Page-4 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

UV-C Disinfection Technology

The Government of India had put Ultra Violet – C Disinfection Technology for testing in Parliament, AC buses and trains. The technology is a huge success. It is now to be rolled out for the public. Also, the technology is to be used during ECI (Election Commission of India) poll meetings. Who developed the technology? ..

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‘The Enigma’: 555.55-carat black diamond

A 555.55-carat black diamond called “The Enigma” was unveiled in Dubai on January 17, 2022. Key Facts It is believed to have come from outer space. It was unveiled by auction house Sotheby’s. After a tour in Dubai, diamond will also be taken to Los Angeles before it will go under auction in London in ..

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Abu Dhabi Airport Explosion

A possible drone attack sparked an explosion and struct three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi while another fire at the Abu Dhabi International Airport killed three people and injured six, on January 17, 2022. Highlights Two dead people were identified as Indian nationals while one was from Pakistan. Though, Abu Dhabi police did not offer ..

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National Technical Textiles Mission- New Projects

On January 17, 2022, Ministry of textiles cleared 20 strategic research projects, worth Rs 30 crores, in the areas of specialty fibres and geotextiles. Key Points These projects fall under government’s flagship programme ‘National Technical Textiles Mission.’ Out of 20 Research projects, 16 projects of specialty fibres were cleared. It includes: 5 projects in healthcare ..

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Guru Ravidas Jayanti and Punjab Elections

The Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on Magh Poornima, that is, on the new moon day of the Magh month. It is celebrated all over India. About Ravidas Ravidas was a social reformer and a spiritual man. He is popular mainly for his work against castism. Ravidas was a contemporary saint to Saint Kabir. It ..

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