Current Affairs: 28 January 2021
- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is examining the need for the introduction of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in India. The information was shared by the apex bank on January 25, 2021. The development comes at a time when the digital & virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies are gaining momentum across the world.
- The Beating Retreat Ceremony 2021 will be held on January 29, 2021 to mark the 50 years of India’s 1971 victory over Pakistan. This year’s ceremony will also witness the playing of a special new composition ‘Swarnim Vijay’. The ceremony is conducted every year to put an end to the 4-day-long Republic Day festivities.
- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has captured the image of ‘Lost Galaxy’ from its Hubble Space Telescope in the Virgo constellation. These images were released by the NASA as a part of an ongoing survey of spiral galaxies located within Earth’s 75 million light-years.