Current Affairs Monthly January 2022

Current Affairs Monthly January 2022

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National Current Affairs January 2022 

On January 1, 2022, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the nationwide 100-day reading campaign ‘Padhe Bharat’.

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) celebrated its 64th foundation day on January 1, 2022.

The Railway Board recently appointed V K Tripathi as its Chairman and CEO

Punjab National Bank (PNB) has appointed Atul kumar goyal as its new MD and CEO.

UCO Bank has appointed Soma Shankar Prasad as its new MD and CEO.

Sikkim recently changed Jawaharlal Nehru Road to Narendra Modi Marg.

Uttar Pradesh has renamed Jhansi railway station as “Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station.”.

Mohammed Shami has become the 11th Indian bowler to take 200 wickets in international tests.

The Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 has been awarded to Daya Prakash Sinha for the play ‘Samrat Ashok’ in Hindi.

PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on January 2.

On 29th December 2021, Pankaj Sharma will become the next Indian Ambassador to Mexico.

S Balchandran has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Barbados, effective December 31, 2021.

Quantum Computing Laboratory’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence Center’ established by Indian Army at Mhow m.p.

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) has awarded Kumar Manglam Birla the Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

ISRO has partnered with OPPO to research and develop the NavIC messaging service.

Alka Mittal is the first woman to become the Chief Executive of ONGC.

On January 03, 2022, Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Kalpana Chawla Center at Chandigarh University.

Himachal Pradesh is now the first smoke-free and LPG-enabled state in the country.

The AFC Women’s Asian Cup will be held in India from January 20 to February 6, 2022.

The Kerala High Court became the first paperless High Court in India.

RBI has classified Airtel Payments Bank as a scheduled bank as of January 4, 2022.

India’s first open rock museum was inaugurated on 6 January in Hyderabad by Union Minister Jitendra Singh.

My11circle has been chosen as the title sponsor of the Lucknow IPL team.

Every year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces Veer Bal Diwas on 26 December.

Tata has been announced as the title sponsor of the IPL 2022 and 2023 editions by BCCI.

The Ministry of Railways has renamed Kewadia Railway Station in Gujarat to ‘Ekta Nagar Railway Station’.

Kochi is the first city in India to have a water metro powered by electric boats.

To promote cleanliness, the ministry of education has launched Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-22.

Odisha has won the ‘IndiaSkills Competition 2021’.

The HDFC Bank was named the Best Private Bank in India at the Global Private Banking Awards 2021.

On January 12, 2022, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the MSME Technology Centre in Puducherry.

Manoj Mukund Naravane released a commemorative stamp on Permanent Commission for Women Officers in the Army on Army Day 2022.

The Indian Army displayed the largest national flag made of Khadi in Jaisalmer for Army Day 2022.

The Global Private Banking Awards 2021 have named HDFC bank India’s Best Private Bank.

The Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022 will take place in New Delhi from 21-28 January.

Madhya Pradesh state has the largest area of forest in the country, according to the India Forest Status Report (ISFR) 2021.

A World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship will be held in Tiruvanantpuram, India, in 2023.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated an ‘MSME Technology Centre’ in Puducherry on January 12, 2022.

The Central Government recently appointed vikram dev datt as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Air India Limited.

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) launched the Sarthi mobile app recently to educate investors .

Manoj Pandey has recently been appointed Vice Chief of the Indian Army .

The Ladakh team has won the 9th National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 held from 16-20 January.

On January 20, the DRDO conducted a test-fire of a new version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in Chandipur, Odisha .

The AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 will take place in Maharashtra from January 20 to February 6 .

‘International Folk Art Festival’ held in Dubai recently awarded gold medal to Sumit Bhale Lavani artist from Maharashtra.

The UNDP has named Prajakta Koli its first young climate champion in India .

A new chairman for Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (IFFCO) has been appointed, Dilip sanghani.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a special address at the Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum on 17 January.

P Sindhu won the women’s singles title at the ‘Syed Modi International Badminton Tournament-2022’ held in Lucknow on 23rd January .

Shinjo Aabe was recently presented with the Netaji Award 2022 by the Netaji Research Bureau in Kolkata .

Indian woman batsman Smriti Mandhana has been selected for the ‘ICC Women’s T20 Team of the Year 2021’ at the ICC Awards 2021 .

The hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was unveiled at India Gate by Narendra Modi on 23 January .

On 26 January, the state government of Andhra Pradesh announced the formation of 13 new districts.

On 25 January 2022, the Atlas of birds of Kerala state was released.

International Current Affairs January 2022 

In January 2022, Apple will become the first company in the world to reach a $3 trillion market value.

France is the country where the new IHU form of Kovid-19 has been detected.

The Philippines recently approved the proposal to buy BrahMos cruise missiles from India.

The Philippines recently approved the purchase of BrahMos cruise missiles from India.

The new ambassador of the United States of America to India is Eric Garseti.

Alihan Smilov became Kazakhstan’s new Prime Minister on January 11, 2022.

According to the United Nations, India’s GDP will grow by 6.5% in the current financial year 2021-22.

The new capital of Indonesia will be Nusantara.

At the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022, India defeated China to win the bronze medal.

Marias Irasmus has been named Umpire of the Year at the ICC Awards 2021.

Under the chairmanship of China, the first BRICS Sherpa meeting of 2022 was held on 18-19 January .

Ayesha Malik became the first woman judge of Pakistan’s Supreme Court on January 24, 2022 .

Recently, Russia appointed Denis Alipov as its new ambassador to India.

A marine volcanic eruption occurred in Tonga on 15.

Important Days Celebrated in January 2022

World Braille Day is celebrated every year on 4 January

10 January is celebrated every year as World Hindi Day

National Youth Day’ is celebrated every year in India on 12 January

The Indian Army celebrates ‘Army Day’ every year on 15 January

Every year, the United Nations celebrates International Day of Education on 24 January.

‘National Girl Child Day’ is celebrated every year in India on 24 January.

Every year, Indian Tourism Day is celebrated on 25 January

The “National Voters’ Day” is celebrated every year on 25 January in India

The World Leprosy Day (WLD) is observed on 30 January

Every year, on 26 January, International Customs Day is observed

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated in India on 9 January every year.

Books and Authors

Chandrachur Ghosh is the author of “Bose: The Untold Story of an Inconvenient Nationalist” .

Dr. Thoman Mathew wrote Ratan N Tata: The Authorized Biography, a biography of the Indian industrialist and philanthropist.

 

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