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Business and Economy- Current affairs 30/01/21
This category of current affairs 30/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India.
Finance Minister Presented Economic Survey 2021 in Parliament
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Economic Survey 2021 in Lok Sabha in budget session of parliament. GDP is expected to rise at a rate of 11% in the fiscal year 2021-22 according to the survey. Economic Survey projected a 7.7% decline in GDP for the year 2020-21. However, it expects a strong recovery in the coming year.
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 30/01/21
This category of current affairs 30/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
Farmers’ Protest: Even After 26 January Debacle, Movement Gains Strength Again Following Emotional Outburst of Farmer Leader
In the last few weeks, farmers’ movement against the farm bills has seen many ups and downs. On the 26 January 2021, Republic Day of India, a section of farmers stormed the Red Fort and hoisted a religious flag during the tractor march by farmers. With this fiasco, two-month long peaceful movement turned into a violent protest as hundreds of policemen got injured along with farmers. After this act, it seemed that the movement will lose its strength. However, the emotional outburst of Bhartiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait in front of media has turned the tables again in favour of the protests. Thousands of farmers from Western UP, Haryana and Punjab joined the movement following new developments. It has again strengthened the movement. Many opposition parties have also come in the support of the farmers. Kisan Mahapanchayat is also organized in Muzaffarnagar in support of farmers’ protests.
Blast Near Israel Embassy in New Delhi
A minor blast took place on 29 January 2021, near Israel embassy just about 1.5 kms away from Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. A low-intensity IED was detonated in the heart of capital of India. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar spoke to foreign minister of Israel regarding the blast and assured him of complete protection of the embassy and diplomats.
India’s First Igloo Café Opened in Gulmarg
Kolahoi Green Group of Hotels and Resorts in Kashmir’s Gulmarg has opened an igloo café, first of its kind in India. The café is 22 feet wide and 12.5 feet high. It can accommodate 16 people at a time. The place is decorated by accent lighting and Kashmiri artwork. Café consists of tables made of ice and snow.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 30/01/21
This category of current affairs 30/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
For the First Time in 87 Years BCCI will not Hold Ranji Trophy
The BCCI will not conduct its premier first-class domestic tournament Ranji Trophy for the first time in 87 years. Instead, the parent body opted for the Vijay Hazare Trophy as per the wishes of majority of the state units.
The BCCI will also host the U-19 National One Day tournament for the Vinoo Mankad Trophy. Moreover, it will organise the Women’s national 50-over tournament. BCCI secretary Jay Shah declared about this in a letter for the state units.
Gujarati Actor Arvind Joshi Passes Away at 84
Gujarati actor Arvind Joshi passed away in a Mumbai hospital on Friday morning. He was 84. Arvind Joshi was a prominent face in the Gujarati theatre and film circuit. He featured in Gujarati films such as Gher Matina Chula and Garvo Garasiyo. He also starred in Hindi movies like Apmaan Ki Aag (1990), Sholay (1975), and Ittefaq (1969).
World- Current affairs 30/01/21
This category of current affairs 30/01/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
French President Emmanuel Macron Said, “AstraZeneca Vaccine is Quasi-Ineffective for Over-65s”
On Friday, the President of France Emmanuel Macron said that AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine appeared not to be effective for people who are over 65 years of age. He also questioned Britain’s decision to delay the second dose of the Covid vaccine to inoculate more people. According to Macron, there was also a very little information is available for the vaccine of the British-Swedish company and Oxford University.
Fearing Eviction from Home, Japan Woman Hid Mother’s Corpse for 10 Years
In Japan, a woman hid her mother’s corpse in a freezer in her apartment. She told police that she hid the corpse for around 10 years, almost a decade. The media reported on Saturday that she did this because of the fear of eviction if the death was discovered.
AstraZeneca is Ready to Seek Japan’s Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine as Early as Mid-February
AstraZeneca NSE -2.58 % Plc will file for Japanese approval of its COVID-19 vaccine as early as mid-February. After this approval, it will become the second vaccine maker to seek approval in Japan. Although this British-Swedish company started domestic vaccine trials last summer according to a newspaper report in Japan.
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