PM inaugurates 11 new Government Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu and new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai

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1. High level committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra to probe security lapse during PM’s visit to Punjab

The Supreme Court has constituted an inquiry committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge Indu Malhotra to probe into the security lapse during the Prime Minister’s visit to Punjab on January 5 . Other members of the committee include Director General of National Investigation Agency-NIA, Director General of Security, Punjab, Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana High Court. A three-member division bench of Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima Kohli, headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana, passed orders to constitute the committee.

2. Indian passport ranked 83rd in the ranking of Henley Passport Index 2022

India has been ranked 83rd in the recently released most powerful passport report ‘ Henley Passport Index 2022 ‘ . India’s passport capacity has improved in this quarter, up seven places from the 90th rank last year in 2021. The current ranking is for the first quarter of the year 2022. With Indian Passport you can now travel to 60 countries of the world without a visa. The ranking is based on data from the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) that shows how easy it is for people to travel across countries with these passports. If we talk about the world’s most powerful passport this year, then it is from Japan and Singapore . Afghanistan and IraqRemains in the category of ‘ worst passport holders ‘.

3. Dr. S. Somnath has been appointed as the Chairman and Space Secretary of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Eminent rocket scientist S. Somnath has been appointed as the Chairman and Space Secretary of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) . s. Somnath Kailasavadivoo Sivanwho will be completing his extended term on Friday. Dr. Somnath is an expert in many disciplines including Launch Vehicle Design. He has expertise in Launch Vehicle System Engineering, Structural Design, Structural Dynamics, Integration Design and Procedure, Mechanism Design and Pyrotechnics. Presently Dr. S. Somanatha is the Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSV) at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Early in his career he was the team leader during the integration of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Dr. Somnath is taking over the reins of ISRO at a critical juncture when massive reforms and important missions are set to define the journey ahead of this space agency. The idea is that the space ecosystem should become more vibrant, economically viable and self-sustaining. At a time when IN-SPACe is defining a new model, Which is also designed to expand our space economy, the new president will be responsible for driving it forward. ISRO is working on the plan of Gaganyaan mission in the year 2022, in this mission India is planning to send 3 Indians to space on its own. After the success of this plan, ISRO wants to continue this mission. In this context, India needs its own space station. In the year 2017 itself, India had made a budget provision for research on technology like space docking. The responsibility of taking forward such important missions will also rest with the new president. In this mission, India is planning to send 3 Indians to space on its own. After the success of this plan, ISRO wants to continue this mission. In this context, India needs its own space station. In the year 2017 itself, India had made a budget provision for research on technology like space docking. The responsibility of taking forward such important missions will also rest with the new president. In this mission, India is planning to send 3 Indians to space on its own. After the success of this plan, ISRO wants to continue this mission. In this context, India needs its own space station. In the year 2017 itself, India had made a budget provision for research on technology like space docking. The responsibility of taking forward such important missions will also rest with the new president.

4. IPL gets new sponsor, Tata Group replaces Chinese company Vivo

T20 league IPL has got a new sponsor. The Tata group is ready to replace the Chinese mobile company Vivo . According to the BCCI, Tata will be the title sponsor of the IPL from the 2022 season . The decision on the change in sponsorship was taken during the IPL Governing Council meeting on Tuesday. Vivo pulled out of IPL sponsorship in 2020 due to rising anti-China sentiment in the country. Then Dream11 became the title sponsor of IPL. Vivo returned as the main sponsor in 2021, but is now set to end it completely before the 2022 season.

5. Mark Root becomes Prime Minister of Netherlands for the fourth time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Root, on taking oath for the fourth term King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has sworn in a new ruling coalition, led by Mark Root for the fourth time. Root has taken this oath at a time when the entire country is under lockdown due to Corona virus. At the same time, the country faces policy challenges ranging from climate change, housing shortage to the future of agriculture.

6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates National Youth Festival in Puducherry on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda Jayanti

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi , inaugurated the 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry through video conferencing on 12 January . January 12 was the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda , this day is celebrated as National Youth Day . During the programme, the Prime Minister unveiled selected essays on ” India of my dreams ” and ” Unsung heroes of the Indian independence movement “. These essays have been selected from the articles submitted by more than 1 lakh youth on the above two subjects. The Prime Minister also inaugurated a Technology Center of the Ministry of MSME in Puducherry , about Rs 122 croreThis world class technology center is spread over an area of ​​10 acres. The institute will train 20,000 youth and support 2000 micro, small and medium enterprises and incubate 200 start ups, thereby taking the local economy to new heights. The Prime Minister also inaugurated Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Manimandapam, an open-air theater auditorium built by the Government of Puducherry at a cost of about Rs 23 crore .

7. India and Korea target $50 billion trade before 2030

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Korea ‘s Trade Minister Han Koo Yeo discussed bilateral trade and investment issues in a meeting in New Delhi . The two Ministers agreed to give a new impetus to negotiations to upgrade the Comprehensive Economic Agreement. India and Korea aim to achieve a trade target of $50 billion before 2030. India-Korea bilateral trade stood at $20 billion in 2018. However, after that it started happening. And it was largely hit by the pandemic. This issue was mainly discussed in the recent talks.

8. Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police

Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain hasbeen appointed as the Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Assam PoliceAssam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma handed over the appointment letter to Lovlina in Guwahati today. Lovlina Borgohain has been appointed as per the sports policy of the Government of Assam.

9. The country’s textile exports registered a growth of 31 percent from April to December last year as compared to the year-2020

The textile exports of the country registered a growth of 31 percent from April to December last year as compared to the year-2020 . The Textiles Ministry said that the trade in the textile sector continues to be profitable and exports have been many times higher than imports. The financial year 2020-21 saw a slowdown in garment exports as the supply chain and demand were affected due to the pandemic. According to the ministry, the total exports of the textile and apparel sector, including handicrafts, stood at $29 billion 80 crore in the April-December period last year as compared to $21 billion 20 crore in the corresponding period of 2020. This increase reflects the economic recovery. The Ministry has informed that the export of Textiles and Apparel including Handicrafts has increased by 14.6 percent during April to December last year as compared to the year 2020.

10. The World Bank said that the growth rate of the Indian economy will be 8.3 percent in the current financial year and 8.7 percent in the next financial year.

The World Bank has projected the growth rate of the Indian economy at 8.3% in the current financial year . India’s economic growth forecast for the next financial year has been raised to 8.7 percent in view of more investment from the private sector and in the infrastructure sector due to ongoing reforms. In its latest report on the global economic scenario, the World Bank said economic growth projections will also be affected by ongoing structural reforms, a higher-than-expected recovery in the financial sector and measures to address challenges despite existing risks. According to the estimates of the World Bank, the global economic growth rate is projected to decelerate to 4.1% in the current financial year and 3.2% in the next financial year.

11. PM inaugurates 11 new Government Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu and new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 11 new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu through video conference . Shri Modi at the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in ChennaiAlso inaugurated the new campus of About 4 thousand crore rupees have been spent on the construction of medical colleges. Out of this, about Rs 2 thousand 145 crore has been provided by the Central Government and the remaining amount by the Government of Tamil Nadu. New medical colleges have been established in the districts of Virudhunagar, Namakkal, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Ariyalur, Ramanathapuram and Krishnagiri. Enrollment will be done for 1 thousand 450 seats of medical in new medical colleges. The new campus of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai has been established with the objective of protecting and preserving Indian heritage and promoting classical languages.

12. Global Women’s Health Tech Award from World Bank Group and Confederation of Consumer Technology to two start-ups aided by Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council

Two start-ups, aided by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council , have been awarded the Global Women’s Health Tech Award from the World Bank Group and the Confederation of Consumer Technology . These start-ups are- Niramaya Health Analytics Pvt Ltd and Inexel Technology Pvt Ltd, The award is given to innovative startups that leverage technology to improve the health and safety of women in emerging markets. Niramaya Health Analytics Pvt Ltd has been awarded this award for making software based medical devices for early detection of breast cancer in women of all age groups. This award has been given to Inexel Technology Pvt Ltd for manufacturing of Fetal Light Equipment. It is a next generation, AI-powered fetal heart rate monitor based on fetal ECG signal extraction technology for mothers in labor or after 37 weeks of gestation. With its help, 1.2 million lives can be saved every year around the world.

13. IEPFA signs MoU with Indira Gandhi National Open University to promote investment education

Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority- IEPFA has signed an MoU with Indira Gandhi National Open University . The MoU is about promoting investor education, awareness and protection among a large group of present and future stakeholders by using the tele-lecture facility of Gyan Darshan Channel . The proposed series of 75 episodes will be a 24×7 live tele-lecture series on Gyan Darshan TV channel. Experts from renowned professional institutions will participate in this lecture series. Apart from this, senior officials of IEPFA and Ministry of Corporate Affairs and other regulators will also be involved. He will deliver lectures on various topics related to investment.

14. POWERGRID and Africa50 sign joint development agreement for Africa’s first transmission PPP project in Kenya

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) to develop Kenya Transmission Project on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) basis Pan-Africa Infrastructure Investment Platform- Africa 50signed a joint development agreement with Under this project, 400 kV Lesos-Lusuk and 220 kV Kisumu-Musaga transmission lines are to be developed, financed, constructed and operated under Public-Private Partnership (PPP) format. With the completion of this project, Kenya will have the first Independent Power Transmission (IPT) and for the first time it will be suitable as a reference point in Africa regarding funding of transmission lines on PPP basis. The project will improve both the supply and continuity of electricity transmission in western Kenya and, as a direct impact, will help increase private sector investment towards expanding Africa’s electricity transmission networks, which will address the continent’s electricity availability deficiencies. will prove to be important in eliminating

15. Testing of an extended range sea-to-sea version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

Recently , an extended range sea-to-sea version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test-fired from the stealth guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam . The BrahMos missile has been developed by a joint venture between India and Russia . The BrahMos missile was initially fired at a range of 290 km. The range was developed with. As per the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) mandate, the missile’s range was originally 290 km. However, after India’s entry into the MTCR in June 2016, its range was around 450 km and there are plans to increase it to 600 km in future.

16. RBI issues eligibility criteria for entities using credit bureau data

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued eligibility criteria for entities that use data from credit information companies (CICs) or credit bureaus . These newly formed guidelines state that a company to become a designated user with credit bureaus must have a net worth of at least Rs 2 crore and be owned and controlled by resident Indian citizens, who are Chinese working in India. With ties comes amid allegations of lending applications.

17. Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Park+ to offer FASTag-based parking solution

Airtel Payments Bank and Park+ (Park+) have collaborated to introduce a FASTag-based smart parking solution for commercial and residential properties across India . The partnership will utilize the reach of Airtel Payments Bank to digitize the parking ecosystem using a vehicle-linked FASTag. Park+ is backed by Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners and is engaged in automating parking spaces through FASTag.

18. RBI increased the LCR maintenance of banks on the money received

The Reserve Bank of India raised the limit for banks to maintain the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) on deposits received from non-financial small business customers and other ‘ spread funds ‘ from Rs 5 crore to Rs 7.5 crore.Is done. This applies to all commercial banks other than Regional Rural Banks, Local Area Banks and Payment Banks. To better align RBI guidelines with Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) benchmarks and enable banks to manage liquidity risk more effectively. LCR promotes short-term resilience of banks to potential liquidity disruptions by ensuring that they have sufficient high-quality liquid assets (HQLAs) to survive an acute stress scenario lasting up to 30 days.

19. LLC Names Jhulan Goswami as All Women Match Official Team Ambassador

Legends League Cricket (LLC) has appointed Jhulan Goswami as an ambassador to its All Women’s Match official team to promote LLC’s women’s empowerment initiatives and increase the participation of women in cricket . LLC established the all-female match official team for the league. It is the first of its all-female official teams to operate an all-men’s league. Legends League Cricket (LLC) is a professional cricket league for retired cricketers. The inaugural season of the LLC will be held from 20 January 2022 at the Oman Cricket Stadium in Muscat , Oman. Legends League Cricket (LLC) 2022 Teams: Indian Maharajas, Aisen Lions, World Giants.

20. Satish Adiga receives ICMR National Award “Dr Subhash Mukherjee Award”

Dr Satish Adiga , Professor, Department of Clinical Embryology at Kasturba Medical College (KMC) under Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) has been selected for the National Award by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) . He will receive the Dr. Subhash Mukherjee Award from ICMR for his outstanding contribution in the field of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) . He has made significant contributions to both clinical IVF and fertility research.

21. World Rapid Chess Championship 2021 won by Nodirbek Abdusatorov

Nodirbek Abdusatorov ( Uzbekistan ) won the World Rapid Chess Championship 2021 by defeating Ian Nepomnyachchi ( Russia ) in a tiebreaker to overtake current world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen . Magnus Carlsen won the 2020 FIDE Championship.

22. Forensic Science Laboratory wins Skoch Prize for combating crime against children

The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) won the SKOCH Award in the Silver category for its work towards combating crime and violence against children . The award was given at the 78th SKOCH Summit. The theme of the summit was “State Governance”. Deepa Verma, director of the Rohini-based lab, has accepted the award on behalf of the lab. The FSL is a scientific department and a participant in the criminal justice system whose mission is to investigate crimes and incidents of violence against children who have suffered physical, sexual, financial or emotional harm.

23. National Innovation Week

The Ministry of Education (MoE), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (DPIIT) jointly with the Ministry of Education (MoE) , All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Ministry of Commerce and Industry (DPIIT) to celebrate the 75th year of Progressive India, ‘ Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav ‘ from January 10 to January 16, 2022. National Innovation Week‘Organizing. This Innovation Week is also a symbolic week of the Ministry of Education. This innovation week will highlight the various initiatives taken by these agencies to spread awareness in this direction with the aim of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in India. From January 10, 75 innovative technologies selected from various events like National Innovation Competition, Smart India Hackathon, Yukti 2.0 and Toycathon organized by the Ministry of Education will participate in the e-exhibition and showcase their innovations. The exhibition, as well as the full day activities scheduled for January 11 and 12, includes several important lecture sessions and panel discussions on emerging areas of innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education institutions and schools. 11 and 12 January by the Ministry of Education, A two-day e-seminar on ‘Building Innovation Ecosystem in Educational Institutions’ was organized on 2022. The seminar was attended by several eminent industrialists, founders of budding unicorns, investors and policy makers as keynote speakers and panelists to share their views and perspectives on various aspects of innovation and start-ups. In order to motivate school children and youth to take up innovation and entrepreneurship as a career option, special panel sessions involving founders of early-stage start-ups and students engaged in innovation will be organized. The objective of this program is to sensitize and orient various stakeholders towards innovation in educational institutions and as part of the start-up ecosystem. Emerging Unicorn founders, investors and policy makers joined as keynote speakers and panelists to share their thoughts and perspectives on various aspects of innovation and start-ups. In order to motivate school children and youth to take up innovation and entrepreneurship as a career option, special panel sessions involving founders of early-stage start-ups and students engaged in innovation will be organized. The objective of this program is to sensitize and orient various stakeholders towards innovation in educational institutions and as part of the start-up ecosystem. Emerging Unicorn founders, investors and policy makers joined as keynote speakers and panelists to share their thoughts and perspectives on various aspects of innovation and start-ups. In order to motivate school children and youth to take up innovation and entrepreneurship as a career option, special panel sessions involving founders of early-stage start-ups and students engaged in innovation will be organized. The objective of this program is to sensitize and orient various stakeholders towards innovation in educational institutions and as part of the start-up ecosystem. Investors and policy makers joined as keynote speakers and panelists to share their views and perspectives on various aspects of innovation and start-ups. In order to motivate school children and youth to take up innovation and entrepreneurship as a career option, special panel sessions involving founders of early-stage start-ups and students engaged in innovation will be organized. The objective of this program is to sensitize and orient various stakeholders towards innovation in educational institutions and as part of the start-up ecosystem. Investors and policy makers joined as keynote speakers and panelists to share their views and perspectives on various aspects of innovation and start-ups. In order to motivate school children and youth to take up innovation and entrepreneurship as a career option, special panel sessions involving founders of early-stage start-ups and students engaged in innovation will be organized. The objective of this program is to sensitize and orient various stakeholders towards innovation in educational institutions and as part of the start-up ecosystem.

24. January 12: National Youth Day

National Youth Day on 12 January every year on the occasion of the birth anniversary of social reformer, thinker and youth icon Swami Vivekananda .is celebrated. The purpose of this day is to spread awareness about the great ideas of Swami Vivekananda. He is a great inspiration for the youth of the country. In 1984, the Government of India declared 12 January as National Youth Day. Since then, National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12 January since 1985. On the occasion of this day, various activities like seminars, speeches, youth talks, yogasanas, essay writing competition etc. are organized across the country. Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, Born in 1863 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency. His original name was Narendranath Dutt. He was a disciple of the famous 19th century saint Ramakrishna Paramhansa. He is considered the father of renaissance and nationalism of Hinduism in India. In 1893, he gave a historic speech at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, America and introduced Hinduism to the world. Swami Vivekananda is known for his combination of wisdom, irrefutable logic and scientific approach to ancient Hindu philosophy. Swami Vivekananda died on July 4, 1902.