Page-2 of Current Affairs - January, 2021

National Infrastructure Pipeline: Financing Bank to be set up

The government is considering to introduce a new bill “National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021” in the ongoing budget session of the parliament. This bill will be passed with the objective of setting up a new development finance institution (DFI) so as to finance the infrastructure projects. What is Development Finance Institution (DFI)? The ..

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World Leprosy Day 2021

The last Sunday of January is celebrated as the World Leprosy Day every year. The day is observed all across the world. Highlights The day is celebrated to raise knowledge about the leprosy. It also seeks to propagate the need and importance of eradicating the disease. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), the goal of the ..

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125th Anniversary of “Prabuddha Bharat”

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will address the 125th anniversary celebration ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ which is scheduled to be organized on January 31, 2021.  It will be organized by the Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati Prabuddha Bharata It is a monthly magazine of the Ramakrishna Order. This magazine was founded in the year 1896 by P. Aiyasami, B. ..

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Republic Day Parade 2021 Awards

The Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju, has presented the Republic Day Awards for 2021 Parade Tableaux. Key Facts In the parade of 72nd Republic Day, 32 tableaux participated. Those Tableaux were selected from the 17 States and Union Territories (UTs). 6 of the Tableaux were from the Defence Ministry while 9 were from other ministries, ..

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Decommissioning of IN FAC T-81

The Indian Naval Fast Attack Craft, IN FAC T-81, of the Super Dvora MK II class was decommissioned on January 28 2020 in Mumbai. Highlights The IN FAC T-81 was decommissioned after providing service for more than 20 years. The event for decommissioning was held at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. The Chief Guest of the event ..

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