APPSC Group - II Mains

Saturday, January 8, 2022

Subject : Daily Latest News Jan 08, 2022. 


  1. – UP ranked best state in water conservation efforts by Jal Shakti Ministry; Rajasthan 2nd
  2. – Expenditure limit for Lok Sabha, Assembly candidates revised
  3. – MHA forms 3-member panel headed by Sudhir Kumar Saxena to enquire into security lapses during PM’s visit to Punjab on Jan 5
  4. – Union Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy virtually inaugurates PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive) projects at Govardhan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
  5. – NEET-PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test–Postgraduate) medical admissions: Supreme Court upholds 27% OBC, 10% EWS quota
  6. – PM inaugurates 2nd campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kolkata
  7. – Rajnath Singh flags-in India’s first multi-dimensional adventure sports expedition
  9. – Foreign exchange reserves decline by USD 1.466 billion to USD 633.614 billion
  10. – India GDP: Govt forecasts FY22 economic growth at 9.2%
  11. – Centre establishes help desks to ensure supplies of delivery of goods and essential commodities continue without any restrictions during Covid times
  12. – External Affairs Ministry (MEA) signs agreement for second phase of Passport Seva Programme with Tata Consultancy Services Limited
  13. – DPIIT (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) of Ministry of Commerce and Industry organising Startup India Innovation Week from January 10 to 16
  14. – Advertising industry veteran Gerson da Cunha dies aged 92

World : 

  1. The French Government recently approved a bill on Health Pass.
  2. Sri Lanka, India ink deal to jointly redevelop strategic World War II-era Trincomalee Oil Tank Complex
  3. Peter Bogdanovich, acclaimed writer-director, dies at 82 in US

Sports : 

  1. South Africa (229, 243/3) beat India (202, 266) by 7 wickets in 2nd test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg to level 3-match series 1-1. 


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