13th January current affairs

📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 13 January 2021


  1. Manipur state has launched the mPension Manipur app. mPension is a Web App and provides facilities to the pensioners to send feedbacks and make queries online. It also notifies pensioners on the status of photographs submitted and the responses of their queries.

Manipur :-
👉CM :- Nongthombam Biren Singh
👉Governor :- Najma Heptulla 

2.the 3rd edition of Digital Evolution Scorecard 2020 developed by Tufts University’s Fletcher School in partnership with Mastercard was released in which India ranked 4th.The scorecard is topped by China

3.Amit Shah launches ‘Single Window Clearance System’ for Coal Sector.
About Ministry of Coal:
👉Union Minister – Pralhad Joshi
👉Headquarters – New DeDelhi

4.Cherry Blossom Mao Festival held in Senapati, Manipur; Virtually Inaugurated by CM N.Biren Singh
👉Loktak Lake: Manipur
👉Governor of Manipur:Najma Heptulla

5.Padma Shri Turlapati Kutumba Rao, Veteran Telugu Journalist, Writer and Orator Passed Away at 7

  1. Kerala has announced to launch India’s first Solar Electric RORO service.
    👉Kerala: Periyar River
    👉Kerala: Cherai Beach
    👉Vallam Kali boat race in Kerala.

7.The Health and Family Welfare Ministry has set up a technical expert under the
chairmanship of PREETI PATEL to examine the adverse findings of NFHS-5.

  1. Book ‘Making of a General A Himalayan Echo ’
    👉Author: .Lt Gen Konsam Himalay Singh

9.The oldest surviving Olympic champion, Ágnes Keleti , turned 100 recently. She is associated with Gymnastics.

  1. Assam has launched a Bhraman Sarathi scheme to provide free bus service to women and senior citizens.
    👉Assam CM: Sarbananda Sonowal
    👉The Khasi and Jaintia Hills are a mountainous region that was mainly part of Assam and Meghalaya. 
  2. 12 January the birthday of Swami Vivekananda- celebrated as National Youth Day since mid-80s. Today Every 5th young person in the world is Indian. Quotes: “Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached”
  3. The Centre would soon hold a campaign named “know your Constitution” in schools, colleges and universities across the country.
  4. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the ‘Fire Park’ in Bhuvneshwar, a first of its kind initiative in the country,  to bring awareness on fire safety measures.
  5. Ramgarh in Jharkhand has topped the list of aspirational districts ranked by the government think tank Niti Aayog.
    👉Ramgarh district is one of the 24 districts in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It was also a military district during the British Regime, referred to then as Ramgahr district.
  6. Arup Kumar Goswami was sworn in as the Chief Justice (CJ) of Andhra Pradesh High Court by Governor Biswab Bushan Harichandan in the presence of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy .
    Before that, he served as chief justice of Sikkim High Court.
  7. Google Cloud has appointed its India MD Karan Bajwa as its new leader for Asia-Pacific.
    👉Thomas Kurian is the chief executive officer of Google Cloud
    👉Launched:-April 7, 2008
  8. The Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yediyurappa launched “Krishi Sanjeevani Vans” in Bengaluru. 

CM :- Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa
Governor :- Vajubhai Vala
Formation :- 1 November 1956
Language :- Kannada
Port :- New Mangalore Port

  1. The Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has launched a set of welfare projects, including free sanitary pads for high school and college girl students in the state.

▪️ Punjab :-
👉CM :- Captain Amarinder Singh
👉GOVERNOR :- VP Singh Badnore
👉Major steel manufacturer.

  1. Rabi Narayan Mishra former Executive Director of the RBI has been appointed as the Director of RBIs CoS.

Reserve Bank of India:-
👉Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra, 
👉Established:- 1 April 1935
👉Governor:- Shaktikanta Das

  1. The Punjab National Bank has announced an alliance with the IIT Kanpur and the Foundation for Innovation and Research in Science and Technology for an innovation center at the institute’s campus.

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