22 Jan (Sunday)
Vedic Ritu: Shishir
Drik Ritu: Shishir (Winter)
पक्ष :: Shuklapaksha
Month: Magha 16, (Purnimanta)
Magha 01 (Amanta)
Vikram Samvat – 2079
Shaka Samvat – 1944
Nakshatra : Shravana
Tithi: Pratipada (up to 10:27 pm) Dwitiya
Rahu: 04:41 PM – 06:03 PM
Yamaganda : 12:38 PM – 01:59 PM

WEEKEND NEWS REVIEW https://youtu.be/JqwWDs3k0GI


  1. President Droupadi Murmu has extended her greetings on the statehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura (on 21 Jan).
  2. Business20 (B20) inception meeting to be organised at Gandhinagar, Gujarat between January 22-24 as part of India’s G 20 presidency.
  3. PM Modi has expressed delight that the book Exam Warriors is now available in 13 languages.
  4. The Employees’ State Insurance Scheme, ESI, has added 18.86 lakh new employees under its fold in the month of November 2022.
  5. Uttarakhand’s Disaster Management Secretary Dr Ranjit Kumar Sinha on Saturday said that amount of ₹3.62 crore has been distributed to 242 affected families in Joshimath amid land subsidence.
  6. India’s first nasal Covid vax to be launched on Jan 26.
  7. The Budget Session of the Telangana legislature is set to begin on February 3.
  8. Ambedkar bronze statue, Smriti Vanam to be unveiled in AP on April 13 by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
  9. Mir Mohammed Azmat Ali Khan Azmet Jah was named the ninth titular Nizam of Hyderabad, head of the Asaf Jahi Dynasty, on Saturday after the passing of his father, Nizam VIII Mukarram Jah. The crowning ceremony was held at the Coronation Hall in the Chowmahalla Palace.
  10. IAS officer Vikram Dev Dutt appointed next head of DGCA as the next Director General of DGCA.


  1. West Bengal Police lathi-charged the Indian Secular Front (ISF) workers and arrested its MLA Nausad Siddiqui in Kolkata on Saturday. They were protesting against an attack by Trinamool Congress activists in South 24 Parganas district.
  2. 4 killed, 6 injured after godown wall collapses in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri.
  3. Miscreants opened fire in Agra’s Sarafa market. The accused tried to rob a shop owner, but as other shopkeepers tried to stop them, they opened fire in the market, injuring six.
  4. National Investigation Agency (NIA) has told a special court that Karnataka BJP youth leader Praveen Nettaru was murdered by the Popular Front of India’s (PFI) “killer squad”. The NIA has chargesheeted 20 people in the case.
  5. Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to Harish Chander, the man accused of dragging Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal by car for 10-15 metres outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on January 19 after her hand got stuck in the vehicle’s window.
  6. Twin blasts in Jammu ahead of Bharat Jodo Yatra’s arrival; 9 injured.
  7. Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim released from Rohtak jail on 40-day parole. He was taken to Banwara ashram in Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh.


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  1. Recently, the Bombay High Court quashed the write-off of Additional Tier-1 (AT1) bonds worth Rs 8,400 crore issued by Yes Bank Ltd, bringing relief to investors.
    • These bonds are unsecured bonds that have perpetual tenors, are issued by banks and have no maturity date.
  2. NATIONAL COAL INDEX, Coal Ministry Offered relaxation in the Revision of the Performance Bank Guarantee and extended Bid due date for the Commercial Coal Block auction up to January 30.
    • During the launching of the sixth-round commercial coal mines’ auction for 141 coal mines, the ministry of Coal decided to annually revise the Performance Bank Guarantee (PBG) based on the National Coal Index (NCI) for April at the beginning of the year 2023.
  3. Recently Central Government decided to give an additional ₹2,000 crore to States under the Special Assistance for Capital Investment scheme to incentivise them to scrap old vehicles and also provide tax concessions to individuals for it.
    • Under this Scheme, financial assistance is provided to the States Governments in the form of a 50-year interest free loan for capital investment projects.


      1. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued directions for blocking multiple YouTube videos which published the first episode of the BBC Documentary “India: The Modi Question
      2. Retired judges, bureaucrats and armed forces veterans have co-signed a statement rebutting the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
      3. Actress Sara Ali Khan celebrated the birth anniversary of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput with the children of an NGO. She posted a clip in which she’s seen cutting a cake.


      1. Indian Navy invites online applications from unmarried men & unmarried women candidates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in information technology for course commencing June 2023 onwards at Indian Naval Academy INA Ezhimala, Kerala.
      2. On Parakram Diwas, PM Modi will participate in a ceremony to name the 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands after 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees on Monday at 11 AM through video conferencing.
      3. PM Modi attends All India Conference of Directors General and Inspectors General of Police in New Delhi.
      4. ASMI Machine Pistol: The Indian Army has recently raised a tender to indigenously source 5,000 9×19 mm machine pistols as an ‘Emergency Procurement’ via the Fast Track Procedure (FTP) of the Defence Acquisition Procedure, 2020 (DAP 2020).
        • Developed jointly by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) and Indian Army.It weighs under 2kg and can fire at a range of 100 metres.


      1. The G20’s First Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group Meeting will be held from 9th to 11th February in Bengaluru.
      2. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar says, India a reliable neighbour, is ready to go extra mile to help Sri Lanka.
      3. President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, will pay a state visit to India from the 24th to the 26th of this month. President Sisi will be the Chief Guest on India’s 74th Republic Day.
      4. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has expressed shock over the demise of Foreign Minister of Gabon, Michael Moussa Adamo.
      5. The 8th edition of India International Science Festival begins at Bhopal with thousands of students and StartUps International North-South Transport Corridor:
        • It is a multimodal transportation agreement formed with a trilateral agreement between India, Iran and Russia at the Euro-Asian Conference on Transport in 2000. It links the Indian Ocean to the Caspian Sea via the Persian Gulf onwards into Russia and Northern Europe.
        • Aim: To show the ways how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) provide us with the solutions to improve our lives.
      6. Two shilas (stones), around seven feet long and weighing over 350 tonnes, from Nepal’s Kali Gandaki river are set to arrive at Ayodhya, where they will be used to carve the idol of Lord Ram, said the priests from Janaki temple (Janakpur),
      7. Telangana has attracted investments worth ₹21,000 crore across various sectors during the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2023 in Davos, state’s IT Minister KT Rama Rao said on Saturday.

      🌎 WORLD NEWS 🌍

      1. Pakistan’s three-time former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said ex-Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and ex-ISI head Lt Gen Faiz Hamid are responsible for the current crisis roiling the nation.
      2. Burkina Faso’s army freed 66 women and children, who were kidnapped by Islamic extremists earlier this month in the country’s

      🚣🚴🏇🏊 SPORTS

      1. Cricket🏏 :

      India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI
      India won by 8 wkts
      NZ – 108 (34.3)
      IND – 111/2 (20.1)
      CRR: 5.50
      Player of the Match
      Mohammed Shami

      India beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in 2nd ODI; Take 2-0 lead in 3 match series.

      2 South Africa Women vs West Indies Women
      at East London
      2nd Match, Womens T20I Tri-Series in South Africa 2023
      South Africa Women won by 44 runs

      2nd Match
      South Africa Women won by 44 runs
      RSAW – 141/5 (20)
      WIW – 97/8 (20)

      1. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has suspended Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar amid wrestlers’ protest. This comes hours after Tomar termed the charges levelled against WFI’s chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh “baseless” and questioned the wrestlers for not “producing evidence”. Wrestlers have alleged that Brij Bhushan sexually harassed several wrestlers.


      Rajasthan: Jaipur
      State Day :30 Mar 1949
      Districts : 33
      Govrnr: Kalraj Mishra
      CM: Ashok Gehlot (INC)

      🥇Gold ₹ 58,250 @10gm 24 (Krt)
      🥈 Silver ₹ 72,100 @ Kg
      ⛽ Petrol ₹ 110/Ltr 
      ⛽ Diesel ₹ 96/Ltr
      LPG : ₹ 1,079/14.2 Kg


      Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is a masonry dam across the Krishna River at Nagarjuna Sagar which straddles the border between Nalgonda district in Telangana and Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh Constructed between 1955 and 1967, the dam created a water reservoir with gross storage capacity of 11.472 billion cubic metres (405.1×109 cu ft). The dam is 490 feet (150 m) tall from its deepest foundation and 0.99 miles (1.6 km) long with 26 flood gates which are 42 feet (13 m) wide and 45 feet (14 m) tall. It is jointly operated by Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The Nizam made the British engineers begin the survey work for this dam across the Krishna River in the year 1903.

      😀Thought of the day

      Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.


      Two ladies fighting for a seat in a bus ..

      Bus conductor: the older one should sit here,

      both looked at each other and the seat remained empty !!!!!!!!!!!🤪🤣

      😳 WHY❓❓❓

      Why can’t some people see things far away? 

      In nearsightedness (myopia), the point of focus is in front of the retina, making distant objects appear blurry. Nearsightedness (myopia) is a common vision condition in which you can see objects near to you clearly, but objects farther away are blurry.

      LEARN Sanskrit🙏🏻

      नभः स्पृशं दीप्तम् 
       Nabhaḥ Spr̥śaṁ Dīptam

       गर्व के साथ आकाश को छूना

      Touch the Sky with Glory.

       🤔 HOW IT WORKS ⁉

      How Is Wool Fabric Made?

      The production of wool begins with the shearing of wool-bearing animals. … These carded strands are then spun into yarn, and after a final washing, this yarn can be woven into garments and other types of woolen textiles.

      💁🏻‍♂‍ GK TODAY 

      Raja Harishchandra is a 1913 Indian silent film directed and produced by Dadasaheb Phalke. It is often considered the first full-length Indian feature film.

      BORN TODAY* 🐣💐

      Madapati Hanumantha Rao (22 January 1885 – 11 November 1970) was an Indian statesman, poet and a short-story writer. He was the first Mayor of Hyderabad from 1951-1954.

      🙏🏻 IDIOMS & PHRASES 

      Jump on the bandwagon 

      Follow a trend, do what everyone else is doing

       Gloomy × Cheerful


      Possibility : Opportunity

      🛕 VEDIK GYAN 

      (kindly inform, if given info is vary from actual facts🙏🏻)

      Santoshi Mata (Hindi: संतोषी माता) or Santoshi Maa (संतोषी माँ) is a goddess in the Hindu folklore. She is venerated as “the Mother of Satisfaction”, the meaning of her name. … A vrata (ritual fast) called the Santoshi Maa vrata performed by women on 16 consecutive Fridays wins the goddess’ favour.

      According to one of the many popular beliefs, Santoshi Mata is Lord Ganesha’s daughter. She was born after her brothers Kshema and Labha expressed their desire to have a sister.


      (Note: These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)

      Chewing raw curry leaves or drinking a cup of curry leaves tea every day can prevent weight gain and reduce body cholesterol. It helps in cleansing the body by flushing out harmful toxins from the body. It also helps in burning unwanted fat, thus promoting weight loss.

      CH Nαʋҽҽɳ Kυɱαɾ…✒️

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