Today Top Current Affairs 18 January 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 18 January 2022 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.

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National News

PM Modi addresses WEF’s Davos Agenda 2022 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda via video conferencing on 17th January 2022.

  • The “Davos Agenda 2022” summit will be conducted from January 17th, 2022 to January 21st, 2022, due to the Covid-19.
  • The “Davos Agenda 2022” summit is “The State of the World.”

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India’s Navdeep Kaur wins Best National Costume award for her Kundalini Chakra dress at Mrs World 2022

Indian Representative Navdeep Kaur has claimed the Costume Round as she represented the country for her Kundalini Chakra dress at Mrs World 2022. Navdeep Kaur also was crowned Mrs India World 2021.

  • Navdeep’s striking gold Avant Garde outfit was inspired by the Kundalini Chakra and was designed by Eggie Jasmin.
  • ‘Kundalini Chakra’ presents the movement of energy in the chakras of the body from the base to the spine up through the crown

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International News

Dubai’s stunning Infinity Bridge now open for the first time

The iconic ‘Infinity Bridge’ in Dubai, United Arab Emirates has been oped now to traffic for the first time on January 16, 2022.

  • Infinity Bridge’ in Dubai is known as ‘Infinity’ due to its design resembles the mathematical sign for infinity (∞). it means limitless, infinite goals of Dubai.

‘Infinity Bridge’ in Dubai

  • It has six lanes in each direction and it has an arch that is shaped like the infinity symbol.
  • The bridge is It is 300 metres long and 22 metres wide.
  • It is built over Dubai Creek.
  • It can also accommodate 24,000 vehicles in both directions each hour.

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Defence News

Indian Navy joins PASSEX Exercise with Russia in Arabian Sea

Indian Navy has joined PASSEX Exercise with Russia on 14 January 2022 at the port of Cochin, in the Arabian Sea.

  • In the PASSEX exercise, the Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and built guided-missile destroyer, INS Kochi participated with Russian Federation Navy’s RFS Admiral Tributes.
  • The main purpose of the PASSEX exercise is to showcase cohesiveness and interoperability between the two navies.

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Appointment News

Shersingh Khyalia appointed as CEO of Adani Power

the Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Shersingh B Khyalia as a chief executive officer of the company with effect from 11th January 2022.

Who is Shersingh B Khyalia

  • Sher Singh B Khyalia is a Chartered Accountant and is having experience of over 32 years in managing complex business in power industry, including generation, transmission and distribution.
  • Khyalia has served as managing director in Gujarat Power Corporation.
  • He has experience in the renewable power sector especially the development of ultra mega renewable parks.

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Sports News

Russian Aslan Karatsev won third ATP Title in Sydney Tennis Classic

Russia’s Aslan Karatsev has won his 3rd ATP title in Sydney and defeated Andy Murray by 6-3, 6-3.

  • Spanish world number nine Paula Badosa has won her third career title, beating Barbora Krejcikova 6-3 4-6 7-6(4) in the women’s single.

Sydney Tennis Classic 2022 Winners

Aslan Karatsev (Russia)Men’s Single
John Peers (Australia) and Filip Polášek (Slovakia)Men’s Double
Paula Badosa (Spain)Women’s Single
Anna Danilina (Kazakhstan) and Beatriz Haddad Maia (Brazil)Women’s Double

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Lakshya Sen wins maiden Super 500 title, defeats World Champion Loh Kean Yew

Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen has won his maiden Super 500 title and defeated World Champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the men’s singles final of India Open 2022.

  • Indian duo Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have also claimed first-ever Indian Open finals in the men’s doubles and defeated Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia by 21-16, 26-24.

2022 India Open (badminton) Winners List

Lakshya Sen (India)Men’s Single
Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (India)Men’s Double
Busanan Ongbamrungphan (Thailand)Women’s Single
Benyapa Aimsaard and Nuntakarn Aimsaard (Thailand)Women’s Double
Terry Hee and Tan Wei Han (Singapore)Mixed Double

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Obituary News

Padma Shri winning social activist Shanti Devi died at 88

Odisha-based social worker Shanti Devi has passed away at the age of 88. she was awarded the Padma Shri award. she was remembered as the voice of the poor.

  • Shanti Devi was known Lugdi Devi for her dedication towards the underprivileged community and restoring peace in the Maoist-affected areas in Odisha.
  • In 2021, Shanti Devi was honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award from President Ram Nath Kovind.

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Former President of Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keita died at 76

Former President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has passed away at the age of 76. he was elected during a historic election following a destabilising coup.

  • He served for seven years, since September 2013, till he was overthrown in a military coup in August 2020.
  • He also served as prime minister of the country from 1994 to 2000.

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