 Commission was setup by President Trump when he was lagging behind the president elect Joe Biden during the US Pre…..Read Here

Ratle Hydropower Project

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Ratle Hydropower Project of 850 MW. The cabinet has nodded to an investment of Rs 5,281.94 crores in the project. The project is located in River…..Read Here

Abell 370: NASA shares picture

NASA recently shared the picture of a huge cluster of galaxies called Abell 370. Abell 370 It is a galaxy cluster located four billion light years away from the earth. The galaxy cluste…..Read Here



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