Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 24 to 31 August 2022

August Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 4

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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

  • Union Government launched ‘Rashtriya Puruskar Portal
  • Union MoS Darshana Jardosh inaugurated Silk Mark Expo in New Delhi
  • India signed an MoU with Iran for smooth movement of seafarers
  • SIDBI partnered with Tata Power’s TPRMG (TP Renewable Microgrid) to foster green entrepreneurs
  • PM Modi to dedicate health facilities to the nation
  • IREDA signed an MoU with Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technology Ltd (MAHAPREIT) to provide loans for green energy projects
  • Godrej Agrovet signed MoUs with Assam, Manipur & Tripura for oil palm cultivation
  • India nominated Garba to be inscribed on UNESCO’s list
  • India signed an agreement with ADB to improve water supply in Himachal Pradesh
  • Tamil Nadu government signed with five companies in leather and footwear sector
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) commenced its first Cow dung based Compressed Biogas Project
  • Karnataka government signed an MoU with Isha Outreach to boost agriculture
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to attend SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting
  • IIT Guwahati developed new method to produce sugar substitute Xylitol
  • Royal Enfield partnered with UNESCO to promote cultural heritage of India
  • All 23 AIIMS to be named after local heroes, monuments
  • National Conference of Labour Ministers to be held in Andhra Pradesh
  • Anurag Thakur launched ‘Azadi Quest’ online educational mobile games
  • Google announced a programme for 100,000 developers in India
  • Bangladesh signed a contract with India for two railway projects
  • UP government to develop Kannauj as perfume tourism destination
  • Haridwar declared best aspirational district in IndiaNITI Aayog
  • Rail Tel partnered with CloudExtel to launch India’s first shared Radio Access Network (RAN)
  • AAI signed an MoU with Sweden’s LFV Air Navigation Services to explore smart aviation solutions
  • India & Mauritius 3rd Joint Committee Meeting held in New Delhi
  • TVS Motor acquire 48% stake in DriveX for 85 crores
  • India & Bangladesh Joint River Commission meeting held in New Delhi
  • India’s first 3D-printed post office to come up in Bengaluru
  • Anang Tal Lake declared monument of national importance
  • PM Modi participated in Khadi Utsav in Ahmedabad
  • Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to spend Rs 2 lakh crore for net-zero target by 2046
  • Nagaland gets its 2nd railway station in 119 years
  • AirAsia India becomes the first Airline to use CAE’s AI Training System
  • NITI Aayog to establish 500 Atal Tinkering Labs in Jammu and Kashmir
  • PM Modi inaugurated ‘Smriti Van’ Earthquake Memorial in Kutch, Gujarat
  • Jitendra Singh unveiled dedicated website to give further boost to Coastal Clean-Up Campaign
  • Sports Ministry organized ‘Meet the Champion’ initiative
  • India and Tanzania decided to set up task force for defence cooperation
  • Uttarakhand CM launched ‘CM Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana’
  • Andhra Pradesh signed an MoU with Parley for the Oceans to save seas from pollution
  • IIT Madras partnered with Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) to develop boxing analytics software
  • PCIM&H signed an agreement with Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission to promote ‘One Herb, One Standard’
  • Telangana Al Mission’s 4 startups to represent India at G20 DIN

International News

  • India ranks 3rd at International Astronomy Olympiad
  • South Korea breaks its own record for the world’s lowest fertility rate
  • External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar attended 8th India-Brazil Joint Commission Meeting
  • South Korea signed USD 2.25 billion deal with Russian nuclear company
  • Mac Rutherford becomes youngest person to fly solo around the world
  • Gautam Adani becomes 3rd Richest Person in World

Banking and Financial

  • SEBI joined RBI’s account aggregator framework
  • Adani Group acquired 29.2% stake in NDTV
  • Mastercard partnered with BASIX to create an agri-tech platform for farmers
  • HDFC ERGO launched portal for EV Users to locate charging stations
  • PNB launched Pre-Qualified Credit Card facility
  • KreditBee partnered with Cashfree to offer EMI solutions
  • HDFC Bank partnered with Tata Neu to launch two new credit cards
  • Universal Sompo partnered with Repco Home Finance to insure loans
  • RBI imposed restrictions on Thodupuzha Urban Co-operative Bank
  • Bank credit growth accelerated to 14.2% in June quarter: RBI data
  • Bandhan Bank to open 551 branches in FY23
  • HDFC Property Ventures and HDFC Venture Cap to be merged with HDFC Capital Advisors
  • PNB to sell NPA account Apollo Distilleries & Breweries worth 40 cr
  • SBI topped debit card market while HDFC leads credit card market
  • ICICI Bank partnered with NPCI to launch RuPay credit cards
  • SEBI penalised Aadhaar Ventures for flouting market norms

Appointment and Resignation

  • Dixit Joshi appointed as new CFO of Credit Suisse
  • Colonel Abdoulaye Maiga elected as interim PM of Mali
  • Vikram Doraiswami appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to UK
  • PNB Housing Finance interim CFO Kaushal Mithani resigned
  • Gopal Jain, Sivakumar Gopalan appointed as non-executive directors of RBL Bank
  • Government extended tenure of Meenesh Shah as National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Chairman for 6 months
  • Sourav Ganguly appointed as its first brand ambassador DreamSetGo
  • Samir V. Kamat appointed as Chirman of DRDO
  • K Subramanian appointed as Executive Director for India at International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Mahendra Shah appointed as new MD of IDFC
  • Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan appointed as whole-time member of SEBI
  • Ana Brnabic re-elected as Prime Minister of Serbia
  • Adille Sumariwalla appointed as interim President of Indian Olympic Association

Awards

  • Fahmida Azim won the Pulitzer Prize 2022 in Illustrated Reporting
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to be conferred with Liberty Medal
  • Angela Merkel awarded the UNESCO Peace Prize 2022
  • Karnataka’s Divita Rai becomes Miss Diva Universe 2022

Defence

  • First-of-its-kind naval shooting range inaugurated at INS Karna
  • DRDO & Indian Navy successfully test fire indigenous VL-SRSAM from Chandipur
  • India’s 1st IAC Vikrant to be commissioned on September 2
  • India and USA joint exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ concluded in Himachal Pradesh
  • Rajnath Singh approved third Positive Indigenization List

Sports

  • Indian men’s volleyball team won bronze medal in 14th Asian U-18 Championship
  • VVS Laxman named India’s Interim Head Coach for Asia Cup 2022
  • Satwik & Chirag won 1st medal for India in World Badminton Championship
  • Arjun Erigaisi won Abu Dhabi Masters Chess tournament
  • Virat Kohli to become only player to play 100 matches for his country
  • Neeraj Chopra won Lausanne Diamond League Meet title in Javelin throw
  • James Anderson becomes most successful pacer in international cricket
  • Max Verstappen won Belgian F1 Grand Prix 2022
  • Viktor Axelsen clinched 2022 BWF World Championships singles title
  • Linthoi Chanambam won Gold at Judo World Championships
  • India spinner Rahul Sharma announced his retirement
  • Rohit Sharma becomes highest run scorer in T20I cricket

Book and Author

  • Former VP M Venkaiah Naidu launched a book ‘New India: Selected Writings 2014-19’
  • ‘India’s Economy From Nehru To Modi – A Brief History‘ written by Pulapre Balakrishnan to be launched

Important day

  • 23 August – Internaut Day
  • 24 August – Independence Day of Ukraine
  • 23 August to 1 September 2022 – World Water Week 2022 (Theme 2022 – Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water)
  • 26 August – International Dog Day
  • 29 August – National Sports Day
  • 29 August – International Day against Nuclear Tests
  • 30 August – National Small Industry Day
  • 30 August – International Whale Shark Day

Obituary

  • Eminent economist Abhijit Sen passed away

 

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