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Current Affairs of 18th January, 2022

1. On the first anniversary of the country's national immunisation programme against the virus, India's government produced a commemorative postage stamp on the Covid-19 vaccination. ● A healthcare worker administering COVID-19 vaccine to a senior citizen is seen on the commemorative stamp, which also includes an image of a 'COVAXIN' vial. ● This stamp represents the outstanding work of our frontline healthcare personnel and scientific community in protecting the public from the COVI…

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Current Affairs of 16th & 17th January, 2022

1. The 16th of January has been designated as 'National Start-up Day' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ● PM Modi made the announcement through video conference on January 15, 2022, as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav's week-long event "Celebrating Innovation Ecosystem." ● During the occasion, the Prime Minister met with over 150 startups from various industries. ● Growing from roots, nudging the DNA, from local to global, technology of the future, establishing champions in manufa…

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Current Affairs of 15th January, 2022

1. Meenakashi Lekhi, Minister of State for Culture, has launched the 'North East on Wheels Expedition' in New Delhi to promote Northeastern culture. ● This year's Bike Expedition will take place from the 8th to the 16th of April to commemorate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. ● 75 bicyclists will be chosen from throughout the country to participate in this trip, which will traverse approximately 9000 kilometres in the North East Region in six groups. ● The expedition will also promote t…

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Current Affairs of 14th January, 2022

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually launched a 'MSME Technology Centre' in Puducherry on the occasion of National Youth Day 2022, which will be run by the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). ● The Rs 122 crore technological hub was established with an emphasis on the Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector. ● The centre was officially opened at the 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry (12th and 13th January 2022). ● In Puducherr…

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Current Affairs of 13th January, 2022

1. The Indian government is expected to become Vodafone Idea's largest shareholder. ● The company's board of directors approved the conversion of interest of Rs 16,000 crores into equity. ● The interest on the spectrum and AGR dues have been approved into government equity by India's third-largest network, Vi or Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL). ● VIL agreed to a four-year moratorium as well as the equity conversion, which means the Indian government will hold nearly 35.8% of VIL, follow…

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Current Affairs of 12th January, 2022

1. More than 200 contestants were honoured by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship at the conclusion of the India Skills 2021 nationwide competition. ● There were 270 medallions of excellence awarded to the competition winners, including 61 gold, 77 silver, 53 bronze, and 79 medallions of excellence. ● With 51 medals, Odisha took top place out of 26 states and union territories in this year's 'IndiaSkills 2021' competition. ● Odisha took home 10 gold medals, 18 sil…

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