Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 25 to 31 January 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 25 to 31 January 2022

Every exam, whether it is SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam, includes the General Awareness/ Current Affairs section, which shows the importance of the GA section.
So, we will provide weekly one-liner current affairs for every upcoming examinations that include General Awareness section.
Weekly one-liner current affairs is a must for all exams. Weekly one liners comprises one liners of the most essential news from the previous week.
We’ve added the weekly one-liner current affairs below to help you prepare for the upcoming examinations and keep you updated with Current events.

National News

  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s grand hologram statue installed at India Gate
  • Kerala got its first-ever scientific bird atlas
  • Mansukh Mandaviya launched revamped CGHS website and mobile app
  • Karnataka govt launched a technology-driven programme ‘Grama One’
  • Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary set to be notified as 4th tiger reserve of Rajasthan
  • India’s first Graphene Innovation Centre will be established at Thrissur, Kerala
  • Karnataka launched 1st of its kind ‘Brain Health Initiative’ to train doctors in mental healthcare
  • South Maubuang became Mizoram’s first ODF plus village
  • Andhra Pradesh govt approved creation of 13 more Districts
  • India’s largest EV charging station inaugurated in Gurugram, Haryana
  • Lok Sabha secretariat launched Digital Sansad App to make live proceedings accessible
  • PM Narendra Modi hosted first India-Central Asia Summit 2022
  • India will convert 150 villages into ‘Villages of Excellence’ with technical help from Israel
  • PM Modi addressed 30th Foundation Day of National Commission for Women
  • Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL) set up new bank note printing lines at Nashik and Dewas

International News

  • President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian resigned
  • India & Israel launched a commemorative logo to mark 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties
  • 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI): India ranked 85th
  • India emerged as world’s largest exporters of cucumber and gherkins
  • India and France signed an MoU with scope for cooperation in health research
  • India & UAE set up $150-million worth of Venture Capital to boost the start-up ecosystem
  • Apple retained the title as world’s valuable brand in Brand Finance 2022
  • India’s electronic goods exports grew 49% in April-December 2021 at $11 billion
  • Netherlands unveiled ‘world’s-largest’ canal lock
  • World Gold Council report: Global gold demand rose 10% to 4,021 tonnes
  • Xiomara Castro became first woman President of Honduras

Banking and Financial

  • Centre announced 40-100% subsidy to popularize drone in agriculture
  • MNRE announced to infuse ₹1,000 crores in SECI for financing renewable energy capacity
  • World Bank approved USD 125 million loan to West Bengal for social protection services
  • Centre changed the spending norms for Contingency Fund of India
  • Govt approved draft scheme for amalgamation of PMC Bank with Unity Small Finance Bank
  • IMF cut India’s economic growth forecast to 9% for 2021-22 in its World Economic Outlook
  • Swiggy became decacorn with valuation of $10.7 billion
  • Paytm partnered with Fullerton India to scale up digital lending to MSMEs
  • RBI offered overnight VRR auction of worth 75,000 crores
  • Lendingkart partnered with the Bank of Maharashtra to offer MSME loans
  • Max Life partnered Policybazaar to offer insurance cover for homemakers
  • TerraPay partnered with NPCI International to boost cashless transactions
  • SBI listed the maiden issue of $300 million Formosa bonds on India INX
  • Google will invest $1 billion in Bharti Airtel as part of India Digitization Fund
  • Paytm Money launched Intelligent Messenger ‘Pops’ to invest and track markets
  • RBI imposed restrictions on Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd, Lucknow
  • India’s Exports of marine products grew by 35% to $6.1 bn during April-Dec 2021
  • Tata Steel will buy Neelachal Ispat Nigam for ₹12,100 crore
  • Economic Survey pegged India’s GDP growth at 8-8.5% for FY23
  • Meta partnered with FICCI to support women-led SMBs across India

Appointment and Resignation

  • Neeraj Chopra appointed as the brand ambassador of GoodDot
  • Pushp Kumar Joshi to be new chairman and managing director of HPCL
  • Badrinath Srinivasan appointed as MD of Wipro for Southeast Asia
  • V Anantha Nageswaran appointed as new Chief Economic Advisor of India
  • Arun Kumar Purwar appointed as the chairman of IIFL Finance
  • Govt has extended tenure of LIC Chairman MR Kumar by one more year

Awards

  • PM conferred Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022 on 29 Children
  • Koozhangal won the best film award at 20th Dhaka International Film Festival
  • International Cricket Council Awards 2021 announced: Babar Azam and Lizelle Lee won the ICC Men’s & Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year; Joe Root won the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year
  • Neeraj Chopra honoured with Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Assam government conferred ‘Asom Baibhav Award’ to Ratan Tata
  • Padma Awards 2022 announced: Read the full list here
  • J&K Police bagged 115 Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG)
  • Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve got TX2 award

Defence

  • NATO to hold 12-day maritime drills ‘Neptune Strike ’22’ in the Mediterranean Sea
  • Western Naval Command conducted Joint maritime exercise Paschim Lehar (XPL-22)
  • Iran, Russia, and China conducted joint naval drill CHIRU-2Q22
  • Decommissioned INS Khukri handed over to Diu administration and will be developed as Museum
  • Russia delivered all the contracted 70,000 AK203 assault rifles to India

Science

  • Meta built World’s Fastest AI Supercomputer “AI Research Super Cluster (RSC)”

Sports

  • Lucknow IPL team to be called Lucknow Super Giants
  • Ashleigh Barty became the first Australian women’s singles champion in the Australian Open 2022
  • Women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2022: India beat China to bag bronze medal in Muscat, Oman
  • Australian Open 2022: Rafael Nadal & Ashleigh Barty won the Men’s & Women’s Singles title
  • Odisha Open 2022: Unnati Hooda & Kiran George won women’s and men’s singles title

Book and Author

  • A Book titled “Last among Equals: Power, Caste, and Politics in Bihar’s Villages” authored by MR Sharan
  • A new book titled ‘A Little Book of India: Celebrating 75 years of Independence’ authored by Ruskin Bond
  • Meenakashi Lekhi released pictorial comic book “India’s Women Unsung Heroes”
  • Subhash Garg authored a book titled “The $10 Trillion Dream”
  • A new book titled “Liberty After Freedom: A History of Article 21, Due Process and the Constitution of India” authored by Rohan J. Alva
  • A book titled ‘Operation Khatma’ authored by R C Ganjoo & Ashwini Bhatnagar released

Important day

  • 25 January: National Voters Day (Theme 2022: ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative’)
  • 25 January: National Tourism Day (Theme 2022: “Rural and Community Centric Tourism”)
  • 25 January: Himachal Pradesh Statehood Day
  • 26 January 2022: India celebrated 73rd Republic Day
  • 26 January: International Customs Day (Theme 2022: ‘Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data Culture and Building a Data Ecosystem’)
  • 27 January: International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Theme 2022: “Memory, Dignity and Justice”)
  • 28 January: Data Privacy Day
  • 30 January: Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas
  • 30 January: World Leprosy Day 2022 (Theme 2022: ‘United for Dignity’)
  • 30 January: World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (Theme 2022: ‘Achieving health equity to end the neglect of poverty-related diseases’.)

Obituary

  • Noted historian, archaeologist & epigraphist Thiru R. Nagaswamy passed away
  • Noted Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini passed away
  • Legendary Hockey Player Padma Shri Charanjit Singh passed away
  • Renowned Marathi author & social activist Anil Awachat passed away
  • Akal Academies’ founder Baba Iqbal Singh passed away

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