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List of Less Important News – January 2022

S.No News Title News site
1 Vinod Kannan takes over as Vistara CEO Indian Express
2 Manuals and Newsletters of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre released ANI
3 State Bank of India invests $20 mn in payment solutions provider Pine Labs Livemint
4 Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism awards: Full list of winners Indian Express
5 Raj Kumar Singh dedicates Automatic Generation Control to the nation Livemint
6 Home ministry releases manuals to curb cybercrime and promote cyber-hygiene TOI
7 Atul Keshap appointed as president of US India Business Council USIBC HT
8 HP CM Jai Ram Thakur launched Special drug de addiction helpline UNI
9 .A new species of dwarf catfish named ‘Pseudolaguvia Others
10 NationL bird day : January 5 Latestly
11 North Korea launches second hypersonic missile in fiery test India Today
12 Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari passes away Economic times
13 New COVID-19 strain ‘Deltacron’ detected in Cyprus; what we know so far Indian express
14 IEPFA signs MoU with IGNOU for promoting investor education AIR
15 First Colombo Security Conclave Virtual Workshop hosted by India’s National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) PIB
16 Sri Lanka launches luxury train service in Jaffna with India’s assistance Hindu
17 Microsoft to acquire video gaming company, Activision Blizzard Indian Express
18 Google buys Israeli security startup Siemplify for $500 million Hindu
19 New species of dwarf catfish found in Nagaland Others
20 Reliance acquires 73.37% in New York’s Mandarin Oriental hotel Indian Express
21 Justice Srinivasachar Ranganathan, Former Judge of the Supreme Court and first Chairman of Authority for Advance Ruling has passed Away Hindu
22 Tata Group to replace Vivo as Indian Premier League 2022 title sponsor Hindu
23 Noted environmentalist & ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaigner M.K. Prasad passes away Business Standard
24 UP gov declared 4 villages near Nepal border as revenue villages Business Standard
25 What is a digital AgriStack and why Indian farmers are opposed to it Business Standard
26 India-China trade crossed $125 bn in 2021 Hindu
27 Chhattisgarh Government is to launch an employment mission called the Rojgar Mission Hindu
28 Ayush Minister lays foundation stone of International Yoga Academy PIB
29 Friendship Hospital in Bangladesh wins the RIBA International Prize 2021 CNN
30 Vision Document of Food Processing Ministry released AIR
31 India: 5th largest trading partner of Brazil in 2021 AIR
32 Data Privacy Day observed on 28 January Hindustan Times
33 Ramnath Goenka Award: Photo journalism award for documenting NRC struggles: Indian Express
34 Ramisyllis kingghidorahi: New Species of Branching Worm Others
35 Virat Kohli steps down as Test Captain Hindu
36 RBI fines eight cooperative banks for regulatory compliances Livemint
37 Legendary Music Composer Saroj Pattnayak passes away at 81 ANI
38 20th Dhaka International Film Festival Begins DD
39 FinMin: deposits in bank accounts opened under PMJDY scheme crossed Rs 5 lakh crore Economic Times
40 GMR infrastructure ltd becomes India’s first Pure Play airports company listed on stock exchange AIR
41 Telangana signs LoI with Formula E to host World Championship India Today
42 Tech Mahindra to acquire European firm Com Tec Co IT for ₹2,620 cr Livemint
43 Tata Power Renewable Energy commissions 100 MW solar projects in UP Financial Express
44 Leading edtech companies form consortium, assure transparency Indian Express
45 Raj Kumar Singh dedicates Automatic Generation Control to the nation Livemint
46 First Colombo Security Conclave Virtual Workshop hosted by India’s National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) PIB
47 S Korea’s POSCO, Adani Group partner to develop steel mill in Gujarat Livemint
48 NABARD estimates Odisha’s credit potential at Rs 1,34,665 crores Economic Times
49 Thiruvalluvar Day is observed Jan 15 News18
50 Gulabo: India’s oldest sloth bear passes away Hindu
51 CtrlS installs Asia’s largest Gas Insulated Substation in Mumbai Livemint
52 Jitendra Singh has chaired 1st meeting with Sectoral Experts on Vision India@2047 PIB
53 Border Security Force’s “Operation Sard Hawa” Along Pak Border From Jan 23-28 Hindustan Times
54 GJEPC, MIDC sign draft agreement for setting up jewellery park Economic Times
55 Uttar Pradesh Govt Declares 4 Villages Near Nepal Border as Revenue Villages Business Standard
56 ‘North East on Wheels Expedition’ launched to promote Culture of Northeastern States AIR
57 Emmy-winning comedian Louie Anderson passes away NewYork Times
58 Thierry Mugler, French fashion icon known for sculpted designs, dies at 73 LosAngeles Times
59 Russia-China-Iran begins joint naval exercise CHIRU-2Q22 in Northern Indian Ocean Reuters
60 Mithali Raj appointed as brand ambassador of Jacob’s Creek Livemint
61 Justice Srinivasachar Ranganathan, Former Judge of the Supreme Court and first Chairman of Authority for Advance Ruling has passed Away Business Line
62 Home ministry releases manuals to curb cybercrime and promote cyber-hygiene Economic Times
63 HP CM Jai Ram Thakur launched Special drug de addiction helpline under Mukhya Mantri Sewa Sankalp Helpline 1100 Others
64 KVIC launched India’s first “Mobile Honey Processing Van” to support farmers and beekeepers PIB
65 Special logo released to mark 70 years of India, Japan diplomatic ties UNI
66 RBI approves re-appointment of Anup Bagchi as ED of ICICI Bank Business Line
67 Prof Chandrashekhar Patil, noted Kannada writer and activist, passes away Hindu
68 Rajnath Singh inaugurates Kalpana Chawla Centre For Research at Chandigarh University Business Standard
69 India Skills 2021 competition concluded PIB
70 PM Modi inaugurates 11 new government Medical Colleges across Tamil Nadu Economic times
71 India’s Navdeep Kaur wins Best National Costume award at Mrs World 2022 pageant India Today
72 National Innovation Foundation’s Incubation and Entrepreneurship Council ties up with Amazon India to boost Grassroot Innovation AIR
73 Daughters to inherit father’s self-acquired property Hindustan Times
74 Para-athlete Kamalakanta Nayak clocks 213 km in 24 hours in wheelchair marathon, sets record Hindustan Times
75 Sushmita Sen wins International Association of Working Women Award India Today
76 GoodDot ropes in Neeraj Chopra as its brand ambassador Livemint
77 Swiggy becomes decacorn, valuation crosses $10.7 bn in new funding round Business Standard
78 Ola rebrands quick commerce segment as Ola Dash; aims to set up 500 ‘dark stores’ Livemint 





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