daily gk and current affair questions 20th january - MAINS QUESTION - DAILY CURRENT AFFAIR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

daily gk and current affair questions 20th january

Who became man of the matchin indo-austrailia test match held in gaba stadium - Rishabh pant

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced the launch of a Rs.1000 crore startup what is the name of this fund - India seed fund

The fund is started to support - startups and emerging entrepreneurs

What is a start up? -  According to the government's definition, a startup is an entity that has been registered in India for not more than five years and whose annual turnover does not exceed Rs 25 crore in any financial year.

Start Up India program was started on - January 2016.

The aims of Startup India program is - to create more employment in the economy by encouraging start ups in the country. Under the scheme, startups are exempted from tax in the first three year. 

Vice President of india is - Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu 

What is a whistle-blower? - A whistle-blower is a person who is exposed to corruption and other unethical practices in an organization. It can be an internal or external person. 

Whistle-Blower Protection Bill in the year 2011 was introduced by - The central government headed by Manmohan Singh 

Whistle-blowers are subjected to "Official Secrets Act"

What happens if a wrong complaint is done under whistle-blower act? - two years jail on wrong complaint made by malicious and a provision for a fine of 30000 rupees has been made.

Which african country is facing starvation fue to civil war? - Ethopia

Who is the Prime Minister of Ethopia - Abi Ahmed. 

Tigrayan ethnic group is the major tribe of  in -  Tigray province of Ethiopia 

Who received the Nobel Prize for peace of 2019-  Prime minister of Ethopia Abi Ahmed

About Ethiopia - It is a landlocked country located in the Horn of Africa. in the Horn of Africa; Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia are also included. 
It is the second most populous country in Africa and inhabits more than 85.2 lakh people. Its capital is Addis Ababa.
It is a "federal parliamentary republic".
Abi Ahmad Ali is its current Prime Minister, who has long struggles with the neighboring country Eritrea. The Nobel Prize for Peace for the year 2019 was also awarded.

G-7 -  It is the group of 7 largest perceived developed and advanced economies of the world, in which
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain and the United States.

Who is the current president of G-7 - USA

The first meeting of G-7 took place in - France in 1975.

Canada was included in G-7 in the year 1976 and Russia in 1998.

Why Russia was removed from G-7 group in 2014 -Because Russia attacked Crimea

Countries in this group account for 46% of the world's GDP and the highest in the UN budget.

Who is appointed as the New President of United Nations Human Rights Council  - Fizi Ambassador Nazat Shamim Khan 

UNHRC - The United Nations Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body of the United Nations. It is headquartered in Geneva.

The aim of UNHRC is - to promote and protect human rights in the world. 

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