Page-44 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

Army Day 2022

74th Indian Army Day is being celebrated in India on January 15, 2022. Highlights Indian Army Day is celebrated to honour soldiers of the armed forces in India, for their selfless service. The day is celebrated at all army command offices across India as well as the headquarters in New Delhi. Why is the day ..

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Pakistan’s National Security Policy (NSP)

Pakistan launched its first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) on January 14, 2022. Highlights With this launch, Pakistan makes it imperative to deter war and defend its territorial integrity and sovereignty by using all elements of national power, at all costs. The NSP 2022-26 has been framed after seven years of rigorous analysis and diligent, with ..

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World’s largest Khadi National Flag

On January 15, 2022, world’s largest national flag, made of Khadi fabric will be put to display, to celebrate the “Army Day”. Key Points It will be displayed at Longewala, along the India – Pakistan Border in Jaisalmer. Longewala was the centre stage of historic battle of 1971 between India and Pakistan. It will be ..

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Cryogenic Engine Test for Gaganyaan

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the qualification test of cryogenic engine for Gaganyaan programme on January 12, 2022. Key Points The test was conducted for 720 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex, in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu. Performance of the engine met with the test objectives and parameters of the engine closely matched with predictions during entire ..

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BARC News Channel Ratings

Information & Broadcasting Ministry asked the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC India) to resume “news channel ratings” with immediate effect. Key Facts Ministry has asked to release of viewership data of news channels as well as to release the last three months data of news channels in monthly format. As per ministry, reporting of viewership ..

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Kenya Transmission Project

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd signed a joint development agreement with Africa50, to continue to develop “Kenya Transmission Project” in public-private partnership mode. Kenya Transmission Project Kenya Transmission Project provides for the development, construction, financing, and operation of “400kV Lessos – Loosuk” and “220kV Kisumu – Musaga” transmission lines. This project is going to ..

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