Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 15 to 21 February 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 3rd Week February 2022

SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam comprises a General Awareness/ Current Affairs section, demonstrating the importance of the GA section.
So, for every forthcoming examination that comprises a General Awareness section, we will make available weekly one-liner current affairs.
For all exams, a weekly one-liner current affair is required. Weekly one liner current summarises the most important news from the previous week in a single line.
We’ve included the weekly one-liner current affairs below to assist you study for forthcoming exams and stay up to date on current events.

National News

  • Maru Mahotsav or Jaisalmer Desert Festival celebrated in Rajasthan
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 5 km long rail-cum-road-bridge over Ganga River in Bihar
  • Govt sanctioned Rs 24 crores for cleaning Gomati River to boost Indo-Bangla waterway project
  • Dabur India became India’s first 100% Plastic Waste Neutral FMCG Company
  • Finance Ministry granted Rs 1154.90 crores for Urban Local Bodies of AP, Bihar, Gujarat, & Sikkim
  • Rajasthan topped solar electrification under Saubhagya Scheme
  • Govt sanctioned Rs 2.26 crores for Medaram Jatara Festival of Telangana
  • Telangana flagged off first-ever all-women officers sailing expedition
  • LAHDC, Leh launched “Kunsnyom scheme” for differently abled persons
  • Centre constituted Ken-Betwa link Project Authority, and 20-member National Steering Committee headed by Pankaj Kumar
  • India blocked 54 Chinese mobile apps over security threat and privacy risks
  • Union Cabinet approved setting up of secretariat for India’s G20 Presidency
  • Government approved ‘New India Literacy Programme’, a new scheme of Adult Education for FYs 2022-27
  • Centre sanctioned construction of 60,000 homes under PMAY(U) in 5 states
  • NITI Aayog in association with PhonePe launched Fintech Open Hackathon
  • SIDBI launched ‘Waste to Wealth Creation’ programme in West Bengal
  • SIDBI partnered with Bihar govt to promote MSME Sector
  • Gujarat announced new Biotechnology Policy for 2022-27
  • Social Justice Ministry launched SEED Scheme for welfare of DNTs, NTs, SNTs
  • Govt estimated record food grains production of over 316.06 MT for 2021-22
  • Delhi Police became India’s 1st Security Force to launch ‘Smart Card Arms License’
  • PM Modi inaugurated 550-tonne capacity Bio-CNG plant “Gobar-Dhan” in Indore
  • India’s 1st Water Taxi Service inaugurated in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Govt announced to launch doorstep crop insurance distribution driveMeri Policy Mere Hath’ under PMFBY
  • Government extended Capacity Development Scheme till 31 March 2026
  • Government approved continuation of RUSA scheme till 31st March 2026
  • TransUnion CIBIL partnered with FICCI to launch MSME Consumer Education Program

International News

  • Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba declared as President of Burkina Faso
  • WHO launched ‘Quit Tobacco App’ to help people end Tobacco consumption
  • Nepal will become 1st country to deploy India’s UPI platform
  • JPMorgan became world’s first bank to set up shop in the metaverse
  • India, UAE signed a Comprehensive Trade Agreement
  • Global trade rose 25% to hit record high of $28.5 trillion in 2021, according to UNCTAD
  • 21st TERI’s World Sustainable Development Summit 2022 held virtually
  • France announced military withdrawal from Mali after nearly ten years
  • Tata Power collaborated with RWE to develop offshore wind projects

Banking and Financial

  • CBI booked Gujarat-based ABG Shipyard Limited for India’s biggest–ever case of bank fraud of ₹22,842 crores
  • MoSPI projected GDP deflator forecast for FY23 at 3-3.5%
  • Retail inflation rose to 01% in January, just above RBI’s upper limit
  • Vedanta tied up with Foxconn to form joint venture to manufacture semiconductors in India
  • Wholesale price-based inflation declines to 96% in January
  • RBI extended deadline for NBFCs to meet new NPA upgradation norms till September 2022
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank tied up with Ezetap to provide integrated PoS solutions
  • Standard Chartered Bank launched interest-only home loan facility
  • Bank of Baroda signed MoU with Assam Rifles to provide Central Forces Salary Package
  • SEBI made separation of chairperson & MD, CEO roles voluntary
  • Jio Platforms acquired 25% stake in US-based deep-tech startup TWO Platforms for $15 million
  • Twitter partnered with Paytm to boost ‘Tips’ feature in India
  • IndusInd Bank empanelled by SFAC to facilitate digital transactions on e-NAM portal
  • Fisdom joined hands with Bank of Maharashtra to offer wealth management service
  • Govt signed loan agreement of $115 million with World Bank for REWARD Project
  • Centre reduced agri-cess on Crude Palm Oil from 5% To 5%
  • RBI cancelled licence of Maharashtra’s Mantha Urban Cooperative Bank
  • SBI Ecowrap report projected India’s GDP at 8% in FY22
  • BSE Ebix Partners with LIC for Distribution of Insurance Products
  • SBI, BoB, PNB, UBI, BoM, and Canara Bank acquired stake in IDRCL

Appointment and Resignation

  • Ravi Chopra resigned as Chairman of Supreme Court appointed panel on Char Dham project
  • Ilker Ayci appointed as MD and CEO of Air India
  • Vineet Joshi appointed as new Chairman of CBSE
  • Gita Mittal appointed as chairperson of Committee of Administrators to run Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI)
  • Shah Rukh Khan appointed as Brand Ambassador of Gaming app A23
  • G Ashok Kumar appointed as India’s first national maritime security coordinator
  • Manoj Tiwari appointed as Brand Ambassador of Khadi & handicrafts of Bihar
  • Chetan Ghate appointed as Director of Institute of Economic Growth
  • Table Tennis player Manika Batra appointed as brand ambassador of Adidas
  • IOC Athletes’ Commission re-elected Emma Terho as Chair, Seung Min Ryu & Sarah Walker elected as VC & 2nd VC respectively


  • Sandeep Bakhshi named Business Standard Banker of the Year 2020-21
  • Karnataka Bank bagged 3 awards at 17th Annual Banking Technology Conference and Awards 2020-21
  • Bill Gates conferred Hilal-e-Pakistan honour for efforts to eradicate polio
  • Coal India Ltd won “Most Dependable Public Sector in India” award
  • Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022 announced: film ‘Shershaah‘ won the Best Film Award; Ranveer Singh won the Best Actor Award; Kriti Sanon won the Best Actress Award


  • IAF to showcase LCA Tejas at Singapore Air Show 2022
  • US-Bangladesh will conduct joint air exercise ‘Cope South 22’


  • Jio announced JV with SES to provide satellite-based broadband services
  • Airtel joined SEA-ME-WE-6 undersea cable consortium to scale up a high-speed network


  • Indian Railways will set up country’s biggest Wrestling Academy
  • Keegan Petersen, Heather Knight declared ICC players of the month for January 2022
  • Chelsea won first FIFA Club World Cup by defeating Brazil’s Palmeiras
  • Bihar’s Sakibul Gani became 1st player to hit triple ton on first-class debut
  • Mumbai will host International Olympic Committee session in 2023

Book and Author

  • Bill Gates authored a new book titled ‘How to Prevent the Next Pandemic’
  • Samuel Moyn authored a book titled ‘Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War’
  • Ro Khanna authored a book titled “Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us”
  • Uma Das Gupta authored a new book ‘’A History of Sriniketan: Rabindranath Tagore’s Pioneering Work in Rural Construction”
  • Jimmy Soni authored a book titled ‘The Founders: The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley’
  • Priyam Gandhi Mody authored a book titled ‘A Nation To Protect’

Important day

  • 11 February: FICCI CASCADE launched ‘Anti-Smuggling Day’
  • 15 February: International Childhood Cancer Day (Theme 2022: ‘Better Survival’ is achievable #throughyourhands)
  • 15 February: Bihar Shahid Diwas
  • 19 February (Third Saturday of February): World Pangolin Day 2022
  • 19 February: Soil Health Card Day
  • 20 February: Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day
  • 20 February: World Day of Social Justice (Theme 2022: Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment)
  • 21 February: International Mother Language Day (Theme 2022: “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities”.)


  • Legendary Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri passed away
  • Kannada poet Chennaveera Kanavi passed away
  • Renowned Bengali singer Sandhya Mukhopadhyay passed away
  • Former Indian footballer Surajit Sengupta passed away
  • Senior journalist Ravish Tiwari passed away
  • Gandhian leader and eminent social worker Shakuntala Choudhury passed away

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