Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st Week March 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st Week March 2022

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Banking and Financial

  • Axis Bank signed MoU with IPE Global for USD 150 million loan to healthcare sector
  • Paytm partnered with IRCTC to offer digital ticketing services through Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM)
  • Future Generali India Insurance launched ‘FG Dog Health Cover’ Insurance & unveiled ‘Oh My Dog!’ Campaign
  • Google Cloud and Flipkart entered into a multi-year strategic partnership
  • RBI released “BE(A)WARE” booklet on modus operandi of financial frauds
  • Indian Overseas Bank extended Rs 1,000 crores loan to J&K Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation Ltd (JKIDFC)
  • National Statistical Office (NSO) projected India’s GDP growth in 2021-22 at 8.9%
  • Union Cabinet approved FDI of up to 20% in LIC under automatic route
  • Government collected Rs 1.33 lakh crores as GST of February 2022
  • Bank of Maharashtra launched “Project Banksakhi” in Odisha
  • Union Bank of India signed agreement with Ambit Finvest for co-lending to MSMEs
  • Trivitron Healthcare acquired US-based medical devices firm Kennedy Company
  • RBI canceled licence of Sarjeraodada Naik Shirala Sahakari BankSangli, Maharashtra
  • Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL) became 1st depository to register more than 60 million Demat accounts
  • Banks Board Bureau launched programme for improving quality of PSU bank boards
  • Zeta partnered with Mastercard to power next-gen credit processing for banks, fintechs
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) signed an MoU with IBA to collaborate on capacity building
  • Bharti Airtel partnered with Axis Bank to issue co-branded credit card

National News

  • India’s 1st ambulance for street animals launched in Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu CM launched “Naan Muthalvan- Ulagai Vellum Ilaiya Tamilagam” skill development scheme for students
  • Assam government declared the entire state as a “Disturbed Area” for up to 6 months
  • Herath Festival celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir
  • Adani Green got letter of award for setting-up 150 MW solar power plant project
  • Google & MeitY partnered to train 100 Indian Startups to build high-quality global apps & games under Appscale Academy
  • International Monsoons Project Office launched at IITMPune
  • Arunachal Pradesh will get a Greenfield Airport in Hollongi
  • Chhattisgarh signed two MOUs for establishing dung-based power plants & food irradiation facility
  • GoI launched ‘Operation Ganga’ evacuation mission
  • National Logistics Portal (NLP) will be integrated with Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP) to make Multi-Modal Logistics Ecosystem
  • Centre constituted High-Level Task Force to analyse the impact of sanctions against Russia
  • MNRE approved development of 400 MW solar project in upper Kinnaur by SJVN
  • 19th India-US Military Cooperation Group Meeting held in Agra
  • Centre approved continuation of 7 existing sub schemes under Umbrella Scheme “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates” for 5 years with an outlay of 1,452 crores
  • Rajasthan announced ‘Camel Protection and Development Policy’ with Rs 10 crores budget
  • Telangana topped the country in terms of Per Capita Net State Domestic Product at Current Prices
  • Centre approved ‘Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces’ (CAPFs) scheme
  • Reliance Industries opened country’s ‘largest businesscommerce and cultural hub’ in Mumbai
  • India’s first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) “Hoegh Giant” arrived at Jaigarh Terminal, Maharashtra
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Pune Metro Rail Project worth Rs 11,420 crores
  • India Global Forum (IGF) annual summit held in Bengaluru
  • Haryana govt announced Matrushakti Udaymita Scheme to support women entrepreneurs
  • Sikkim Government will launch Aama Yojna & Bahini Scheme
  • India’s first indigenous Flying Trainer HANSA-NG successfully completed sea level trials at Puducherry
  • HDFC Mutual Fund launched women-led financial empowerment initiative ‘LaxmiForLaxmi’
  • Labour Ministry has launched Donate-a-Pension programme

International News

  • Swiss Airlines will become world’s first airline to use solar aviation fuel
  • India signed Host Country Agreement with International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for establishment of Area Office & Innovation Centre at New Delhi
  • Sustainable Development Report 2021India ranked 120thFinland topped
  • United Nations Environment Assembly 5.2 held in hybrid form in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2022 Mobile World Congress held in BarcelonaSpain; Focused on 5G and Economic Recovery
  • United Arab Emirates placed on Financial Action Task Force (FATF’s) grey list
  • Google launched ‘Play Pass’ subscription in India
  • Bangladesh signed two loan agreements worth USD 292 million with ADB for flood management
  • Knight Frank’s 16th The Wealth Report 2022India ranked 3rd in billionaire population globally; US topped
  • India & Nepal signed MoU on supply of Urea and DAP under G2G Agreement
  • Germany will host virtual meeting of G7 agriculture ministers

Appointment and Resignation

  • Akshaye Widhani appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yash Raj Films
  • Ashneer Grover resigned as MD & Director of the board of BharatPe
  • Amitabh Bachchan appointed as brand ambassador of UpGrad
  • Vidya Balan appointed Brand Ambassador of Bharti AXA Life Insurance
  • Sunil Agrawal appointed Chief Financial Officer of LIC
  • Sanjiv Kapoor appointed as CEO of Jet Airways
  • Sanjay Pandey appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai
  • Bhushan Patwardhan appointed as chairman of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • World Bank’s India head Junaid Kamal Ahmad appointed Vice President, Operations, MIGA
  • Samiran Gupta will head Twitter’s public policy and philanthropy efforts in India and South Asia
  • TS Ramakrishnan appointed as MD & CEO of LIC Mutual Fund
  • Aman Lekhi resigned as Additional Solicitor General of India
  • Manindra Mohan Shrivastava appointed as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court
  • DN Patel appointed as Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal
  • Nitin Chugh appointed as Deputy MD of SBI


  • IISER Prof Deepak Dhar became first Indian to bag Boltzmann Medal
  • Annpurna Devi presented National ICT Awards to 49 teachers across country
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) awarded ‘Special Jury Award’ for Ganga rejuvenation
  • CtrlS won the ASSOCHAM Award for Sustainability Excellence in Energy Management


  • Ministry of Defence hosting 12th DefExpo 2022 at GandhinagarGujarat
  • 9th edition of India-Sri Lanka naval exercise SLINEX conducted in Visakhapatnam.
  • Indian Navy successfully test-fired extended range BrahMos cruise missile from INS Chennai


  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) signed MoU with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for renewable energy, electric mobility & alternative fuels
  • IIT Kanpur developed biodegradable nanoparticle to protect crops from diseases
  • NASA launched next-generation GOES-T satellite for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to track hazardous weather
  • JSW Energy signed power purchase agreement with Haryana Power Purchase Centre
  • Microsoft to set up India’s largest datacentre region in Hyderabad
  • Aarushi Verma selected to represent India at 2041 Climate Force Antarctica Expedition


  • India’s Sadia Tariq won gold in Russia Wushu Stars Championship 2022
  • India secured 8 medals at Singapore Weightlifting International 2022
  • 31st Southeast Asian Games will be held in Vietnam
  • Daniil Medvedev ranked the new ATP World No.1, overthrew Novak Djokovic
  • Saurabh Chaudhary won India’s first gold at International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in CairoEsha Singh won silver
  • Ladakh LG inaugurated 1st-ever Ice Wall Climbing Competition 2022
  • Shri NivethaEsha, Ruchita won gold in women’s 10m air pistol team event at ISSF World Cup
  • BCCI announced RuPay as the official partner for Tata IPL 2022
  • Mithali Raj became first woman cricketer to appear at six Cricket World Cup

Book and Author

  • Mithilesh Tiwari authored a book titled “Udaan Ek Majdoor Bachhe Ki” by Captain AD Manek
  • A new book titled “The Millennial Yogi” authored by Deepam Chatterjee
  • Rahul Gandhi launched Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin’s autobiography “Ungalil Oruvan
  • Amitava Kumar authored a book titled The Blue Book: A Writer’s Journal’
  • The Queen Of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography Of Usha Uthup released

Important day

  • 1-7 March: Janaushadhi Diwas week
  • 1 March: Zero Discrimination Day (Theme 2022: “Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower”)
  • 1 March: World Civil Defence Day
  • 2 March 2022: 46th Civil Accounts Day
  • 3 March: World Wildlife Day (Theme 2022: ‘Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration’.)
  • 3 March: World Hearing Day (Theme 2022: “To hear for life, listen with care”)
  • 3 March: World Birth Defects Day (Theme 2022: “Many births defects, one voice”.)
  • 4 March: National Security Day
  • 4 March: National Safety Day (Theme 2022: ‘Nurture young minds – Develop safety culture’)
  • 4 March: World Obesity Day (Theme 2022: ‘Everybody Needs to Act’.)
  • 6 March 2022: CISF 53rd Raising Day
  • 7 March: Janaushadhi Diwas (Theme 2022: “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”.)
  • 8 March: International Women’s Day (Theme 2022: “gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”.)


  • Bollywood film critic, writer Jaiprakash Chouksey passed away
  • Oscar-winning producer Alan Ladd Jr passed away
  • Australian cricket legend Shane Warne passed away at 52
  • Former Punjab Governor & Indian Army Chief General S F Rodrigues passes away
  • Former Australian cricketer Rod Marsh passed away
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