Daily Current Affairs January 11

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January 11 | Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs January 11

1. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed on which date?
A) January 2
B) January 6
C) January 4
D) January 11
E) January 1
Answer: D) January 11

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day 2022:

  • According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), human trafficking and migrant smuggling are global and widespread crimes that use men, women and children for profit.
  • As per UNODC estimates, nearly 2,50,000 individuals are trafficked globally.

National Road Safety Week 2022:

  • According to the official data by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, India ranks first in the number of deaths caused by road accidents across 199 countries.
  • To recognize the graveness of the matter and to enlighten people of the ways to become more cognizant about their safety on the road, the Government of India, in collaboration with various state governments, observes the National Road Safety Week from January 11 to January 17.

National Road Safety Week 2022: Theme

  • The theme for this year’s National Road Safety Week is ‘Sadak Suraksha – Jeevan Raksha.’
  • The campaign will focus on various measures people should adopt to comply with the safety regulations laid down by the government and subsequently keep themselves and their loved ones safe.

Sports – Daily Current Affairs January 11

2. Chris Morris retires from all forms of cricket. He was related to which country?
A) Australia
B) Kyrgyz Republic
C) South Africa
D) Brazil
E) Iran
Answer: C) South Africa

Ranking – Daily Current Affairs January 11

3. Chennai International Airport Ranks ____ in Global List for ‘On-Time Performance’?
A) 7th
B) 11th
C) 12th
D) 9th
E) 8th
Answer: E) 8th

  • In a review conducted by Cirium, an organisation that specialises in offering aviation data to travel, finance, aerospace, and aviation industries, the airport has been ranked 8th for ‘on-time performance’ for the year 2021.
  • Besides that, Chennai airport is the only Indian airport to figure in the top 10 positions of the list.
  • The first three positions have been bagged by United State’s Miami Airport, Fukuoka Airport, and Haneda Airport in Japan.

Top 3 Airports in the list:

Rank Airports
1st Miami Airport (United States)
2nd Fukuoka Airport (Japan)
3rd Haneda Airport (Japan)
8th Chennai Airport (India)

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs January 11

4. Which bank launches instant loan approval portal for MSMEs?
A) Kotak Mahindra Bank
B) Federal Bank
C) J & K Bank
D) RBL Bank
E) Bank of Maharashtra
Answer: B) Federal Bank

  • Private sector lender Federal Bank said it has launched an online lending platform federalinstaloans.com to facilitate quick and hassle-free credit approvals for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across India.
  • The platform, the bank said, enables MSME borrowers to avail loans in less than 30 minutes digitally, by uploading their income tax returns, bank account statement and online verification of goods and services tax (GST) details.
  • Eligible borrowers can avail up to ₹50 lakh through the platform at present.

UCO Bank RuPay Select contactless debit card launched:

  • State-owned UCO Bank, in association with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), has launched a RuPay Select contactless debit card for its premium customer segment.
  • A statement said that this contactless debit card comes with a host of benefits and has been curated keeping in mind the needs and lifestyle of premium/HNI customers of the bank.
  • The card also offers an ATM withdrawal limit of ₹50,000 along with a purchase of up to ₹2 lakh at PoS or e-commerce, to its users.

PayU’s LazyPay launches credit product ‘LazyCard’ amid growing competition in BNPL space:

  • Payment service provider, PayU is diversifying its India play, as the company announced the launch of its new credit and prepaid payment instrument, LazyCard.
  • PayU’s ‘buy now pay later’ (BNPL) solution, LazyPay has partnered with SBM Bank India for the prepaid instrument, as the company looks to up the ante against card-based BNPL providers Uni and Slice, among others.
  • LazyCard will be riding on the Visa payment network.
  • The BNPL space continues to be attracting investor interest for the past few months, as demand for online shopping grows.

Federal Bank:
Hq: Aluva, Kerala
CEO: Shri Shyam Srinivasan
Tagline: Your Perfect Banking Partner

Books and Authors – Daily Current Affairs January 11

5. Ratan N. Tata: The Authorized Biography is authored by whom?
1) Thomas Matthew
2) Bimal Prasad
3) Kaustubh Sonalkar
A) Only 1
B) Only 3
C) Only 2
D) Only 1 & 3
E) Only 2 & 3
Answer: A) Only 1

  • The US-based publishing company, HarperCollins has acquired the rights to publish the authorised biography of Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata.
  • According to sources, the book titled Ratan N. Tata: The Authorized Biography will be out published globally by early November this year.
  • The book has already gained attention to be one of the most anticipated releases of 2022.
  • The biography of Tata will be penned by former senior bureaucrat and retired IAS officer Dr Thomas Matthew.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs January 11

6. Arun Kumar Chatterjee appointed as India’s next ambassador to which country?
A) Australia
B) Kyrgyz Republic
C) Pakistan
D) Brazil
E) Iran
Answer: B) Kyrgyz Republic

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 11

7. Which country launches ‘more advanced’ missile less than week after hypersonic test?
A) Australia
B) Kyrgyz Republic
C) North Korea
D) Brazil
E) Iran
Answer: C) North Korea

  • North Korea appeared to test-fire a ballistic missile that may be more capable than the “hypersonic missile” it launched less than a week earlier, South Korea’s military said, as Pyongyang pursues increasingly advanced weapons.
  • Initial estimates found missile traveled more than 700 km (435 miles) to a maximum altitude of 60 km (37 miles) at a top speed up to 10 times the speed of sound (12,348 kmh/7,673 mph), South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement.

North Korea:
Capital: Pyongyang
Currency: North Korean won
President: Kim Jong-un

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 11

8. India successfully test-fired a naval variant of the advanced supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a stealth guided-missile destroyer of ____?
A) Indian Air Force
B) Indian Navy
C) Indian Army
D) A & B
E) A & C
Answer: B) Indian Navy

DRDO Flight Tests Final Deliverable Configuration of MPATGM:

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the final deliverable configuration of Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on January 11, 2022.
  • The indigenously developed anti-tank missile is a low weight, fire & forget missile and is launched from a man portable launcher, integrated with thermal sight.

9. The Ministry of Railways has approved the renaming of the Kevadiya railway station in the Narmada district of which state, as Ekta Nagar railway station?
A) Karnataka
B) Gujarat
C) Delhi
D) Uttar Pradesh
E) Assam
Answer: B) Gujarat

  • This Gujarat’s railway station which falls under the Vadodara division has been renamed as ‘Ekta Nagar’ railway station.
  • The station code of Ekta Nagar railway station will be EKNR and the numerical code of the station will be 08224620.
  • According to Western Railways, work has been started to change the railway station name on all station boards.
  • Last year, the Ministry of Railways had said tourists visiting the world’s tallest statue in Gujarat “Statue of Unity” will be able to experience the rich cultural history of the state at the Kevadiya railway station itself.
  • Under public-private partnership (PPP) initiative, the Vadodara Division of Western Railways had awarded first of its kind contract in the Indian Railways network for the development of an Art Gallery with a Souvenir shop at Gujarat’s Kevadiya Railway station.

10. 9th edition of North East Festival held in ____?
A) Karnataka
B) Gujarat
C) Delhi
D) Uttar Pradesh
E) Assam
Answer: E) Assam

  • The three-day 9th edition of the North East Festival held at Radisson Blu here from January 7 ended on a high note, stated a press release.
  • The festival’s chief organiser Shyamkanu Mahanta promised that the next edition would be bigger and better.
  • It may be mentioned that the popular annual North East Festival in Delhi, which was supposed to be organised from January to January 9 at the Jawharlal Nehru Stadium, got cancelled and the organisers shifted to a smaller version in Guwahati on the same dates.

Over All Review

Important Days

  • National Road Safety Week – January 11 to January 17.
  • National Human Trafficking Awareness Day – January 11.


  • Chris Morris – South African all-rounder retires from all forms of cricket.


  • Chennai International Airport – Rank 8th in Global List for ‘On-Time Performance’.

Banking and Finance 

  • Federal Bank – Instant loan approval portal for MSMEs.

Books and Authors

  • Ratan N. Tata: The Authorized Biography – Authored by Dr Thomas Matthew.


  • Arun Kumar Chatterjee – India’s next ambassador to Kyrgyz Republic.

International Affairs

  • North Korea – ‘More advanced’ missile less than week after hypersonic test.

National Affairs

  • India – Advanced version of BrahMos missile test-fired.
  • The Ministry of Railways – The renaming of the Kevadiya railway station in the Narmada district of Gujarat, as Ekta Nagar railway station.
  • Guwahati – 9th edition of North East Festival.


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