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Current Affairs of 25th January, 2022

1. Jai Bhim and Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, two Indian films, have been officially shortlisted for the Oscars in 2022. ● After Mother India, Salaam Bombay, and Lagaan, Jai Bhim is the fourth Indian film to be nominated for an Academy Award. ● Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham has also been nominated for the Oscars for the Global Community in 2021. ● The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 276 films that are eligible for this year's Oscars. ● Writing with…

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Current Affairs of 23rd & 24th January, 2022

1. On Parakram Divas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi erected a hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate. ● The hologram statue has a height of 28 feet and a width of 6 feet. ● Once the hologram statue is finished, it will be replaced with a huge granite statue. ● The statue will be unveiled on Netaji's 125th birthday as a tribute to his enormous contribution to the country's independence movement and as a symbol of the country's obligation to him. ● During the inve…

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Current Affairs of 22nd January, 2022

1. On January 21, 2022, ahead of Republic Day, the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame at Delhi's India Gate will be fused with the flame at the adjacent National War Memorial. ● Air Marshal Balabadhra Radha Krishna, the Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff, presided over the ceremony. ● The decision to merge the two flames was made with the knowledge that the flame at Amar Jawan Jyoti pays tribute to the martyrs of 1971, but none of their names are present there, whereas the National War Memori…

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Current Affairs of 21st January, 2022

1. Activision Blizzard Inc., a gaming developer, is poised to be acquired by Microsoft in an all-cash deal worth $68.7 billion. ● Each share costs $95.00. ● Activision Blizzard Inc., a gaming developer, is poised to be acquired by Microsoft Corp. for $68.7 billion ($95.00 per share) in an all-cash deal. ● Microsoft's competition in the mobile gaming market and virtual-reality technologies will be boosted by this acquisition, which will give building blocks for the metaverse spanning…

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Current Affairs of 20th January, 2022

1. In Mumbai, Maharashtra, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) launched a smartphone app called "Saathi" that focuses on investor education. ● The Saathi app aims to raise investor awareness and provide education on the fundamentals of the securities market. ● It will cover KYC (Know Your Customer) procedures, trading and settlement, mutual funds (MF), market developments, and investor grievance redressal mechanisms, among other topics. 2. For USD 132 million (Rs …

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Current Affairs of 19th January, 2022

1. From the 10th to the 16th of January 2022, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) will virtually host the first-ever 'Startup India Innovation Week.' ● The 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' commemorates India's 75th year of independence and highlights the breadth and depth of entrepreneurship across the country. ● Piyush Goyal, the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, kicked off the Startup India Innovation Week. ● The Indian Institute of Management Kozh…

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