Today Current Affairs English 26 January 2022

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Today's Important Events

  • The 9th Women’s National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 was held at the Ice Skating Rink in Kaza, Lahaul Spiti district, in Himachal Pradesh.
  • This is the first time a National Ice Hockey Competition has been held, and
  • The State was hosting a Development Camp.
  • The meeting of the BRICS Science Technology Innovation Steering Committee has made a decision.
  • In 2022, India will hold five events.
  • At this event, India turned over the chairmanship to China, which will hold it until 2022.
  • South Africa has launched its first satellite constellation, which was wholly developed in the country.
  • Three nanosatellites made in the United States were launched from Cape Canaveral in 2012. the United States.
  • AIIMS, the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, recently published a study on this topic.
  • COVID-19 is a virus that affects children.
  • Adolescents had a reduced death rate and a lower rate of suicide, according to the study.
  • Symptoms are less severe in children than in adults.
  • Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister, launched the District Good Governance Initiative.
  • DGGI in Jammu and Kashmir, with Jammu at the top of the list.
  • It is the first Union Territory to have an index like this.

NATIONAL News

World leaders – Global rating


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has topped a global poll of world leaders, receiving a 71 percent approval rating from the Morning Consult organisation. US President Joe Biden was named number 6 on the list of the world’s most popular leaders, which included 13 leaders. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison are his closest rivals.

Purple Revolution

Jammu & Kashmir’s contribution to “Start-ups India” is the “Purple Revolution.” The Aroma Mission, initiated by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology through the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, is responsible for India’s “Purple Revolution” (CSIR).In the Kashmir Himalayas, the ‘Purple Revolution’ involves the growth of lavender as a new scent crop.

Report on Solar Waste
India might generate around 34,600 tonnes of cumulative solar waste by 2030, according to a report by the National Solar Energy Federation of India. Solar garbage is the electronic waste produced by solar panels that have been abandoned. Crystallized silicon (C-Si) and thin-film (primarily cadmium telluride) are the two most common module technologies in India, with 93 and 7% market shares, respectively.Both technologies have an 85-90 percent recovery rate.However, there is a significant cost difference between recycling and dumping panels in landfills, which is why it is not recycled sufficiently.

Export of Advanced Light Helicopter to Mauritius
The Government of Mauritius has signed a deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) (GoM).This is in regards to the Mauritius Police Force receiving one Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH)-MkIII for export. Mauritius already has two HAL-built aircraft: an ALH and a Dornier Do-228.

INTERNATIONAL News

US Bill on Rare Earth supplies

In 2019, China supplied 80 percent of the rare–earth metals consumed in the United States.The bill’s goal is to lessen China’s reliance on rare–earth elements.This is necessary to defend the United States from rare–earth metal supply disruptions.

 

Five-alarm global fire

According to the United Nations, the globe will confront five big threats in 2022.These dangers are known as five-alarm global fires. Covid 19, lawlessness in cyberspace, climate change, a bankrupt global financial system, and diminishing peace and security are the five alarms.The United Nations has recommended that governments enter emergency mode in order to avert or mitigate these hazards. Avalanche action is now needed to address the climate crisis. By the end of the decade, global emissions should have decreased by 45 percent.

STATE  News

Digital initiatives – Gujarat High court
The Gujarat High Court has launched two digital services: a ‘Justice Clock’ and electronic court fee payment.The Justice Clock is an LED display located on the grounds of the high court. This ‘Justice Clock’ will display crucial statistics from Gujarat’s justice delivery system in order to “maximise outreach and visibility” of the state judiciary’s operations. Advocates and parties can obtain judicial stamps using the online e-Courts fee system by making an electronic payment and submitting a PDF receipt.

EVENTS, PERSONALITIES, AND AWARDS

International Folk Art Festival

Sumit Bhale of Fulbari taluka, a Lavni artist from Maharashtra, has earned a gold award at the International Folk Art Festival in Dubai. Maharashtra’s Lavani is a popular music genre. It’s a mash-up of traditional music and dancing. It is especially played to the beats of a percussion instrument called the Dholki.

Har Gobind Khorana
The biochemist and chemical scientist Har Gobind Khorana’s 100th birthday was recently commemorated.He and Marshall W. Marshall shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1968.Khorana earned the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award (1968) and the National Medal of Science in addition to the Nobel Prize (1987).In 1969, the Indian government bestowed the Padma Vibhushan upon Khorana.


SPORTS

ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year 2021

The ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year for 2021 includes three Indians. Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, and Rohit Sharma are among the Indian players who have found a position in the playing 11.

Kane Williamson, the New Zealand captain, has been appointed as the ICC Test captain.


Syed Modi Badminton Championship 2022

PV, an ace shuttler from India, Sindhu won the women’s singles final of this championship, which was held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh’s Babu Banarasi Indoor Stadium.


Sindhu was victorious in a 35-minute final against Malvika Bansod.

The Indian team of Ishaan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Castro won the Syed Modi Badminton Championship 2022 mixed doubles title.

IMPORTANT DAYS

Parakram Diwas – January 23rd

The Indian government has declared January 23rd as ‘Parakram Diwas,’ commemorating Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary.The 125th anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth is this year.

Netaji was born in Cuttack, Odisha, on January 23, 1897.In 1921, Netaji became a member of the Indian National Congress. Netaji established the “Swaraj” newspaper.He’d published a book titled “The Indian Struggle.”

For the first time, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose spelled out the slogan “Jai Hind.”

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