Daily GK Update - 11 January 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 11 January 2024 Current Affairs
11-January 2024...........

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             Current Affairs

                                        National Affairs

Chhattisgarh Launches “Ramlala Darshan” Scheme: Free Pilgrimage to Ayodhya Dham

  • Chhattisgarh Government will launch the Ramlala Darshan Scheme, a pilgrimage to the newly built Ram Temple at Ayodhya. The decision was made during a state cabinet meeting held in Raipur.

Senthil Pandian C Appointed As India’s WTO Ambassador

  • The Indian government has named IAS officer Senthil Pandian C as the ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva.
  • The decision was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), entrusting Pandian, a 2002 IAS officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre, with the responsibility for a three-year term from the date of assuming office.

Indian Institute of Science develops warm vaccine for COVID-19.

  • Indian Institute of Science has developed a COVID-19 vaccine that will be effective for all the variants of Covid-19.


                                      International Affairs

Tshering Tobgay was Re-Elected As Bhutan’s Prime Minister.

  • In a significant political development, Bhutanese voters have overwhelmingly chosen Tshering Tobgay as their Prime Minister for a second term.
  • Tshering Tobgay belongs to The People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visits the United Kingdom.

  • Rajnath Singh made a historic trip to the United Kingdom. This trip is historic as the Defence Minister would be the first defence minister to visit the UK after two decades.
  • The United Kingdom has agreed to send its advanced naval group to train with India.


Nancy wins gold in the Asian Shooting Championship.

  • Nancy Malhotra won the gold medal in the women's air rifle category beating compatriot and former world No. 1 Elavenil Valarivanby by 0.1 points.

Novack Djokovic and Iga Swiatek won the first Grand Slam tournament.

  • Novak Djokovic and IgaSwiatek will be the top seeds at the Australian in the first grand slam tournament of the year.


Test Your Knowledge

1. Which state government launched the "Ramlala Darshan" scheme for a pilgrimage to the newly built Ram Temple in Ayodhya?


(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Chhattisgarh

(d) Rajasthan


Answer- Chhattisgarh

2. Who was appointed as India's ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)?


(a) Rajnath Singh

(b) Senthil Pandian

(c) Tshering Tobgay

(d) Nancy Malhotra


Answer- Senthil Pandian

3. Which Indian institution developed a COVID-19 vaccine that is effective against all variants?


(a) AIIMS Delhi

(b) Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

(c) Indian Institute of Science

(d) Serum Institute of India


Answer- Indian Institute of Science

4. Who was re-elected as Bhutan's Prime Minister?


(a) Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

(b) Lotay Tshering

(c) Tshering Tobgay

(d) Dasho Karma Ura


Answer- Tshering Tobgay

5. Who won the gold medal in the women's air rifle category at the Asian Shooting Championship?


(a) Anjum Moudgil

(b) Apurvi Chandela

(c) Nancy Malhotra

(d) Elavenil Valarivan


Answer- Nancy Malhotra


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Word and its meaning





A special right or privilege.

Entitlement, privilege, right.

Disadvantage, duty, obligation.



Engaging in careful consideration or discussion.

Pondering, contemplating, reflecting.

Acting hastily, disregarding, neglecting.



To have an effect on the development or behaviour of someone or something.

Impact, shape, sway.

Ignore, neglect, resist.



In a way that brings strong images, memories, or feelings to mind.

Expressively, suggestively, vividly.

Uninspiringly, blandly, indistinctly.



Set free, especially from legal, social, or political restrictions.

Liberated, freed, released.

Enslaved, restricted, confined.

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