Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1 to 8 August 2022

August Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 1

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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

  • Rajasthan signed an MoU with Telangana to set up women’s bank
  • Singapore emerged as the top country with the highest FDI in India in FY22
  • Gujarat becomes the first state to launch semiconductor policy
  • PM Modi lays the foundation stone of International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • PM Modi launched Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme
  • Andaman Nicobar Command (ANC) signed an MoU with Airport Authority of India (AAI) to boost inter-island connectivity
  • Indian and Malaysian bodies signed an MoU to promote palm oil
  • Union Minister Amit Shah inaugurated conference on drug trafficking
  • ReNew signed an MoU with Egypt government to set up green hydrogen plant in Egypt
  • Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to present Agriculture Infrastructure Fund Awards
  • Mastercard replaced Paytm as BCCI’s title sponsor
  • IIT-M launched ‘Nilekani Centre’ to promote Indian language technology
  • Sports Department of Punjab to hold ‘Khed Mela’ from August 29
  • Tamil Nadu government launched ‘Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme’
  • Savitri Jindal becomes the richest woman in Asia
  • PM Modi inaugurated first All India District Legal Services Authorities (DLSA) Meet
  • Chhattisgarh CM launched ‘Mahtari Nyay Rath’ for women’s rights awareness
  • Reliance, Ola and Rajesh Exports signed an agreement for battery manufacturing
  • Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurated Badi Sadri-Mavli gauge converted rail section
  • Karnataka government announced various welfare programmes on completing one year
  • Odisha signed an MoU with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for upcoming ‘Make in Odisha’ conclave 2022
  • Reliance Jio top bidder with Rs 88,078 crore bid for 5G
  • TATA steel to invest Rs 3000 cr in developing seating systems for new Vande Bharat Trains
  • West Bengal to get seven new districts, total now 30
  • India observed Chabahar Day conference with emphasis on linkage with Central Asia
  • Kerala launched eggs and milk scheme for Anganwadi children
  • Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated six National Highway projects in Madhya Pradesh
  • Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated 4th ONGC Para Games in New Delhi
  • IOC signed an MoU with National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) for Cheetah relocation from Africa to India
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed an MoU with Bangladesh for emergency supply of petroleum goods
  • National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) partnered with Hindustan Unilever Limited to develop entrepreneurial skills
  • Amazon signed an agreement with Indian Railways to boost delivery of packages
  • IISc Bengaluru signed an MoU with Indian Navy for collaborative aviation research
  • Blockchain network 5ire signed an MoU with Goa Police to implement a smart policing solution
  • Airbus signed an agreement with GMR Group for aircraft maintenance engineering
  • India achieved milestones with over 75,000 start-ups recognized so far
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the acquisition of stake in IDFC by Bandhan Fin Holdings
  • Centre launched State University Research Excellence scheme
  • LIC enters Fortune 500 list, Reliance jumps 51 places
  • Parliament passed National Anti-Doping Bill 2021
  • World’s largest floating solar power plant to be built in Madhya Pradesh
  • Russia becomes India’s third-largest coal supplier in July month
  • India adds 10 more wetlands designated as Ramsar sites; now total of 64 sites in the country
  • Ministry of Culture released the third comic book
  • Adani Enterprises partnered with Israel Innovation Authority for cooperation in technological innovations
  • Haryana government launched Cheerag scheme for EWS students
  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) signed an MoU with and IIT Kanpur for research collaboration
  • Andhra Pradesh govt signed an MoU with National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) for integrated land management system
  • Goa CM announced to implement 100% NEP in higher education from next academic year
  • Indian Army signed an MoU with Drone Federation of India (DFI) to accelerate drone technology for frontline soldiers

International News

  • Zimbabwe launched gold coins as legal tender to tackle inflation
  • US Senate approved Sweden and Finland joining NATO’s membership
  • South Korea launched the first Moon mission, Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, also known as Danuri

Banking and Financial

  • RBI sets deadline for card tokenization to October 1
  • Piramal Enterprises gets RBI nod to start non-banking finance company (NBFC) business
  • GST collection for July 2022 second highest ever at Rs 1.49 lakh crore
  • Trade deficit at record USD 31 billion in July month
  • SVC Bank signed an agreement with SIDBI for empowering MSMEs
  • RBI Monetary Policy Rate: Key highlights (5 August, 2022) .
  • SEBI constituted a 15-member committee to attract foreign investment; chaired by K V Subramanian
  • RBI imposed monetary penalty of Rs 32 lakhs on Indian Bank

Appointment and Resignation

  • Pranay Verma appointed as India’s next High Commissioner to Bangladesh
  • Satyendra Prakash appointed as Principal DG of Press Information Bureau (PIB)
  • Sujoy Lal Thaosen took over the additional charge of DG of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Noise appointed Vaani Kapoor as brand ambassador for its new smartwatch
  • IFS officer Shweta Singh appointed as Director of PMO
  • Justice Uday U Lalit to be the 49th Chief Justice of India
  • Auguste Tano Kouam appointed as World Bank’s Country Director for India
  • Suresh N Patel appointed as new Central Vigilance Commissioner
  • Ravinder Takkar appointed as Chairman of Vodafone Idea
  • Ranjit Rath appointed as CMD of Oil India Limited
  • Nalin Negi appointed as CFO of BharatPe
  • Centre approved cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba one-year extension
  • Jagdeep Dhankar elected as the vice-president of India
  • Inderjit Camotra appointed as MD & CEO of Unity SF Bank
  • Kalaiselvi appointed as first woman director general of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand appointed as Deputy President of International Chess Federation (FIDE)


  • Jeffrey Armstrong received ‘Distinguished Indologist for 2021’ award
  • Vice-President presents the ‘President’s Colours’ to Tamil Nadu Police


  • First indigenous aircraft carrier ‘Vikrant’ handed over to Indian Navy
  • Indian Navy received two MH 60R multi-role helicopters from the USA
  • India and Oman joint military exercise AL NAJAH-IV commenced in Rajasthan
  • Third edition of Vietnam – India army exercise ‘Ex VINBAX 2022’ started at Chandimandir Haryana
  • India and France Navies conducted exercise in the Atlantic Ocean
  • Indian Air Force will retire all squadrons of MiG-21 by 2025
  • India and USA to hold mega military exercise in Uttarakhand’s Auli in October
  • Indian Navy signed an MoU with ISRO for data sharing and cooperation on satellite-based Naval Applications


  • Sebastian Vettel announced retirement from Formula One
  • Games Wide Open’ unveiled as Paris Olympics 2024 official slogan
  • Asia Cup 2022 shifted out of Sri Lanka to UAE
  • Government approved signing of guarantees for hosting FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022
  • Sanket Mahadev Sargar won India’s first medal in Commonwealth Games 2022
  • Mirabai Chanu won first gold medal for India at CWG 2022
  • Max Verstappen won Hungarian Grand Prix 2022
  • England defeated Germany to win Women’s European Championship 2022
  • Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Razia Dhillon won gold in each shooting meet
  • Anahat Singh: India’s youngest athlete at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
  • Tania Sachdev won 44th Chess Olympiad
  • India’s Bajrang Punia clinched gold medal in men’s 65kg wrestling
  • India’s Anshu Malik won silver medal in women’s 57kg freestyle wrestling
  • Murali Sreeshankar won silver in men’s long jump final
  • India’s Sakshi Malik won gold medal in women’s 62 kg wrestling
  • CWG 2022: Bhavina Patel won a gold medal and Sonalben won a bronze medal in Para Table Tennis
  • CWG 2022: Naveen Kumar won gold medal in 74 Kg Category
  • CWG 2022: Vinesh Phogat won gold medal in women’s 53kg category
  • CWG 2022: Ravi Kumar Dahiya won gold medal in 57kg category
  • CWG 2022: Jasmine Lamboriya won bronze medal in Boxing Lightweight category
  • India won silver medal in men’s fours lawn bowls event
  • Avinash Sable won silver medal, becomes first-ever Indian to win CWG steeplechase medal
  • India defeated Bangladesh to win SAFF Under-20 Football Championship 2022
  • CWG 2022: Nitu Ghanghas won gold medal in women’s 48kg category
  • CWG 2022: Amit Panghal clinched the gold medal in flyweight boxing
  • CWG 2022: India won a bronze medal in Women’s Hockey and defeated New Zealand
  • CWG 2022: Eldhose Paul won gold medal in the triple jump & Abdulla Aboobacker clinched silver
  • CWG 2022: Annu Rani won a historic bronze medal in women’s Javelin throw
  • CWG 2022: Sandeep Kumar won bronze medal in men’s 10000m race walk
  • CWG 2022: Nikhat Zareen won gold medal in Women’s Light Flyweight Boxing
  • CWG 2022: India won silver medal after losing to Australia in cricket
  • CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula clinched gold medal in mixed doubles Table Tennis
  • CWG 2022: Kidambi Srikanth clinched a bronze medal in the men’s singles event in badminton
  • V Pranav becomes India’s 75th Chess Grandmaster
  • CWG 2022: PV Sindhu won the gold medal in women’s single badminton

Important day

  • 29 July – International Tiger Day
  • 30 July – World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (Theme 2022 – Use and Abuse of Technology)
  • 1-7 August 2022 – World Breastfeeding Week
  • 1 August – World Wide Web Day
  • 2 August 2022 – 146th birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya
  • 6 August – Hiroshima Day
  • 7 August – National Handloom Day


  • Veteran singer Nirmala Mishra passed away
  • Ex-Philippine President Fidel Ramos passed away

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