10th & 11th January 2022 Current Affairs

10th & 11th January 2022 Current Affairs

10th & 11th January 2022 Current Affairs

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10th & 11th January 2022 Current Affairs is provided below. 

1. India’s 1st Heli-Hub:

  • The government of Haryana gets India’s 1st ever Heli hub in Gurugram.
  • In collaboration with the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

2. International Craft Award:

  • Won by Kerala Arts and Crafts Village Organization.
  • For the best craft village in the world by the world crafts council international.

3. Pakistan appoints women as the judge of the supreme court.

  • Lahore high court judge Ayesha Malik to the apex court.
  • 1st ever woman appointed to the supreme court.

4. Miss Trans Global 2021:

  • Kerala’s Sruthy Sitara was crowned.

5. Mera Gaon, Meri Dharohar:

  • It is the first-ever cultural survey of India’s villages.
  • It will document the cultural identity at the village level.
  • The government promoted common service centres special purpose vehicles in collaboration with the ministry of culture.

6. Mobile Honey Processing van:

  • Launched by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)
  • Launched at Sirora in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

About KVIC:

  • EST:1957
  • HQ: Mumbai
  • Under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

7. World Hindi Day:

  • Observed on January 10th.
  • Also known as Vishwa Hindi Diwas.
  • 1st world Hindi conference on 10th January 1975 in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  • Inaugurated by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

8. Deltacron:

  • New Covid variant called ‘Deltacron’.
  • Detected in Cyprus.
  • Combining both Delta and Omicron

9. Ex-RBI governor Urjit Patel:

  • He has been appointed as a vice president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

About AIIB:

  • 104 Members
  • Q: Beijing, China.
  • China – largest shareholder; India – 2nd largest shareholder
  • Est: 2016

10. RBI sets up a separate department for Fintech:

  • Fintech – Financial technology
  • All matters related to inter-regulatory and international coordination.
  • It will deal with all matters related to the facilitation of constructive innovations and incubations in the fintech sector.

About RBI:

  • EST: April 1, 1935
  • Q : Mumbai
  • Governor : Shaktikanta Das

11. New Secretary-General for OPEC:

  • OPEC – Organization of the petroleum exporting countries.
  • Kuwait’s Haitham Al Ghais as new secretary-general.

About OPEC:

  • Permanent, an intergovernmental organization.
  • Created at the Baghdad conference in 1960.
  • 13 Members
  • Q: Vienna, Austria

12. 1st on-site evidence of water on Moon’s Surface:

  • China’s Chang’e 5 lunar probe found it.
  • It is China’s first lunar sample-return mission.

13. India’s 73rd Chess Grandmaster:

  • 14-year-old Bharath Subramaniyam from Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  • During the Vergani cup open 2022 in Cattolica, Italy.

14. NIA Branches:

  • The centre has a nod to set up the 6 new branches of the National Investigation Team.
  • They are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Patna, Jaipur, Bhopal, and Bhubaneswar.

About NIA:

  • It is India’s counter-terrorism task force.
  • Est: 2009
  • It was set up after the deadly terror attack on 26/11 in Mumbai.
  • Under the Ministry of Home affairs.

15. Odisha government extends maternity leave benefits from 90 days to 180 days.

16. 2021 – 5th Hottest Year:

  • Report by European Union.
  • Slightly hotter than 2015 and 2018.
  • Atmospheric methane increased by a record amount in 2021 to 1,876 parts per billion.

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