Current Affairs 13 January 2021

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Banking/Economy News

CBDT launched an e-portal for filing complaints regarding tax evasion, Benami properties.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has launched an automated dedicated e-portal on the e-filing website of the Department to receive and process complaints of tax evasion, foreign undisclosed assets as well as complaints regarding Benami properties.
  • Finance Minister: Nirmala Sitharaman
  • CBDT Chairman: Pramod Chandra Mody

Books and Authors:

Kiran Bedi released the book ‘Insider View of The Union Territory of Puducherry, Its Development, Financial Challenges, and The Vision -Way Forward ‘.

Important Points to Remember:

  • This book is authored by S. Kanagasabai, former Director of Planning and Research Department, Government of Puducherry.
  • The book highlights facets of the economy of Puducherry and outlining a vision for its development into the future.
  • The book was launched at the Raj Nivas.
  • Kiran Bedi: Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor

Atal Innovation Mission launched a new edition of the Atal Tinkering Lab handbook.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog launched its new edition of Atal Tinkering Lab, ATL handbook.
  • It reinforces detailed establishment and operational processes of the Atal Tinkering Labs and its journey towards an innovative ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’.
  • The handbook named ‘The Atal Tinkering Lab Handbook 2.0’ outlines practical guidance on structural, selection, establishment, and celebration aspects of the Atal Innovation Mission-  AIM’s flagship ATL program.

Cabinet Decisions

Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and UAE for Scientific and Technical Cooperation.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding on scientific and technical cooperation between the National Centre of Meteorology of the United Arab Emirates and the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
  • The MoU will enable sharing of knowledge, data, and operational products for meteorological, seismological and oceanic services between both the countries.
  • UAE Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • UAE President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

State News

Vijay Rupani announced New Tourism Policy 2021-25.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced the new Tourism Policy with a view to develop and augment tourism in a sustainable manner.
  • The New Tourism Policy 2021-25 will remain effective from 1st January 2021 to 31st March 2025.
  • The New Tourism Policy has been framed keeping in mind the mission of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
  • The focus of the new policy will be on ‘Vocal for Local’ to boost employment at the local level.

NECBDC signed an MoU with the J&K govt on Bamboo Entrepreneurship and Bamboo Infrastructure Development.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The Ministry of DoNER, through North East Cane & Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC) under North Eastern Council (NEC), signed an MoU with J&K Government for Bamboo Entrepreneurship and Bamboo Infrastructure Development.
  • NECBDC signed an MoU to boost the unexplored potential of the bamboo sector in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor: Manoj Sinha
  • NECBDC: North East Cane and Bamboo Development Council

Science and Technology

Tesla incorporates a fully owned subsidiary in Bengaluru for R&D unit and manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles.

  • US-based Electric car maker, Tesla has incorporated a fully owned subsidiary in Bengaluru as a first step to set up an R&D unit and a manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles in the country.
  • Tesla has registered its 100 percent subsidiary, as – Tesla India Motors and Energy Pvt Ltd.
  • Tesla CEO: Elon Musk

Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers

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           Current Affairs 13 January 2021 Quiz and Answers

1. Which of the following state has announced a New Tourism Policy?
a) Gujarat
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer: A (Gujarat)

Explanation: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced the new Tourism Policy with a view to develop and augment tourism in a sustainable manner. The New Tourism Policy 2021-25 will remain effective from 1st January 2021 to 31st March 2025. The New Tourism Policy has been framed keeping in mind the mission of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. The focus of the new policy will be on ‘Vocal for Local’ to boost employment at the local level.

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2. With which State/UT, NECBDC signed an MoU on Bamboo Entrepreneurship and Bamboo Infrastructure Development?
a) Chandigarh
b) Telangana
c) Jammu and Kashmir
d) Puducherry

Correct Answer: C (Jammu and Kashmir)

Explanation: The Ministry of DoNER, through North East Cane & Bamboo Development Council (NECBDC) under North Eastern Council (NEC), signed an MoU with J&K Government for Bamboo Entrepreneurship and Bamboo Infrastructure Development. NECBDC signed an MoU to boost the unexplored potential of the bamboo sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

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3. Which of the following firm incorporates fully owned subsidiary in Bengaluru for R&D unit and manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles?
a) Cadillac
b) Tesla
c) Dodge
d) Lincoln

Correct Answer: B (Tesla)

Explanation: US-based Electric car maker, Tesla has incorporated a fully owned subsidiary in Bengaluru as a first step to set up an R&D unit and a manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles in the country. Tesla has registered its 100 per cent subsidiary, as – Tesla India Motors and Energy Pvt Ltd.

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4. Kiran Bedi released the book ‘Insider View of The Union Territory of Puducherry, Its Development, Financial Challenges, and The Vision -Way Forward ‘. Who is the author of the book?
a) Amitabh Kant
b) Rajeev Suri
c) G. Sateesh Reddy
d) S. Kanagasabai

Correct Answer: D (S. Kanagasabai)

Explanation: Kiran Bedi released the book ‘Insider View of The Union Territory of Puducherry, Its Development, Financial Challenges, and The Vision -Way Forward ‘.This book is authored by S. Kanagasabai, former Director of Planning and Research Department, Government of Puducherry.

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5. Which of the following organization launched e-portal for filing complaints regarding tax evasion, Benami properties?
a) NITI Aayog
b) Central Board of Direct Taxes
c) Enforcement Directorate
d) Central Board of Direct Taxes

Correct Answer: B (Central Board of Direct Taxes)

Explanation: The Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT has launched an automated dedicated e-portal on the e-filing website of the Department to receive and process complaints of tax evasion, foreign undisclosed assets as well as complaints regarding Benami properties.

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