9th January current affairs

📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 09 January 2021


1) The CEPI centralized network lab has been inaugurated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology in Faridabad.

▪️Ministry of Science and Technology (India):-
👉Founded – May 1971
👉Headquarters – New Delhi
👉 Minister – Harsh Vardhan
👉 Minister of State – Y. S. Chowdary

2) Bird Flu/Avian Influenza/H5N1:
1st found-China Geeze Bird (1996),
In India-Maharashtra’s Nadurbar (2006).
It can spread from birds to humans but not if meat/egg cooked beyond 70 Degrees.

3) KAMAL Hasan’s party-Makkal Needhi Maiam, promised salaries to housewives. NSO survey: men spend 1.5 hrs in unpaid domestic work, while women 5 hrs/day.

4) The Prime Minister inaugurated the National Atomic Scale at National Metrology Conclave 2021 organised bythe Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR).

▪️CSIR :-
👉Founded: 26 September 1942 , National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.
👉Head: Shekhar C. Mande

5) Under the ICAR’s initiative ‘Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav’, Cleanliness drive was carried out recently in Ibrampur, Veling and Parra villages in Goa.

6) New Industrial Development Scheme For Jammu & Kashmir (J&K IDS, 2021) approved .It is a Central Sector Scheme for the development of Industries in the UT of J & K.

7) Priti Pant has been made the head of the panel set up by the Ministry of Health to examine the adverse consequences of NFHS-5.
▪️Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Founded :- 1976
HeadQuarter – New Delhi
Minister of Health and Family Welfare – Harsh Vardhan

8) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said on Wednesday (January 6) that auctions for 4G spectrum in the 700, 800, 900, 1,800, 2,100, 2,300, and 2,500 MHz bands will begin from March

9) Recently the state of Uttar Pradesh has launched a “Farmers Welfare Mission” to double the income of farmers.

▪️ CM of UP – योगी आदित्यनाथ
▪️ Governor of UP – आनंदीबेन पटेल
Other Exam Related Info. :-
👉 “मिशन शक्ति”
👉 “आगरा मेट्रो रेल परियोजना”
👉”कन्या सुमंगला योजना”
👉 “Varasat” योजना
All these important schemes related to Uttar Pradesh.

10) Who is the author of the book titled ‘Sutranivednachi sutra- ek anbav’?

  • Dr Roopa Chari

11) On 7th January 2021, Indian Prime Minister flagged off the world’s first Double Stack Long Haul 1.5 Km long Container Train pulled by electric traction from New Ateli -New Kishangarh.

12) Hima Kohli was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Telangana State.
▪️Hima Kohli is currently the lone woman Chief Justice in one of the country’s 25 High Courts.
▪️CM of Telangana – Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao
▪️Governor of Telangana – Tamilisai Soundararajan (First Women Governor of Telangana)

13) The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the World Bank signed a $105 million project to improve the inland water transport infrastructure in Kolkata, West Bengal

14) The proposed Chattergala tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir will connect district Kathua with district Doda enroute the new Highway via Basohli-Bani through Chattergalla to touch Bhaderwah and Doda.

15) Recently the World Bank has projected a 9.6% decline in India’s economy in FY 2020-21.

▪️World Bank :-
👉Founded – 1944
👉President – David Malpass
👉Headquarters – Washington, D.C., United States

16) Vietnam has started buying rice from India for the first time in decades after its local prices jumped to their highest in nine years amid limited domestic supplies.

17) Recently DRDO has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation for the implementation of advanced biodigester MK-II technology in the metro rail network.

▪️Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO) :-
👉 Founded – 1958
👉 HeadQuarter – New Delhi

👉 Chairman – G. Satheesh Reddy

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