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Daily News Digest:26 January 2021

GLOBAL CLIMATE RISK INDEX 2021

Global Climate Risk Index 2021 has been published by the Bonn-based environmental think tank Germanwatch. India ranked as the 7th worst-hit country in terms of climate change in 2019.

SPACEX RIDESHARING MISSION LAUNCHES RECORD 143 SATELLITES

SpaceX successfully launched its mission called Transporter-1 where It carried 143 small satellites. SpaceX has broken the record set by ISRO in February 2017 for deploying 104 satellites onboard PSLV in a single mission, with this launch.

CHINA OVERTAKES GERMANY TO RUN WORLD’S LARGEST CURRENT ACCOUNT SURPLUS

According to a report released by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), China was the largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020. China surpassed the USA to get the top position in 2020. China attracted $163 billion inflows in 2020, compared to $134 billion attracted by the USA.

MADHYA PRADESH LAUNCHED A SCHEME ‘PANKH ABHIYAN’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of Madhya Pradesh has launched a new scheme ‘PANKH Abhiyan’. It has been launched under the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme for the empowerment and development of the girl child. ‘PANKH Abhiyan’ is a year-long programme.

PADMA AWARDS 2021 ANNOUNCED

On 72nd Republic Day, the Government announced the Padma Awards. Seven persons will get Padma Vibhushan. Ten people will get Padma Bhushan. 102 persons will get Padma Shri.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION CELEBRATED

Every year the International Day of Education is marked on 24 January globally. The day celebrates the role of education in bringing global peace and sustainable development. The theme of International Day of Education 2021: ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’.

NATION CELEBRATES 72ND REPUBLIC DAY

India celebrates Republic Day annually on 26 January, and this year the country will celebrate its 72nd Republic Day to mark the day India became a sovereign republic.

BHARAT PARV 2021 ORGANIZED

Bharat Parv, is organized every year to coincide with the republic Day Celebrations. The event envisages generating patriotic fervor and showcases the rich and varied cultural diversity of the country. Bharat Parv 2021 scheduled from January 26 – 31, 2021 will be organized on a virtual platform by the Ministry of Tourism. Publications Division will participate in the first Virtual "Bharat Parv 2021" echoing the theme of विरासत शब्दों की, भाव भारतीयता का.

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