COVID-19 Vaccination Drive: How India plans to vaccinate people against COVID?- All you need to know

Jan 11, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination Drive in India is likely to begin from January 16, 2021 onwards. Know here how India will vaccinate its population of 300 million people against the COVID-19. We have shared here the details of the drive including when will the drive begin, who will get vaccinated first and other important information.

Well-Preserved Ice Age Woolly Rhino found in Siberia

Jan 4, 2021
The remains of the animal are so well-preserved that most of its soft tissues are still intact, including a part of the intestines, thick hair and a lump of fat.

Prime Minister Modi inaugurates National Metrology Conclave

Jan 4, 2021
PM Modi during his inaugural address appreciated Indian scientists for coming up with two 'Made in India' vaccines for COVID-19. 

Kazakhstan sanctions international protocol to abolish death penalty

Jan 4, 2021
The Second Optional Protocol commits its signatories to ensure the abolition of capital punishment within their jurisdiction, only with the exception of wartime.

India, ADB sign $231 mn loan to set up 120 MW hydroelectric power plant in Assam

Jan 4, 2021
The 120 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric power plant will enhance the availability of electricity for households. 

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 28 December 2020 to 3 January 2021

Jan 3, 2021
The week's updated quizzes cover topics such as DRDO's Scientist of the Year Award, UK knighthood, India’s youngest mayor, India’s first lithium refinery and Sir Garfield Sobers Award among others.

India successfully isolates and cultures UK-Variant of Sars-CoV-2: ICMR

Jan 3, 2021
ICMR also informed that no other country has yet reported the successful culture and isolation of the new Coronavirus strain.

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield get emergency use approval in India

Jan 3, 2021
Under the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination, free vaccines will be provided to the most prioritized beneficiaries across India.

Australian government amends National Anthem to honour indigenous people

Jan 2, 2021
The first line of the anthem, “Australians all let us rejoice, for we are young and free”, will now be ending with “one and free”.

Government extends the Disability Compensation to all serving employees

Jan 2, 2021
The compensation will be provided if the employee gets disabled in the line of duty while performing the service and is retained in service in spite of disablement. 

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 28 December 2020 to 2 January 2021

Jan 2, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28, 2020 launched India's first driverless train on Magenta line of Delhi Metro (Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden) via video conferencing.

Current Affairs in Short: 1 January 2021

Jan 1, 2021
India began its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council on January 1, 2021. This is the eight-time that the nation will have a seat in the powerful organ of the United Nations. 

Yearender 2020: Top 2020 awards, books, rankings, achievements

Jan 1, 2021
From Legion of Merit Award to PM Modi to Delhi Crime becoming the first Indian series to win the International Emmy award, go through the list of achievements, awards, books, rankings of the year 2020. 

Year Ender 2020: Top Government Schemes Launched in 2020, from Atma Nirbhar Bharat to Vivad Se Vishwas

Jan 1, 2021
Year Ender 2020: Have a look at the top government schemes launched in the year 2020 amid the ongoing pandemic such as Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, Vivad Se Vishwas Scheme, Operation Green Scheme and others. 

Year Ender 2020: Shivangi Singh first woman fighter pilot to fly Rafale, Tanya Shergill, Kamala Harris create other firsts

Jan 1, 2021
In this year-ender, Jagranjosh brings to you a compilation of many firsts including Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh who became the first woman fighter pilot to fly the Rafale aircraft and Greta Thunberg who was named the winner of the first Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity. 

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Light House Projects in six states

Jan 1, 2021
The Light House Projects will be undertaken at Rajkot in Gujarat, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, Indore in Madhya Pradesh, Ranchi in Jharkhand, Chennai in Tamil Nadu and Agartala in Tripura. 

Year Ender 2020: Top 15 Science & Technology achievements of 2020

Jan 1, 2021
We bring you the list of 15 achievements, discoveries, and innovations that took place in the field of science and technology in the year 2020. 

Government asks states/UTs to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine, dry run to be conducted across country on January 2

Dec 31, 2020
As per the Health Ministry, the dry run for the vaccine administration will be conducted by all the States and UTs on January 2, 2021.

Current Affairs Quiz: 31 December 2020

Dec 31, 2020
The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as  UK knighthood, India's youngest mayor and DRDO's Scientist of the Year Award among others. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 December 2020

Dec 31, 2020
PM Narendra Modi on December 31, 2020 laid the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rajkot in Gujarat. 
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