Weekly Current Affairs | 24th to 30th of January 2022

India Celebrating 73rdRepublic Day on 26 January 2022

  • According to the Ministry of Defence, for the first time, an Indian Air Force (IAF) will show grand fly past by 75 aircraft or helicopters. A drone show by 1,000 indigenously developed drones has been planned for the ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony, along with projection mapping will be shown for the first time. In another first, 480 dancers will perform during the cultural programme at the parade have been selected through a nationwide Vande Bharatam dance competition.

International Cricket Council announced ICC Awards 2021

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the winners of the 17th edition of ICC Awards for the year 2021 to recognise and honour the best international cricket players of the previous 12 months, between January 01, 2021, and December 31, 2021. Notably, these awards honour players for their performances for their respective national side in a year.

The apex international cricket governing body has named the winners in the different categories such as:

Emerging Cricketer of the Year, T20I Cricketer of the Year and Associate Cricketer of the Year for both men’s and women’s cricket.

Winners are listed below:

Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year:

Smriti Mandhana (India)

Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year:

Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan)

ICC Umpire of the Year:

Marais Erasmus

ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year:

Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan)

ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year:

Tammy Beaumont (England)

ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year:

Janneman Malan (South Africa)

ICC Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year:

Fatima Sana (Pakistan)

ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year:

Zeeshan Maqsood (Oman)

ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year:

Andrea-Mae Zepeda (Austria)

ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year:

Babar Azam (Pakistan)

ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year:

Lizelle Lee (South Africa)

ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year:

Joe Root (England)

Ministry of Home Affairs Padma Awards 2022 announced

The Union ministry of home affairs announced the Padma awards on the eve of the country’s 73rd Republic Day.

The Awards are given in three categories:

  • Padma Vibhushan (for exceptional and distinguished service)
  • Padma Bhushan (distinguished service of higher-order)
  • Padma Shri (distinguished service)
  • The award seeks to recognize achievements in all fields of activities or disciplines where an element of public service is involved. These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year.

Padma Vibhushan (4)

  1. Ms. Prabha Atre Art Maharashtra
  2. Shri Radhey shyam Khemka (Posthumous) Literature and Education U.P.
  3. General BipinRawat(Posthumous) Civil Service Uttarakhand
  4. ShriKalyan Singh (Posthumous) Public Affairs Uttar Pradesh

Padma Bhushan (17)

  1. ShriGhulamNabi Azad Public Affairs Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Shri Victor Banerjee Art West Bengal
  3. Ms. GurmeetBawa(Posthumous) Art Punjab
  4. ShriBuddhadebBhattacharjee Public Affairs West Bengal
  5. ShriNatarajanChandrasekaran Trade and Industry Maharashtra
  6. Shri Krishna Ella and Smt. Suchitra Ella* (Duo) Trade and Industry Telangana
  7. Ms. Madhur Jaffery Others Culinary USA
  8. Shri Devendra Jhajharia Sports Rajasthan
  9. Shri Rashid Khan Art Uttar Pradesh
  10.  Shri Rajiv Mehrishi Civil Service Rajasthan
  11.  Shri SatyaNarayana Nadella Trade and Industry USA
  12.  Shri Sundararajan Pichai Trade and Industry USA
  13.  Shri Cyrus PoonawallaTrade and Industry Maharashtra
  14.  Shri Sanjaya Rajaram (Posthumous) Sci and Engg Mexico
  15.  Ms. Pratibha Ray Literature and Education Odisha
  16.  Swami Sachidan and Literature and Education Gujarat
  17.  Shri VashishthTripathi Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
  18. Padma Shri (107)

National Affairs

  • Union Agriculture Ministry has amended the guidelines of Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) to provide 40-100 per cent subsidy until March 2023 in purchasing drones for farm mechanization. After the amendment, a grant for the purchase of drones up to 100 per cent of the cost of agriculture drones or Rs 10 lakhs, whichever is less, can be given.
  • The Union Minister of Home and Cooperation AmitShah has virtually released India’s First “District Good Governance Index” for 20 districts of Jammuand Kashmir. The top 5 districts in the District Good Governance Index” are (1) Jammu (2) Doda (3) Samba (4) Pulwama (5) Srinagar.
  • Prime Minister NarendraModi has unveiled a hologram statue of NetajiSubhas Chandra Bose at India Gate on Parakram Divas. The size of the hologram statue is 28 feet in height and 6 feet in width. A grand statue, which will be made of granite, will replace the hologram statue once it is completed.
  • Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has released a 5-year roadmap and Vision Document 2.0 for the electronics sector. The Vision Document 2.0 titled “$300 bn Sustainable Electronics Manufacturing & Exports by 2026” has been prepared by MeitY in association with the India Cellular & Electronics Association (ICEA).
  • India has paid USD 29.9 million in UN regular budget assessments for the year 2022. As of January 21, 2022, 24 Member States have paid their regular budget assessments in full. India is currently a nonpermanent member of the 15-nation Security Council and its two-year term will end on December 31, 2022.
  • Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) for the year 2022 has been conferred to 29 children. These winners include 15 Boys and 14 Girls, belonging to 21 States and UTs. The PMRBP award is given by the Government of India to children with exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments in 6 categories. The award carries a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/-.
  • LokSabha Speaker Om Birla has launched the official mobile application of the Parliament named ‘Digital Sansad App’ on January 27, 2022, to allow citizens toaccess live proceedings of the House, including the Union Budget 2022 live. The app will make the Parliament and Parliamentary proceedings accessible not only to the members but also to the public of the country.

States in the News

  • Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur has launched the ‘Apna Kangra’ app and hampers handcrafted by self-help groups (SHGs) at Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. The app aims to provide a hassle-free experience for tourists and to boost sales of local handicrafts.
  • The government of Karnataka has launched India’s first AVGC Center of Excellence (CoE) (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics) in Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka. AVGC CoEwas launched with pioneering high technology digital media hub under its Innovate Karnataka initiative. Itis funded by the Department of Electronics Information Technology Biotechnology and Science &Technology.
  • Governments of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana have signed anMoU at Panchkula, for the construction of AdiBadri Dam that would come upon 77 acres in Himachal Pradesh near the AdiBadri area of Yamuna Nagar district of Haryana. The proposed dam aims for the rejuvenation of the Saraswatiriver with an estimated cost of Rs 215.35 crore.
  • RamgarhVishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan, which is among the proposed five sites in the country, is expected to be formally notified as tiger reserve (TR) soon before the Global Tiger Summit, which is to be held at Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Kerala Bird Atlas (KBA), the first-of-its-kind State level bird atlas in India, has created solid baseline data about the distribution and abundance of bird species across all major habitats, giving an impetus to futuristic studies. It is being conducted as a citizen science-driven exercise with the participation of over1,000 volunteers of the bird watching community KBA has been prepared based on systematic surveys held twice over 60 days a year.
  • India’s first innovation centre for graphene will be set up in Kerala by the Digital University Kerala (DUK), along with the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) in Thrissur, for Rs86.41 crore. This will be the first graphene Research and Development (R&D) incubation centre in the country. Tata Steel Limited is set to be the industrial partner of the centre.

International Affairs

  • The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) member countries will be conducting a 12-day maritime exercise in the Mediterranean Sea from January 24, 2022. The name of the maritime exercise is “Neptune Strike ’22”. The naval drill will end on February 04, 2022. The main purpose of this exercise will be to demonstrate and test NATO’s wide range of maritime capabilities.
  • Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley was sworn in for a second term in office on 20 January 2022, following a landslide victory by her party in the 2022election.
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank has committed USD 150 million to invest in the development of data centres that mostly serve emerging Asia. This project is being AIIB’s 1st data centre project. India is a key founding member of AIIB. AIIB’s investment of USD 100 million through a parallel fund structure and USD 50 million through co investments mark the final close of KDCF II, a development fund making strategic investments in the fast-growing data center sector with a focus on the Asia Pacific.
  • The Russian, Chinese and Iranian navies undertook naval exercises CHIRU-2Q22 in the Gulf of Oman. The maritime drills conducted in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean aimed at deepening practical cooperation among the navies of the three countries.
  • The world’s largest canal lock has been inaugurated at Ijmuiden, a small port city, in the Port of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The sea lock was inaugurated by Dutch King Willen-Alexander. The Ijmuiden sea lock is 500-meter (1,640-feet) long and 70-meter wide. Construction on the massive infrastructure project began in 2016 and was meant to be done by 2019. It also went over the initiallyplanned budget by around €300 million ($338 million).

Agreements / MoUs Signed

  • Jio Platforms (JPL) has signed a pact with the University of Oulu, Finland, to accelerate research and standardization in 6G technology. JPL and the University of Oulu will collaborate in Research and Development (R&D) of aerial and space communication, holographic beam forming, 3Dconnected intelligence in cyber security, microelectronics, and photonics.
  • Bharti Airtel and Google have announced a long term partnership agreement, to accelerate the growth of India’s digital ecosystem. Under the deal, Googlewill invest USD 1 billion in Airtel. From the total investment, Google will invest USD 700 million to acquire a 1.28 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel Ltd. Theremaining USD 300 million will go toward multi-year commercial agreements with Airtel, including devices built together by the two tech giants.
  • Terra Pay has signed MoU with NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL) to allow Indian customers with an active UPI ID to receive real-time, international payments into their bank accounts via Terra Pay’s secure payments technology. It will enable a seamless and convenient cross-border remittancesexperience. NIPL is an international arm of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Books and Authors

  • Union Minister of State for Culture, Meenakashi Lekhi has released a pictorial comic book titled ‘India’s Women Unsung Heroes’, as a tribute to the forgotten women freedom fighters of the country. The book has been prepared by the Ministry of Culture in partnership with Amar Chitra Katha, an Indian publisher of Indian comics and graphic novels. India will be celebrating 75 years of independence this August 15.
  • The former finance secretary of India, Subhash Chandra Garg has announced his debut book named “The $10 Trillion Dream”. The book is scheduled to hit stands towards the end of February 2022. The new book explores the critical policy issues that India faces today and suggests reforms for it to become a USD 10 trillion economy by the mid-2030s. It is published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI).
  • A new book titled “A Little Book of India: Celebrating 75 years of Independence” authored by Ruskin Bond was released, marking 75 years of India’s Independence. The book is the blend of “physical and spiritual” attributes of India and also highlights the last 75 years of India’s progress as a nation. It is published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI).

Banking / Economy / Business News

  • According to a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Working Paper, the optimal hedge ratio for the External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) raised by firms in India is estimated at 63 per cent for the periods of high volatility in the foreign exchange (forex/FX) market. An optimal hedge ratio is a ratio that implies the percentage of total asset or liability exposure that an entity ought to hedge against exchange rate fluctuations.
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (SFB) has launched ‘Platina Fixed Deposit’, offering interest of 15 basis points (bps) higher than the regular term deposit rates provided by Ujjivan SFB. The Platina FD is a non-callable deposit, where partial & premature withdrawal is not applicable. While the interest amount can be received on monthly, quarterly or at the end of the maturity period.
  • The Government of India has sanctioned and notified the Scheme for the amalgamation of the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank Ltd with Unity Small Finance Bank Ltd. This means that from January 25, 2022 all the branches of the PMC Bank will function as branches of Unity Small FinanceBank Ltd.
  • City Union Bank in association with smart-techenabled preventive healthcare platform GOQii and powered by the National Payments Corporation ofIndia (NPCI), has launched a wearable payment solution called CUB fitness watch debit card. Customers need to hold this wristwatch in front of the PoS device during payment like tapping the card on PoS.
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut India’s economic growth forecast for the current fiscal 2021-22 (FY22) to 9 per cent, in its latest world economic outlook report. Earlier this was estimated at 9.5%. IMF has projected the growth forecast forIndia in 2022-23 (FY23) at 7.1% IMF has projectedthe global growth rate in 2022 to 4.4%, and in 2023 to 3.8%.
  • Food-ordering and instant grocery delivery platform, Swiggy has signed a $700 million funding round led by asset manager Invesco. With this, the total valuation of Swiggy has reached to $10.7 billion i.e. it is now a decacorn. A decacorn is a startup with a valuation of more than $10 billion.
  • Fullerton India and One97 Communications Limited, which owns the brand Paytm, have announced a partnership to provide lending products to merchant partners and consumers. With the partnership, the two established institutions will leverage data-driven insights and wide reach to bring credit to new-to-credit users. They aim to co-create innovative merchant loan products using customer payment behaviour and Fullerton’s years of experience of understanding of this segment.
  • The government of India officially handed over India’s flag carrier, Air India to the Tata Group on January 27, 2022, almost 69 years after acquiring the conglomerate. The total value of the deal is Rs 18,000 crore (US$2.4 billion). The strategic disinvestment transaction of Air India includes the transfer of a 100 per cent stake of GoI in Air India to Tata Sons, along with management control.
  • A teen-focused Fintech startup based in India, Pencilton has recently launched PencilCard, a debit card that is compliant with National Common Mobility Card standards. It has been launched in partnership with Trans corp. The National Common Mobility Card was developed by India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in early 2019. It allows the user to pay for travel, toll duties, retail shopping and withdraw money.
  • According to the World Gold Council (WGC) report ‘Gold Demand Trends 2021’ has informed that the global gold demand rose 10 per cent in 2021 to 4,021.3 tonnes. The overall gold demand during 2020, which was impacted following Covid-19 related disruptions, stood at 3,658.8 tonnes. India’s gold consumption surged to 797.3 tonnes in 2021, on the back of the recovery in consumer sentiments and pent-up demand post Covid-19-related disruptions and the bullish trend is set to continue this year as well.

Appointments / Resignations

  • Plant-based meat company Good Dot has roped in Neeraj Chopra as its brand ambassador. With this association, the company wants to create awarenessabout the new category of plant-based meats. It also wants to send out a message that small changes in lifestyle and food choices can go a long way in making the world a better place.
  • Vinod anand Jha has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Adjudicating Authority, for a period of 5 years. Jha is a 1983-batch retired IRS officer, who was serving as the Principal ChiefCommissioner of Income Tax in Pune before this.
  • The Government of India has appointed Dr V Anantha Nageswaran as the new Chief Economic Adviser. The announcement came days ahead of the presentation of the 2022 Union Budget on February 1 and the tabling of the 2021-22 Economic Survey on January 31.
  • Pushp Kumar Joshi has been named to be the newchairman and managing director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL), the nation’s third-largest oil refining and fuel marketing company.

Defence News

  • Swedish defence company ‘Saab’ had been selected by the Indian Armed Force through a competitive programme for the supply of single-shot anti armour weapon AT4. AT4 will be used by the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force. The order includes the AT4CS AST, which can be fired from confined spaces such as from inside buildings, bunkers and other urban environments. Carl-Gustaf system of Saab is being already used by the Indian Armed Forces.
  • Russia delivered all the contracted 70,000 AK-203 Kalashnikov assault rifles to the Indian Armed Forces. The Indian Armed Forces had placed an order for 670,000 rifles, for which the contract was signed on December 06, 2021, between India and Kalashnikov (Russian defence manufacturing unit). The total cost of the contract is around Rs 5,124 crore. The contract included procuring 70,000 riflesoff the shelf.
  • Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy conducted a joint maritime exercise Paschim Lehar (XPL-2022) off the West Coast which concluded. The exercise continued for 20 days and was conducted with an aim to enhance Inter-Service synergy among the Indian Navy, IAF, Indian Army and Coast Guard.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was conferred with the Netaji Award 2022 by Netaji Research Bureau. Consul General of Japan in Kolkata Nakamura Yutaka received the honour on behalf of Mr. Abe at a function at the Elgin Road residence of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary.
  • Prajakta Koli has become India’s first UN Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Climate Champion. She is a content creator on various online platforms like youtube, Instagram, etc. She has been conferred the title for her contribution towards mental health, women’s rights and girl child educationthrough various global social campaigns.
  • P S Vinothraj directed film Koozhangal from India won the best film award in the Asian Film Competition section at the 20th Dhaka International Film Festival. Information and Broadcasting Minister of Bangladesh Hasan Mahmud gave away the awards as Chief Guest during the concluding session organised at the National Museum auditorium in Dhaka.
  • Olympian Neeraj Chopra will be honoured with ParamVishisht Seva Medal on the eve of Republic Day by President Ram Nath Kovind. He is the first track and field athlete to win a gold medal for India at the Olympics. Neeraj is a Subedar in the Indian Army.
  • The government of Assam has conferred its highest civilian award ‘Assam Baibhav’ on Industrialist Ratan Tata. Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi conferred the award to the former chairman of Tata Sons. The Assam government conferred ‘Asom Baibhav’ to Ratan Tata for his contribution to setting up cancertreatment facilities in the state.
  • Sathya mangalam Tiger Reserve (Erode district, Tamil Nadu) has been given the prestigious TX2award after its tiger numbers doubled to 80 since 2010. Apart from the STR, the Bardia National Park in Nepal has won this year’s TX2 award for doubling the population of wild tigers.

Summit and Conference

  • Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has hosted the first India-Central Asia Summit, through the virtual platform. It was the first of its kind engagement between India and the Central Asian countries at the level of leaders. The central Asian region has five recognized countries. The Summit was attended by the Presidents of these five Central Asian countries. These are the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan), Republic of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Republic of Uzbekistan. The first India-Central Asia Summit coincided with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Central Asian countries.

Ranks and Reports

  • NITI Aayog has released a report titled ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India’ on January 22, 2022, which outlines the need and importance of the inclusion of Electric Vehicles in RBI priority-sector lending guidelines. The report has been developed by NITI Aayog in collaboration with US-based nonprofit organisations Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and RMI India.
  • Transparency International has released the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2021 in which India has been ranked at 85th spot (Score of 40). The ranking has been topped jointly by three countries- Denmark, Finland and New Zealand(Score of 88). This ranking measures how corrupt each country’s public sector is perceived to be. The results are given on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to100 (very clean). 180 countries are ranked in it.
  • Apple has retained its position as the most valuable brand in 2022 as well, according to the Brand Finance 2022 Global 500 report. The brand valuation of Apple was recorded at $355.1 billion in 2022, which is an increase of 35% from last year. This is the highest brand value ever recorded in the Brand Finance Global 500 ranking history. The Indianconglomerate Tata Group has emerged as the most valuable brand from India and also in South Asia. It is the only brand from the country in the top 100. The Global Rank of Tata Group 78. The brand value of Tata Group is US$23.9 billion.

Science and Technology News

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully test-fired the Vikas engine that would power India’s first human-carry rocket (Gaganyaan human space mission). This qualification test of the Vikas Engine for the Gaganyaan human space mission was conducted by ISRO at Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu. More such tests on Vikas Engine will be conducted in the future by ISRO.
  • CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has developed an indigenous RT-PCR diagnostic kit, ‘Om’, for the testing of the Omicron variant of coronavirus. It is the first kit made by any government institution, and the third to be madeindigenously, for specific testing of Omicron. Currently, two more such kits developed by private players are available in the market. The kit will give test results in around two hours.

Sports News

  • Ace Indian shuttler, PV Sindhu has bagged the women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Tournament in Lucknow. Sindhu beat fellow Indian MalvikaBansod 21-13 21-16 to win her second Syed Modi title after 2017. The 2022 Syed Modi International badminton tournament was held at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from 18 to 23 January 2022.
  • India’s first para-badminton academy has been set up in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It has all the advanced equipment and facilities. The set-up will improve India’s medal prospects at the 2024 Paralympics to be held in Paris, France at Stade de France stadium.
  • The women’s team from Ladakh has lifted the 9thNational Women’s Ice Hockey Championship in Himachal Pradesh. The championship was organized by the Ice Hockey Association of India at Kaza area in the Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Lucknow’s IPL franchise, which is owned by Sanjiv Goenka (RPSG Group), has been renamed Lucknow Super Giants ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction. Lucknow team roped in KL Rahul as their captain and also roped in Australia allrounder Marcus Stoinis and leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi.

Important Days

  • In India, the National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is observed annually on January 24. The day aims to focus on the inequalities faced by girls, to promote the education, health & nutrition of the girl child, and to spread awareness about the rights of a girl child.
  • The International Day of Education is marked every year on 24 January globally to celebrate the role of education in bringing global peace and sustainable development.
  • The Indian government established January 25 as the National Tourism Day to raise awareness about the importance of tourism for the country’s economy.The day is observed to cultivate awareness among the global community on the importance of tourism and its social, political, financial and cultural worth.
  • India observes “National Voters’ Day” every year on January 25 to encourage more young voters to take part in the political process. Election Commission ofIndia is celebrating 12th National Voters Day on 25thJanuary 2022. The theme for this year’s NVD, ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative’.
  • International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust (International Holocaust Remembrance Day) is observed on 27 January. In 2022, the theme guiding the United Nations Holocaust remembrance and education is“Memory, Dignity and Justice”.
  • The International Customs Day (ICD) is observed on 26 January every year. The day is celebrated to recognise the role of customs officials and agenciesand focus on the working conditions and challenges that customs officers face in their jobs. This year, the theme chosen by WCO for ICD is ‘Scaling up CustomsDigital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem’.
  • Data Privacy Day is celebrated on January 28, every year across the world. The objective of the day is to sensitize individuals and disseminate privacy practices and principles. It encourages everyone to own their privacy responsibilities to create a culture of privacy.

Obituaries

  • Former India footballer Subhas Bhowmick has passed away at the age of 72 years due to prolonged illness. He was born in West Bengal. He was part ofthe Indian Football team that won a bronze medal at the 1970 Asian Games (held in Bangkok).
  • Noted Indian historian, archaeologist and epigraphist from Tamil Nadu, Rama chandran Nagaswamy, has passed away. He was 91. He first director of the Tamil Nadu government’s Department of Archaeology. Nagaswamy was known for his work on temple inscriptions and art history of Tamil Nadu.
  • Noted Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini of France has passed away. Italian-born Salvini was a regular visitor to India, especially Kerala where she learnt Kathakali, and ran ‘Centre Mandapa’, a school for Indian dance forms, in Paris. The Government of India conferred the Padma Shri award on Salvini in 2019 for her contribution in the field of performing arts.
  • Former Hockey mid-fielder Charanjit Singh has passed away, after suffering a cardiac arrest and prolonged age-related illnesses. He was 90. He was the Captain of the Indian hockey team which won gold in the Tokyo Olympics of 1964. He was also a member of the Indian team which won silver medals in the 1960 Games in Rome, and in the 1962 Asian Games at Jakarta.
  • Renowned Marathi author and social activist Anil Awachat has passed away. Awachat was the founder of a de-addiction center called MuktanganRehabilitation Center in Pune in 1986. He was known for his several Marathi books like “Manasa”, Swatahavishayi, “Gard”, “Karyarat”, “Karyamagna”and “Kutuhalapoti”.

Miscellaneous News

  • Indian Movie’s Jai Bhim and Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simhamhave been officially shortlisted for the Oscars 2022. Jai Bhim is the fourth Indian film to get nominated for Oscars after Mother India, Salaam Bombay, and Lagaan. Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham has been also nominated for the Global Community Oscar Awards 2021. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts andSciences has released the list of 276 films eligible for the awards this year.
  • Jammu and Kashmir Police has bagged 115 Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG), out of a total of 189 awarded this year. They more than doubled their lastyear’s tally of 52 PMGs. J&K Police won awards for conducting several counter-insurgency operations in 2019-20.
  • India’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging station with a capacity of 100 charging points for 4 wheelers, was opened at Delhi-Jaipur National Highway in Gurugram. Previously, India’s largest EV charging station was situated in Navi Mumbai with 16 AC & 4 DC charging ports for EVs. The new EV charging station has been developed by tech-piloting company Alektrify Private Limited.

Static Takeaways

  • Union Minister of Agriculture: Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Himachal Pradesh Capital: Shimla (Summer), Dharamshala (Winter)
  • Himachal Pradesh Governor: RajendraArlekar
  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister: Jai Ram Thakur
  • Karnataka Capital: Bengaluru
  • Karnataka Chief Minister: Basavaraj S Bommai
  • Karnataka Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot
  • Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot; Governor: Kalraj Mishra
  • Kerala Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kerala Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan
  • Kerala Chief Minister: PinarayiVijayan
  • NATO Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium
  • NATO Chairman of the NATO Military Committee: Admiral Rob Bauer
  • Member countries of NATO: 30; Founded: 4 April 1949
  • Barbados Capital: Bridgetown
  • Barbados Currency: Barbados Dollar
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Headquarters: Beijing, China
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Membership: 105 Members
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Formation: 16 January 2016
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Head: Jin Liqun
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Founded: 2017
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Headquarters: Bengaluru
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank MD & CEO: Ittira Davis
  • Chairman Of PMC Bank: S. Balbir Singh Kochhar
  • PMC Bank Founded: 1984
  • PMC Bank Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • City Union Bank Headquarters: Kumbakonam
  • City Union Bank CEO: Dr. N. Kamakodi (1 May 2011–)
  • City Union Bank Founded: 1904
  • Fullerton India CEO: ShantanuMitra
  • Fullerton India Founded: 1994
  • Fullerton India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Tata Group Founder: Jamsetji Tata
  • Tata Group Founded: 1868, Mumbai
  • Tata Group Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Saab Founded: 1937
  • Saab Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Saab President and CEO: Micael Johansson
  • Assam Governor: JagdishMukhi
  • Assam Chief Minister: HimantaBiswaSarma
  • Ice Hockey Association of India President: DrSurinder Mohan Bali
  • 1st Chief Election Commissioner of Independent India- SukumarSen
  • Sushil Chandra is the current 24th Chief Election Commissioner
  • World Customs Organization headquarters: Brussels, Belgium
  • World Customs Organization Membership: 182 countries
  • World Customs Organization Secretary-General: KunioMikuriya
  • Chairman and Space Secretary of ISRO: Dr S Somanath
  • ISRO Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • ISRO established: 15 August 1969
  • BhartiAirtel CEO: GopalVittal
  • BhartiAirtel Founder: Sunil Bharti Mittal
  • BhartiAirtel Founded: 7 July 1995
  • Google CEO: SundarPichai
  • Google Founded: 4 September 1998, California, United States
  • Google Founders: Larry Page, Sergey Brin
  • World Gold Council CEO: David Tait
  • World Gold Council Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
  • World Gold Council Founded: 1987
  • World Gold Council President: Kelvin Dushnisky
  • The Netherlands Capital: Amsterdam
  • The Netherlands Currency: Euro
  • The Netherlands Prime minister: Mark Rutte
  • NPCI Founded: 2008
  • NPCI Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • NPCI MD & CEO: DilipAsbe

Daily Short CA Short Notes – 29 January, 2022

Daily Current Affairs Short Notes for All Competitive Exams.

  • Modi Virtually Hosted 1st India – Central Asia Summit 2022
  • MoA&FW – Subsidy to popularize Drone in Agriculture
  • India – Philippines – USD 374.9 Million – Brahmos Missile
  • ALH MK III – INS Utkrosh – Port Blair
  • NHEV – Nation’s Largest EV Charging Station – Gurgaon
  • FAARMS – RGICL – Insurance to Farmers
  • Terrapay – NPCI International – Real time & International Payments
  • IIFL Securities – Alphaniti – Stock Market Investors
  • Pops – Paytm Money
  • Google – $1 Billion Deal – Airtel
  • AirAsia Renamed as Capital A Berhad(Capital A)
  • Ayesha Malik – 1st Female Judge of Pakistan’s Supreme Court
  • Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve – TX2 Award
  • Meenakshi Lekhi – Comic Book – India’s Women Unsung Heroes
  • J&K Police – 115 Police Medals For Gallantry
  • IIFL Finance Chairman – Arun Kumar Purwar
  • HPCL CMD – Pushp Kumar Joshi
  • Operation Khatma (Book) – RC Ganjoo & Ashwini Bhatnagar
  • Charanjit Singh (Former Hockey Team Captain) – Passed Away
  • Milena Salvini (Kathakali Dancer) – Passed Away
  • Anil Awachat (Marathi Author) – Passed Away

Daily Short CA Short Notes – 28 January, 2022

Daily Current Affairs Short Notes for All Competitive Exams.

  • Indian Navy – Maritime Exercise – Paschim Lehar 2022 – Arabian Sea
  • CSIR – MOU With – Institute Pasteur (France) – Advancement in Human Health
  • INS Khukri – Handed Over to Diu Administration
  • Govt Approved PMC Bank Amalgamation with – Unity Small Finance Bank Ltd
  • Max Life – Policybazaar – Insurance cover for Homemakers
  • IMF : India’s GDP : 9% in FY22 , 7.1% in FY23
  • India – MOU With – UAE – $150 MN Venture Capital – To boost Startup Ecosystem
  • Asom Baibhav Award : Ratan Tata
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal : Neeraj Chopra
  • A Little Book of India : Celebrating 75 years of Independence (Book) – Ruskin Bond
  • Liberty After Freedom (Book) – Rohan J Alva
  • International Customs Day : Jan 26 (Theme : Scaling Up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem)
  • International Day of Commemoration in memory of victims of the Holocaust : Jan 27 (Theme : Memory, Dignity and Justice)
  • Grama One (12 Districts) – Karnataka
  • 13 More New Districts in Andhra Pradesh (Total : 26 Districts)
  • Mana Ooru Mana Badi : Telangana
  • Brain Health Initiative : Karnataka
  • Kerala – 1stScientific Bird Atlas
  • Sydney Tennis Classic : Aslan Karatsev
  • Lucknow IPL Team : Lucknow Super Giants

Daily Short CA Short Notes – 26 & 27 January, 2022

Daily Current Affairs Short Notes for All Competitive Exams.

  • Ministry of Home Affairs : Padma Awards 2022
  • India – Israel – Logo – Marking 30th Anniversary of diplomatic ties
  • Ashwini Vaishnaw – MeitY’s Vision Document – $300bn Electronics Production
  • Nation’s 1st Graphene Innovation Centre : Thrissur
  • India Pays $29.9 Million in UN Regular Budget Assessments for 2022
  • Transparency International : CPI : India (85th Rank)
  • CUB – GOQii – CUB Easy Pay Fitness Watch Debit Card
  • RBI – Overnight VRR Auction : 75000 Cr
  • BoM – Lendingkart Technologies – MSME Loans
  • Nation’s 1st Debit Card with NCMC for Teens : PencilCard
  • World’s Largest Exporter of Cucumber & Gherkins : India
  • Smriti mandhana : Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
  • Mansukh Mandaviya – MyCGHS
  • World’s Fastest AI Supercomputer : RSC
  • Russia : 70,000 AK – 203 Assault Rifles – India
  • China – Iran – Russia : Naval Exercise : CHIRU – 2Q22
  • Brand Finance : World’s Valuable Brand : Apple
  • 4th Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan : Ramgarh Wildlife sanctuary
  • 73rd Republic Day : Jan 26
  • International Holocaust Remembrance Day : Jan 27 (Theme : Memory , Dignity and Justice)

Daily Short CA Short Notes – 25 January, 2022

Daily Current Affairs Short Notes for All Competitive Exams.

  • Giriraj Singh : Rural Area Development Plan Formulation & Implementation Guidelines
  • Global Cyber Security Outlook 2022 : WEF
  • Brookings Institution : Global AI Adopters : India (7th)
  • Fullerton India – One97 Communications – Provide lending products
  • World Bank – 1000 Cr – West Bengal – Social Protection Services
  • Indipaisa – Hitachi Payments – Fintech Platforms for MSME
  • 20th Dhaka International Film Festival : Koozhangal
  • 29 Children Awarded Pradhan Mantri Bal Puraskar Award 2022
  • ICC Awards announced : ICC
  • Armenia President – Armen Sarkissian – Resigned
  • PMLA Adjudicating Authority Chairperson : Vinodanand Jha
  • R Nagaswamy (Epigraphist ) – Passed Away
  • International Day of Education : January 24 (Theme : Changing Course , Transforming Education)
  • National Girl Child Day : January 24
  • Parakram Diwas : January 23
  • National Voters’ Day : January 25 (Theme : Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative)
  • National Tourism Day : January 25

Daily Short CA Short Notes – 23 & 24 January, 2022

Daily Current Affairs Short Notes for All Competitive Exams.

  • NITI Aayog – RMI – RMI India: Banking on Electric Vehicles in India
  • Haryana & Himachal Pradesh: Construction of AdiBadri Dam
  • DoF & PD: Roadmap for OSM
  • 125th Birth Anniversary: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (Parakram Diwas)
  • Hologram Statue of Netaji subhash Chandra Bose – India Gate – PM Modi
  • Netaji Award: Shinzo Abe
  • 67% of India’s Youth – Climate Change – Global Emergency
  • GOI : 40 – 100 % Subsidy – Drone in Agriculture
  • Modi : WEF Davos Agenda Summit
  • District Good Governance Index : Jammu
  • 4th Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation :BhupenderYadhav
  • NATO – Maritime Drills – Mediterranean Sea
  • Platina Fixed Deposit Scheme :Ujjivan SFB
  • AIIB – USD 150 Mn – Developing Data Centres
  • UNDP India’s 1st Youth Climate Champion :Prajakta Koli
  • NASA’s International Air and Space Program :Jahnavi Dangeti
  • Children’s Word of the year 2021 : Anxiety
  • Spice Xchange India: Som Prakash
  • Jupiter – Like Planet : T 01 -2180 b
  • Koyla Darpan : Coal Ministry
  • Artificial Moon : China
  • Yogyata App : CSC
  • ISRO – Vikas Engine – Mahendragiri
  • 9th National Women’s Ice Hockey Championship won by : Ladakh
  • Syed Modi Badminton 2022 : PV Sindhu
  • International Day of Education : 24th January
  • National Girl Child Day : 24th January
  • Subhas Bhowmick – Passed away

Current Affairs – 24 January, 2022

நடப்பு நிகழ்வுகள் , ஜனவரி  24 – 2022

CURRENT AFFAIRS JANUARY 24 – 2022

1. இந்தியாவின்முதல்மாவட்டநல்லாட்சிகுறியீட்டில்முதலிடம்பிடித்தமாவட்டம்எது

  1. ஜம்மு
  2. தோடா
  3. சம்பா
  4. புல்வாமா

Answer: 1

  • மத்தியஉள்துறைஅமைச்சர்அமித்ஷாஜம்முமற்றும்காஷ்மீரின் 20 மாவட்டங்களுக்கானஇந்தியாவின்முதல் “மாவட்டநல்லாட்சிகுறியீட்டை” கிட்டத்தட்டவெளியிட்டார். 
  • மாவட்டநல்லாட்சிகுறியீட்டில்முதல் 5 மாவட்டங்கள்” 
  • ஜம்மு, (2) தோடா, (3) சம்பா, (4) புல்வாமாமற்றும் (5) ஸ்ரீநகர்.
  • இந்தஅட்டவணையைஜம்மு&காஷ்மீர்அரசுடன்இணைந்துநிர்வாகசீர்திருத்தங்கள்மற்றும்பொதுகுறைகள்துறை (DARPG) தயாரித்துள்ளது. 

Which is the first favorite district in the first district good governance index of India?

  1. Jammu
  2. Dota
  3. Samba
  4. Pulwama

Answer: 1

  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah has almost released India’s first “District Good Governance Code” for 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Top 5 Districts in the District Good Governance Index “
  • Jammu, (2) Doda, (3) Samba, (4) Pulwama and (5) Srinagar.
  • This schedule has been prepared by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) in collaboration with the Government of Jammu & Kashmir.

2. சையத் மோடி சர்வதேச பேட்மிண்டன் போட்டியில் மகளிர் ஒற்றையர் பிரிவில் பட்டம் வென்றுள்ளவர் யார்

  1. மாளவிகாபன்சோட்
  2. பி.வி.சிந்து
  3. அன்னாசியோங்
  4. தியோமேஜிங்

Answer: 2

  • சையத்மோடிசர்வதேசபோட்டியில்இந்தியவீராங்கனைபி.வி.சிந்துமகளிர்ஒற்றையர்பிரிவில்பட்டம்வென்றார். 
  • இந்தியவீராங்கனையானமாளவிகாபன்சோட்டைதோற்கடித்து 2017க்குப்பிறகுஇரண்டாவதுசையத்மோடிபட்டத்தைவென்றார். 2022 இல்எங்கு-  சையத்மோடிசர்வதேசபேட்மிண்டன்போட்டிஉத்தரப்பிரதேசத்தின்லக்னோவில்உள்ளபாபுபனாரசிதாஸ்உள்விளையாட்டுநடைபெற்றது.
  • எப்போது – 2022 ஜனவரி 18 முதல் 23 வரை

மற்றபிரிவுகளில்வெற்றிபெற்றவர்கள்:

  • ஆண்கள்இரட்டையர்: மன்வெய்சோங்மற்றும்டீகாய்வுன் (மலேசியா)
  • பெண்கள்இரட்டையர்: அன்னாசியோங்மற்றும்தியோமேஜிங் (மலேசியா)
  • கலப்புஇரட்டையர்: இஷான்பட்நாகர்மற்றும்தனிஷாகாஸ்ட்ரோ (இந்தியா).

Who won the women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Badminton Tournament?

  1. Malavika Bansod
  2. PV Sindhu
  3. Anna Seong
  4. Theo Mae Jing

Answer: 2

  • Syed Modi wins Indian women’s singles title at the PV Sindhu International Singles Championships.
  • Syed Modi won the title for the second time after 2017 by defeating Indian athlete Malavika Bansal. Where in 2022 – Syed Modi International Badminton Tournament was held at the Babu BanarasiDas Indoor Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • When – January 18 to 23, 2022

Winners in other categories:

  • Men’s Doubles: Man Wei Chong and De Kai Woon (Malaysia)
  • Women’s Twins: Anna Seong and Theo Mae Jing (Malaysia)
  • Mixed doubles: Ishan Patnaik and Tanisha Castro (India).

3. இந்தியாவில், தேசிய பெண் குழந்தைகள் தினம் ஒவ்வொரு ஆண்டும் எப்போது அனுசரிக்கப்படுகிறது

  1. ஜனவரி 21
  2. ஜனவரி 22
  3. ஜனவரி 23
  4. ஜனவரி 24

Answer: 4

  • தேசியபெண்குழந்தைகள்தினம் (NGCD) ஆண்டுதோறும்ஜனவரி 24 அன்றுஅனுசரிக்கப்படுகிறது. 
  • பெண்கள்மற்றும்குழந்தைகள்மேம்பாட்டுஅமைச்சகம்மற்றும்இந்தியஅரசின்முயற்சியாக 2008 ஆம்ஆண்டுமுதல்முறையாகஇந்ததினம்அனுசரிக்கப்பட்டது.
  • ஜனவரி 24 – சர்வதேசகல்விதினம்
  • சர்வதேசகல்விதினம் 24 ஜனவரி 2019 அன்றுகொண்டாடப்பட்டது.

2022 ஆம்ஆண்டிற்கானகருப்பொருள் – Changing Course, Transforming

In India, National Girl Child Day is observed every year

  1. January 21
  2. January 22
  3. January 23
  4. January 24

Answer: 4

  • National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is observed annually on January 24.
  • This day was first observed in 2008 at the initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India.
  • January 24 – International Education Day
  • International Education Day was celebrated on 24 January 2019.

Theme for 2022 – Changing Course, Transforming

4. ஐநா வளர்ச்சித் திட்டம் (UNDP) இன் இந்தியாவின் முதல் இளைஞர் காலநிலை சாம்பியன் பட்டத்தை பெற்றவர்யார்

  1. பிரஜக்தாகோலி
  2. லலிதாகுமார்
  3. தர்ஷினிகுப்தா
  4. லட்சுமிரமா

Answer: 1

  • பிரஜக்தாகோலிஇந்தியாவின்முதல்ஐநாவளர்ச்சித்திட்டம் (UNDP) இளைஞர்காலநிலைசாம்பியன்ஆனார். 
  • பருவநிலைநெருக்கடி, புவிவெப்பமடைதல்மற்றும்பல்லுயிர்இழப்புமற்றும்அவற்றின்பாதிப்புகள்குறித்துவிழிப்புணர்வைஏற்படுத்த
  • யூடியூப்பின் ‘Creators for change ’முன்முயற்சியின் உலகளாவிய தூதுவராகவும் உள்ளார்.

Who won the title of India’s first Youth Climate Champion of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)?

  1. Prajakta Goli
  2. Lalita Kumar
  3. Darshini Gupta
  4. Lakshmi Rama

Answer: A

  • Prajakta Koli became India’s first UN Development Program (UNDP) Youth Climate Champion.
  • Raise awareness on climate crisis, global warming and loss of biodiversity and their impact
  • He is also the Global Ambassador for YouTube’s ‘Creators for Change’ initiative.

5. இந்தியாவின்முதல்பாராபேட்மிண்டன்அகாடமிஎங்குஅமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது

  1. மத்தியபிரதேசம்
  2. உத்திரபிரதேசம்
  3. குஜராத்
  4. பீகார்

Answer: 2

  • இந்தியாவின்முதல்பாராபேட்மிண்டன்அகாடமிஉத்தரபிரதேசமாநிலம்லக்னோவில்அமைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. 
  • இதுஅனைத்துமேம்பட்டஉபகரணங்களையும்வசதிகளையும்கொண்டுள்ளது. 
  • 2024ஆம்ஆண்டுபிரான்சின்பாரிஸ்நகரில்நடைபெறவுள்ளபாராலிம்பிக்போட்டியில்இந்தியாவின்பதக்கவாய்ப்புகளைமேம்படுத்தும். 
  • இந்தியபாரா-பேட்மிண்டன் அணியின் தலைமை தேசிய பயிற்சியாளர் கௌரவ்கன்னா, ஏஜியாஸ் ஃபெடரல் லைஃப் இன்சூரன்ஸ் உடன் இணைந்து தொடங்கப்பட்டது.

Where is India’s first Para Badminton Academy located?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Bihar

Answer: 2

  • India’s first Para Badminton Academy is located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
  • It has all the advanced equipment and facilities.
  • It will enhance India’s medal chances at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris, France.
  • Gaurav Khanna, Head National Coach of the Indian Para-Badminton Team, launched in association with Aegis Federal Life Insurance.

6. 2022 ஆம் ஆண்டிற்கான நேதாஜி சுபாஷ்சந்திர போஸ்விருது யாருக்கு வழங்கப்பட்டுள்ளது

  1. ஷின்சோஅபே
  2. ஃபுமியோகிஷிடோ
  3. யோஷிஹிகோசுகா
  4. யோஷிஹிகோநோடா

Answer: 1

  • முன்னாள்ஜப்பான்பிரதமர்ஷின்சோஅபேக்குநேதாஜிஆராய்ச்சிபணியகத்தால்நேதாஜிவிருது 2022 வழங்கப்பட்டது. 
  • நேதாஜிசுபாஷ்சந்திரபோஸின் 125வதுபிறந்தநாளையொட்டிஅவரதுஎல்ஜின்ரோடுஇல்லத்தில்நடைபெற்றவிழாவில், இந்தவிருதுவழங்கப்பட்டது
  • ஜனவரி 2021 இல், ஜப்பானின்முன்னாள்பிரதமர்ஷின்சோஅபேக்கு, நாட்டின்இரண்டாவதுமிகஉயர்ந்தகுடிமகன்விருதானபத்மவிபூஷண்விருதைஇந்தியாவழங்கியது.

Who has been awarded the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Award for 2022?

  1. Shinzo Abe
  2. Fumio Kishido
  3. Yoshihiko Suka
  4. Yoshihiko Noda

Answer: 1

  • The Netaji Award 2022 was presented by former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the Netaji Research Bureau.
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s 125th Birthday Celebration at His Elgin Road Home
  • This award was presented
  • In January 2021, India presented the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award, to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

7. நேட்டோ (வடக்குஅட்லாண்டிக்ஒப்பந்தஅமைப்பு) உறுப்புநாடுகளுக்குஇடையேநடக்கும்கூட்டுபயிற்சியின்பெயர்என்ன

  1. நெப்டியூன்ஸ்ட்ரைக் 22
  2. சிம்பெக்ஸ்
  3. மலபார்
  4. இந்திரா

Answer: 1

  • NATO – Intergovernmental military alliance of Western states ஜனவரி 24, 2022 முதல்மத்தியதரைக்கடலில் 12 நாள்கடல்சார்பயிற்சியைநடத்துகின்றன. 
  • கடல்சார்பயிற்சியின்பெயர் “நெப்டியூன்ஸ்ட்ரைக் ’22”. 
  • கடற்படைஒத்திகைபிப்ரவரி 04, 2022 அன்றுமுடிவடையும். 
  • நேட்டோதலைமையகம்: பிரஸ்ஸல்ஸ், பெல்ஜியம்.
  • நேட்டோஇராணுவக்குழுவின்நேட்டோதலைவர்: அட்மிரல்ராப்பாயர்.
  • நேட்டோவின்உறுப்புநாடுகள்: 30; 
  • நிறுவப்பட்டது: 4 ஏப்ரல் 1949.

What is the name of the joint exercise between NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) member states 

  1. Neptune Strike 22
  2. Simpex
  3. Malabar
  4. Indira

Answer: 1

  • NATO – Intergovernmental military alliance of Western states conducts 12 days of naval exercises in the Mediterranean from January 24, 2022.
  • The name of the marine exercise is “Neptune Strike ’22”.
  • The naval rehearsal will end on February 04, 2022.
  • NATO Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.
  • NATO Leader of the NATO Military Group: Admiral Rob Boyer.
  • NATO member states: 30;
  • Established: 4 April 1949.

8. தமிழகத்தில் எத்தனை  மாவட்டங்களில் புதிய குடிநீர்திட்டங்களை தொடங்கி வைத்தார் 

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 7

Answer: 2

  • ஐந்து மாவட்டங்களுக்கு புதிய குடிநீர் திட்டப்பணிகளை முதல்வர் மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் தொடக்கிவைத்தார். 
  • இந்தத்திட்டங்களுடன் சேர்த்துரூ.662 கோடி மதிப்பிலான திட்டங்களையும் அவர் தொடக்கினார். 
  • கோவை , திருப்பூர், நாமக்கல் , கிருஷ்ணகிரி , கரூர் 
  • உயர்நிலைப்பள்ளியில்உணவுக்கூடம்என ரூ.662.22 கோடிமதிப்பிலான 17 திட்டப்பணிகளை தொடக்கிவைத்தார்.

In how many districts in Tamil Nadu has he started new drinking water projects?

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 7

Answer: 2

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated new drinking water projects for five districts.
  • In addition to these projects, he also launched projects worth Rs 662 crore.
  • Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Namakkal, Krishnagiri, Karur
  • Initiated 17 projects worth Rs. 662.22 crore as a canteen in a high school.

9. தமிழக அரசு எந்த சாலைக்கு செம்மொழி சாலை என்று பெயர் வைத்துள்ளது 

  1. எண்ணூர் சாலை 
  2. அண்ணா சாலை 
  3. சோழிங்கநல்லூர் சாலை 
  4. தி நகர் சாலை 

Answer: 3

  • சென்னைமேடவாக்கம்-சோழிங்கநல்லூர்சாலை ‘செம்மொழிச்சாலை’ எனப்பெயர்மாற்றம்
  • செம்மொழித்தமிழாய்வு மத்திய நிறுவனத்தின் புதியவளாகம் அமைந்துள்ள சென்னை மேடவாக்கம் சோழிங்கதல்லூர் இணைப்புச்சாலை இனி ‘செம்மொழிச்சாலை’ 
  • 2004-ஆம்ஆண்டுஅக்டோபர் 14-ஆம்நாள், மத்தியஅரசால், தமிழ்மொழி, செம்மொழியாசுஅறிவிக்கப்பட்டது. இதைத்தொடர்ந்து, செம்மொழித்தமிழாய்வுமத்தியநிறுவனம், மத்திய அரசால் 2007-ஆம் ஆண்டு ஆகஸ்ட் 18 தொடங்கி வைக்கப்பட்டது. இந்த நிறுவனத்துக்கான புதியகட்டடத்தை பிரதமர் நரேந்திரமோடி திறந்து வைத்தார்.

The Government of Tamil Nadu has named any road as Classical Road

  1. Ennore Road
  2. Anna street
  3. Cholinganallur Road
  4. The Nagar Road

Answer: 3

  • Chennai Medavakkam-Cholinganallur Road renamed as ‘Classical Road’
  • Chennai Medavakkam Cholingathallur Link Road, the new headquarters of the Central Institute of Classical Languages, is now a ‘Classical Road’.
  • Announced by the Central Government on October 14, 2004 in Tamil, Classical. Following this, the Central Institute of Classical Languages ​​was established by the Central Government on August 18, 2007. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the new building for the company.

10. தற்போதைய தலைமை தேர்தல் அதிகாரி யார் 

  1. ரஞ்சன் குமார் 
  2. அஜய் குமார் 
  3. அர்ஜுன் சிங் 
  4. சத்யபிரதா சாகு 

Answer: 4

  • கடந்த ஆண்டு நடை பெற்ற சட்டப்பேரவைத் தேர்தலை சிறப்பாக நடத்தியதற்காக தமிழக தலைமைத்தேர்தல் அதிகாரி சத்யபிரதா சாகுவுக்கு தேசிய விருது வழங்கப்படவிருக்கிறது.
  • இதுகுறித்து இந்திய தேர்தல் ஆணையத்தின் (வாக்காளர் விழிப்புணர்வு மற்றும் வாக்குப் பதிவு மேம்பாட்டுத் திட்டம்) இயக்குநர் சந்தோஷ் அஜ்மீரா, 
  • அனைத்து வகை களிலும் சிறப்பாகவும், திறம்படவும் தேர்தலை நடத்திய சிறந்த மாநிலமாக தமிழகம் தேர்வு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளது.

Who is the current Chief Electoral Officer

  1. Ranjan Kumar
  2. Ajay Kumar
  3. Arjun Singh
  4. Satyaprada Saku

Answer: 4

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Satyaprada Saku will be given a national award for his outstanding performance in last year’s Assembly elections.
  • Santosh Ajmira, Director, Election Commission of India (Voter Awareness and Voter Registration Development Program),
  • Tamil Nadu has been selected as the best state in all categories to conduct elections effectively and efficiently.

Weekly One-Liners | 17th to 23rd of January 2022

  • RBI released Annual Report of Ombudsman Schemes, 2020-21
  • 2nd National Startup Awards 2021 : Department forPromotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)
  • The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 : Alexia Putellas and Robert Lewandowski
  • GoI merges eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti with National War Memorial flame
  • Open Data Week : MoHUA
  • PM Modi has declared to mark 16th January as ‘National Start-up Day’.
  • The world’s largest national flag : at Longewala, along the India – Pakistan Border in Jaisalmer
  • GOI : Postal stamp on the Covid-19 vaccination
  • Subhas Sarkar has launched the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (SVP) 2021 – 2022
  • Startup India Innovation Week : 10th-16th of January 2022 :DPIIT
  • PM Modi will inaugurate a 216-foot statue of Ramanuja charyain Hyderabad
  • PM Modi : ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore’
  • 9thwomen National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 : Skating Rink (HP)
  • 44th Kokborok Day : Tripura
  • The first black woman ever featured on the USCoin : Maya Angelou
  • South Africa has launched its first satellite : Maritime Domain Awareness Satellite (MDASat) constellation
  • Arrow-3 : Israel
  • Infinity Bridge :  Dubai
  • Indonesia’s New capital : Nusantara
  • Un WFP – MOU With Odisha- To improve the food security of small and marginal farmers in India
  • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode’s (IIMK) Laboratory for Innovation Venturing and Entrepreneurship (LIVE) – MoU-  Indian Bank
  • Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist (Book) : Chandrachur Ghose
  • The Legend of BirsaMunda (Book) : Tuhin A Sinha and co-authored by
  • Ankita Verma
  • The Union Cabinet approved infusion of 1500 Crore rupees in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited
  • The RBI’s Digital Payment Index :  304.06 in September 2021
  • India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) : 7.6 %
  • YES Asset Management : WhiteOak Capital Asset Management
  • YES Mutual Fund : WhiteOak Capital Mutual Fund
  • Reliance Jio: UPI AUTOPAY
  • MobiKwik – Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) : ClickPay
  • Microsoft Corp : Activision Blizzard Inc
  • CEO of Adani Powers: Shersingh B Khyalia
  • AEPC Chairman : Narendra Kumar Goenka
  • President of the European Union’s Parliament : Roberta Metsola
  • Vice Chief of Army Staff :General ManojPande
  • CMD of Air India: VikramDevDutt
  • 17th Chairman of IFFCO : DileepSanghani
  • Ambassador of UASG : Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  • Managing Director, National Highways &Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) : Chanchal Kumar
  • Indian Navy and Russian Navy – PASSEX exercises at the port of Cochin, in the Arabian Sea
  • Rajnath Singh : Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal
  • A Maritime Partnership Exercise was held between the Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) in the Bay of Bengal
  • Clive Lloyd received Knighthood
  • Best National Costume : Navdeep Kaur
  • Shaylyn Ford : Mrs World 2022
  • Gold medal at the International Folk Art Festival : Sumit Bhale
  • Axis Bank& CRMNEXT : IBS Intelligence (IBSi) Global FinTech Innovation
  • Awards 2021
  • Albert Bourla: Genesis Prize
  • Sushmita Sen : International Association of Working Women Award
  • 16thIndia Digital Summit, 2022: Piyush Goyal
  • PM Modi has addressed the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) Davos Agenda Summit 2022
  • BRICS Summit : China
  • Jahnavi Dangeti : NASA’s International Air and Space Program at the Kennedy Space Centre in Alabama, US
  • The wealth of the top 100 families is Rs 57.3 trillion.
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO) has released its World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2022 (WESO Trends) report
  • Lakshya Sen : India Open 2022
  • Tasnim Mir became the first Indian to grab World no 1 in Under-19 (U-19) Girls Badminton World Federation (BWF) Junior rankings.
  • women’s Asia Cup(Hockey) : Muscat
  • AFC Women’s football Asian Cupin Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune
  • 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand
  • New title sponsor and official technology consulting partner of the Toronto Water front Marathon : TCS
  • Babar Azam has been named as the captain of the ICC Men’s T20I team of the year for 2021
  • In ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021, Smriti Mandhana is the only Indian women player named in the 11 member team
  • Nat Sciver has been made the captain of ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021
  • National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)’s Raising Day : January 19
  • 126thbirth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose : 23 January 2022 is observed as Parakram Diwas
  • Legendary Kathak dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away
  • Odisha’s social worker and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi has passed away
  • The former President of Mali, Ibrahim BoubacarKeita has passed away
  • The former Prime Minister of Japan, ToshikiKaifuhas passed away
  • Legendary Bengali comics artist, writer and illustrator, Narayan Debnath, has passed away
  • Noted environmentalist & ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaigner Prof M K Prasad passed away
  • Renowned Bengali theatre personality SaoliMitrahas passed away
  • The well-known Professional mountaineer Major HariPal Singh Ahluwalia passed away
  • Guinness World Records holder for the oldest person living (male), Saturnino de la FuenteGarcía (Spain) has passed away at the age of 112 years and 341 days
  • India’s “Supermom” tigress, popularly known as ‘Collarwali’, has passed away at Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh

  • The Oxford University Press (OUP) has picked up ‘Anxiety’ as the Children’s Word of the Year 2021
  • A new species of rain frog named after Greta Thunberg. The species has been named as Pristimantisgretathunbergae, or popularly known as the Greta Thunberg Rain frog
  • First ‘Milk Village’ of Jammu and Kashmir : Jerri settlement in Reasidistrict

Static Take aways

  • ISRAEL Capital: Jerusalem
  • ISRAEL Currency: Israeli New Shekel
  • ISRAEL Prime Minister: Naftali Bennett
  • ISRAEL President: Isaac Herzog
  • World Food Programme Founded: 1961
  • World Food Programme Headquarters: Rome, Italy
  • World Food Programme Head: David Beasley
  • Indian Bank Headquarters: Chennai
  • Indian Bank CEO: Shri Shanti Lal Jain
  • Indian Bank Founded: 15 August 1907
  • IREDA Founded: 1987
  • IREDA Headquarters: New Delhi
  • IREDA Chairperson: Pradip Kumar Das
  • Reserve Bank of India Founded: April 1, 1935
  • Reserve Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Reserve Bank of India Governor: Shaktikanta Das
  • National Payments Corporation of India Founded: 2008
  • National Payments Corporation of India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • National Payments Corporation of India MD & CEO: DilipAsbe
  • SEBI Founded: 12 April 1992
  • SEBI Headquarters: Mumbai
  • SEBI Chairperson: Ajay Tyagi
  • Microsoft CEO and Chairman: Satya Nadella
  • Microsoft Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
  • Apparel Export Promotion Council Established: 1978
  • Apparel Export Promotion Council HQ: Gurgaon
  • European Union’s parliament Headquarters: Strasbourg, France
  • European Union’s parliament Founded: 10 September 1952, Europe
  • Indian Army Founded: 1 April 1895
  • Indian Army Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Indian Army Chief: Manoj Mukund Naravane
  • Air India Ltd Founded: 1932, Mumbai
  • Air India Ltd Headquarters: New Delhi
  • IFFCO Headquarters: New Delhi
  • IFFCO Founded: 3 November 1967, New Delhi
  • National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd Founded: 2014
  • National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Axis Bank Founded: 3 December 1993
  • Axis Bank Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Axis Bank MD & CEO: Amitabh Chaudhary
  • Axis Bank Chairperson: Shri Rakesh Makhija
  • Axis Bank Tagline: Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi
  • World Economic Forum Founded: January 1971
  • World Economic Forum Founder & Executive Chairman: Klaus Schwab
  • World Economic Forum Headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland
  • International Labour Organisation Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Labour Organisation Director-General: Guy Ryder
  • International Labour Organisation Founded: 1919
  • Badminton World Federation Founded: 5 July 1934
  • Badminton World Federation Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Badminton World Federation President: Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
  • Tata Consultancy Services Founded: 1 April 1968
  • Tata Consultancy Services Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Tata Consultancy Services CEO: Rajesh Gopinathan
  • UAE Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • UAE Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham
  • UAE President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Daily Short CA Short Notes – 22 January, 2022

Daily Current Affairs Short Notes for All Competitive Exams.

  • Indian Armed Forces – Saab – Supply of Anti – Armour Weapon AT4
  • Dr Jitendra Singh – Mobile Diagnostic Laboratory – Mizoram
  • India – SriLanka – S&T Cooperation – 3 years
  • PM Modi – PM Jugnauth –  Social Housing Units Projects in Mauritius
  • PM Modi – New Circuit House – Somnath Temple (Gujarat)
  • IEA : World’s 3rdLargest Ethanol Consumer by 2026 – India
  • Sea Dragon 22 Exercise : Guam
  • RBI : NBFC – ICCs (Asset Size : 1000 Cr and above) – Factoring Business
  • RBI holds VRRR Auction : 50000 Cr
  • GOI merges eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti with National War Memorial Flame
  • KMB – MOU With – GIFT SEZ
  • ReNew to set up JV – Fluence – BESS Solutions in India
  • Reliance Jio – MOU With – University of Oulu – 6GResearch
  • Most Popular World’s Leader : PM Modi
  • ICC Men’s Test Team of the year 2021 : Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin& Rishabh Pant
  • ICC Women’s Test Team of the year 2021 : Mithali Raj & Jhulan Goswami
  • Unity SFB Independent Chairman : Vinod Rai
  • PM of Barbados : Mia Amor Mottley
  • Chairman of ICHR : Raghuvendra Tanwar
  • ACC U-19 Asia Cup 2021 : India defeated SriLanka
  • Agri Nutri Garden Week : Jan 10 to Jan 17
  • India’s first AVGC CoE : Bengaluru
  • 1st Milk Village of J&K : Jerri Hamlet (Reasi District)
  • Apna Kangra App : Himachal Pradesh
  • NAFED – MOU With – AgNext

Current Affairs – 22 January, 2022

நடப்பு நிகழ்வுகள் , ஜனவரி  22 – 2022

CURRENT AFFAIRS JANUARY 22 – 2022

1. தற்போது எந்த நாட்டின் யூ டியூப் சேனல்களை இந்திய அரசு தடை விதித்துள்ளது 

  1. சீனா 
  2. பாக்கிஸ்தான் 
  3. ஆப்கானிஸ்தான் 
  4. ரஷ்யா 

Answer: 2

  • இந்தியாவுக்கு எதிரான பொய்த் தகவல்கள் மற்றும் தவறான செய்திகளைப் பரப்பியதாக பாகிஸ்தானைச் சேர்ந்த 35 யூடி யூப் சேனல்கள், இரு இணையதளங்கள்  மத்திய அரசு தடை விதித்துள்ளது.
  • தகவல் தொழில்நுட்ப (இடைபுநிலை வழிகாட்டு நெறிமுறைகள் மற்றும் மின்னணு ஊடசு விதிமு றைகள்) சட்டம் 2021, விதி 16 இன் கீழ் இதற்கான 5 உத்தரவுகளை மத்திய செய்தி ஒலிபரப்பு அமைச்சகம் பிறப்பித்துள்ளது.

The Government of India currently bans YouTube channels of which country

  1. China
  2. Pakistan
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Russia

Answer: 2

  • The federal government has banned 35 UT YouTube channels and two websites from Pakistan for spreading false information and misinformation against India.
  • The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued 5 directives under Rule 16 of the Information Technology (Intermediate Guidelines and Electronic Media Rules) Act, 2021.

2. சென்னை பெருநகர காவல் துறையின் விடுப்புச் செயலியை வெளியிட்டவர் யார் 

  1. சைலேந்திர பாபு 
  2. மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் 
  3. பாபு மூர்த்தி 
  4. துரைமுருகன் 

Answer: B

  • சென்னை பெருந கர காவல் துறையில் பணியாற்றும் காலவர்கள் விடுப்பினை பதிவு செய்வதற்கான பிரத்யேசு செயலியை முதல்வர் மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் தொடக்கி வைத்தார். 
  • காவலர்கள் தங்களிடம் உள்ள செல்லிடப்பேசியில் தமிழ்நாடு காவல் CLAPP என்ற செயலியைப் பதிவிறக்கம் செய்யலாம்.

Who published the leave application of Chennai Metropolitan Police?

  1. Silent Babu
  2. MK Stalin
  3. Babu Murthy
  4. Duraimurugan

Answer: 2

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin has initiated a special processor to register the leave of the deceased serving in the Chennai Metropolitan Police.
  • Police can download the Tamil Nadu Police CLAPP processor on their mobile phone.

3. இந்தியா கேட் பகுதியில் எந்த சுதந்திர போராட்ட வீரரின் சிலை நிறுவப்படும் என்று இந்திய பிரதமர் அறிவித்துள்ளார் 

  1. சர்தார் வல்லபாய் படேல் 
  2. மகாத்மா காந்தி 
  3. சுபாஷ் சந்திர போஸ் 
  4. மோதிலால் நேரு 

Answer: 3

  • தில்லியில் உள்ள ‘இந்தியா கேட்’ பகுதியில் சுதந்திரப் போராட்ட வீரரான நேதாஜி சுபாஷ் சந்திர போஸின் முழுஉருவச் சிலை நிறுவப்படும் என்று பிரதமர் நரேந்திர மோடி அறிவித்துள்ளார்.
  • “நேதாஜி சுபாஷ் சந்திர போஸின் 125-ஆவது பிறந்த தின நூற்றாண்டை நாடு கொண்டாடி சிலை இந்தியா கேட் பகுதியில் நிறு வப்பட உள்ளது  
  • நாடு அவருக்குக் கடன்பட்டுள்ளதை வெளிப்படுத்தும் சிறந்த அடையாளமாக அச்சிலை அமையும்.
  • ‘ஹாலோகிராம்’ தொழில்நுட்பத்தில் அவரது சிலை காட்சிப்படுத் தப்படும். 
  • ஹாலோகிராம் சிலையை நேதாஜியின் பிறந்த தினமான ஜனவரி 23-ஆம் தேதி திறந்துவைக்க உள்ளார் 
  • நேதாஜியின் சிலை 28 அடி உயரத்திலும் 6 அடி அகலத்திலும் 

The Prime Minister of India has announced that a statue of whose freedom fighter will be installed in the India Gate area

  1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Subhash Chandra Bose
  4. Motilal Nehru

Answer: 3

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that a full-length statue of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be erected at the India Gate in Delhi.
  • Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s 125th birth centenary statue to be erected at India Gate
  • The axis would be the best sign that the country owes him.
  • His statue will be displayed in ‘hologram’ technology.
  • The hologram statue is set to be unveiled on January 23, Netaji’s birthday
  • The statue of Netaji is 28 feet high and 6 feet wide

4. ஆஸ்கார் விருது வழங்கும் நிகழ்ச்சி எங்கு நடைபெறவுள்ளது 

  1. அமெரிக்கா 
  2. ரஷ்யா 
  3. ஜெர்மனி 
  4. ஆஸ்திரேலியா 

Answer: 1

  • ஆஸ்கர் விருது வழங்கும் நிகழ்ச்சி வரும் மார்ச் 27 ஆம் தேதி அமெரிக்காவின் லாஸ் ஏஞ்சல்ஸ் நகரில் நடைபெறவுள்ளது.
  • நடிகர் சூர்யா நடித்த ‘ஜெய் பீம்’ திரைப்படம் ஆஸ்கர் விருதுக்கான தகுதிப் பட்டியலில் இடம்பெற்றுள்ளது. 
  • ஹாலிவுட்டில் ஆஸ்கர் விருதுக்கு அடுத்த நிலையாக கருதப் படும் கோல்டன் குளோப் விருதுக்கான போட்டியில் ‘ஜெய் பீம்’ இடம்பெற்றது. 
  • இந்நிலையில் ஆஸ்கர் விருதுக்கான தகுதிப் பட்டியலிலும் ‘ஜெய் பீம்’ திரைப் படம் இடம்பெற்றுள்ளது. 
  • பல்வேறு பிரிவுகளில் ஆஸ்கர் விருக்கு பரிந்துரைக்கப்பட்டுள்ள 276 திரைப்படங்களில் ‘ஜெய் பீம்’ திரைப்படம் இணைந்துள்ளது.
  • கடந்த ஆண்டு ஆஸ்கர் விருதுக்கான தகுதிப் பட்டியலில் சூர்யா நடித்த ‘சூரரைப் போற்று’ திரைப்படம் இடம்பெற்ற நிலையில், 
  • இந்த ஆண்டும் சூர்யா நடித்த ‘ஜெய் பீம்’ திரைப்படம் இடம் பெற்றுள்ளது குறிப்பிடத்தக்கது.

Where the Oscar ceremony will take place

  1. United States
  2. Russia
  3. Germany
  4. Australia

Answer: 1

  • The Oscars will take place on March 27 in Los Angeles, USA.
  • ‘Surya Beam’ starring Surya has been shortlisted for the Oscars.
  • ‘Jay Beam’ was featured in the competition for the Golden Globe Awards, which is considered to be the next stage for the Oscars in Hollywood.
  • In this case, the movie ‘Jay Beam’ has been included in the list of nominees for the Oscars.
  • ‘Jay Beam’ is one of the 276 films nominated for Oscars in various categories.

While Surya’s ‘Surarai Porru’ was shortlisted for the Oscars last year, this year’s Surya starrer ‘Jai Beam’ is also on the list.

5. உலகின் செல்வாக்குமிக்க தலைவர்கள் பட்டியல் முதலிடம் பெற்றவர் யார் 

  1. நரேந்திர மோடி 
  2. மரியோ ட்ராகி  
  3. ஃபுமியோ கிஷிடா
  4. ஆண்ட்ரஸ் மானுவேல் 

Answer: 1

  • உலகின் செல்வாக்குமிக்க தலைவர்களின் பட்டியலில், 71 சத வீதத்தினரின் ஆதரவை பெற்று பிரதமர் நரேந்திர மோடி மீண்டும் முதலிடம் பெற்றுள்ளார்.
  • வெளியிட்ட நிறுவனம் –  ‘தி மார்னிங் கன்சல்ட்’ 
  • மெக்சிகோவின் அதிபர் ஆண்ட்ரஸ் மானுவேல் (66%) 2-வது இடத்தைக் கைப்பற்றியுள்ளார்.
  • இத்தாலியின் மரியோ ட்ராகி (60 சதவீதம்), 
  • ஜப்பானின்ஃபுமியோ கிஷிடா (48 சதவீதம்), 
  • ஜெர்மனி பிரதமர் ஒலாஃப் ஸ்கால்ஸ் (44 சதவீதம்) 
  • அமெரிக்க அதிபர் ஜோ பைடன் 43 சதவீதத்தினரின் ஆதரவு பெற்று 6-வது இடத்தை பெற்றுள்ளார். 
  • கனடா அதிபர் ஜஸ்டின் ட்ரூடோ 43 சதவீத ஆதரவுடன் 7-வது இடம்  

பிரிட்டன் பிரதமர் போரிஸ் ஜான்சன் 26 சதவீதத்துடன் 13-வது இடத்தில் இருக்கிறார்.

Who tops the list of most influential leaders in the world?

  1. Narendra Modi
  2. Mario Tracy
  3. Fumio Kishida
  4. Andres Manuel

Answer: 1

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has again topped the list of most influential leaders in the world with 71 per cent support.
  • Published by – ‘The Morning Consult’
  • Mexican President Andrs Manuel (66%) took 2nd place.
  • Mario Tragi of Italy (60 percent),
  • Japan’s Fumio Kishida (48 percent),
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholes (44 percent)
  • U.S. President Joe Biden is ranked 6th with 43 percent support.
  • Canadian President Justin Trudeau is in 7th place with 43 percent support
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is 13th with 26 percent.

6. மத்திய செம்மொழி தமிழாய்வு நிறுவனம் சார்பில் ‘கருணாநிதி செம்மொழி தமிழ் விருது’ தமிழக முதல்வர் எத்தனை பேருக்கு வழங்கவுள்ளார் 

  1. 5
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 15

Answer: 3

  • சென்னை மத்திய செம்மொழி தமிழாய்வு நிறுவனம் சார்பில், 10 தமிழ் அறிஞர்களுக்கு கருணாநிதி ‘செம்மொழி தமிழ் விருது’களை முதல்வர் மு.க.ஸ்டாலின் வழங்குகிறார்.
  • அதன்மூலம், தொல்லியல், கல்வெட்டியல், நாணயவியல், இலக்கியம், மொழியியல், படைப் பிலக்கியம், இலக்கியத் திறனாய்வு, மொழிபெயர்ப்பு, நுண்கலைகள் உள்ளிட்டவற்றில் சிறந்த பங்களிப்பை வழங்கிய அறிஞர்களுக்கு ஆண்டுதோறும் ‘கலைஞர் மு.கருணாநிதி செம்மொழி தமிழ் விருது வழங்கப்படுகிறது.
  • முதல்முறையாக, பின்லாந்து நாட்டு அறிஞர் பேராசிரியர் அஸ்கோ பர்ப்போலாவுக்கு 2010-ம் ஆண்டு கோவையில் நடைபெற்ற உலகத் தமிழ்ச் செம்மொழி மாநாட்டில் வழங்கப்பட்டது.

How many people will the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu present the ‘Karunanidhi Classical Tamil Award’ on behalf of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil Studies?

  1. 5
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 15

Answer: 3

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin presents the Karunanidhi ‘Classical Tamil Award’ to 10 Tamil scholars on behalf of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil Studies, Chennai.
  • The ‘Artist M. Karunanidhi Classical Tamil Award’ is given annually to scholars who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of archeology, inscriptions, numismatics, literature, linguistics, creationism, literary criticism, translation and fine arts.
  • For the first time, it was presented to Finnish scholar Professor Asko Barbola at the 2010 World Tamil Classical Conference in Coimbatore.

7. 2022 ஆம் ஆண்டிற்கான கோட்டை அமீர் விருது யாருக்கு வழங்கப்படவுள்ளது 

  1. முகமது ரஃபி
  2. கே.ஜமீஷா
  3. முகமது அலி 
  4. அன்சார் அஹமத் 

Answer: 1

  • மத நல்லிணக்கத்துக்காக பாடுபட்டு உயிர்நீத்த கோயம்புத்தூரை சேர்ந்த கோட்டை அமீரின் நினைவாக, 
  • அவரது பெயரில் ஆண்டுதோறும் குடியரசு தின விழாவில் அரசால் தேர்வு செய்யப்பட்ட ஒரு முகமது ரஃபி நபருக்கு பதக்கத்துடன் விருது வழங்கப்படுகிறது. 
  • இந்நிலையில், தமிழக அரசு வெளியிட்ட அரசாணையில், “மத நல்லிணக்கத்துக்காக பணியாற்றிய கோயம்புத்தூரை சேர்ந்த கே.ஜமீஷா மகன் ஜே.முகமது ரஃபி என்பவருக்கு 2022-ம் ஆண்டுக்கான கோட்டை அமீர் மத நல்லிணக்கப் பதக்கத்தை வழங்க அரசு முடிவு செய்துள்ளது”

Who will receive the Fort Amir Award for 2022?

  1. Mohammed Rafi
  2. K. Jamisha
  3. Mohammed Ali
  4. Ansar Ahmed

Answer: 1

  • In memory of Fort Amir of Coimbatore who died fighting for religious harmony,
  • The award is presented with a medal to a Mohammed Rafi person selected by the government at the annual Republic Day celebration in his name.
  • In this context, the Government of Tamil Nadu has issued a decree stating, “The Government has decided to award the Fort Ameer Religious Reconciliation Medal for the year 2022 to J. Mohammad Rafi, son of K. Jameesha of Coimbatore who worked for religious reconciliation”.

8. ககன்யான் திட்டத்திற்கு எந்த ஆண்டு இலக்கு நிர்ணயிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது 

  1. 2022
  2. 2023
  3. 2025
  4. 2028

Answer: 2

  • ககன்யான் திட்டம் நோக்கம் 
  • மனிதர்களை விண்ணுக்கு அனுப்பும் திட்டம் 
  • இந்த திட்டத்தை செயல்படுத்த 2023 ஆம் ஆண்டு இலக்கு நிர்ணயிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது 
  • சமீபத்தில் ககன்யான் திட்டத்திற்கான விகாஸ் என்ஜின் சோதனை வெற்றி
  • விகாஸ் என்ஜின் சோதனையை மகேந்திரகிரியில் இஸ்ரோ விஞ்ஞானிகள் வெற்றிகரமாக முடித்து உள்ளனர் 
  • நிலவு ஆய்வுக்காக சந்திரயான் திட்டங்களும் செயல்படுத்தப்பட்டு வருகிறது. 
  • சூரியன் ஆய்வுக்காக ஆதித்யா எல்-1 என்ற திட்டமும் 
  • குறிப்பாகககன்யான் விண் கலத்தில் பயன்படுத்தப்படும்  அமெரிக்கா, ரஷியா மற்றும் சீனாவைத்தொடர்ந்து 4-வது நாடாக இந்த திட்டத்தை இந்தியா வெற்றிகரமாக செயல்படுத்த உள்ளது.

What year target has been set for the Kaganyan project

  1. 2022
  2. 2023
  3. 2025
  4. 2028

Answer: 2

  • The purpose of the Kaganyan project
  • The plan to send humans into space
  • The target for implementation of this plan is 2023
  • Recently the Vikas engine test success for the Kaganyan project
  • ISRO scientists have successfully completed the testing of the Vikas engine in Mahendragiri
  • Chandrayaan projects are also being implemented for lunar exploration.
  • And the Aditya L-1 project for solar exploration
  • India is set to successfully launch the project as the 4th country after the United States, Russia and China to use the Cunningham spacecraft in particular.

9. சோமநாதர் கோயில் சுற்றுலா மாளிகையை இந்திய பிரதமர் எங்கு திறந்து வைத்தார் 

  1. உத்திரபிரதேசம் 
  2. குஜராத் 
  3. மத்திய பிரதேசம் 
  4. பஞ்சாப் 

Answer: 2

  • குஜராத்தில் அமைந்துள்ள சோமநாதர் கோயில் சுற்றுலா மாளிகையை பிரதமர் மோடி திறந்துவைத்தார்
  • குஜராத்தின் பிரபாச பட்டினம் மாவட்டத்தில் சோமநாதர் கோயில் அமைந்துள்ளது. 
  • இது நாட்டின் 12 ஜோதிர்லிங்க தலங்களில் முதன்மையானது. 

Where the Prime Minister of India inaugurated the Somnath Temple Hotel

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Gujarat
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Punjab

Answer: 2

  • Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the Somnath Temple Hotel in Gujarat
  • Somnath Temple is located in the Prabhasa Pattinam district of Gujarat.
  • It is the first of the 12 Jyotirlinga sites in the country.

10. இந்தியா மற்றும் ஜெர்மனி இடையே கடற்படை பயிற்சி எங்கு நடைபெறவுள்ளது 

  1. விசாகப்பட்டினம் 
  2. மும்பை 
  3. கொல்கத்தா 
  4. கோவா 

Answer: 2

  • ஜெர்மனியின் எஃப்ஜிஎஸ் பேயர்ன் எஃப்217 போர்க் கப்பல், கூட்டுப் பயிற்சிக்காக மும்பை கடற்படைத் தளத்தை வந்தடைந்தது.
  • சர்வதேச அளவில் நடைபெறும் வர்த்தகத்தில் 60 சதவீதம் மலாக்கா நீரிணை வழியாக நடைபெறுகிறது 
  • உலக அளவிலான உற்பத்தியில் 50 சதவீதத்துக் கும் அதிகமாக இங்குதான் நடை பெறுகிறது. 
  • உலகின் மிகப்பெரிய பொருளாதார சக்திகளான அமெ ரிக்கா, சீனா, ஜப்பான் ஆகிய மூன்று நாடுகளும் இந்தப் பகுதியில்தான் அமைந்துள்ளன.

Where the naval exercise between India and Germany will take place

  1. Visak 
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kolkata
  4. Goa

Answer: 2

  • German warship FGS Bayern F217 arrives at Mumbai naval base for joint training
  • About 60 percent of international trade takes place via the Straits of Malacca
  • It accounts for more than 50 percent of world production.
  • The three largest economic powers in the world, the United States, China and Japan, are located in this region.