Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 24, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 24, 2022

INDIA

– Govt. announces winners of Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar; Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM) won in Institutional category & Vinod Sharma, Vice Chairman of Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority, won in Individual category
– Former PM of Japan Shinzo Abe honoured with Netaji Award 2022 by Netaji Research Bureau
– PM unveils Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate in New Delhi on his 125th birth anniversary
– Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Culture Ministry to organize Rangoli Utsav ‘Umang’ on National Girl Child Day on Jan 24
– Covid: Omicron in community transmission stage in India, says INSACOG (Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Vinodanand Jha appointed new Chairperson to PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act) Adjudicating Authority
– India emerges as largest exporters of cucumber and gherkins in the world

WORLD

– German Navy Chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach resigns after making comments on Ukraine, Russia
– Peru declares ‘environmental emergency’ on coastal area hit by oil spill
– New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern cancels her wedding due to Omicron surge

BADMINTON

– Syed Modi International Badminton tournament held in Lucknow
– India’s P.V. Sindhu won Women’s Singles title
– Men’s Singles final not held after one finalist tested Covid positive
– India’s Ishan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto clinched Mixed Doubles title
– Man Wei Chong and Tee Kai Wun of Malaysia won the Men’s Doubles title
– Malaysian pair Anna Ching Yik Cheong and Teoh Mei Xing won the Women’s Doubles title

SPORTS

– Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan named ICC men’s T20 Player of the Year
– Football: Covid-hit India withdraws from match against Chinese Taipei in AFC Women’s Asian Cup

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