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Today Top Current Affairs 21 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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Awards News

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla wins $1 million Genesis Prize for COVID-19 vaccine development

The chairman and chief executive of global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc Albert Bourla has received the prestigious Genesis Prize for his efforts in leading the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Albert Bourla wins the $1 million Genesis Prize (Also known as Jewish Nobel Prize).
  • Genesis Prize is presented by the Genesis Prize Foundation to a person for their professional achievements, contributions to humanity and commitment to Jewish values.

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Books News

New Biography of Subhas Chandra Bose authored by Chandrachur Ghose

A new biography titled “Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist” will be released in February 2022. the book has been authored by Chandrachur Ghose.

  • It highlights the thoughts and opinions of Subhas Chandra Bose about the development of independent India, communalism, geopolitics and political ideology.
  • The book also marks the untold and unknown stories of Netaji (Subhas Chandra Bose).
  • The book will be published by Penguin Random House India.

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Economy News

India Ratings projects the Indian economy to grow at 7.6% in FY23

India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has estimated that India’s GDP will grow 7.6% in FY23.

  • The real GDP of India will be 9.1% higher than the FY20 (pre-Covid level) GDP level after a gap of two years.

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Appointment News

Dileep Sanghani appointed as new Chairman of IFFCO

The board of directors of the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) has decided to appoint Dileep Sanghani as IFFCO chairman on January 19, 2022. Dileep Sanghani will serve as the 17th Chairman of the Cooperative

  • Dileep Sanghani has replaced Balvinder Singh Nakai, who passed away on October 11, 2021.
  • Dileep Sanghani has served as IFFCO vice-chairman.

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Internet panel on languages ropes in Vijay Shekhar Sharma as ambassador

A community-based team of industry leaders supported by global internet body ICANN has roped Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma as the Ambassador of Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG).

  • Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) has been working on developing and recommending standards for languages script that are not currently used to access the internet.

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Sports News

Babar Azam named captain of ICC Men’s ODI Team of Year 2021

Pakistan captain Babar Azam is named as the captain of the ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year for 2021. Babar Azam was also named as the captain of the ICC T20I Team of the Year.

  • Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women’s T20I Team of the Year.

ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year:

  • Babar Azam (captain),
  • Paul Stirling,
  • Janneman Malan,
  • Fakhar Zaman,
  • Rassie van der Dussen,
  • Shakib Al Hasan,
  • Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper),
  • Wanidu Hasaranga,
  • Musafizur Rahman,
  • Simi Singh,
  • Dushmantha Chameera.

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Obituary News

World’s oldest living man Saturnino de la Fuente died at 112 in Spain

Saturnino de la Fuente García (Spain) has passed away at the age of 112 years and 341 days. he was the holder of the Guinness World Records for the oldest person living (male).

  • Saturnino made the record as the oldest person living (male) in September 2021 when was exactly 112 years and 211 days.
  • He was born on 11th February 1909 in the Puente Castro neighbourhood of León in Spain.

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Padma Shri Awardee Major HPS Ahluwalia Dies At 85

Padma Shri recipient and founder of the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre Major HPS Ahluwalia has passed away at the age of 85.

  • HPS Ahluwalia was a retired army officer, a trained mountaineer, author and social worker.
  • He paid contributions in various fields such as adventure, sports, environment, disability and social work.
  • HPS Ahluwalia has authored more than books including his autobiography Higher Than Everest.
  • Major Ahluwalia has served as president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation and the Delhi Mountaineering Association.

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