Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 16, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 16, 2022

INDIA

– Army Day celebrated on January 15
– Thiruvalluvar Day celebrated on Jan 15 in honour of Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Minimum 6 airbags to be made mandatory in vehicles carrying up to 8 passengers from October: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH)
– 46 Startups announced winners of the National Startup Awards 2021 along with 1 incubator and 1 accelerator
– January 16 to be celebrated as ‘National Start-up Day’: PM
– Chhattisgarh government to set up Chhattisgarh Rojgar Mission headed by CM Bhupesh Baghel to create around 15 lakh job opportunities in the state in the next five years
– Power ministry revises norms for pro-actively setting up EV charging infra
– Govt inaugurates India’s first coal to methanol plant built by BHEL in Hyderabad
– CRISIL Ratings to start disclosing ESG (environmental, social and governance) impact on credit profiles

WORLD

– Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupts in Pacific Island nation Tonga

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