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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Daily Current Affairs & GK Updates: 21 January 2016

Hi Aspirants..Here is the Daily Current Affairs Updates for 21 January 2016.

1) INS Viraat begun its final journey:
--> After nearly 60 years of sailing across the oceans, the Indian Navy's warhorse aircraft carrier, the INS Viraat, is now making her last operational deployment before she is retired later this year.
--> With more than 1, 200 officers and sailors onboard, the Viraat, which entered service on May 12, 1987. 
Current Affairs 21 January 2016

2) Renowned Classical Dancer Mrilalini Sarabhai passes away:
--> Renowned Classical Dancer Mrilalini Sarabhai passed away on 21 January 2016 in Ahmedabad.
--> Mrinalini Sarabhai was one of the best known faces of Indian classical dance. She was an expert dancer in Bharatanatyam and Kathakali.
--> She was married to the physicist Vikram Sarabhai.
--> She received Padma Bhushan in 1992 and Padma Shri in 1965.

3) Uttar Pradesh won 2014-2015 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy:
--> Uttar Pradesh on 20 January 2016 won its maiden Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy with a 38-run win over two- time champions Baroda in the final played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
--> It was Uttar Pradesh’s ninth straight win in the tournament, including five in the preliminary league phase and three more in the super league stage.

4) Ravi Chellam Takes Charge As Head Of Greenpeace India:
--> Noted environmentalist Ravi Chellam has assumed charge as the executive director of Greenpeace India on 20 January 2016.
--> Chellam succeeds former Executive Director Samit Aich, who had resigned in June 2015.

5) PM Narendra Modi released book titled The Z Factor written by Subhash Chandra:
--> The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20 January 2016 released a book titled The Z Factor: My Journey as the Wrong Man at the Right Time in New Delhi.
--> The book is the autobiography of the promoter of Essel/ Zee Group Subhash Chandra.

6) PM Modi to Flag Off Mahamana Express:
--> Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to flag off Mahamana superfast express from Dreka ground on his visit to Varanasi on 22 January 2016.
--> The train has been named Mahamana Express after Mahamana Madan Mohan Malviya, the founder of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
--> It will run between Varanasi and Delhi via Lucknow thrice a week.

7) Three northeastern states celebrate their Foundation Days:
--> Three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on 21 January 2016 organised numerous programmes and events to celebrate their Foundation Days.
--> Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on their statehood days.
Also check Current Affairs Quiz January 2016
Daily Current Affairs & GK Updates: 21 January 2016 Reviewed by Currentaffairs4examz on 21.1.16 Rating: 5 Hi Aspirants..Here is the Daily Current Affairs Updates for 21 January 2016. 1) INS Viraat beg...

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