Current Affairs – January 4, 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 4, 2021.

World Braille Day: January 4

Every year, the World Braille Day is celebrated on January 4 by United Nations and several other international organizations. The day is celebrated to create awareness of the importance…..Read Here

National Defence Authorisation Act, 2021

The National Defence Authorisation act, 2021 was enacted by United States to specify budget, expenditure and policies of United States Department of Defence for the fiscal year 2021. Th…..Read Here

Ice Age Woolly Rhino

A perfectly preserved woolly Rhinoceros was found by scientists in Yakutia in Russia. Where was the Ice Age Rhino found? The Ice Age Rhino was discovered on the bank of Tirekhtyakh rive…..Read Here

Japan Solution for Space Debris

In order to solve the problem of space debris, Japanese researches are to launch wooden satellites by 2023. What are wooden satellites? These satellites are made of wood. They will burn…..Read Here

FSSAI new Trans Fat levels

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India recently announced that all edible refined oils, vegetable fat spreads, Vanaspati, margarines, Bakery shortening and mixed fat spreads c…..Read Here

National Metrology Conclave

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to deliver an inaugural address at the National Metrology Conclave on January 4, 2021. What is the theme of National Metrology Conclave 2021? Metrolo…..Read Here

India approved two COVID-19 vaccines for Emergency Use

The Drug Controller General of India recently announced that it has authorised two COVID-19 vaccines for restricted Emergency Use in India. What are the two COVID-19 Vaccines approved b…..Read Here


The International Financial Services Centres Authority recently became an associate member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). What are the benefits of …..Read Here

Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act

The United States recently passed the Malala Yousafzai Act for Pakistani Women. What are the Key Features of the Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act? The Act requires the United States Age…..Read Here

Delhi Government to set up Tamil Academy

Delhi government recently announced that it is to set up a Tamil Academy to protect the Tamil language and culture. Who is the vice chairman of the Tamil Academy set up by Delhi governm…..Read Here

Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to dedicate the Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline to India on January 5, 2021. What are the Key Highlights of the Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipe…..Read Here

Sagarmala Seaplane Services Project

The Government of India is to initiate the project of Sagarmala Seaplane Services on selected routes. Which ministry is implementing the Sagarmala Seaplane services? Ministry of sports,…..Read Here

Bird Deaths in Pong Dam Sanctuary

More than 1700 migratory birds died in Pong Dam of Himachal Pradesh under mysterious circumstances. How did the birds die? The scientist believe that the birds would have died of viral …..Read Here



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