Current Affairs - January, 2021

Current Affairs January, 2021 with important news articles, questions and updates for various competitive exams in India. The articles will be saved in this category from January 1, 2021. 2021 is the International Year of Peace and Trust, International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, International Year of Fruits and Vegetables and International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

Nepal’s Political Dilemma: PM Oli got expelled from Party

The Prime Minister of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli, has been expelled from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP). He was expelled from the party following his decision to dissolve the Parliament. He was expelled from his party by a Central Committee at a meeting of the party’s splinter group. Highlights The splinter group of the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Oxfam Report: The Inequality Virus

The Oxfam has recently published its report titled “The Inequality Virus”. In its report, the Oxfam finds that the COVID-19 pandemic has deepen the existing inequalities in India and across the world. Key Findings of the report As per the report, the pandemic has stalled the economy that in turn has forced millions of poor ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

UN: China overtakes US for Foreign Direct Investment

Recent figures by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development highlights that, China has surpassed the United States as the world’s top destination for the foreign direct investment (FDI) in the year 2020. Highlights The eastward shift of the destination was the result of Covid-19 pandemic from which the United States is still recovering. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2021

Thirty-two children have been awarded with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar in the year 2021. The award has been given to these children for their tremendous and outstanding accomplishments and exceptional abilities in fields including the innovation, scholastics, sports, social service, arts, culture and bravery. Highlights As per the statement of The Ministry of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

4-tier structure for Tighter Regulation of NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently proposed for a four-tier structure for tighter regulatory framework of the Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs). About Regulatory and Supervisory Framework The responsibility of regulation and supervision has been entrusted with the Department of Non-Banking Supervision (DNBS) of RBI under the regulatory – provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

1 / 44123>>>