Page-5 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

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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Commemorative Postal Stamp on COVID-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released commemorative postal stamp on COVID-19 vaccine. The stamp was launched to mark the first anniversary of the National COVID Vaccination Programme or the COVID vaccination drive. Design of the stamp The stamp has a health care worker vaccinating a senior citizen. The stamp also shows the ..

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Standards for Charging Infrastructure for EV

The Ministry of Power recently released revised guidelines for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.  The ministry has released these guidelines to increase the adoption of EVs and also to fasten the adoption. About the Guidelines It allows the entities or individuals to create charging stations without the need for license. However, they should meet certain technical ..

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State Tableaux for Republic Day Parade

On January 17, 2022, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as West Bengal’s tableau for the Republic Day parade was rejected without providing reasons or justifications. Highlights West Bengal Tableau was set to commemorate contributions of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and his INA marking his 125th birth anniversary year. Union government ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 18, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 18, 2022 INDIA – Kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj dies aged 83 in Delhi; won Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1964) and Padma Vibhushan (1986) – Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi dies in Odisha at 88 – Theatre personality Shaoli Mitra dies in ..

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