Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8 to 15 April 2022

April 2022 Weekly One Liner Current Affairs part 2

General Awareness/ Current Affairs section is included in every government exam, including SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, and other government exam.
As a result, we make weekly one-liner current affairs available for every upcoming examination that includes a General Awareness portion. Our weekly one-liner current affairs is important for all tests.

In a single line, the weekly one-liner current summarises the most vital news from the previous week.

To help you study for upcoming exams and remain updated on current events, we’ve included the weekly one-liner current affairs below.

National News

  • Sarhul Festival celebrated in Jharkhand
  • Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana completed 7 years
  • Uttarakhand CM launched ‘1064 Anti-Corruption Mobile App’
  • Cabinet approved extension of Atal Innovation Mission till March 2023
  • AAI launched ‘AVSAR’ scheme to provide platform to SHGs
  • Ministry of Information and Broadcasting constituted animation, visual effects, gaming, and comics (AVGC) Promotion Task Force
  • SEBI formed 2 separate panels to review ownership norms of MFs sponsors and trustees
  • Amit Shah inaugurated Seema Darshan Project at Indo-Pak border in Gujarat
  • Bhupender Yadav chaired the 20th National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) meeting held in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Gujarat topped NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index Round 1
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’
  • Mumbai & Hyderabad recognised as ‘2021 Tree City of the World’ by UN-FAO
  • BPCL collaborated with Microsoft to step up digital transformation
  • Uttarakhand will launch “Him Prahari” scheme for ex-servicemen & youngsters
  • Centre extended ₹40 crore relief to Dalai Lama’s Central Tibetan Relief Committee
  • India’s first Community Museum inaugurated in Gya-Sasoma villages of Leh, Ladakh
  • Odisha signed MoU with BPCL for developing renewable energy plant and green hydrogen plant
  • Rongali or Bohag Bihu Festival celebrated in Assam
  • National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) completed 6 years

International News

  • 12th QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: IIT Bombay & IIT Delhi among top 100
  • World Bank & AIIB will provide Rs 7,500 crores loan for Gujarat’s Mission School of Excellence Project
  • Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra Tea will get GI Tag from European Commission
  • Ecuador became 1st country to give legal rights to wild animals
  • Shehbaz Sharif elected as Pakistan’s 23rd Prime Minister
  • WTO slashed global trade growth projection for 2022 to 3% from 4.7%
  • Airports Council International (ACI) list of Top 10 busiest airports in the world 2021: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport topped
  • UNDP announced $2.2 million in climate action grants for innovators
  • Telangana signed MoU with Thailand to promote trade and investment

Banking and Financial

  • International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) signed MoU with GVFL Limited for strengthening the FinTech ecosystem in GIFT IFSC
  • Karnataka established ‘Nandini Ksheera Samridhi Cooperative Bank’ for milk producers
  • Reserve Bank of India Monetary Policy 2022 released; key rates unchanged
  • India’s trade deficit rose 88% to $192.41 billion in FY22
  • India’s agriculture exports cross $50 billion mark for the first time in 2021-22
  • Axis Bank signed Partial Guarantee Facility Agreement worth USD 150 million with ADB to support supply chain financing
  • RBI imposed penalties of Rs 93 lakh each on Axis and IDBI Bank
  • RBI has issued guidelines for establishing 24×7 Digital Banking Units
  • Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank launched Vikas Siri Sampat-111 scheme
  • India’s gold imports increased by 33.34% to ₹46.14 billion in 2021-22
  • Bank of Maharashtra will divest 4% Stake in India SME Asset Reconstruction Company
  • ADB will provide $2 million project readiness financing loan to Nagaland for urban infrastructure development
  • CPI-based Retail inflation rose to 6.95% in March, highest in 17 months
  • ADB sanctioned 551 crores for three Agartala projects
  • Mashreq NEO tied up with Federal Bank to enable NR accounts opening for Indians in UAE
  • World Bank projected India’s FY23 GDP growth at 8%
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank launched digital platform “FYN” for business banking, corporate clients
  • Fino Payments Bank will buy 12.19% stake in Paysprint Pvt Ltd
  • UBI will buy 75% stake jointly held by BoB & IOB in India International Bank (Malaysia) Berhad (IIBM)
  • ICICI Bank signed MoU with GIFT SEZ to promote global, Indian businesses

Appointment and Resignation

  • Manoj Soni appointed as new chairman of UPSC
  • Harsh Vardhan Shringla to be India’s G20 chief coordinator
  • Jay Shah appointed as Member Board Representative of ICC Cricket Committee
  • Iqbal Singh Lalpura re-appointed as chairperson of National Commission for Minorities

Awards

  • Amber Bracken’s photo titled “Kamloops Residential School” won 2022 World Press Photo of the Year award
  • Venkaiah Naidu conferred Sangeet Natak Awards for the year 2018: Zakir Hussain, Jatin Goswami, Dr. Sonal Mansingh and Thiruvidaimarudur Kuppiah Kalyanasundaram were conferred with Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship
  • IndusInd Bank’s ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ App won Digital CX Awards 2022 for ‘Outstanding Digital CX – SME Payments’
  • Renowned Assamese poet Nilamani Phookan conferred with 56th Jnanpith Award
  • Veteran Bengali writer Amar Mitra won Henry Award
  • PM Narendra Modi to be honoured with 1st Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award
  • National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) won a gold and a silver award at 80th SKOCH Summit 2022
  • Falguni Nayar won EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2021
  • Divyanka Tripathi won Madhya Pradesh Champion of Change Award 2021
  • Prabhat Patnaik selected for Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2022
  • Vice President conferred International Gandhi Award for Leprosy 2021 to Bhushan Kumar and Sahyog Kushtha Yagna Trust

Defence

  • DRDO successfully flight-tested Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet technology
  • Indian Coast Guard commissioned advanced light helicopter MK III squadron
  • DRDO & Indian Army successfully test-fired Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System
  • HAL signed contract with Nigerian Army for Phase II training on Chetak Helicopter
  • India successfully flight-tested Anti-Tank Guided Missile Helina in Pokhran
  • IAF signed MoU with IIT Madras to develop solutions to maintain weapon systems

Science

  • Infosys and Rolls-Royce launched ‘Aerospace Engineering and Digital Innovation Centre’ in Bengaluru
  • Amazon signed agreement with three firms for Project Kuiper to launch its satellite internet constellation
  • UIDAI inked a pact with ISRO for technical collaboration
  • IIT-Madras launched India’s 1st indigenously developed polycentric prosthetic knee “Kadam”
  • China successfully launched new satellite ‘Gaofen-3 03’ for earth observation
  • IIT Guwahati partnered with NTPC to develop energy efficient tech to capture CO2

Sports

  • India will host the Asian Junior U-20 Men & Women and Cadet U-17 Boys & Girls Fencing Championships in 2023
  • Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports released India’s contribution of USD 72,124 to UNESCO Fund for Elimination of Doping in Sport in 2022
  • Riya Jadon won 11th DGC Ladies Open Amateur Golf Championship
  • Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc won 2022 F1 Australian Grand Prix
  • India bagged 10 medals with 3 gold at Thailand Open Boxing Tournament 2022
  • Dipika Pallikal & Saurav Ghosal won 1st-ever gold medal at 2022 WSF World Doubles Squash championships
  • 1st Khelo India National Ranking Women Archery Tournament held in Jamshedpur
  • Babar Azam, Rachael Haynes declared ICC Players of the Month for March 2022
  • Australia’s Victoria will host the 2026 Commonwealth Games
  • Netherlands won FIH Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022
  • India will host National Delphic Games for Arts and Cultures in 2023
  • Indian GM R Praggnanandhaa won Reykjavik Open chess tournament
  • Indian Shuttler Mithun Manjunath won silver in Men’s Singles at Orleans Masters 2022
  • India will host Street Child Cricket World Cup in 2023

Book and Author

  • Harish Mehta authored a book titled ‘The Maverick Effect’
  • Former CAG Vinod Rai authored a new book titled ‘Not Just A Nightwatchman: My Innings with BCCI’
  • A book titled ‘Hear Yourself’ authored by Prem Rawat

Important day

  • 1-7 April: Prevention of Blindness Week
  • 8 April 2022: 247th Army Ordnance Corps Day
  • 9 April 2022: 57th CRPF Valour Day
  • 10 April: World Homeopathy Day (Theme 2022: ‘People’s Choice For Wellness.’)
  • 10 April: National Siblings Day
  • 11 April: World Parkinson’s Day (Theme 2022: “integrated health care”.)
  • 11 April: National Safe Motherhood Day
  • 11 April: National Pet Day
  • 12 April: International Day of Human Space Flight
  • 12 April: International Day of Street Children
  • 13 April: Siachen Day
  • 13 April: International Turban Day
  • 13 April: Jallianwala Bagh massacre Day
  • 14 April: B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
  • 14 April: World Chagas Disease Day (Theme 2022: finding and reporting every case to defeat chagas disease.)
  • 12 April 2022: 128th Foundation Day of Punjab National Bank
  • 14 April: Tamil Nadu observed ‘Equality Day’
  • 15 April: World Art Day
  • 15 April: Himachal Day

Obituary

  • Actor-screenwriter Shiv Kumar Subramaniam passed away

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