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10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs : January 17 to 22, 2022

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10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs : January 17 to 22, 2022

83 years, Pandit Birju Maharaj passed away

  • A great Kathak player, Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away at the age of 83. He had a heart attack. Pandit Birju Maharaj, apart from being a renowned Kathak dancer, was also a renowned classical singer and voiced him in several movies.

Union Budget 2022 schedule

  • The Union budget for 2022 will be presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1, 2022. The budget session will start on January 31 with President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech in both houses of parliament. The budget session will be divided into two parts.

FIFA Awards 2021 Announced

  • Robert Lewandowski has been honored as the best male player in the world at the 2021 FIFA Awards. At the 2021 FIFA Awards Women’s Awards, Alexia Putelas added the FIFA Trophy to her Ballon d’Or.

Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey will be the new vice chief of the Army Staff

  • The Government of India has given its approval to the proposal to appoint the Commander of the Eastern Army, Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey, as the next Chief of Army Staff. Manoj Pandey will succeed Lieutenant General CP Mohanty, who will retire on January 31, 2022.

No foreign chief guests at the 2022 Republic Day parade

  • There will be no foreign chief guest on India Republic Day 2022. This decision has been made in view of the current surge in COVID-19 infections. The government had invited the heads of the five Central Asian countries as chief guests for the Republic Day celebrations on Jan. 26.

Union Budget 2022 Expectation

  • The Union budget 2022-23 will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the Parliament’s budget session on February 1, 2022. In the next budget, especially the salaried class is waiting to see what new reforms or announcements will be made specially. Regarding income tax.

Sania Mirza announces retirement plans

  • India’s first female tennis superstar, Sania Mirza, announced her retirement plans and confirmed that the 2022 season will be her last. Star tennis player who won six Grand Slams and climbed to the top of the WTA doubles rankings. Mirza is also the first Indian to break into the top 30 in the WTA singles rankings.

ICC ODI Team of the Year 2021

  • The ICC men’s ODI team for the year 2021 has been revealed and Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam has been named team captain. It recognizes 11 outstanding cricketers from around the world for their outstanding performances with the bat or ball or their general skills.

Amar Jyoti Jawan merged with National War Memorial flame

  • The Amar Jawan Jyoti Jyoti at India Gate merges with the flame at the National War Memorial. The Akhand Jyoti of Amar Jawan Jyoti was burning for 50 years. It was built in 1972 in honor of the Indian soldiers who were martyred in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971.

Prime Minister Modi tops the list of the world’s most popular leaders

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi tops the list of the world’s most popular leaders with an approval rating of 71 percent. US President Joe Biden has moved up to No. 6. In early November 2021, Prime Minister Modi topped the list of the world’s most popular leaders.

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