5th Khelo India Youth Games 2022 begins in Madhya Pradesh.

  • The 5th edition of the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 started at TT Nagar Stadium in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  • The event was inaugurated by Anurag Singh Thakur (Union sports minister) and MP CM, Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
  • The event will be continued till February 11 in eight cities of MP (Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Mandla, Balaghat, and Maheshwar).
  • The Khelo India Youth Games was started in 2018.
  • At that time the name of these games was Khelo India School Games.

Germany beat Belgium in the finals to lift the Hockey World Cup 2023 title.

  • Germany lifted the title of FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Germany defeated Belgium by 5-4 in the penalty shootout.
  • With this win, Germany became the fourth team to have won three or more hockey World Cup titles, after Pakistan, Netherlands, and Australia.
  • List of the winners:
    • Best Player: Niklas Wellen (Germany)
    • Best Goalkeeper:Vincent Vanasch (Belgium)
    • Best Junior Player: Mustapha Cassiem
    • Fair Play Award: Belgium

G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group begins in Chandigarh.

  • The first G20 International Financial Architecture Working Group meeting under the G20 Indian Presidency is being organized in Chandigarh from 30th to 31st January 2023.
  • The meeting was inaugurated by Union agriculture minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, and food processing industries minister, Pashupati Kumar Paras.
  • Focus: On strengthening the international financial architecture.
  • It also aims to address multiple challenges faced by vulnerable countries.

MoE releases All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2020-2021.

  • The Ministry of Education (MoE) released the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2020-2021, covering all higher educational institutions located in Indian Territory and imparting higher education in the country.
  • Highlights:
    • The total enrollment of students in higher education has increased to nearly 4.14 crore in 2020-21 from 3.85 crores in 2019-20.
    • Female enrolment has increased to 2.01 crore from 1.88 crores in 2019-20.

ISRO to launch Aditya-L1 by June-July 2023.

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch the Aditya-L1 mission by June or July 2023.
  • Aditya-L1 is the first Indian space mission to observe the Sun and the solar corona.
  • The ISRO recently received the Visible Line Emission Coronagraph (VELC), which is the primary payload onboard Aditya-L1, from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA).
  • VELC is the first scientific mission of India for studying the sun.

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