16th & 17th January Current Affairs Updates 2022
16th & 17th January Current Affairs Updates 2022

Current Affairs Dose – 16th & 17th January 2022

16th & 17th January Current Affairs Updates 2022: As we all know that the Daily GK & Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of the General Awareness section in a competitive examination. To boost up your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade-A Prelims, we are providing the 16th & 17th January GK and Current Affairs News Updates.

In all Sarkari Exams/Govt Exams, Questions based on GK & Current Affairs, which is asked generally framed on International News, National News, State News, Sports, Awards, Summits, Schemes, Books & Authors, Ranks & Reports, Important Days, Economy, Defence, Science & Technology, etc. To excel in the Current Affairs section of the competitive examinations you are required to cover GK & Current Affairs Dose in the above areas.

Daily GK & Current Affairs Updates 2022

Lakshya Sen wins maiden men’s singles final of India Open 2022: Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen has defeated World Champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore, in the men’s singles final of India Open 2022 to secure his maiden Super 500 title.  Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

INS Kochi undertakes PASSEX exercise with Russia’s Admiral Tributs: Indian Navy and Russian Navy undertook PASSEX exercises at the port of Cochin, in the Arabian Sea. The Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and built guided-missile destroyer, INS Kochi, took part in the exercise.  Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

Number of billionaires increased but Income of 84% households fell in 2021: Oxfam Report: The Oxfam report has found that the income of 84 percent of households has declined while the number of billionaires has increased from 102 to 142 in 2021. The Oxfam report titled “Inequality Kills” has been released ahead of the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda.  Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

WEF’s online Davos summit began on 17 January 2022: The World Economic Forum’s five-day online Davos Agenda summit has begun on 17 January 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered their special addresses on ‘state of the world’ on the first day. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

Annual Report of Ombudsman Schemes, 2020-21 released By RBI: Reserve Bank of India has released the Annual Report of the Ombudsman Schemes for 2020-21, which has been prepared for the 9-month period (July 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021) in alignment with the change in the Financial Year of RBI from ‘July – June’ to ‘April – March’ with effect from July 1, 2020. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

The Central Govt. has set up an online Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal: The Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh has set up an online Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal to resolve pension-related grievances of ex-servicemen (ESM) and their dependents.  Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

Kerala’s Kumbalanghi to be India’s first sanitary-napkin free panchayat: Kerala’s Kumbalanghi is set to become the country’s first sanitary napkin-free panchayat. This move is a part of the ‘Avalkayi’ initiative, which is being implemented in the Ernakulam parliamentary constituency, in association with the “Thingal Scheme” of HLL Management Academy’s and Indian Oil Corporation. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

Paytm Payments Bank became fastest-growing UPI beneficiary bank in India: Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) became the largest and fastest-growing UPI beneficiary bank in India. It becomes the first beneficiary bank in the country to achieve the landmark of over 926 million UPI transactions in a single month.  Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

“White Oak Capital Mutual Fund” new name of Yes Mutual Fund: The name of YES Asset Management has been rechristened as WhiteOak Capital Asset Management and therefore the name of YES Mutual Fund has been changed to WhiteOak Capital Mutual Fund. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

Pandit Birju Maharaj, legendary Kathak master, passed away: Legendary Kathak dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away at the age of 83. A recipient of the country’s second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, he was fondly called Pandit-ji or Maharaj-ji by his disciples and legions of followers and was one of India’s best-known artistes. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

First National Start-up Day being observed on 16th January: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared to mark 16th  January as ‘National Start-up Day’. The announcement was made by PM Modi on January 15, 2022, via video conferencing during a week-long event “Celebrating Innovation Ecosystem” as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

World’s largest National Flag displayed at Rajasthan’s Longewala: World’s largest national flag, Indian Tricolor made from Khadi, was displayed along India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan’s Longewala, on 74th Army Day. Longewala is the western part of the desert state’s Jaisalmer district and was the site of Battle of Longewala in 1971. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

CM Jai Ram Thakur inaugurates 9th women National Ice Hockey Championship-2022: Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur has inaugurated 9th women National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 at Ice Skating Rink, Kaza in Lahaul Spiti district. Ice Hockey competition and development camp is being organized at the national level for the first time in Himachal Pradesh.  Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

Pakistan launched its first National Security Policy: Pakistan government has formally launched its first-ever National Security Policy. It has been prepared by rigorous analysis and consultations led by the National Security Division. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

India give support to Sri Lanka to overcome forex crisis: India has announced financial assistance of USD 900 million loans to Sri Lanka to help the island nation in building up its depleted foreign reserves and for food imports. It must be noted that Sri Lanka is currently facing a shortage of almost all essential commodities due to a shortage of dollars to pay for the imports. Read Full News ➡️➡️➡️

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