Daily Current Affairs January 22

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January 22 | Daily Current Affairs 2022

Sports – Daily Current Affairs January 22

1. India won the U-19 Men’s Asia Cup 2021:

  • The Yash Dhull-led young Indian side hammered Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the final of the U-19 Men’s Asia Cup 2021 to seal their eighth title at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
  • Riding on a fine unbeaten 56 from Angkrish Raghuvanshi, India gunned down the 102-run target in just 22 overs to seal a crushing win against Sri Lanka.
  • In the last eight editions of the U-19 Asia Cup before this, India had won the title seven times, which includes a shared trophy in 2012.
  • The team also owns the record of having never lost a final. In this edition, India finished second in the group, having lost to Pakistan, before beating Bangladesh to make the final.

Ranking – Daily Current Affairs January 22

2. Narendra Modi tops list of world’s most popular leaders:

  • The survey released by Morning Consult Political Intelligence is based on data collected from January 13-19, 2022.
Rank  Person  Field
1  Narendra Modi   India’s Prime Minister
2  Andrés Manuel López Obrador  Mexican Presiden
3  Mario Draghi  Italian Prime Minister
4  Fumio Kishida  Japan PM
5  Olaf Scholz  German chancellor

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs January 22

3. Reliance Jio partners with University of Oulu over development of 6G technology:

  • Reliance Jio’s Estonia unit, (Jio Estonia OÜ) is partnering with the University of Oulu for exploring 6G, the upcoming next generation of telecom technology after 5G.
  • According to an official announcement by the company, 6G is supposed to build on the capabilities of 5G and will have higher capacities and will bring new advancements.
  • It should be noted that in India, Jio like other telecom players, is carrying out 5G testing.
  • The commercial rollout for 5G is yet to begin in the country
  • Jio is hoping the efforts will help create 6G-enabled products in the field of defence, automotive, industrial machinery, consumer goods, and experiences such as urban computing and autonomous traffic settings.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs January 22

4. Mia Mottley is appointed as prime Minister of Barbados:

  • Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley was sworn in for a second term after her party appeared to have swept every legislative seat in the first elections the island nation held as a republic since casting off the British monarchy.

5. Arvind P. Jamkhedkar will be the next Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR):

  • Archaeologist and historian Arvind P. Jamkhedkar will be the next Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR).
  • He will replace Prof. K. Sudershan Rao, whose term as ICHR chief was mired in controversy.
  • The post fell vacant after Prof. Rao’s retirement.
  • Prof. Jamkhedkar is at present Chancellor of Deccan College, Pune, known in academic circles for its archaeology department.
  • Prof. Jamkhedkar was selected as National Lecturer in Archaeology by the University Grants Commission in 1984.
  • He has published 13 monographs/contributions to excavation reports and 50 research articles, apart from about 20 articles in Marathi.
  • As an archaeologist, Prof. Jamkhedkar has conducted 19 excavations at different sites in Maharashtra.

Chanchal Kumar appointed as MD, NHIDCL:

  • Senior IAS officer Chanchal Kumar (IAS:1992:BH) was appointed as Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (NHIDCL), Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.
  • According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), he has been appointed to the post in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.
  • Presently, he is posted in the cadre state Bihar as Principal Secretary, Chief Minister Secretariat with additional charge of Principal Secretary, GAD, Principal Secretary, Public Grievances, Mission Director, Bihar Administrative Reform Mission.

Awards – Daily Current Affairs January 22

6. Sushmita Sen wins International Association of Working Women Award:

  • Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen is elated on being conferred the International Association of Working Women Award for an outstanding performance by a female actor in a TV series for her show ‘Aarya 2’.
  • The award is presented by the DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF), which is currently underway virtually starting from January 16 to January 30.
  • The actress credits the team of ‘Aarya’ for working tirelessly for the show that is now gaining global recognition.

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 22

7. Swedish Saab announced that its AT4 weapon has been selected by the Indian Armed Forces through a competitive program for a single-shot weapon:

  • Swedish Saab announced that its AT4 weapon has been selected by the Indian Armed Forces through a competitive program for a single-shot weapon.
  • AT4 will be used by the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force.
  • According the company, this order includes the AT4CS AST, which can be fired from confined spaces such as from inside buildings, bunkers and other urban environments.
  • The AT4CS AST offers a tandem warhead with a breach or blast mode, which is optimized to defeat enemies within buildings and to destroy structures, which can create a point of access into them.
  • Saab says that AT4 is one of the most popular and successful support weapon families on the market. Operated by a single soldier, this single-shot system has proven efficacy against structures, landing craft, helicopters, armored vehicles and personnel.
  • Its 84 mm caliber warhead offers enhanced power and performance.

Over All Review


  • India – 8th ACC U19 Asia Cup title in Dubai.


  • PM Modi – Top list of world’s most popular leaders.

Business And Economy

  • Jio + University of Oulu – Development of 6G technology.


  • Mia Mottley – Barbados Prime Minister.
  • Arvind P. Jamkhedkar – Next Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR).


  • Sushmita Sen – International Association of Working Women Award for ‘Aarya 2’.

National Affairs

  • Saab – Supply AT4 Anti-tank Missiles to Indian Armed Forces.


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