Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 11, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 11, 2022

INDIA

– Administration of ‘precaution dose’ of Covid-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years started
Health Ministry issues revised advisory for managing HCWs working in COVID and Non-COVID areas of Health Care Facilities
– ICMR issues an advisory on purposive testing strategy for Covid-19 in India
– Visually challenged students will soon have access to Braille Maps, enabling them for ease of use: Govt
– Punjab Lok Congress party of Ex-CM Captain Amarinder Singh allotted hockey stick, ball as election symbol

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Labour Minister Bhupender Yadav releases report on 2nd round of Quarterly Employment Survey

WORLD

– Sri Lanka launches Jaffna-Colombo luxury train service with India’s assistance
– Kazakhstan: President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev says coup d’etat averted
– Golden Globe Awards: “The Power of the Dog” wins best drama film award; “West Side Story” wins best musical/comedy film award
– ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) sever relations with Mali in response to its “unacceptable” delay in holding elections
– New York City apartment building fire kills 19, including 9 children
– Bob Saget, actor known for TV series ‘Full House,’ dies at 65 in US

SPORTS

– Ten athletes added by Youth Affairs and Sports’ Ministry’s Mission Olympic Cell to TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) including golfers Anirban Lahiri, Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar
– Bharath Subramaniyam (14) becomes India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster

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