Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 9 to 16 August 2022

August Weekly One Liner Current Affairs Part 2

General awareness or General knowledge or Current affairs is a very important section of every competitive examination whether it be SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railways, or other government / competitive examinations.

Nowadays, the general awareness/current affairs portion is a crucial deciding factor in competitive examinations, as it decides the overall marks.

We give weekly one-liner current affairs for every upcoming exam with a General Awareness segment.

You will get benefitted from our weekly one-liner current affairs in all forthcoming exams because we cover all the important topics and majority of the topics of current affairs.

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

  • Defence Expo to be held in Gandhinagar from Oct 18 to 22
  • Google launched ‘India Ki Udaan’ to celebrate 75 years of independence
  • Telangana launched ‘Nethanna Ku Bima’ Scheme for weavers
  • Samudrayaan mission to send humans 6,000 meters deep in ocean
  • Microsoft becomes first company to join ONDC network
  • Maharashtra Governor inaugurated 22nd ‘Bharat Rang Mahotsav’
  • Amit Shah launched onboarding of cooperatives on GeM portal
  • PM Modi dedicated 2nd Generation Ethanol Plant in Panipat
  • World’s highest railway bridge ‘Golden joint’ inaugurated on Chenab in J&K
  • Agasthyamalai declared as fifth elephant reserve of Tamil Nadu
  • Centre has revised the Atal Pension Yojana rules
  • India to start supplying petrol with 20% ethanol from April 2023
  • Odisha Government signed an MoU with National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) for protecting coastline
  • India added 11 more wetlands to its list of Ramsar sites; now a total 75 Ramsar sites
  • Bharat Biotech completed trials for India’s first intranasal vaccine
  • J&K Government launched Village Defence Guards Scheme
  • Assam CM launched 1,000 model Anganwadi centres

Banking and Financial

  • RBI imposed Rs 2.33 crore monetary penalty on Spandana Sphoorty Financial Ltd
  • Indian Bank signed an MoU with SRM University-AP for starts up
  • American Express launched Global Pay, cross border payments platform
  • SBI formalized policy to finance makers of lab-grown diamonds
  • HDFC Bank partnered with M1xchange for Trade receivables Discounting System (TReDs)
  • EPFOs’ Rs 1.59 lakh crore investment in ETFs rises to Rs 2.26 lakh crore
  • IDFC FIRST Bank partnered with LetsVenture to support startups
  • RBI canceled the license of Rupee Co-operative Bank, Pune
  • Paytm partnered with Piramal Finance to offer loans
  • CPI-based Retail Inflation declined to 6.71% in July 2022
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank launched lifestyle-focused corporate salary account “Kotak Crème”
  • YES Bank joined hands with IBSFIN tech to provide digital services
  • SBI launched Utsav fixed deposit scheme
  • India can be USD 5 trillion economy by FY29 if GDP grows at 9% for 5 years: Former RBI Governor D Subbarao

Appointment and Resignation

  • Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombia’s first leftist President
  • Sanjay Agarwal appointed as Assistant Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • Pramod Kumar appointed as CFO of Power Grid Corporation
  • James Marape sworn in as prime minister of Papua New Guinea
  • Gopal Vittal re-appointed as managing director of Airtel
  • Rishabh Pant appointed as brand ambassador of Uttarakhand
  • Argentina’s Guillermo Pablo Rios appointed as head of United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)
  • Government re-appointed 4 independent directors; Satish Kashinath Marathe, Swaminathan Gurumurthy, Revathy Iyer, and Sachin Chaturvedi on central board of RBI
  • Government appointed 11 new High Court Judges in Punjab & Haryana


  • Dalai Lama honoured with Ladakh’s highest civilian award
  • Prof Ramadhar becomes first Indian psychologist on US Heritage Wall of Fame
  • Aarya Walvekar crowned Miss India USA 2022
  • Marina Tabassum won Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Shashi Tharoor received France’s highest civilian honour Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur
  • 1082 Police personnel awarded Police Medals in 2022


  • Indian Army launched ‘Him Drone-a-thon’ programme
  • India and USA commenced joint exercise ‘Vajra Prahar 2022
  • India conducted bilateral exerciseUdarashakti’ with Malaysia


  • ISRO launched India’s 1st virtual space museum named SPARK


  • CWG 2022: Lakshya Sen won gold medal in men’s singles badminton
  • CWG 2022: Satwik and Chirag pair won gold in men’s doubles badminton
  • CWG 2022: Sharath Kamal won gold medal in Table Tennis men’s singles
  • CWG 2022: India finished fourth with 61 medals comprising 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze
  • Prabath Jayasuriya and Emma Lamb won ICC Player of the Month Awards for July 2022
  • Tennis legend Serena Williams announced retirement
  • 44th Chess Olympiad concluded; India’s men & women team won bronze medal
  • Sunil Chhetri and Manisha Kalyan named AIFF Footballer of Year
  • Bhavani Devi won gold medal at Commonwealth Fencing Championships 2022
  • First edition of Women’s IPL will be held in March 2023
  • 1st Khelo India Women’s Hockey League (U-16) to be held in New Delhi
  • Asia’s Oldest tournament Durand Cup starts on August 16

Book and Author

  • Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) published new book titled ‘Field Guide, Birds of India’

Important day

  • 9 August – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (Theme 2022 – The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge)
  • 8 August – Quit India Movement Day
  • 10 August – World Biofuel Day
  • 10 August – World Lion Day
  • 12 August – International Youth Day (Theme – Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages)
  • 12 August (Shraavana Poornima): World Sanskrit Diwas 2022
  • 13 August: International Lefthanders Day
  • 13 August: World Organ Donation Day (Theme 2022: “let’s pledge to donate organs and save lives”.)
  • 14 August: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day
  • 15 August 2022 – Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary


  • Marathi actor Pradeep Patwardhan passed away
  • Veteran stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala passed away
  • Pulitzer prize winning author David McCullough passed away
  • Indian American journalist Uma Pemmaraju passes away
  • Anshu Jain former co-CEO of Deutsche Bank passed away


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