News For 22nd-Jan (Monday)


1.The 14th Ministerial-level meeting of the India- United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) was held in New Delhi.
2.American Aerospace firm Boeing announced the inauguration of its maiden Distribution Centre in Khurja, Uttar Pradesh India.
3.Indian-American entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy has dropped out of the 2024 presidential race after a fourth-place finish in the Republican Iowa.
4.On January 15, 2024, India and Argentina signed an agreement for India to acquire five lithium blocks in Argentina.The agreement is part of India's efforts to reduce its reliance on China for lithium, a key metal for green technology.


1.According to NITI Ayog, almost 25 Crore people in India have escaped poverty in the last nine years.
2. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri – Nhava Sheva Atal Setu, on 12th Jan, India’s longest bridge and a major infrastructure project for Mumbai. It is 21.8km long bridge.
3.The Indian Army used artificial intelligence (AI) for the first time to select the best marching contingent at its 76th Army Day parade in Lucknow on January 15, 2024.


1. India’s Yogesh Singh won a gold medal in the men’s 25m standard pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championships 2024 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
2.India Chess Wizard Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa  defeated World Chess Champion Ding Liren in the Tata Steel Masters in Netherlands.
3. India won the T20 series against Afganistan 3-0.


1. Indian Navy received the first indigenous Hermes-900 UAV from Adani Defence and Aerospace. The Hermes 900 is a medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) drone manufactured by Adani in collaboration with Elbit Systems of Israel.
2.The Indian Army was offered a fifth-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), codenamed ATGM-5. The missile is a joint venture between Larsen and Toubro and European giant MBDA. The missile is designed to be multi-target and meets the requirements of the Indian Armed Forces.
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