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Today Top Current Affairs 20 January 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 20 January 2021

Daily Current Affairs 20 January 2021: This article consists of the latest top current affairs for 20 January 2021 that are essential for all competitive exams such as Bank, SSC, IBPS, SBI exams. You can also take our Current Affairs Quiz after studying our daily current affairs.


National

PM Modi as Chairman of Somnath Temple Trust Gujarat

On 18th January 2021, The PM Narendra Modi is elected as the new chairman of Somnath Temple trust. the Somnath Temple is located at Prabhas Patan town in Gujarat.

  • After naming, PM Modi will be the 2nd Prime Minister to serve as chairman. prior to this, PM Morarji Desai had served as chairman of Somnath Temple trust.
  • The post was vacant after the Keshubhai Patel’s death, who served as chief minister of Gujarat and also has served as Trust’ chairman between 2004 and 2020.

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National Disaster Response Force Raising Day On 19th January

The day of 19th January 2021, is being observed as National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)’s Raising Day. This day was proclaimed on 19th January 2006.

  • NDRF is known as an Indian specialized force constituted and works under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
  • In India, 12 NDRF battalions are placed in different locations across the country and more than 13,000 NDRF personnel are serving in NDRF Teams with the purpose of making a safer nation.

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Netaji’s birthday will be observed as Parakram Diwas

Modi Govt has taken a decision to celebrate Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary as Parakram Diwas on 23rd January 2021. this day is also called as Courage Day.

  • Indian Citizens will celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji on the day of 23rd January 2021.
  • The main purpose of the day is to honour and always remind Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the country.

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State

First Labour Movement Museum of India in Kerala

The First Labour Movement Museum of India is going to be opened in Alappuzha in Kerala. the Labour Movement Museum will be a showcase of the history of the world labour movement.

  • The museum will contain the history of Kerala state’s labour movements, their pictures, documents and other exhibits.
  • The museum will have an outlay of 9.95 crores Rupees.

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Appointments

Vishwavir Ahuja is re-appointed as MD and CEO of RBL Bank

The Board of RBL Bank has approved the re-appointment of Vishwavir Ahuja. Vishwavir Ahuja will serve as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RBL Bank for a period of 3 years.

  • His appointment will come into effect from 30th June 2021 and will continue serving till 29th June 2024.
  • Moreover, Mr Vishwavir has been working as MD and CEO since 30th June 2010.
  • Prior to this, he has served as the Managing Director and CEO of Bank of America between 2001 and 2009.

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Obituary

Famous Oncologist Dr V Shanta died at 93

On 19th January 2021, the Noted oncologist Dr V Shanta has taken her last breath at the age 93. she suffered from chest pain.

  • She served as the chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute in Chennai.

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