Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8 to 16 September 2022

September 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

  • Three Indian cities, Warangal, Thrissur & Nilambur joined UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities
  • Healthcare sector in India expected to reach $50 billion by 2025
  • US issued highest number of student visas to Indians in 2022
  • Bangladesh PM conferred Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman scholarships on Indian students
  • Cabinet approved MoU with Maldives for cooperation in disaster management
  • Cabinet approved MoU with UAE for Cooperation in education sector
  • Odisha government launched rainwater harvesting scheme named ‘CHHATA’
  • Bihar CM inaugurated India’s longest rubber dam on Falgu River
  • West Bengal bagged International Travel Award 2023
  • President launched Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan
  • Karnataka to provide monetary aid for SC/ST patients with rare disease
  • Tata Play ordered to pay Rs 450 crore for alleged GST related profiteering
  • PM Modi inaugurated Centre-State Science Conclave
  • India’s first national electric freight platform launched by NITI Aayog
  • Cabinet approved policy on long-term leasing of Railways’ land
  • Piyush Goyal launched SETU (Supporting Entrepreneurs in Transformation and Upskilling) programme in the US
  • Uttar Pradesh topped in disposal & entry of cases via e-Prosecution portal
  • India & Japan 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue held in Tokyo
  • NTPC to supply renewable sources to armed forces
  • Chhattisgarh CM inaugurated 2 more districts, takes total to 33
  • Uttar Pradesh government to provide a unique farm ID to the farmers
  • Railway invited private players to build wheel plant
  • Meghalaya launched Residents Safety and Security Act portal
  • MeitY approved Rs 500 cr electronics manufacturing cluster in Pune
  • Indian Air Force organized seminar on financial awareness
  • Railways to introduce new avatar of high-speed train Vande Bharat 2
  • National Maritime Heritage Complex to be built at Lothal
  • Nagaland organized Naga Mircha Festival at Seiyhama
  • Gujarat Government announced first-ever Cinematic Tourism Policy
  • Karnataka increased compensation to dependents of forest martyrs
  • Pension at your doorstep initiative begins in Mumbai
  • Indian Railways revenue grows by 38 percent till Aug 2022
  • IIT Madras partnered with IBM to advance Quantum computing in India
  • Air India to dismantle regional headquarters shift to Gurugram
  • National Defence MSME Conclave and Exhibition inaugurated in Kota, Rajasthan
  • President Droupadi Murmu nominated Gulam Ali, Gurjar Muslim from J&K to Rajya Sabha
  • PM Modi inaugurated International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit
  • Kibithu Military Garrison named after Bipin Rawat
  • World’s largest museum of Harappan culture to be set up in Haryana
  • RK Mathur inaugurated Ladakh Screenwriters Fair in Leh
  • Amit Shah lays foundation stone for various projects of Gujarat Govt worth Rs 1200 crore
  • India becomes power surplus nation
  • Virat Kohli becomes first cricketer to have 50 million followers on Twitter
  • India’s first Forest University to be established in Telangana
  • Airtel and IBM tied up for edge computing platform for large firms
  • Andhra Pradesh topped list of states in attracting industrial investment
  • NITI Aayog hosts first Shoonya Forum
  • Tata Power Solar Systems received LoA of Rs 596 crore for NHDC project
  • Jharkhand becomes the third state to have Food Security Atlas
  • Government’s share in total health expenditure increases
  • India launched a joint whitepaper on Urban Wastewater Scenario in India with Denmark
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched Swachhata Portal
  • Air India to be rebranded as AI
  • Election Commission of India launched BLO e-Patrika
  • India and Madagascar signed an MoU on training of diplomats
  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park of Darjeeling recognized the best zoo in India
  • Sports Ministry signed an MoU with NTPC & REC for development of sports
  • Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya launched Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav

International News

  • Human Development Index 2021: India ranked 132; topped by Switzerland
  • North Korea passed a law to carry out preventive nuclear strike
  • During G20 Presidency: India invited Bangladesh as guest country

Banking and Financial

  • UPI transactions hit a record in August; processed 57 billion (657 crores) transactions, totaling Rs 10.73 trillion, according to NPCI Data
  • European Central Bank (ECB) raised interest rates by an unprecedented 75 basis points
  • PhonePe tokenizes 14 million debit and credit cards
  • HDFC Bank signed an MoU with Institute of Economic Growth to conduct independent research
  • India’s first Electronic Bank Guarantee issued by HDFC Bank
  • Retail inflation surged up to 7% in August 2022
  • DBS partnered with sandbox to launch ‘DBS BetterWorld’
  • India’s exports of agri-food products up 30% in FY23 Q1
  • Axis Bank and Square Yards launched co-branded home buyer ecosystem
  • HDFC Life Insurance launched Click2Protect Super term insurance policy
  • Government constituted an expert committee to examine and suggest appropriate measures to address regulatory and other issues, headed by M Damodaran
  • Wholesale price-based inflation eased to 12.41% in August 2022
  • Fitch slashed India’s FY23 growth forecast to 7%

Appointment and Resignation

  • Volker Turk appointed as next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Pieter Elbers appointed as CEO of IndiGo’s
  • Sanjay Khanna appointed as CEO of American Express India
  • Prasad K Panicker appointed as Chairman of Naryara Energy
  • Chief Justice Munishwar Bhandari appointed as chairman of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)
  • Sibi George appointed India’s next ambassador to Japan
  • Mukul Rohatgi appointed as Attorney General of India
  • Prakash Chand appointed as India’s ambassador to Eritrea
  • Joao Lourenco re-elected as President of Angola

Awards

  • Lok Nayak Foundation Sahitya Puraskar presented to Tanikella Bharani

Defence

  • DRDO successfully completed six flight tests of an air missile system
  • Agnikul Cosmos secured first patent for 3D-printed rocket engine
  • Indian Army & Indian Air force conducted joint exercise ‘Gagan Strike’
  • 6th edition of JIMEX Exercise begins in Bay of Bengal
  • INS Satpura reached Darwin to participate in naval exercise ‘Kakadu’

Sports

  • Neeraj Chopra won first Diamond League title
  • Sikkim to host Ranji Trophy matches for the first time
  • US Open 2022 Concluded; Alcaraz Garcia has won the trophy in men’s Singles and Iga Świątek has won the trophy in Women’s Singles
  • Max Verstappen won Italian F1 Grand Prix 2022
  • Australia captain Aaron Finch retirement from ODI cricket
  • Robin Uthappa announced retirement from all forms of Indian cricket
  • Rachael Haynes announced his retirement from international cricket
  • Cabinet approved signing of guarantees for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup
  • India won SAFF U-17 Football Championship Title in Colombo
  • Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis

Book and Author

  • Book titled “Forging Mettle: Nrupender Rao and the Pennar Story” authored by Pavan C. Lall

Important day

  • 8 September – World Physiotherapy Day (Theme 2022 – Prevention and Management of Osteoarthritis)
  • 9 September – International Day to Protect Education from Attack
  • 11 September – National Forest Martyrs Day
  • 11 September – Vinoba Bhave’s Birth Anniversary
  • All India Institute of Ayurveda (AllA) launched Ayurveda Day 2022 programme
  • 14 September – Hindi Diwas
  • 15 September – International Day of Democracy (Theme 2022 – Importance of media freedom to democracy, peace, and delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals)
  • 15 September – Engineers’ Day
  • 16 September – World Ozone Day (Theme 2022 – Global Cooperation Protecting Life on Earth)

Obituary

  • Legendary artist Ram Chandra Manjhi passed away
  • Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II passed away
  • Justice KN Singh passed away
  • Former Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar passed away
  • Former cricket umpire Asad Rauf passed away

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