Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 24 to 30 April 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 4

Every government exam including SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railways, and other competitive exams, has general awareness / current affairs section.

The general awareness / current affairs section is a major deciding factor in competitive exams now-a-days.

We provide weekly one-liner current affairs for any forthcoming exam that contains a General Awareness section. You will get benefited from our weekly one-liner current affairs in all the upcoming examinations, as we cover most of the topics.

The weekly one-liner current affairs summarise the most important news from the previous week in one line.

We’ve provided the weekly one-liner current affairs below to assist you prepare for the general awareness / current affairs for upcoming examinations and stay updated on current events.

National News

  • Karnataka launched Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully (SAANS) Campaign
  • Panchayati Raj Ministry signed pact With UNDP for localisation of SDGs
  • NITI Aayog released draft battery swapping policy
  • NITI Aayog signed Statement of Intent with UNICEF India on SDGs focusing on children
  • Prasar Bharati signed MoU with Public Broadcaster of Argentina
  • Tamil Nadu to observe Minorities Rights Day every year on 18 December
  • India will host 21st World Congress of Accountants 2022
  • Palli village became India’s 1st carbon-neutral panchayat
  • Mumbai got India’s 1st digital bus service with ‘Tap In, Tap Out’ feature
  • Asia’s biggest international food and hospitality fair AAHAR 2022 began in New Delhi
  • Kerala signed MoU with the Netherlands for “Cosmos Malabaricus” Project to illustrate Kerala’s history
  • Jharkhand’s Jamtara became country’s 1st district with library in every village
  • India’s 1st Global Ayush Investment and Innovation Summit 2022 concluded in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Flipkart signed MoU with West Bengal to support local artisans, weavers and handicraft makers
  • India’s 1st Amrit Sarovar established in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh govt signed MoU with NHLML for development of seven ropeway projects
  • Agra became the 1st city in India to get vacuum-based sewer system
  • Samba became 1st district in India to cover 100% households under ABPMJAY- SEHAT scheme
  • Cabinet approves 540 MW Kwar Hydroelectric project in Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Maharashtra became India’s 1st state to develop Migration Tracking System app for portability of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme
  • Google signed MoU with Telangana for the digital economy for youth, women entrepreneurs
  • IndiGo became 1st airline to land aircraft using navigation system GAGAN

International News

  • UNESCO named Guadalajara as World Book Capital 2022
  • BHIM UPI became operational at NEOPAY terminals in the UAE
  • Robert Golob elected as Prime Minister of Slovenia
  • India participated as the Guest of Honour at the Paris Book Festival 2022
  • Emmanuel Macron re-elected as President of France
  • Raghav Chadha, Radhika Gupta among World Economic Forum’s Class of Young Global Leaders list 2022
  • SIPRI’s “Trends in World Military Expenditure, 2021” report: India’s military spends 3rd highest in the world; US topped
  • Forbes’ Real-time Billionaires List: Gautam Adani became the fifth richest person in the world
  • World Bank provided USD 600 million in financial assistance to Sri Lanka to make payments for essential imports
  • World Bank approved $47 million program for India’s Mission Karmayogi program

Banking and Financial

  • SIDBI gave in-principle nod for ₹600-crore assistance to Maharashtra to revive ITIs/ polytechnics
  • RBI extended LEI guidelines for larger borrowers of NBFCs, UCBs
  • Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 Billion
  • SEBI reconstituted its Market Data Advisory Committee; headed by M S Sahoo
  • Airtel Payments Bank partnered with IndusInd Bank to offer FD Facility
  • SBI Cards partnered with TCS to boost digital transformation
  • Suryoday Small Finance Bank joined hands with Kyndryl for Digital & IT transformation
  • Reliance Industries Ltd became 1st Indian company to hit Rs 19 lakh m-cap
  • FinMapp partnered Bajaj Finance to offer fixed deposit feature
  • Pencilton launched contactless Rupay keychains with Transcorp & NPCI
  • Bank of Baroda launched a new feature ‘bob World Gold’ for senior citizens

Appointment and Resignation

  • Suman Bery appointed as Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog
  • Vishakha Mulye appointed as the next CEO of Aditya Birla Capital
  • AP Abdullahkutty elected chairperson of the Haj Committee of India
  • Ashwin Yardi appointed co-chair of UNICEF’s YuWaah board
  • Krishnan Ramanujam appointed as chairperson of Nasscom
  • Bruce de Broize appointed as MD & CEO of Future Generali India Life Insurance
  • N Chandrasekaran named chairman of Tata Digital
  • SBI ex-chairman Rajnish Kumar joined Indifi Technologies as advisor
  • Vijay Sampla re-appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)

Awards

  • Sir David Attenborough named recipient of Champions of the Earth Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 by UNEP
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy received John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award 2022
  • National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd (NMDC) conferred with Public Relations Awards 2022 by Public Relations Society of India (PRSI)
  • Kishore Kumar Das of Bangladesh won UK’s Commonwealth Points of Light Award
  • Meghalaya’s e-proposal system won prestigious UN award- World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) Prizes, 2022
  • Max Verstappen, Elaine Thompson-Herah named Laureus Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year 2022
  • Glenmark received the ‘India Pharma Innovation of the Year’ award from the Government of India
  • Ardeshir B K Dubash conferred highest diplomatic award “Merit in the Diplomatic Service of Peru Jose Gregorio Paz Soldan” by Peru Government

Defence

  • Indian Navy’s NIETT, Kochi signed MoU with IIM Kozhikode to exchange best practices

Science

  • IIT-Delhi signed MoU with POSOCO to conduct R&D on India’s power sector
  • New Space India Limited inked pact with OneWeb for satellite launches
  • ONGC signed MoU with Norway’s Equinor ASA to collaborate on Clean energy options
  • Larsen & Toubro (L&T) collaborated with IIT Bombay to develop Green Hydrogen Technology

Sports

  • Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won Formula One Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2022 in Italy
  • Andrey Rublev defeated Novak Djokovic to won Serbia Open title
  • Indian GM D. Gukesh won Menorca Open chess tournament in Menorca, Spain
  • Khelo India Youth Games 2021 will be held in Haryana
  • India won 2 gold medals in Archery World Cup Stage-1 in Turkey
  • India finished with 17 medals in Asian Wrestling Championships 2022

Book and Author

  • Naveen Patnaik released 2 books “The Magic of Mangalajodi” by Avinash Khemka & “The Sikh History of East India” by Abinash Mohapatra
  • A book titled ‘Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jinping’ authored by Roger Faligot

Important day

  • 23 April: World Book and Copyright Day (Theme 2022: ‘Read…So you never feel alone.’)
  • 23 April: UN English Language Day
  • 24 April: National Panchayati Raj Day
  • 24 April: International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
  • 25 April: International Delegate’s Day
  • 25 April: World Malaria Day (Theme 2022: “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives”)
  • 24 April: World Day for Laboratory Animals
  • 24-30 April: WHO’s World Immunization Week (Theme 2022: ‘Long Life for All’)
  • 26 April: World Intellectual Property Day (Theme 2022: ‘IP and Youth: Innovating for a Better Future.’)
  • 26 April: International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
  • 25 April: World Penguin Day
  • 27 April (last Wednesday of April): World Stationery Day 2022
  • 28 April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work (Theme 2022: “Act together to build a positive safety and health culture”)
  • 28 April (fourth Thursday in April): International Girls in ICT Day 2022 (Theme 2022: access and safety)
  • 29 April: International Dance Day
  • 30 April (last Saturday of April): World Veterinary Day 2022 (Theme 2022: “Strengthening Veterinary Resilience”)
  • 30 April: Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Obituary

  • Noted writer Padma Shri Binapani Mohanty passed away
  • Veteran Congress leader K. Sankaranarayanan passed away
  • Former President of Kenya Mwai Kibaki passed away
  • Structural biologist M. Vijayan passed away
  • Former CM of Meghalaya J D Rymbai passed away
  • Former Indian women’s hockey team captain Elvera Britto passed away
  • Film and TV actor Salim Ghouse passed away

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