Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 22, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 22, 2023


  • Prime Minister Modi to name 21 islands of Andaman & Nicobar after Param Vir Chakra awardees
  • G20’s first Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group Meeting to be held in Bengaluru.
  • Centre has decided to nominate Assam’s Charaideo Maidams for the UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
  • Tamil Nadu to set up a turtle conservation and rehabilitation centre in Chennai.
  • President of India to confer the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2023 on 11 children for their achievement.
  • Jharkhand launches a water conservation scheme with an outlay of Rs 467.32 crore.
  • Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and Union Minister for Science & Technology, Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated “India International Science Festival, IISF-2022” in Bhopal.
  • Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issues directions to block the first episode of BBC Documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ on YouTube.


  • Average days of employment provided per household under the Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is at a five-year low.
  • Commerce Ministry relaxes Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) scheme norms to promote ease of doing business.
  • World Economic Forum’s 2023 Davos event ends


  • UNESCO dedicates this year’s International Day of Education to Afghan girls and women.
  • CDC : Omicron XBB.1.5 estimated to make up nearly half of US COVID-19 cases.
  • The United States is set to send hundreds of armored vehicles, rockets to Ukraine.
  • The U.S. designated Russia’s Wagner group as a transnational criminal organisation.
  • New research reveals the genes that allowed whales to grow to giant sizes.


  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik releases ‘Hockey & India — A Golden Legacy’ book by Sportstar on Indian hockey
  • Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna stormed into second round of the Australian Open 2023 mixed doubles event.
  • World Number one Iga Swiatek knocked out of Australian Open by Elena Rybakina.


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