19th January 2022 Current Affairs
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19th January 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. Planning to relocate Capital:
- Rising sea levels prompt Indonesia to relocate its capital.
- From its current capital Jakarta to Borneo island that will be named “Nusantara”.
2. NDRF Raising Day:
- National Disaster Response Force.
- Estb: January 19, 2006
- The year 2022 marks the 17th raising day.
- It is a specialized force under the National Disaster Management Authority, constituted under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
- It comes under the Ministry of home affairs
- NDMA – headed by the Prime Minister.
3. Cabinet approves extension of tenure of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis for three years:
- To achieve the goal of complete mechanization of sewer/septic tank cleaning in the country and rehabilitation of manual scavengers.
4. India and Denmark agree to work together on green fuels including Green Hydrogen.
5. FIFA Awards for 2021:
|1.||Best FIFA Men’s Player||Robert Lewandowski (Poland)|
|2.||Best FIFA Women’s player||Alexia Putellas (Spain)|
|3.||FIFA Fan Award||Denmark and Finland Fans|
|4.||Best FIFA Men’s Coach||Thomas Tuchel (Germany)|
|5.||Best FIFA Women’s Coach||Emma Hayes (United Kingdom)|
|6.||FIFA fair play award||Denmark National Team and Staff|
|7.||Puskas award||Erik Lamela (Argentina)|
|8.||Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper||Edouard Mendy (France)|
|9.||Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper||Christiane Endler (Chile)|
|10.||FIFA Best Special Award||Christine Sinclair (Canada)|
|11.||FIFA Best Special Award||Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)|
- Federation Internationale de Football Association.
- HQ: Zurich, Switzerland
6. Noted Bengali Cartoonist and Padma Shri recipient Narayan Debnath Passed away.
7. India is all set to host AFC Women’s Football Asian Cup India 2022 from 20th January 2022 in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune.
8. European Parliament Presidency:
- Roberta Metsola has been elected the President of the European Union’s Parliament.
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