Current Affairs Today 24.01.2022 || TNPSC Current Affairs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a hologram statue of Netaji Subhash

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at India Gate in New Delhi on 23 January 2022. This hologram will be in place till the work of the granite statue of Netaji is completed. The statue will be unveiled in the same place to mark the year-long celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Culture Ministry to organize Rangoli Utsav ‘Umang' on National Girl Child Day on Jan 24

Culture Ministry will organize Rangoli Utsav ‘Umang' on National Girl Child Day tomorrow as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Participating teams will make Rangoli decorations at more than 50 special locations across the country.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.

Republic Day 2022: Govt says, common theme of tableaux is based on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav;12 States/UTs, 9 Central ministries to participate

Twelve states and Union Territories and nine Central Ministries and departments will participate in the Republic Day Parade this year at Rajpath in New Delhi. Briefing media in New Delhi, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Defence Nampibou Marinmai said, the common theme of this year's tableaux are based on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, commemorating the 75 years of Independence. He said, National Education Policy, Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik, Jal Jeewan Mission, 150 years of Sri Aurobindo, and 125 birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose are some of the themes of the tableaux of Ministries and Departments.

US and Japan agree to boost cooperation on pressing economic and security issues

US and Japan have agreed to boost cooperation on pressing economic and security issues, including China, North Korea’s missiles, and Russia’s threat to Ukraine. The decisions were taken in a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.  

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Kishida said he and Biden had agreed to cooperate to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific, to work closely on China and the North Korean missile issue, and also to cooperate on Ukraine. He also said Japan would host a meeting of the Quad grouping of the United States, Japan, Australia, and India in the first half of this year with Biden visiting

PM Modi congratulates Barbados PM Mottley on her party's resounding victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Mia Amor Mottley for the resounding victory of her party in the first general elections of the Republic of Barbados and her re-election as Prime Minister. In a tweet, Mr. Modi said that he is looking forward to working together for further strengthening friendly ties between India and Barbados

India, Sri Lanka extend existing Science & Technology cooperation for three more years

India and Sri Lanka have extended the existing Science and Technology cooperation for three more years, with focus on new areas like waste-water technologies, sustainable agriculture, aerospace engineering, robotics and artificial intelligence. The decision was taken during the 5th Joint Committee meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation between India and Sri Lanka today

Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu wins Women's singles title; Ishan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto bags Mixed Doubles trophy

In Badminton, two-time Olympic medalist, P.V. Sindhu has won the Women's singles title at the Syed Modi International tournament. Sindhu defeated compatriot Malvika Bansod 21-13, 21-16 in the summit clash in Lucknow today that lasted for 35 minutes.  

Earlier in the day, the Men's singles final of the tournament was declared as a 'No Match' after one of the finalists tested positive for Covid-19. The all-French clash was scheduled between Arnaud Merkle and Lucas Claerbout

India emerges as largest exporters of cucumber, gherkins in the world

Representational PicIndia has emerged as the largest exporter of cucumber and gherkins in the world. India has exported cucumber and gherkins to the tune of over one lakh 23 thousand Metric Tonnes with a value of 114 million US dollar during April to October 2020-21.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry in a statement said that India has crossed  200 million US dollar mark of export of agricultural processed product- pickling cucumber, which is globally referred as gherkins or cornichons, in the last financial year.

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