Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 17 to 23 August 2022

August 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

  • Odisha Cabinet approved Rs 2808.39 crore for Millets Mission
  • Kolkata to host India International Seafood Show 2023
  • WPI inflation eases to 13.93 percent in July 2022
  • Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) invited innovative solutions for insurance sector
  • Indian Railways launched ‘Operation Yatri Suraksha’
  • Defence forces, RBI & PM Office Most Trusted Institutions: survey by Ipsos India
  • Border Road Organization (BRO) to build first steel slag road in Arunachal Pradesh
  • ONGC signed an agreement with ExxonMobil for deep-water exploration in India
  • India’s first electric double-decker bus launched in Mumbai
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Make India No. 1’ mission
  • Kerala launched lucky bill app to curb GST evasion
  • Amit Shah inaugurated National Security Strategies Conference in New Delhi
  • Centre launched Paalan 1000 campaign and a parenting app to focus on child health
  • Arunachal Pradesh launched drone-based health services
  • Rajasthan government to inaugurate tech centre for graduates
  • Thai Public Broadcasting Service signed an MoU with Prasar Bharati
  • 4th India-Philippines Strategic Dialogue held in Manila
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia
  • Goa becomes the first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ certified State in the country
  • Mandla becomes country’s first fullyfunctionally literate’ district
  • Shiprocket becomes India’s 106th unicorn
  • UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) scheme completed 5 years successfully
  • Maharashtra declared ‘Dahi Handi’ an official sport
  • 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas to be held at Indore in January 2023
  • India’s first portal on arrested narco offenders NIDAAN (National Integrated Database on Arrested Narco offenders) gets operational
  • Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) signed an MoU with Chhattisgarh Government to set up a regional testing lab
  • Scotland museum signed an agreement with the Indian government to return seven ancient artefacts to India
  • Assam CM launched ‘Vidya Rath – School on Wheels’ project
  • India’s first indigenous monkeypox test kit launched
  • Jharkhand becomes first state in the country to distribute Seed to Farmers via Blockchain Tech
  • Chandigarh airport to be named after Bhagat Singh
  • Union government awarded Gl tag to Mithila Makhana
  • Castler partnered with Yes Bank for digital escrow services
  • GMR Group launched Blockchain Centre of Excellence for airports
  • Union Minister Amit Shah chaired the 23rd meeting of Central Zonal Council in Bhopal
  • S Jaishankar unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Paraguay
  • Jitendra Singh launched India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell bus in Pune
  • Chhattisgarh government to set up 300 rural industrial parks in the state
  • Puducherry CM presented Rs 10,696.61 crore tax-free budget
  • India’s 1st space observatory to come up in Uttarakhand

International News

  • UK becomes first country to approve Omicron vaccine
  • 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference to be held in Canada
  • Greece exits EU’s ‘enhanced surveillance’ framework
  • Uttar Pradesh government to build India’s first education township

Banking and Financial

  • SBI launched its first dedicated branch to support start-ups
  • Bank of Baroda introduced a new deposit scheme ‘Baroda Tiranga Deposit Scheme’
  • Yes Bank partnered with SellerApp to facilitate adoption of Open Network Digital Commerce (ONDC)
  • Karnataka Bank launched new Term Deposit Scheme named KBL Amrit Samriddhi
  • Paytm partnered with Samsung stores to deploy smart PoS devices
  • Axis Bank signed an MoU with Food Corporation of India (FCI) to provide “Ultima Salary Package”
  • MasterCard partnered with badminton players to promote digital payments in India
  • HDFC Bank opens first all-women branch in north Kerala region
  • HDFC Bank launched a new campaign ‘Vigil Aunty ‘
  • RBI cancelled license of Deccan Urban Co-operative Bank
  • Rajasthan with highest share in cost of projects approved by banks: RBI

Appointment and Resignation

  • Rajkiran Rai appointed as MD of National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID)
  • William Ruto elected as the new president of Kenya
  • Simon Stiell appointed as Executive Secretary of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • Government extended tenure of Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) chief VG Somani by three months
  • Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) recommended Mohammad Mustafa as a Chairman of NABARD
  • Anuj Poddar appointed as MD & CEO of Bajaj Electricals elevates
  • Alkesh Kumar Sharma appointed to high-level UN internet panel
  • Government re-appointed Ajay Bhalla as Union Home Secretary for one year
  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma reappointed as MD and CEO of Paytm
  • Rajesh Verma appointed as Secretary to President Droupadi Murmu
  • Debasisa Mohanty appointed as Director of National Institute of Immunology (NII)

Awards

  • 107 gallantry awards announced on Independence Day ReadMore…
  • Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) Awards 2022 announced: Ranveer Singh and Shefali Shah won the best actor and best actress award ReadMore…

Defence

  • Rajnath Singh inaugurated National Seminar on ‘Introspection: Armed Forces Tribunal’ in New Delhi
  • India and China participate in Vostok-2022 held in Russia
  • Vietnam & India bilateral army exercise VINBAX-2022 concluded at Chandimandir, Haryana
  • IAF to participate in Exercise Pitch Black 2022

Science

  • HAL delivered Crew Module Fairing to ISRO for Gaganyaan

Sports

  • FIFA suspended All India Football Federation
  • Kevin O’Brien announced retirement from international cricket
  • Paralympian Rahul Jakhar won Gold in WSPS Shooting World Cup 2022
  • Manisha Kalyan becomes 1st Indian to play in UEFA League
  • FIBA U-18 women Asian Basketball championship to be held in Bengaluru
  • R Praggnanandhaa defeated world chess champion Magnus Carlsen in FTX Crypto Cup
  • Antim Panghal won gold medal at U-20 World Wrestling Championship
  • Indian para shuttlers Pramod Bhagat & Sukant Kadam clinched gold medal

Book and Author

  • Netanyahu’s autobiography ‘Bibi: My Story’ to be out in November 2022

Important day

  • 16 August – Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death anniversary
  • 19 August – World Humanitarian Day (Theme 2022 – It Takes a Village)
  • 19 August – World Photography Day (Theme 2022 – Pandemic Lockdown through the lens)
  • 20 August – World Mosquito Day (Theme 2022 – Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives)
  • 20 August 2022 – 78th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi
  • 19 August 2022 – 104th birth anniversary of Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma
  • 20 August – Akshay Urja Diwas
  • 23 August – International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition

Obituary

  • Former BCCI Secretary Amitabh Choudhary passed away
  • Author of Kocharethi, Narayan passed away
  • Former Olympic football captain Samar ‘Badru’ Banerjee passed away
  • Former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi passed away
  • Veteran producer Abdul Gaffar Nadiadwala passed away

 

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