Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 24 to 31 May 2022

May 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

  • ONGC first Indian Exploration and Production firm to trade domestic gas on Indian Gas Exchange
  • Delhi government inducted two robots in their firefighting fleet
  • Uttarakhand Govt signed MoU with BPCL for renewable energy projects
  • 4th Shirui Lily Festival began in Manipur
  • Uttarakhand became 1st Indian state to roll out drone in healthcare
  • Central govt launched Swachh Survekshan 2023 under SBM Urban 2.0
  • Tamil Nadu launched integrated agri-development scheme
  • Kolkata became 1st major metro city to get its biodiversity register
  • President inaugurated first-ever National Women Legislators Conference
  • PM Modi inaugurated India’s biggest drone festival in New Delhi
  • Rajasthan approved new guidelines for implementation of Indira Gandhi Shehri Rozgar Guarantee Yojana
  • Inter-State Council reconstituted under the chairmanship of PM; Amit Shah Chairman of Standing Committee
  • Uttar Pradesh launched ‘SAMBHAV’ portal to monitor grievances, schemes related to energy
  • SC appointed 3-member committee to manage functioning of All India Football Federation; headed by AR Dave
  • India’s 1st Olympic Values Education Programme launched in Odisha
  • Tripura adopted EV policy 2022, to convert 10% of state’s vehicles to electric mode in 5 years
  • India’s 1st ‘Lavendar Festival’ held in Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir
  • PM Modi inaugurated world’s 1st Nano Urea Liquid Plant in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Uttarakhand formed panel to implement Uniform Civil Code; headed by Ranjana Desai
  • Jitendra Singh inaugurated North India’s 1st Industrial Biotech Park at Kathua, J&K
  • WHO partnered with Rajasthan govt to create health accounts
  • 3rd Global Organic Expo 2022 held in New Delhi
  • India’s foremost documentary film festival MIFF 2022 to begin in Mumbai
  • India achieved the milestone to provide tap water connection
  • North India’s first Industrial Biotech Park inaugurated at Kathua in J&K
  • India’s first wind-solar hybrid power facility by Adani Green
  • Union Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated Takshashila Sports Complex in Pune
  • PM Modi to Release 11th Instalment of PM-KISAN Benefits on May 31
  • Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) extended till FY26 with Rs 13,000 crore outlay
  • PM to release benefits under PM CARES for Children Scheme on 30 May
  • National Council for Teacher Education Launches Portal to Simplify Process of Teacher Education Programme
  • National AI Portal celebrates its second anniversary
  • PARAM ANANTA Supercomputer commissioned at IIT, Gandhinagar
  • NHA launches online public dashboard for Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
  • Bihar has India’s largest gold reserves

International News

  • Maharashtra signed MoUs worth Rs 30,000 crores with 23 companies at WEF in Davos
  • 75th World Health Assembly being held in Geneva, Switzerland
  • QUAD Leaders’ Summit 2022 held in Tokyo, Japan
  • TIME’s 100 most influential people 2022 list announced; Karuna Nundy, Gautam Adani, and Khurram Parvez have been named among the world’s 100 most influential people of 2022
  • Meenakshi Lekhi participated in 7th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting
  • Indian Air Force (IAF) ranked 3rd in World Air Power Index 2022
  • India joined US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
  • WEF’s Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021; India ranked 54; Japan topped
  • India and UAE signed MoU to establish a framework to facilitate and enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action
  • India joined US-led First Movers Coalition to clean up carbon-intensive industry
  • Russia conducts test-launch of Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile
  • US surpasses China as India’s biggest trading partner in FY22

Banking and Financial

  • RBI constituted committee to review customer service standards at banks, NBFCs; headed by P. Kanungo
  • SBI launched Real Time Xpress Credit on YONO platform
  • HDFC Bank and Retailio launched co-branded credit cards for chemists, pharmacies
  • Tata Capital introduced digital loan against shares facility
  • France’s TotalEnergies bought stake in Adani’s hydrogen business
  • Moody’s projected India’s economic growth forecast to 8.8% for 2022
  • India Post Payments Bank introduced issuer charges for AePS
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) cleared sale of GoI’s 29.5% stake in Hindustan Zinc valued at Rs 38,000 crore
  • HDFC Securities launched Robo-advisory platform ‘HDFC Money’ for mutual fund investments
  • UCO Bank signed co-lending agreement with Paisalo Digital Ltd for agriculture business
  • GIC bought 7.5% stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail for Rs 2,195 crore
  • Mahagram partnered with IndusInd Bank to enhance digital payments ecosystem
  • ₹100 is the most preferred banknote: RBI’s Banknote Survey
  • RBI reduced net-worth requirement for non-bank Bharat Bill Payment units
  • SBI Ecowrap report projected India’s GDP growth to be 8.2-8.5% in FY22
  • Indian Bank partnered with Northern Arc Capital to offer financial solutions to retail loan borrowers
  • Japan’s MUFG Bank got nod to set up branch at GIFT City
  • IRDAI set up committees through GIC to suggest insurance sector overhaul
  • SEBI withdrew permanent recognition granted to Indian Commodity Exchange Limited’s (ICEX)
  • BOB Financial and HPCL launched co-branded contactless RuPay Credit Card
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) launches B2B digital marketplace for exporters, MSMEs and farmers
  • Bank of Maharashtra tops PSU lenders chart in loan growth during FY22

Appointment and Resignation

  • Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
  • Gaurav Sachdeva appointed as CEO of e-commerce venture JSW One Platform
  • Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus re-elected as Director-General of WHO for 2nd term
  • TN Manoharan appointed as Part-Time Chairman of IDBI Bank
  • Rajesh Bhushan appointed as chairperson of Committee B at 75th World Health Assembly
  • Narinder Batra resigned as President of the Indian Olympic Association
  • Anwar Hussain Shaik appointed new chair of WTO’s committee on technical barriers on trade
  • Captain Abhilasha Barak became 1st woman combat pilot in Indian Army
  • Lovlina Borgohain elected as IBA’s Athletes’ Committee Chair
  • Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty got additional charge of acting Lokpal Chairperson
  • Vandita Sharma appointed as a new Chief Secretary of Karnataka Government

Awards

  • Music Academy announced Sangita Kalanidhi awards 2020-22: Neyveli R Santanagopalan (2020), Tiruvarur Bhakthavathsalam (2021), and violin duo Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi (2022) have been awarded with Sangita Kalanidhi awards
  • A Gopalakrishnan won VASVIK industrial research award for the year 2020
  • India’s ASHA workers among 6 recipients of WHO Global Health Leaders’ award
  • Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ became first Hindi novel to win International Booker Prize
  • Rolls-Royce India president Kishore Jayaraman got top British honour
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui received Excellence in Cinema award at French Riviera Film Festival
  • Shaunak Sen’s documentary ‘All That Breathes’ wins L’OEil d’Or award at Cannes

Defence

  • Army Training Command (ATC) signed MoU with Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) to launch AI-powered wargame centre ‘Project WARDEC’ in New Delhi
  • India-Bangladesh conducted 3rd Bilateral Naval Exercise Bongosagar
  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) launched Indian Navy’s survey vessel ‘INS Nirdeshak’
  • INS Gomati decommissioned at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai

Science

  • Dr Jitendra Singh launched single national portal ‘BioRRAP’ for Biotech researchers and Start-Ups
  • PARAM PORUL Supercomputer inaugurated at NIT Tiruchirappalli

Sports

  • Haryana won Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship in Imphal
  • BCCI signed up NFT partner for Women’s T20 Challenge
  • International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup 2022 held in Suhl, Germany
  • Turkey topped medal tally of 2022 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships
  • China’s Ding Liren won ‘The Chessable Masters’ 2022 Tournament; R Praggnanandhaa finishes 2nd
  • 3rd Women’s T20 Challenge title won by Supernovas
  • Gujarat won the title of IPL 2022 Final

Book and Author

  • A book titled ‘Listen to Your Heart: The London Adventure’; authored by Ruskin Bond

Important day

  • 23 May: World Turtle Day (Theme 2022: “Shellebrate”.)
  • 24 May 2022 (second Monday of March): Indian Commonwealth Day (Theme 2022: ‘Delivering a Common Future’)
  • 8th International Day of Yoga will be celebrated in Mysuru, Karnataka on 21 June
  • 25 May: World Thyroid Awareness Day
  • 25-31 May: International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories
  • 25 May: International Missing Children’s Day
  • 25 May: Africa Day (Theme 2022: “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent”.)
  • May 29- International Day of UN Peacekeepers (Theme 2022: “People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships”.)
  • 28th May- International Day of Action for Women’s Health 2022 (Theme 2022: ‘Resist and Persist’)
  • 30th May: Hindi Journalism Day
  • 30th May: World Vape Day
  • 30th May: Goa Statehood Day
  • World No Tobacco Day observed on 31st May
  • 28th May: World Menstrual Hygiene Day (Theme 2022: ‘making menstruation a normal fact of life by 2030’)
  • 28th May: World Hunger Day 2022 (Theme 2022: ‘Youth Ending Hunger’)

Obituary

  • Veteran Communist leader Shivaji Patnaik passed away
  • Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead

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