Current Affairs One-Liner: 19th January 2021

Published on January 19, 2021
  • GOI has decided to celebrate 23rd January as Parakram Diwas. The 23rd Jan is the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
  • 6th India-Nepal Joint Commission Meet: Indian delegation was represented by Union Minister of External Affairs, S. Jaishankar and Nepal delegation was represented by Foreign Minister of Nepal, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. They discussed bilateral trade, pandemic situation and border disputes.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 19th January 2021
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Nepal: Kathmandu 
    • Currency of Nepal: Nepalese Rupee
  • First-Ever National Road Safety Month: It was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Road Transport and Highways and MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari. It will be observed from 18th Jan 2021 to 17th Feb 2021.
  • Gucchi Mushroom: It is from Jammu and Kashmir and has received GI Tag. It is one of the costliest mushrooms in the world.
  • Manish Kumar: He has become the first person to be the recipient of COVID- 19 vaccine in India. He is a sanitation worker in Delhi.
  • Books and Authors: Title of Book: ‘The Commonwealth of Cricket’
    • Author of Book: Ramachandra Guha
  • CARE Ratings has lowered the projection of the centre’s fiscal deficit to 7.8% of GDP for FY21. 
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of CARE Ratings: Mumbai
  • Important days and Themes: 18th Jan 2021: 16th Raising Day of NDRF ( National Disaster Response Force)
  • Obituaries: Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan: He was an Indian Classical Musician. 
  • WE Hub Partnered with i-Hub
  • 24th National Youth Festival (NYF)
  • Clean and Sustainable Ocean Partnership between ADB and EIB
  • Appointments on 19th January 2021
  • 148th Session of WHO Executive Board

Question: 

Q.1 Who is the author of a book titled ‘The Commonwealth of Cricket’?
a. Kapil Dev
b. Harsha Bhogle
c. Rashmi Bansal
d. Ramachandra Guha

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