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Daily Current Affairs – 4th, Jan 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 450 kilometre Kochi (Kerala)-Mangaluru (Karnataka) Natural Gas Pipeline

The event marks an important milestone towards the creation of One Nation One Gas Grid. It has been built by GAIL (India) Limited. It will carry natural gas from the LNG Regasification Terminal at Kochi. The pipeline will supply environment-friendly PNG.

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It has transportation capacity of 12 Million Metric tonn per day

PM Modi to inaugurate National Metrology Conclave 2021 CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi

He will also dedicate National Atomic Timescale(generates IST with an accuracy of 2.8 nanosecond) & Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya to the nation and also lay the foundation stone of the National Environmental Standards Laboratory.

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Theme of conclave: Metrology for the Inclusive Growth of Nation

World Braille Day observed on 4 January

The day commemorates the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the man who invented the braille language. The day aims to raise awareness about Braille- a form of communication and written language for people who are blind and visually challenged.

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Louis Braille was a French educator who invented braille in 1809

Indian Army to deploy fully-armed indigenous boats at Pangong lake in Ladakh for rapid troop deployment, patrolling

The Indian army has ordered new fast patrol boats for the surveillance of water bodies in the mountains, including Pangong Tso, in eastern Ladakh in where it has been locked in a border row with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA).

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Shri Radha Krishna Mathur Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh

Zhong Shanshan Who Replaced Mukesh Ambani As Asia’s Richest Person

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Zhong’s net worth has soared $70.9 billion this year to $77.8 billion, making him the 11th richest person in the world. Zhong, vaccine magnate & founder of China’s largest bottled water company Nongu spring.

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Zhong Shanshan popularly known as ‘Lone Wolf’.

Government implementing Rs 320-crore project for 5 ports to enable digital ecosystem

According to the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways five ports are Mumbai, Chennai, Deendayal, Paradip, and Kolkata (including Haldia).Enterprise business system (EBS) is being implemented at five major ports with a project cost of about Rs 320cr.

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Major ports in the country have an installed capacity of 1,534MT

TRIFED initiates Marketing & Logistics intervention for promoting products of North – Eastern region

TRIFED under Ministry of tribal Affairs has formulated a proposal in which it will collaborate with Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) & India Post to implement a successful marketing and logistic intervention for promoting the NER.

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Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India formed in 1987

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) bags over Rs 7,000 crore order from HPCL Rajasthan Refinery

L&T said the engineering, procurement, construction & commissioning (EPCC) contract is for setting up a dual feed cracker unit (DFCU) for Rajasthan RefineryProject at Barmer. DFCU is the biggest EPCC contract awarded in the country to date in this sector

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LTHE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro

IAF choppers, NDRF teams try to extinguish wildfire in Dzukou Range of Kohima district in Nagaland

Operations to extinguish the fire were carried out byNagaland Police, NDRF,SDRFetc..The fire broke out in the Dzukou range in Southern Angami region of the district.The scenic Dzukou valley, a tourist hot spot in Nagaland, is located in the Dzukou range.

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Nagaland CM:Neiphiu Rio; Governor:RN Ravi

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