Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 28, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 28, 2022

INDIA

– First India-Central Asia Summit hosted by PM Modi in virtual format; attended by five presidents — Kazakhstan’s Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Uzbekistan’s Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Tajikistan’s Emomali Rahmon, Turkmenistan’s Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and Kyrgyz Republic’s Sadyr Japarov
– MoS Culture Meenakshi Lekhi releases pictorial comic book ‘India’s Women Unsung Heroes’
– Parliament launches Digital Sansad App to make live proceedings accessible to citizens
– Covid curbs extended till February 28 as positivity rate in 407 districts still above 10%, says MHA
– Renowned writer-physician, de-addiction activist Anil Awachat dies in Pune at 78
– China hands over missing Arunachal Pradesh teenager Miram Taron

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Air India transferred to Tata Group
– India’s electronic goods exports grew 49% in April-December 2021 at $11 billion
– Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) grants regular market approval for Covishield, Covaxin for use in adult population

WORLD

– Bangladesh: Rural hospital wins prestigious RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) prize for most transformative building of the world
– International Customs Day celebrated on Jan 26; theme: “Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem’’
– International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust observed on Jan 27

SPORTS

– 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China to include cricket in T20 format
– Captain of India’s 1964 Tokyo Olympics gold medal-winning hockey team, Charanjit Singh, dies at 90

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