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National Current Affairs
Nepali Climbers Reach Base Camp After Scaling K2: Latest Current Affairs 2021
World’s second-highest mountain K2 was climbed and made the history of first summit return to the base after scaling the mountain. The 10 climbers and sherpas of Nepal reached the top of the peak 8000 meters in the wintertime. One of the formerly known climbers Nirmal Pooja posted this news on social media. It was a great overwhelming journey and the team came back safely to the base camp on Sunday. K2 is also called Savage Mountains because it blows air at a speed of 200 Km/h and the temperature drops to minus 60-degree celsius.
The first-ever snowshoe run to boost winter sports: 17/01/2021 Current Affairs
The Snowshoe Federation of India organized a snowshoe run cum interaction program in Srinagar for the first time in the heavy snowfall season in a bid to improve winter sports in the Kashmir region. Athletes from various parts of Kashmir have recently taken part in this round, they will play in high snowfall regions such as Europe. According to the ANI report, the snowshoe run is organize in Srinagar in a winter tourism location like Kashmir, keeping in mind the scope of the sport. Hence, the snowshoe run became the latest 17 January 2021 Current Affairs of the day.
Awards Current Affairs
IIM Calcutta Wins Best Team Awards at X Culture 2022-2b Competition: Important Current Affairs
There are a total of 1277 teams participating on this occasion and only 41 teams are taken as Best Team at X-Culture 2020 2b. Five students of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta are awardees. They have developed innovative ideas for real-time problems facing business corporations and professionals. Additionally, the winners will be awarded $2000 and they will get working opportunities in the professional world. Therefore, Soham Basu Chaudhury, Arun Sharma, Haritha Unnikrishnan, Ikjot Kaur, Ritika Verma mentored by Prof. Ramya Venkateswaran won the X-Culture Best Teams Awards.
Science & Technology Current Affairs
Robots To Deliver Essentials To Covid-19 Patients In Assam: Daily GK CurrentAffairs
Now robots will provide Covid-19 patients with medicines and critical services at a hospital in Assam. Robots developed by Guwahati-based Yantrabot Technologies Pvt Limited with remote-controlled robotic vehicles will provide Covid-19 patients with food, medicines. Also, other critical services as well as patients with other highly infectious diseases inside the isolation chambers of quarantine facilities. On 17th January 2021, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handed over two robots to Sanjib Kakati, Principal of Dibrugarh-based Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH), to use them to provide food, medicines, and critical services to patients with Covid. Hence, robots will provide Covid-19 patients with medicines is one of the important current affairs on 17th January 2021 Current Affairs.
Obituary Current Affairs
PM Narendra Modi Condoles the Death of Music Ghulam Mustafa Khan: Monthly Current Affairs
On Sunday 17th January 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoned the death of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. He’s a legendary Indian classical musician and Padma Vibhushan award recipient and said his death left the cultural world worse. Mr. Khan passed away at his Mumbai home on Sunday afternoon. And also, he turned eighty-nine. Mainly, the PM posted a tweet, “The passing away of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan Sahab leaves our cultural world poorer. He was a doyen of music, a stalwart of creativity whose works got him to people across generations. I have fond memories of interacting with him. Condolences to his family and admirers”.