Today Top Current Affairs 20 January 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 20 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

Union Cabinet approves Rs 1500 cr infusion in IREDA

Centre has decided to infuse Rs 1,500 crore in the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA).

  • the infusion of Rs 1,500 crore will enable IREDA to lend Rs 12,000 crore to the renewable sector.
  • It will also help IREDA in creating renewable energy capacity of 3,500 to 4,000 MW.

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Business News

SEBI launches Saa₹thi mobile app for investor education

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has launched a new mobile app named “Saa₹thi” on investor education in Mumbai. the main aim of the “Saa₹thi” (R is denoted as the Indian Rupee (INR) symbol) mobile app is to create awareness among investors about the basic concepts of the securities market.

  • the app SaaRthi will also explain regarding KYC process, trading and settlement, mutual funds (MF), recent market developments, investor grievances redressal mechanism, and so on.
  • The SEBI Saa₹thi mobile app will be available in Hindi and English language and users can downloadAndroid and iOS versions of the App from Play Store and App Store respectively.
  • the app would be available in regional languages soon.

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Microsoft buys game maker Activision Blizzard for about $70 billion

Microsoft will buy game making company, Activision Blizzard Inc for nearly $70 billion in order to boost its competitiveness in mobile gaming and virtual-reality technology.

  • Microsoft will be one of the world’s largest video game companies.
  • It will help in competing with tech rivals such as Meta, formerly Facebook.

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Appointment News

Roberta Metsola appointed as new President of the EU Parliament

The European Parliament has appointed Maltese politician Roberta Metsola as its new president.

  • Metsola has replaced David Sassoli, who died recently at the age of 65.
  • 43-year-old Roberta Metsola will be the only 3rd woman and the youngest president ever to run the chamber.
  • Also, she will be the first Maltese person to hold the office.

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Govt appointed Vikram Dev Dutt as new CMD of Air India

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to appoint lAS officer Vikram Dev Dutt as Air India’s new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). Vikram Dev Dutt was elected as the Air India chief in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

  • Dutt is a 1993-batch IAS officer of AGMUT (Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territory) cadre.
  • He is serving as Principal Secretary (Tourism) in Delhi government.

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Sports News

AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Football Tournament

The 20th edition of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup trophy will be hosted by India which will begin from January 20, 2022, and will end on February 06, 2022.

  • This will be 2nd time for India when will be hosting the tournament after 1979.
  • AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Football Tournament will be held in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, and Pune.
  • 12 teams across the world will participate in the trophy in AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022.

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Obituary News

Noted ecologist and ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaigner M.K. Prasad died at 89

The former Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad (KSSP) president Professor MK Prasad has taken his last breath at the age of 89 due to complications of COVID-19. he was an Eminent environmentalist.

  • MK Prasad played an important role in the ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaign in the state in the 1970s.
  • ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaign was started to protect a forest ecosystem in the State and was considered as the first popular campaign.

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