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Daily News Digest:21 January 2021

INDIA’S 1ST LABOUR MOVEMENT MUSEUM TO BE SET UP IN KERALA

The first-of-its-kind Labour Movement Museum, in India, would be launched in Alappuzha in Kerala, to showcase the history of the world labour movement. The New Model Cooperative Society Limited, previously run by the Bombay Company, has been converted into the Labour Movement Museum.

The museum will feature a huge repository of documents and exhibits that shaped the labour movements across the continents and impacted Alappuzha, the cradle of the labour movement in the country, in particular and Kerala.

BHAWANA KANTH TO BECOME 1ST WOMAN FIGHTER PILOT AT R-DAY PARADE

Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth will become the first woman fighter pilot to take part in the Republic Day parade.

JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE – ‘EXERCISE KAVACH’ TO BE CONDUCTED IN COMING WEEK

Joint Military Exercise ‘Exercise Kavach’ involving assets ofIndian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard is being conducted in the coming week under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC). The joint force would execute multi domain, high intensity offensive and defensive manoeuvres in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.

GUJARAT TO PATENT DRAGON FRUIT AS ‘KAMALAM

The Gujarat Government is to patent the Dragon Fruit for the sake of "Kamalam". Kamalam is additionally the name of the BJP state party base camp in Gujarat. The Dragon natural product is a desert plant assortment natural product.

IRAN AND OTHER NATIONS LOST THEIR VOTING RIGHTS IN UNGA

Iran and six different nations have lost their democratic rights in the United Nations General Assembly as they had not taken care of their obligations. Other nations that lost their democratic rights were Niger, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic and Libya.

According to the Article 19 of the UN Charter, a member shall have no voting rights if it has dues in the payment of its monetary commitments to the UN.

HOWRAH-KALKA MAIL RENAMED AS NETAJI EXPRESS

The Indian Railways has renamed one of its oldest trains, the Howrah-Kalka Mail, as the ‘Netaji Express’. It was started in the 19th Century as one of the early commercial passenger train services in India.

NATIONAL STARTUP ADVISORY COUNCIL CONSTITUTED

The National Startup Advisory Council was constituted on January 21, 2020, by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). It was formed to advise the government on measures required to build a strong ecosystem of startups in the country. The council is chaired by Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.

MEGHALAYA, MANIPUR & TRIPURA CELEBRATE THEIR STATEHOOD DAY TODAY

Meghalaya, Manipur & Tripura celebrate their statehood day on 21st January. 

Meghalaya, Manipur & Tripura states gained their Statehood on 21st January 1972.

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