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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 28th January 2022

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 28th January 2022. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 28th January 2022 covering the following news headlines: Air India, UN regular budget assessments, India’s Women Unsung Heroes, TX2 award, Graphene innovation center.

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So, here is the GK update of 28th January 2022 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • National News
  • States News
  • Business News
  • Awards News
  • Obituaries News
  • Miscellaneous News

National News

  1. India pays $29.9 million in UN regular budget assessments for 2022 
  • India has made a payment of USD 29.9 million in the regular budget assessment of the United Nations for the year 2022. As of January 21, 2022, 24 member states have paid their regular budget estimates in full.
  • India is currently a non-permanent member of the Security Council of 15 countries and its two-year term will end on December 31, 2022.
  • “Proud to make #India full payment again! India joins the 2022 Honor Roll of 24 member states out of 193 who have paid their @UN regular budget assessments in full,” tweeted India’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

States News

  1. India’s first graphene innovation center to be established in Kerala
  • India’s first innovation center for graphene will be set up by Digital University Kerala (DUK) in Kerala along with Center for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) in Thrissur for Rs 86.41 crore.
  • This will be the country’s first graphene research and development (R&D) incubation centre. Tata Steel Limited is set to be the industrial partner of the Centre.
  • The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India has approved the project. The project, which will be implemented with the support of the Government of Kerala, is expected to accelerate the growth of the state in the knowledge industry sector.

Business News

  1. Air India formally handed over to Tata Group
  • The Indian government officially handed over India’s flag carrier, Air India, to the Tata Group on January 27, 2022, nearly 69 years after the group acquired it. The total value of the deal is Rs 18,000 crore (US$2.4 billion).
  • Air India’s strategic disinvestment transaction involves the transfer of 100 per cent Government of India stake in Air India to Tata Sons along with management control.
  • The transaction involves three entities namely Air India, Air India Express and Air India SATS (AI SATS). Under the deal, the Tata group will also be handed over 50 per cent stake in Air India Express and ground handling arm AI SATS.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Tata Group Founder: Jamsetji Tata;
  • Tata Group Founded: 1868, Mumbai;
  • Tata Group Headquarters: Mumbai.
  1. Pencilton Launches Teen-Focused Debit and Travel Card
  • Pencilton, a teen-focused fintech startup based in India, recently launched PencilCard, a debit card that is compliant with the National Common Mobility Card Standards. It has been launched in partnership with Transcorp.
  • The National Common Mobility Card was developed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs of India in early 2019. It allows the user to pay for travel, toll charges, retail purchases and withdraw money.

Awards News

  1. Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve bags TX2 award
  • Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (Erode district, Tamil Nadu) has been given the prestigious TX2 award 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.
  • Sathyamangalam wildlife sanctuary was declared a tiger reserve in 2013 and the reserve that spread across 1,411.60 sq km is an important link between the Nilgiris and Eastern Ghats landscape.
  • The Nilgiri biosphere landscape that this reserve is part of is currently the home to the largest tiger population in the world. It is connected to other well-established tiger habitats like Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Bandipur Tiger Reserve and BR Hills Tiger Reserve.
  • The award acknowledges the efforts by the State governments and the local communities which have played one of the most important roles to turn a relatively new tiger reserve into one of the source populations of tigers in India.

Obituaries News

  1. Former Indian Hockey Team Captain Charanjit Singh Passes Away
  • Former hockey mid-fielder Charanjit Singh has passed away after suffering from cardiac arrest and longevity related ailments. He was 90 years old. He was the captain of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
  • He was also a member of the Indian team that won silver medals at the 1960 Games in Rome and the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta.
  1. Veteran Marathi author and social activist Anil Awachat passes away
  • Renowned Marathi author and social activist Anil Awachat has passed away. Awachat was the founder of a de-addiction center called Muktangan Rehabilitation Center in Pune in 1986. He was known for his several Marathi books like “Manasa”, Swatahavishayi, “Gard”, “Karyarat”, “Karyamagna” and “Kutuhalapoti”.
  • In the early 1970s, he edited a popular Marathi journal called Sadhana which featured his trenchant writings on social issues, notably in his reportage of the 1972 drought that ravaged Maharashtra. His many books include ‘Kondmara’ (1985) on Dalit atrocities and ‘Dharmik’ (1989), a penetrating expose on the cult of false godmen in Maharashtra.
  1. Noted Kathakali dancer and Padma Shri Recipient Milena Salvini Passes Away
  • Famous French Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini has passed away. Italian-born Salvini regularly visited India, especially Kerala where she learned Kathakali and ran the ‘Center Mandap’, a school for Indian dance styles in Paris.
  • The Government of India honored Salvini with the Padma Shri award in 2019 for her contribution to the field of performing arts.

Miscellaneous News

  1. J&K Police Bags Highest 115 Police Medals For Gallantry
  • Jammu and Kashmir Police has bagged 115 Police Medals of Gallantry (PMG) out of the total 189 Police Medals awarded this year. He more than doubled his last year’s figure of 52 PMG.
  • J&K Police won awards for conducting several anti-insurgency operations in 2019-20. Police personnel from Jammu and Kashmir have been awarded 115 Police Medals for Gallantry, the highest for any police force this year, followed by 30 for CRPF, 10 for Chhattisgarh Police, nine for Odisha Police and Maharashtra Police. Seven medals have been awarded.

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