Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1 January to 8 January 2023

January Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 1

General awareness or General knowledge or Current affairs is a very important section of every competitive examination whether it be SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railways, or other government / competitive examinations.

Nowadays, the general awareness/current affairs portion is a crucial deciding factor in competitive examinations, as it decides the overall marks.

We give weekly one-liner current affairs for every upcoming exam with a General Awareness segment.

You will get benefitted from our weekly one-liner current affairs in all forthcoming exams because we cover all the important topics and majority of the topics of current affairs.

Our weekly one-liner current affairs is basically a summary of the week’s most important news in one line.

We have given weekly one-liner current affairs below to help you study for general awareness / current affairs section and remain up to date on current events.

National News

  • Amit Shah inaugurated Mega Dairy at Mandya, Karnataka
  • PM Modi flagged off West Bengal’s first Vande Bharata Express train
  • India’s first underwater metro to become operation by December 2023
  • Pralhad Joshi inaugurated Rs 300 crore Angul-Balram rail line in Odisha
  • Ministry of Rural Development launched Prajjwala Challenge
  • International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023 kick starts on 1 Jan 2023
  • Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of the Central Detective Training Institute (CDTI) in Karnataka
  • India & Cyprus sign agreement on defence and military cooperation
  • CRPF celebrated Jashn-e-Chillai-Kalan’ with students in Srinagar
  • Tata Motors to complete acquisition of Ford India’s manufacturing Plant in Jan
  • India’s second longest cable-stayed eight-lane Zuari Bridge opens in Goa
  • Kerala CM inaugurated Indian Library Congress in Kannur, Kerala
  • ‘SMART’ programme launched to boost R&D in Ayurveda
  • India signed an agreement with Austria for migration and mobility 3
  • Election Commission’s launched ‘Mission-929’ to take voter turnout in Tripura to over 90
  • Coffee export increased by 1.66 % to 4 lakh tonne in 2022: Coffee Board of India
  • India’s unemployment rate rises at 8.30% in Dec 2022
  • PM Modi inaugurated 108th Indian Science Congress
  • Jitendra Singh inaugurated Incubation Centre at National Research Development Corporation (NRDC)
  • Shiva Chauhan becomes the first women officer to be operationally deployed in Siachen
  • President Murmu inaugurated Samvidhan Udyan in Jaipur
  • PM Modi to launch world’s longest river cruise from Varanasi to Assam
  • Mamata Banerjee launched new campaign ‘Didir Suraksha Kavach’
  • Rajnath Singh inaugurated steel arch Siyom Bridge in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Manipur celebrated Imoinu Eratpa festival
  • President Murmu inaugurated the 18th National Jamboree of the Bharat Scouts and Guides in Rajasthan
  • Government approved National Green Hydrogen Mission
  • 2nd Phase of Sari Festival “VIRAASAT” begins in New Delhi
  • UP government signed MoU with UAE-based companies worth Rs 18,590 crore
  • Gaan Ngai festival celebrated in Manipur
  • Government formed Committee to protect Ladakh culture, language & employment
  • Madhya Pradesh govt launched Chief Minister’s Residential Land Rights Scheme
  • PM Modi presides over annual general meeting of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library society
  • First G-20 meeting to take place in Puducherry on Jan 31
  • Varanasi Cantt Railway Station awarded ‘Eat Right Station’ with a certification by FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)
  • India & France hold 36th Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi
  • Dharmendra Pradhan chaired the 3rd meeting of the steering committee of National Skill Development Mission
  • Health Minister chaired a high-level meeting to eliminate Kala-azar from the country by 2023
  • Narendra Tomar inaugurated ‘North East Krishi Kumbha-2023’
  • G20 Foreign ministers to meet in Delhi in March 2023
  • Government approved BIND (Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development) Scheme
  • India to host Voice of Global South Summit
  • 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention organized in Madhya Pradesh
  • World’s first Palm-leaf Manuscript Museum in Thiruvananthapuram
  • Anurag Thakur launched the themes of the Y20 summit, logo, and website
  • India’s first Inclusion Festival, Purple Fest begins in Goa
  • Bihar Government begins caste survey in State
  • Military Tattoo & Tribal Dance Festival to be held in New Delhi
  • Purushottam Rupala inaugurated 29 mobile veterinary units in Kerala
  • Odisha CM inaugurated the state-of-the-art hockey stadium in Rourkela

International News

  • 1668 Journalists killed in the last 20 years: Reporters without Borders
  • India assumes the charge of the Wassenaar Arrangement
  • China becomes the first country in Asia to launch Hydrogen Powered Train
  • India takes over leadership of the Asian Pacific Postal Union

Banking and Financial

  • Asian Development Bank provides $100 million loans to Shriram Finance Limited
  • RBI launched Utkarsh 2.0 for the period 2023-2025
  • Tripura signed agreement with ADB to improve Power Distribution Network
  • Gross GST collection in December goes up by 15% is ₹1.49 lakh.
  • SBI Card partnered with Punjab & Sind Bank to launch co-brand credit cards
  • Government signed agreement with ADB to boost infrastructure sector in India
  • HDFC Bank partnered with Microsoft for digital transformation
  • Niva Bupa and Sundaram Finance signed corporate agency agreement
  • Bandhan Bank launched ‘Jahaan Bandhan, Wahaan Trust’ campaign
  • Aegon Life Insurance launched iTerm Prime Insurance plan
  • RBI lifted restrictions on Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services
  • ICICI Bank launched digital solutions for exporters
  • RBI to issue green bonds in two tranches of Rs 8,000 crore each
  • India’s GDP to grow at 7.0 percent in FY23: NSO report
  • Axis Bank partnered with OPEN to launch a fully digital current account

Appointment and Resignation

  • Ajit Kumar Saxena appointed as Chairman & MD of MOIL (Manganese Ore (India) Limited)
  • N Chandrasekaran appointed as head of Maharashtra government advisory council
  • Sundararaman Ramamurthy appointed as MD & CEO of BSE
  • Ajay Kumar Srivastava appointed as MD and CEO of the Indian Overseas Bank
  • CRPF Director-General Sujoy Thaosen takes additional charge of BSF
  • Dinesh Shukla appointed as Chairman of Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
  • Air Marshal Pankaj Mohan Sinha assumes command of the IAF Western Command
  • Election Commission appointed Maithili Thakur as Bihar’s state icon
  • Jason Moo appointed as CEO of Bank of Singapore
  • Nalin Negi appointed as interim CEO of BharatPe
  • Kevin McCarthy elected as new speaker of the US House of Representatives


  • Odisha won World Habitat Award 2023
  • Jalna and Nagpur Police won ‘Best Police Unit’ award
  • Tapan Saikia received Assam highest civilian award ‘AssamBaibhav’


  • Government starts process to buy 100 more K9-Vajras


  • IIT-M collaborated with DRDO to develop defence technology


  • Koneru Humpy won Silver at the World Chess Blitz Championship
  • Hockey Madhya Pradesh clinched Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Men’s U-18 title
  • Hockey Haryana Women’s U-18 team won Khelo India Youth Games 2022
  • Mandhana & Suryakumar nominated for the ICC T20 cricketer of the year award 2022
  • Cristiano Ronaldo joined Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr
  • Koustav Chatterjee becomes 78th Grandmaster of India
  • Pranesh M became India’s 79th Grandmaster

Book and Author

  • A book titled ‘Ambedkar: A Life’, authored by Shashi Tharoor

Important day

  • 1 January – Global Family Day
  • 1 January 2023 – 65th foundation day of DRDO
  • 4 January – World Braille Day
  • 5 January – National Birds Day
  • 6 January – World Day of War Orphans


  • Former Pope Benedict XVI passed away
  • Tata group veteran R Krishnakumar passes away
  • Sangeet exponent Sumitra Sen passes away
  • Gujarat’s first woman chief secretary Manjula Subramaniam passes away

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