Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 January 2016 brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form.

Created On: Jan 22, 2016 19:15 ISTModified On: Jan 22, 2016 18:31 IST brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form.

•    It refers to tax planning strategies that would exploit the gaps and mismatches in tax rules to artificially shift profits to low or no-tax locations - Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BESP)

•    The country that become the latest country to lift nuclear sanctions on Iran on 22 January 2016 – Japan

•    The purpose for which Union Government notified stricter green norms on Sugar industry – To reduce water pollution

•    The number of districts in which the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme will be covered in the year 2016 – 61

•    This Dubai-based radio channel was appointed as the official audio rights partner of the ICC for next eight years – Channel 2 Group

•    The rank of India in Best Countries Report released at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos – 22

•    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 21 January 2016 permitted banks to sell India Gold Coins (IGC) with Ashok Chakra minted by - Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation of India (MMTC)

•    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 21 January 2016 asked banks to provide loans of up to 3 lakh rupees at 7% interest rate during 2015-16 to Women Self-Help Group (SHG) under the scheme - Aajeevika scheme

•    Senior revenue service officer Atulesh Jindal on 21 January 2016 was appointed the chairman of - Central Board of Direct Taxes

•    The hotel that won the award of the world's best hotel at the Travellers' Choice award organised by TripAdvisor is - Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

•    A new bird species named Himalayan Forest Thrush was discovered in north-eastern India. The species has been given scientific name of - Zoothera salimalii

•    The Chhattisgarh Government signed a share-holding agreement with a few central government-run corporations for the second phase of - Jagdalpur-Raoghat railway project

•    As per the NTI 2016 Nuclear Security Index, India’s rank in terms of nuclear safety among the 24 states with one kilogram or more of weapons-usable nuclear materials in the world was – 21

•    The country which was adjudged as the safest in terms of nuclear safety by the NTI in its Nuclear Security Index 2016 – Australia

•    The agency with which the National Remote Sensing Centre signed a MoU for monitoring mining activity using satellites – Indian Bureau of Mines

•    The stock exchange which launched an Algorithm Trading Test Environment in partnership with Symphony Fintech Solutions – Bombay Stock Exchange

•    The marketing agency with which the Indian Olympic Association signed a 2-year marketing deal - Infinity Optimal Solutions

•    The National Highway that will be converted into six-lane in Bihar and Jharkhand as per a decision of the CCEA on 20 January 2016 –  NH-2

•    He took over as the Executive Director of Greenpeace India  - Ravi Chellam

•    The Union Government on 20 January 2016 signed the Financing Agreement with which financial institution for - Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project

•    He was an Italian film director who passed away and was known for his most acclaimed film A Special Day – Ettore Scola

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