Current Affairs Daily Digest – January 10 & 11 2021
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1. President of Central African Republic Touadera wins reelection
As per the provincial results released on January 4, 2021, the President of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera has been reelected with more than 53% of the votes.
2. Cabinet approves industrial development scheme for J&K
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on January 7, 2021 approved an industrial development scheme for Jammu and Kashmir.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade had put forward the proposal for the scheme and it was approved with a total outlay of ₹28,400 crore.
3. India’s 7th Trade Policy Review (TPR) at WTO
The second session of the 7th Trade Policy Review (TPR) of India concluded at the World Trade Organization (WTO). This was the final session of the 7th trade policy review. Trade Policy Review is a key mechanism under the monitoring function of WTO.
4. IREDA-NHPC Partnership in Green Energy Projects
NHPC Limited has signed an MOU with the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) for providing assistance in setting up renewable energy (RE) projects for the next 5 years. The agreement was signed in the presence of Abhay Kumar Singh, NHPC CMD, and IREDA, CMD, Pradip Kumar Das.
5. “Modi India Calling – 2021” Book Released
A coffee table book named “Modi India Calling – 2021” has been released on the occasion of 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. The book contains various photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi captured during his “107 overseas and bilateral visits”.
6. Japan commits Rs 2,113 cr support for COVID relief efforts
The Government of Japan has committed Official Development Assistance loan of 30 billion Japanese Yen which is approximately Rs 2113 crore rupees. This programme loan aims to support India’s efforts to provide coordinated and adequate social protection to the poor and vulnerable across the country against the severe impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.
7. “World Hindi Day” celebrated globally on 10th January
The World Hindi Day is celebrated annually on January 10 since 2006 to promote the language at the global stage. The day marks the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference which was inaugurated on January 10, 1975, by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.
8. Former Gujarat Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki passes away
Veteran Congress leader Madhavsinh Solanki, who served as former External Affairs Minister of India and the Chief Minister of Gujarat, has passed away. He had served as External Affairs Minister of India from June 1991 to March 1992.
9. EDUCON Conference Organized by CUPB
The Union Education Minister inaugurates Two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON-2020’. The two-day international conference is organized by the Central University of Punjab (CUPB) in cooperation with the worldwide Educational Research Association (GERA).