Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 16 to 22 June 2022

June Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 3

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

  • Tamil Nadu launched Ennum Ezhuthum scheme to bridge learning gap
  • Mumbai Airport launched a 1st-of-its-kind Vertical Axis Wind Turbine & Solar PV hybrid System
  • India’s biggest private hospital 2,400-bed Amrita Hospital is all set to open in Faridabad
  • 3-day International literary festival ‘Unmesh’ held in Himachal Pradesh
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022 in New Delhi
  • Tamil Nadu became the largest state in outstanding microfinance loan
  • Pune will host Maharashtra’s first theatre festival dedicated to mental health
  • Ladakh signed tripartite MoU to set up India’s first dark sky reserve at Hanle in Ladakh
  • Education Minister inaugurated National Yoga Olympiad 2022
  • PM Modi inaugurated Rs 920-crore Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor
  • PM Modi inaugurated the Centre for Brain Research at IISc Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • PM Modi inaugurated redeveloped Shree Kalika Mata temple at Panchmahal, Gujarat
  • Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched NIPUN Program to train over 1 lakh Nirman Workers
  • Tribal Minister Bishweswar Tudu inaugurated 13th Krishi Fair and 20th Folk Fair in Odisha
  • Assam became the 36th State to implement ‘One Nation One Ration Card’

International News

  • Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) organized mango festival in Bahrain to boost export of mangoes
  • IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2022: India ranked 37th; Denmark topped
  • BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution (PartNIR) Innovation Center signed MoU with New Development Bank
  • 8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians hosted in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • LinkedIn partnered with UN Women to create employment opportunities for women
  • US announced $122 million fund for India to prevent avoidable epidemics
  • Japan to participate in NATO summit for the first time
  • Israel and Haryana government signed joint declaration on water cooperation
  • Indian’s funds in Swiss banks jump 50% to over Rs 30 lakh crore in 2021
  • India and European Union resume negotiations for India-EU free trade agreement after 9 years
  • China launched third aircraft carrier named Fujian
  • India and Bangladesh to hold first Physical Joint Consultative Commission Meet in New Delhi
  • Pakistan will continue to stay in Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Grey List
  • Over 36 million children displaced worldwide due to conflicts in 2021: UNICEF
  • China became the Largest Importer of Indian Broken Rice
  • China’s President will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing
  • 12th Ministerial Conference of WTO held in Geneva
  • Mongolia’s Khuvsgul lake added to UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves
  • Kantar Brandz 2022 Most Valuable Global Report: Four Indian Company Tata Consultancy Service (TCS), Infosys, Life Insurance Company (LIC), and HDFC Bank joined Google, Apple, and Amazon as world’s top 100 brands
  • Coursera Global Skill Report 2022 released: India ranked 68th; Switzerland topped
  • Apollo Hospital signed an agreement with Imperial Hospital of Bangladesh
  • Australia provided financial support to Sri Lanka for USD 50 million
  • Health Minister addressed inaugural session at the G20 Health Ministers in Indonesia

Banking and Financial

  • HSBC India announced $250 Million lending support for Indian start-ups
  • Periodic Labour Force Survey 2020-21: India’s unemployment rate fell to 4.2% in 2020-21
  • HDFC Bank signed MoU with VC to collaborate on start-up support
  • 47th meeting of GST Council to be held on June 28-29 in Srinagar
  • RBI lifted restrictions on MasterCard over onboarding of new domestic customers
  • RBI raised limit of e-mandates for transactions up to Rs 15,000
  • NPCI International signed an MoU with France’s Lyra Network for ‘Acceptance of UPI & Rupay Card in France
  • Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance rebranded as Canara HSBC Life Insurance
  • Government declared ICICI, HDFC, NPCI’s computer resources to be ‘protected systems’
  • Net direct tax collections for FY23 jumped 45% to Rs 3,39,225 crore
  • RBI suspended license of Karnataka based Millath Co-operative Bank
  • Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) joined hands with NABARD to activate e-commerce in agri tech

Appointment and Resignation

  • B S Patil sworn in as Lokayukta of Karnataka
  • Pramod K Mittal named as chairperson of Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI) for 2022-23
  • Ranjana Prakash Desai appointed as new chief of Press Council of India
  • RBI re-appointed PN Vasudevan as MD & CEO of Equitas Small Finance Bank
  • Indian-American Radha Iyengar appointed as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment of US
  • Hamza Abdi Barre appointed as PM of Somalia
  • Indian-origin architect Nairita Chakraborty named Commissioner of Historic England
  • Gustavo Petro elected as the first-leftist President of Colombia
  • Appointment of new chief justices to six high courts approved: Satish Chandra Sharma appointed as Chief justice of Delhi High Court
  • Ruchira Kamboj appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to United Nations
  • NDB appointed DJ Pandian to head its India Regional Office in GIFT City
  • Lisa Sthalekar becomes the first woman president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA)

Awards

  • Bengaluru Airport named best regional airport in India and South Asia at 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards
  • US – Canadian author Ruth Ozeki won Women’s Prize for fiction

Defence

  • India successfully test-fired Short-Range Ballistic Missile Prithvi-II at Chandipur, Odisha
  • Government announced 10% reservation for Agniveers in CAPFs, Assam Rifiles
  • Indian Coast Guard inducts new Advanced Light Helicopter Squadron 840 CG

Science

  • Zomato partnered with Jio-bp to accelerate EV adoption
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Seismology Observatory in Udhampur

Sports

  • Stuttgart Tennis Open 2022: Matteo Berrettini, Iga Swiatek won men’s & women’s single title
  • ICC retained Nitin Menon in their 11-member Elite Panel
  • Los Angles, Toronto, Mexico City named among host cities for FIFA World Cup 2026
  • Neeraj Chopra won his first gold medal of 2022 at Kuortane Games in Finland
  • India won FIH Women’s Hockey Pro-League Tournament after defeating Argentina
  • India Divyang Cricket Team won Lifebuoy Cup 2022 T20 series against Nepal
  • England pacer Katherine Brunt announced her retirement from the Test cricket
  • Indonesia Open 2022: Viktor Axelsen & Tai Tzu Ying won men’s and women’s singles title
  • PM Modi launched 1st-ever torch relay for Chess Olympiad at Delhi stadium
  • Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won Canadian Grand Prix 2022
  • Cyclist Ronaldo Singh won bronze in elite time trial event Asian Cycling Championship in Delhi

Book and Author

  • PM Modi released Ram Bahadur Rai’s book ‘Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani’
  • Biography of Gautam AdaniGautam Adani- The Man Who Changed India” written by R N Bhaskar

Important day

  • 16 June: International Day of Family Remittances (Theme 2022: Remittances: recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion)
  • 17 June: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (Theme 2022: Rising up from drought together)
  • 18 June – Autistic Pride Day (Theme 2022 – Inclusion in the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities in a Post-Pandemic World.)
  • 18 June – Sustainable Gastronomy Day
  • 18 June – International Picnic Day
  • 18 June – International Day for Countering hate Speech
  • 19 June 2022 (third Sunday of June) – Father’s Day
  • 19 June – International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict (Theme 2022 – Prevention as Protection: Enhancing structural and operational prevention of conflict-related sexual violence)
  • 19 June – World Sickle Cell Day (Theme 2022 – Screen and Care for Sickle Cell Disease)
  • 20 June – World Refugee Day (Theme 2022- Whoever, Whatever, Whenever. Everyone has a right to seek safety)
  • 21 June – International Yoga Day (Theme 2022 – Yoga for Humanity)
  • 21 June – World Music Day (Theme 2022 – Music on the intersections)
  • 21 June – World Hydrography Day (Theme 2022 – Hydrography –Contributing to the United Nations Ocean Decade)
  • 21 June – International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice

Obituary

  • Eminent Urdu critic & linguist Professor Gopi Chand Narang passed away

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