Read below 5 most important current affairs for 18 January 2022. Current affairs for all competitive exams, see here.
On Friday, Kolkata Knight Riders informed that Bharat Arun will be appointed as the bowling coach of the team for the upcoming Indian Premium League 2022. Since 2014, Bharat Arun was the bowling coach of the Indian national team. He represented India in Tests and ODIs.
As informed by the Indian Navy, The navies of India and Russia conducted a passing exercise in the Arabian Sea. On Friday, the Indian Navy's indigenously designed and built guided-missile destroyer INS Kochi exercised with Russian Federation Navy's destroyer Admiral Tributs. A passing exercise is conducted to ensure that two navies participating in it are able to smoothly coordinate and communicate in times of any calamity, disaster or war.
Naomi Osaka becomes the world's highest-paid female athlete, according to a list published by Forbes business magazine. She helped raise awareness of mental health issues in sport, raked in $57.3 million in prize money and endorsements over the last year.
The Ministry of Sports has approved the appointment of Avinash Pandu of Mauritius as the High Performance Director (HPD) for weightlifting till the Paris Olympics. Pandu is the first person to be appointed to this position in this sport.
Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year, because field marshal K. M. Cariappa became the first Indian Army Chief. this year, General Manoj Mukund Naravane took the salute. This year, India is celebrating 74th Army Day on 15 January.
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