Current Affairs 26 January 2021

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Appointment News

Lt Gen Ravin Khosla takes over command of Gajraj Corps.

Important Points to Remember:

  • The command of the Indian Army’s Frontier Gajraj Corps today changed hands from Lieutenant General Shantanu Dayal to Lieutenant General Ravin Khosla.
  • The IV Corps is a military field formation of the Indian Army, Gajraj Corps was raised by Lt Gen Brij Mohan Kaul at Tezpur, Assam on October 4, 1962, in the midst of the India-China War.

Awards and Honours

Galwan valley hero Col Santosh Babu has been awarded Maha Vir Chakra posthumously.

Important Points to Remember:

  • President has approved awards of 455 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others.
  • These include one Mahavir Chakra, 5 Kirti Chakras, 5 Vir Chakras, 7 Shaurya Chakras, 4 Bar to Sena Medal (Gallantry), 130 Sena Medal (Gallantry), one Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), 4 Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 30 Param Vishisht Seva Medal, 4 Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, 51 Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, 11 Yudh Seva Medal, 3 Bar to Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 43 Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty) including 2 COVID Warriors, 8 Nao Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 14 Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty), 3 Bar to Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) including one COVID Warrior and 131 Vishisht Seva Medal including 12 COVID Warriors.

Defence News

DRDO conducted the maiden launch of Akash-NG missile from Integrated Test Range off the coast of Odisha.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has conducted the successful maiden launch of Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile from Integrated Test Range off the coast of Odisha yesterday.
  • Akash-NG is a new generation Surface to Air Missile meant for use by the Indian Air Force with an aim of intercepting high maneuvering low RCS aerial threats.
  • DRDO Chief: G. Sateesh Reddy

National News

72nd Republic Day celebrated across the country.

Important Points to Remember:

  • 72nd Republic Day celebrated on 26th January 2021 with patriotic fervor across the country and globe.
  • The Republic Day was celebrated in all the state’s capitals with gaiety and fervor.

Bharat Parv 2021 begins on a virtual platform.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Bharat Parv 2021 has begun on 26th January 2021 on a virtual platform.
  • Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the Bharat Parv-2021.
  • The festival is being organized on a virtual platform www.bharatparv2021.com this year from 26th January t0 the 31st of January.
  • Bharat Parv is a festival to celebrate the spirit of India.

State News

Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park in Nagpur.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park in Nagpur on 26th January 2021.
  • The park has been developed by the State Forest Department and Forest Development Corporation.
  • It is spread across an area of 1,914 hectares and includes a wildlife sanctuary, Indian safari, African safari biodiversity park, and night safari.

Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh becomes Corona free.

Important Points to Remember:

  • Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh has been declared Corona free.
  • This is the first district of the state where not a single person has the infection of coronavirus.

Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers

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Current Affairs 26 January 2021 Quiz and Answers

1. Which district of Uttar Pradesh becomes Corona free?
a) Kaushambi
b) Kanpur
c) Unnao
d) Orai

Correct Answer: A (Kaushambi)

Explanation: Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh has been declared Corona free. This is the first district of the state where not a single person has the infection of coronavirus.

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2. In Which city, Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park?
a) Pune
b) Mumbai
c) Nagpur
d) Aurangabad

Correct Answer: C (Nagpur)

Explanation: Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray inaugurated Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park in Nagpur on 26th January 2021. The park has been developed by the State Forest Department and Forest Development Corporation. It is spread across an area of 1,914 hectares and includes a wildlife sanctuary, Indian safari, African safari biodiversity park, and night safari.

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3. Who of the following has been awarded Maha Vir Chakra posthumously?
a) Col Santosh Babu
b) Col Sunder Singh
c) Col Bhupender Yadav
d) Col Vikram Singh

Correct Answer: A (Col Santosh Babu)

Explanation: President has approved awards of 455 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others. Galwan valley hero Col Santosh Babu has been awarded Maha Vir Chakra posthumously.

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