January 2021 One liner Current Affairs | for SSC CHSL Railway UPSI

There are so many upcoming exams like SSC CHSL, NTPC, Railway Group-D, and UPSI. This is important current affairs from January 2021. The various exam is in a queue of the states so the quick revision of current affairs will be helpful to you all.

One Liner Current Affairs for January 2021, SSC, Railway

January 2021 current affairs


  1. Recently, Australia has changed the second line of the anthem from “For we are young and free” to “For we are one and free”.
  2. Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru has become the only airport in South India to have CAT IIIB compliant runway.
  3. Jammu and Kashmir have signed a historic MoU with the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) for the Horticulture sector.
  4. The government has approved the export of the indigenous developed Akash missile system.
  5. Recently, Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO along with the Indian Navy conducted the successful maiden test trial of SAHAYAK-NG. SAHAYAK-NG is a/an Air Dropped container
  6. India’s first Testbed for Autonomous Navigation Systems (Terrestrial and Aerial) has been inaugurated at IIT Hyderabad.
  7. Assam has passed a bill to abolish all state-run Madrasas.
  8. The North East’s first-ever specialized Ginger Processing Plant in Meghalaya is being revived and is likely to become functional at the beginning of 2021.
  9. Recently, The Cabinet has approved the Multi-Modal Logistics Hub & Multi-Modal Transport Hub (MMTH) at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  10. K Sivan gets a one-year extension up to January 14, 2022, as the chairman of ISRO.
  11. India has been chosen as the co-chair of the IUCN-supported Asia Protected Areas Partnership (APAP) for three years till November 2023.
  12. Indian Navy has signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited to procure Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Dazzlers (Laser Dazzlers).
  13. V G Somani is the current Drug Controller General of India.
  14. The 51st IFFI is being organized from 16th to 24th January in Goa.
  15. Union Home Ministry’s initiative Operation ‘Muskan’ is associated with Rescuing missing children.
  16. Bajaj Auto has become the world’s most valuable two-wheeler company.
  17. The USA has recently passed the ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’ for Pakistani women.
  18. Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the National Metrology Conclave 2021 organized by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  19. Pankaj Mithal has been sworn in as the new Chief Justice of J&K and Ladakh High Court.
  20. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi dedicated Kochi – Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline to the Nation. The pipeline has been built by GAIL (India) Ltd.
  21. The 40th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica was flagged off from Goa.
  22. Madhya Pradesh state government has launched the ‘LaunchPad Scheme’ to make youth self-reliant.
  23. Ram Vinay Shahi will head the recently formed high-level group named the South Asia Group for Energy (SAGE).
  24. Ashish Pethe has been appointed as the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC).
  25. Sanjay Kapoor has been elected as the President of the All India Chess Federation (AICF).
  26. Ministry of Commerce & Industry recently organised “Udyog Manthan”.
  27. Alexander Ellis has been appointed as the new British High Commissioner to India.
  28. Recently, Justice Hima Kohli has become the first woman Chief Justice of Telangana high court.
  29. Recently, the Khelo India Ice Hockey tournament began in Kargil.
  30. Claire Polosak became the first female match official in the men’s Test match.
  31. The theme of the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is “Contributing to Atma Nirbhar Bharat”.
  32. Pakistan recently tested the Fatah-1 weapon system.
  33. Recently, PM Modi flagged off the Double Stack Long Haul Container Train. It will run from New Ateli in Haryana to New Kishanganj in Rajasthan.
  34. Karnataka has recently launched the Krishi Sanjeevani vans to test soil, water & suggest remedies for pest control.
  35. G Kishan Reddy will head the committee for ‘protecting language, culture and land of Ladakh’.
  36. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up an academic advisory council called ‘College of Supervisors (CoS)’ to further strengthen supervision over regulated entities. N S Viswanathan will head this CoS.
  37. Punjab National Bank has announced the alliance with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and FIRST (Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology), to jointly establish Innovation Centre at the IIT campus.
  38. Recently, Alan Burgess passed away. He was a Cricketer.
  39. IDFC Mutual Fund has announced the launch of its latest pan-India investor awareness campaign #PaisonKoRokoMat, nudging savers to become investors.
  40. Prakash Javadekar has launched the Indian government’s Digital Calendar, Diary App.
  41. Raj Iyer, Indian-American took charge as the US Army’s first Chief Information Officer.
  42. Recently, Indian Railways achieved a train speed of 130km/hr on the Golden Quadrilateral – Golden Diagonal route.
  43. Gujarat has decided to create a new Bagasara Prant in Amreli district.
  44. Manipur hosted the Cherry Blossom Mao Festival.
  45. Bandhan Bank has announced a ‘Shaurya Salary Account’ to provide banking services to Defence personnel.
  46. Thousand Islands was recently in the news due to a plane crash. It is a part of which of Indonesia.
  47. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is organizing a week long National Youth Festival. The festival is organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
  48. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a notification to facilitate the issuance of IDP for Indian citizens. IDP stands for International Driving Permit.
  49. Maharashtra has started a “Period Room” for women at a public toilet.
  50. Arunachal Pradesh is likely to become India’s prime producer of vanadium.
  51. Bangladesh will be the focus country of the 51st International Film Festival of India.
  52. Recently, Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the ‘Single Window Clearance System’ for Coal mines.
  53. Indian Space Research Organization will adopt one hundred Atal Tinkering Labs across the country to promote education.
  54. Union Science and Technology Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the state-of-the-art vessel ‘Sagar Avneshika’ in Chennai.
  55. Odisha has recently launched the Bindu Sagar Cleaning Project.
  56. Recently, The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has signed an MoU with NHPC Limited for developing renewable energy projects.
  57. India’s first ‘Fire Park’ has been inaugurated in Odisha.
  58. The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding on scientific and technical cooperation between India and UAE.
  59.  The National Informatics Centre in collaboration with the Central Board of Secondary Education jointly launched CollabCAD Software.
  60. Recently, The Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group to study the digital lending activities of the regulated and unregulated players under the chairmanship of Jayant Kumar Dash.
  61. Indian Ship MV Jag Anand is likely to reach Japan on 18th January for a crew change. MV Jag Anand was stranded at Jingtang port in China in June last year.
  62. ‘Rin Samadhan Yojana was launched by Maharashtra.
  63. Recently, a powerful earthquake hit Sulawesi island. Sulawesi island is a part of Indonesia.
  64. Bangladesh observed the Kite festival Shakrain.
  65. The Aero India show will be organised in Bengaluru.
  66. According to a recent announcement, India plans to achieve 20% ethanol-blending with gasoline by 2025.
  67. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh launches India’s First Indigenously Designed & Developed Driverless Metro Car designed and developed by BEML Limited.
  68. Recently, Arjun Munda received the SKOCH Challenger Award.
  69. India’s first Labour Movement museum will be opened in Kerala.
  70. Recently, the first bird festival ‘Kalrav’ has been inaugurated at Nagi bird sanctuary. Nagibird sanctuary is in Bihar.

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