Current Affairs Daily Digest – January 12 2021
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1. Nitin Gadkari to launch “Khadi Prakritik Paint” developed by KVIC
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will be launching an innovative new paint developed by Khadi and Village Industries Commission. The eco-friendly, non-toxic paint, called “Khadi Prakritik Paint” is a first-of-its-kind product, with anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties.
2. First time in history, Union Budget 2021 to be paperless
Union Budget 2021, slated to be presented on February 1, is going to be completely paperless in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This will be the first time since independence that the budget papers will not be printed.
3. Dhaka Marathon 2021: Jigmet Dolma from Ladakh wins 4th position
Jigmet Dolma from India secured the fourth position in the Dhaka Marathon 2021. Jigmet Dolma is an SPO of Ladakh police. In the marathon, Hicham Lakohi of Morocco came first in the elite competition of the marathon in men’s category while Angela Jim Asunde from Kenya won the women’s category in the same event.
4. Jay Shah named BCCI’s Official Representative on ICC Board
Jay Shah has been named as the official representative of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board meetings. Shah is the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
He will replace BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, who was currently representing India at the ICC Board, but he suffered a heart condition recently and had to be admitted to hospital where he underwent primary angioplasty.
5. Arunachal Pradesh likely to be India’s prime producer of Vanadium
Arunachal Pradesh can become India’s prime producer of Vanadium. It is a high-value metal that has been used in strengthening steel and titanium. The largest deposits of Vanadium are in China, followed by South Africa and Russia.
6. Sea Vigil-21: Indian Navy kick starts second edition of coastal defence exercise
The second edition of the coastal defence exercise ‘Sea Vigil-21’ has been started on January 12 and will continue till January 13, 2021. The exercise aims at assessing India’s preparedness in the domain of coastal defence and maritime security.
7. Japan aerospace agency to launch H3 rocket in 2021
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency- JAXA announced on January 12, 2021, that it will launch its flagship rocket H3 to pave the way for the next generation of transportation technologies.