Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8 October to 15 October 2022

October Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 2

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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

  • PM Modi inaugurated AIIMS in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
  • Gujarat launched Aatmanirbhar Gujarat Schemes 2022 for Industries
  • NABARD sanctioned Rs 222 crore for infra in rural schools in Punjab
  • NTPC signed an MoU with GE Gas Power for hydrogen co-firing in gas turbines
  • Government raised credit guarantee limit for airlines sector
  • Environment Ministry sets up Cheetah Task Force
  • Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel inaugurates Chhattisgarh Olympic
  • Finland partnered with Kerala government to replicate Little KITEs model
  • Hero MotoCorp launched EV Scooter named Vida V1 in India
  • Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) notifies establishment of Credit Guarantee Scheme for Startups
  • First seminar of Agni Tattva campaign under LiFE mission held in Leh
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Indian Roads Congress in Lucknow
  • India signed an MoU with Japan to advance scientific cooperation for Indian Ayurveda
  • Jharkhand and West Bengal topped in worst state list in terms of child marriage
  • Haryana government signed an MoU with Dubai for economic cooperation
  • PM Modi declared Modhera in Gujarat as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 8000 crore in Bharuch, Gujarat
  • Anurag Thakur inaugurated Water Sports Center in Himachal Pradesh
  • Mumbai airport completely switches to renewable energy
  • Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated SP conference at Dergaon in Assam
  • Himachal Pradesh starts new scheme HIMCAD to help farmers
  • Odisha CM launched ‘Football for All’ programme
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated 4th Heli-India Summit 2022
  • Nitin Gadkari launched Toyota pilot project on Flex-Fuel Strong Hybrid EV
  • Google Cloud gets MeitY nod to partner with public sector firms
  • Tata Power partnered with 75F Smart Innovations for energy-efficiency solutions
  • India hosted 6th meeting of India-Norway Joint Working Group
  • Anurag Thakur launched the WADA Athlete Biological Passport Symposium
  • PM Modi inaugurated 4th Vande Bharat Express in Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated Shri Mahakal Lok complex in Ujjain
  • Meghalaya announced first-ever ‘Mental Health and Social Care Policy’
  • National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) signed an MoU with RailTel for ICT and digital solutions
  • Rajnath Singh launched ‘Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot’ website
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of two hydropower projects in Chamba, HP
  • Coal India to set up 1190 MW solar power project in Rajasthan state
  • President Droupadi Murmu flags off two train services in Northeast
  • Tamil Nadu announced India’s first Slender Loris Sanctuary in Karur and Dindigul districts
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) signed an MoU with Coal India Limited (CIL) & NLC India Limited (NLCIL) for Coal Gasification
  • Cabinet approved PM-DevINE scheme for development of Northeast states
  • 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas to be held at Indore in January 2023
  • Google launched Play Points in India
  • Government approved India’s 1st suspension bridge across Krishna river
  • JSW Steel joined UN Global Compact initiative for sustainability
  • Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio launched universal health insurance scheme
  • Union Minister Hardeep Puri inaugurated South Asian Geoscience Conference in Jaipur
  • Haryana topped the Public Affairs Index 2022
  • Goa to host 9th World Ayurveda Congress & Arogya Expo in December 2022
  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated lInvenTiv at IIT Delhi

International News

  • 5th Assembly of International Solar Alliance’s to be held in New Delhi
  • EU approved adoption of world’s first single charger rule
  • United Nations group committed 2050 goal of net-zero emissions from air travel
  • PM Modi addressed UN World Geospatial International Congress
  • Tom Cruise became first actor to film in outer space
  • Israel and Lebanon agreed to ‘historic agreement’ on the maritime dispute
  • Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index: India ranked 123rd, topped by Norway
  • Wildlife populations declined 69% since 1970: WWF report
  • Global Hunger Index 2022; India ranked 107th out of 121 countries

Banking and Financial

  • WTO cuts global trade forecast for 2023 to 1%
  • International Finance Corp. (IFC) launched financing platform to respond to global food crisis
  • RBI launched advanced supervisory monitoring system named DAKSH
  • HDFC Bank launched SmartHub Vyapar for merchants
  • World Bank reduced India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for 2022-23
  • RBI issued directions for appointment of Internal Ombudsman
  • ICICI Bank launched ‘Smart Wire’ facility
  • Government and LIC together to divest 60.72% stake in IDBI Bank
  • South Indian Bank entered World Book of Records for ‘101 Oonjals’
  • RBI cancelled the licence of Seva Vikas Co-operative Bank Ltd.
  • IDBI Bank partnered with Vayana Network on supply chain finance
  • IMF slashed India’s GDP growth at 6.8% from 7.4% in current financial year
  • Retail inflation rose to 7.41 percent in September 2022
  • Index of Industrial Production (IIP) witnessed contraction of 0.8% in August 2022
  • RBL Bank partnered with BookMyShow to launch ‘Play’ credit card

Appointment and Resignation

  • Prashant Kumar appointed as MD & CEO of Yes Bank
  • A Balasubramanian re-elected as Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)
  • Smriti Mandhana appointed as India ambassador for Gulf Oil
  • Kishore Poludasu appointed as the MD & CEO of SBI General Insurance
  • Alexander Van der Bellen re-elected as President of Austria
  • Roger Binny set to replace Sourav Ganguly as BCCI president
  • Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan takes charge as whole-time member at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
  • Centre appointed Pankaj Mithal as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court, PB Varale as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court and AM Magrey as Chief Justice of J&K and Ladakh High Court
  • Odisha MP Aparajita Sarangi elected to Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) panel
  • Abdul Latif Rashid elected as President of Iraq
  • Partha Satpathy appointed as new ambassador to Bosnia & Herzegovina

Awards

  • French author Annie Ernaux won Nobel Prize 2022 in Literature
  • Ales Bialiatski, Russia’s Memorial and Ukraine’s CCL won Nobel Prize 2022 in Peace
  • Savita Punia & PR Sreejesh won FIH Goalkeeper of the Year awards
  • Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond, Philip Dybvig won Nobel Prize 2022 in Economics
  • Telangana’s Hyderabad won ‘World Green City award 2022’

Defence

  • INS Tarkash participated 7th edition of IBSAMAR exercise in South Africa
  • Indian Navy conducted Offshore Security Exercise ‘Prasthan’ in Andhra Pradesh

Science

  • India’s space economy to reach $13 billion by 2025

Sports

  • Pooja Patel becomes first athlete to win Gold in Yogasana
  • Max Verstappen won Japanese Grand Prix 2022
  • Goa to host 37th National Games in October 2023
  • Harmanpreet Singh & Felice Albers named FIH Player of the Year for 2021-22
  • 36th National Games: Srihari Nataraj won gold medal in 100m freestyle swimming
  • 36th National Games: Sikha Chauhan won gold medal in women’s kayak event
  • Pankaj Advani won gold at IBSF World Billiards Championship in Kuala Lumpur
  • Novak Djokovic clinched 90th ATP title in Astana Open, Kazakhstan
  • Harmanpreet Kaur & Mohammed Rizwan won ICC Player of the Month for September 2022
  • Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur banned for three years
  • India finished fifth in Osijek Shotgun World Championships
  • The 36th National Games concluded at Surat
  • Rudrankksh won gold medal in 10m air rifle gold at ISSF
  • India defeats Sri Lanka to win Women’s Asia Cup 2022

Important day

  • 7 October – World Cotton Day (Theme 2022 – Weaving a better future for cotton)
  • 8 October – Indian Air Force Day
  • 7 October 2022 (first Friday of October)– World Smile Day (Theme 2022 – Do an act of kindness, Help one person smile)
  • 10 October – World Mental Health Day (Theme 2022- Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority)
  • 11 October – International Day of Girl Child (Theme 2022 – Our time is now—our rights, our future)
  • 12 October – World Arthritis Day (Theme 2022 – It’s in your hands, take action)
  • 13 October 2022 (Second Thursday of October)– World Sight Day (Theme 2022 – Love Your Eyes)
  • 14 October – World Standards Day (Theme 2022 – Shared Vision for a Better World)
  • 15 October – World Students’ Day
  • 15 October – International Day of Rural Women (Theme 2022 – Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All)
  • 15 October – Global Handwashing Day (Theme 2022 – Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene)

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