Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose postage stamp
News Digest

News Digest: January 17-23, 2022

Round-up
of Top 10 Important News Events

January 17

• Legendary Kathak dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj dies at the age of 83.

January 18

• Three naval personnel die due to explosion onboard INS Ranvir at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.

January 19

• A family of four Indians, including an infant, found dead in Canada near the US border in a failed crossing attempt during a freezing blizzard.

• Ace tennis player Sania Mirza announces retirement, says 2022 season will be her last.

January 20 

• A court in Birbhum (West Bengal) sentences four people to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a woman four years ago.

January 21

• Amar Jawan Jyoti flame merged with National War Memorial flame in New Delhi.

January 22

• Renowned Indian footballer Subhash Bhowmick, 72, passes away in Kolkata after prolonged illness.

January 23

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose postage stamp

• Hologram Statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose unveiled at India Gate in New Delhi on his 125th birth anniversary.

• South Africa beats India by four runs in third and final One Day International to complete 3-0 series sweep.

• Indian shuttler P. V. Sindhu clinches Syed Modi International women’s singles title after beating compatriot Malvika Bansod 21-13 21-16 in final.

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