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Current Affairs January 8-31, 2022

Most important currently affairs January 2022 has updates from various news affairs including sports, politics, awards, events, science, inventions and other.

These current affairs January 2022 updates are important for SSC, Banking Exams, Railway Exams, and other competitive exams.

Current Affairs January 2022

In National Water Awards 2020 Uttar Pradesh grabs first place in “Best state category”.

Philippines Rodrigo Duterte signed a law prohibiting child marriage.

PM Modi announced 26 December as Veer Baal Diwas.

European parliament president David Sassoli passed away at the age of 65 years.

‘The Power of the Dog’ won best film drama at the golden globe awards 2022.

Tara group will be the title sponsor of IPL 2022 replacing Vivo.

The government will win 35.8% of the total share of Vodafone Idea.

Indian successfully tests Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from stealth guided missile destroyer.

Pierre-Olivier Gourunchas named as new chief economist of IMF.

The theme of National Youth Day 2022 is “It’s all in the mind”.

UNESCO will soon launch Hindi descriptions of India world heritage sites.

India’s passport rank improves to 83 from 90.

South African all-rounder Chris Morris retires from all forms of cricket.

DRDO successfully flight tested the Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM).

S Somanath appointed as new Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Veteran NDTV Journalist Kamal Khan passes away at the age of 61.

The former Captain of the West Indies Cricket team Clive Lloyd, awarded knighthood for his services to Cricket.

Philippines has accepted the proposal of USD 375 million contract for India’s BrahMos missile.

Vinisha Umashankar, selected as India’s batonbearer at the ongoing 16th official Queen’s Baton relay.

Maya Angelou becomes first Black woman to feature on US quarter.

Virat Kohli steps down as Test Captain of Indian Cricket team.

Cartoonist Narayan Debnath, creator of ‘Bantul The Great’ passes away at the age of 97.

Narendra Goenka takes over as new Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Chairman.

Legendary Kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj passes away at the age of 83.

Tata Power Renewable Energy has announced the commissions of two solar power projects in Uttar Pradesh.

Roberta Metsola becomes the new President of the European Parliament.

Eastern Army Commander Lieutenant General Manoj Pande appointed as next Vice Chief of Army Staff.

Indonesia’s new capital city will be called Nusantara.

Amar Jawan Jyoti merged with the National War Memorial flame.

German navy warship Frigate Bayern F217 arrives in Mumbai, India in a rare port call.

The theme for International Education Day 2022 is “Changing Course, Transforming Education”.

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the women’s singles final of the Syed Modi Badminton Championship 2022.

Lucknow IPL team to be called as Lucknow Super Giants.

The theme of National Tourism Day 2022 is ‘Rural and Community Centric Tourism’.

The theme of National Voters Day 2022 is ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative’.

The Government of India successfully handed over Air India to the Tata Group on January 27, 2022.

Prabha Atre, Radheyshyam Khemka, General Bipin Rawat, and Shri Kalyan Singh have been awarded with Padma Awards 2022.

Dr V Anantha Nageswaran takes over as new Chief Economic Advisor.

The indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) MK III aircraft was formally inducted at INS Utkrosh at Port Blair on January 28, 2022.

Indian parliament launched Digital Sansad app launched to make live proceedings accessible to citizens.

Xiomara Castro becomes the first woman President of Honduras.

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