Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 3rd Week May 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 3rd Week May 2022

May 3rd week

Current Affairs/General Awareness is very much necessary for all the competitive exams.

Weekly Current Affair one liners will help to boost your score in exams like SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railways, and other competitive exams.

We’ve provided the weekly one-liner current affairs below to assist you prepare for the general awareness / current affairs for upcoming examinations and stay updated on current events.

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Banking and Financial

  • SEBI notified rules in order to strengthen regulatory framework for Collective Investment Scheme (CIS)
  • S&P projected India’s growth forecast for FY23 to 7.3%
  • RBL Bank tied up with Amazon Pay to offer UPI payment services
  • UN projected India’s GDP growth at 6.4% in 2022-23
  • RBI approved Rs 30,307 crores dividend payment to centre for FY22
  • RBI imposed 59 lakh penalty on KEB Hana Bank
  • PAN, Aadhaar now mandatory for cash deposits, withdrawals above 20 lakh
  • SpiceJet partnered with Axis Bank to launch co-branded credit card
  • RBI restricted withdrawals from savings, current accounts of Shankarrao Pujari Nutan Nagari Sahakari Bank
  • RBI permitted lending by Commercial Banks to NBFCs & SFBs to NBFC-MFIs, for the purpose of on-lending to priority sectors
  • Adani Group to buy Ambuja Cements, ACC for $10.5 bn from Holcim
  • WPI-based inflation in India rose to 3-decade high at 15.08% in April
  • Frauds in PSBs declined by 51% to Rs 40,295 crores FY22
  • Ruchi Soya acquired Patanjali Ayurveds Food Business for Rs 690 crores
  • Emirates Telecom bought 9.8% stake in Vodafone for $4.4 billion
  • PNB MetLife launched India’s 1st dental health insurance plan
  • Paytm announced a JV ‘Paytm General Insurance Ltd’, plans to invest ₹950 crores in 10 years
  • Phonepe will acquire wealth management platforms Wealthdesk & OpenQ
  • India recorded all-time high FDI inflow of $83.57 bn in 2021-22
  • IDBI Bank will sell 25% stake in Ageas Federal Life Insurance for Rs 580 crores

National News

  • Kerala will launch India’s 1st state-owned OTT Platform named ‘CSpace’
  • Tamil Nadu named Nanjarayan Tank as 17th bird sanctuary
  • India overtook Germany to become 4th largest vehicle market
  • Centre announced formation of Cotton Council of India under chairmanship of Suresh Bhai Kotak
  • Assam Rifles inked MoU with Axis Bank and National Integrity and Educational Development Organisation (NIEDO) to establish Centre of Excellence and Wellness
  • Ashwini Vaishnaw inaugurated National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Centre in Leh, Ladakh
  • BRICs’ New Development Bank opened India’s regional office in Gujarat’s GIFT City
  • Third Advance Estimates for Production of Major Crops 2021-22 released
  • Skill India International Centre will be set up at Varanasi
  • NITI Aayog launched National Data & Analytics Platform
  • Amit Shah inaugurated National Cyber Forensic Laboratory in Hyderabad
  • Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan notified as 52nd tiger reserve of India
  • India hosted key “SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure” anti-terror meet
  • Punjab Chief Minister launched ‘Lok Milni’ scheme for redressal of public complaints
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) approved Rs 660 crores Water Infrastructure Projects
  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated North East Research Conclave 2022 at IIT-Guwahati
  • Piyush Goyal will lead Indian delegation at the WEF in Davos

International News

  • World’s longest suspension bridge “Sky Bridge 721” opened in Czech Republic
  • Bhagwant Khuba delivered a keynote address on “India’s Solar Energy Market” at Intersolar Europe 2022
  • Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan appointed new President of UAE
  • Nepal & India signed six MoUs and agreements related to education and hydropower sectors
  • England’s Kenton Cool became 1st foreigner to scale Mount Everest 16 times
  • Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected as new President of Somalia
  • Elisabeth Borne appointed as prime minister of France
  • World bank sanctioned USD 350 million for SRESTHA-G project of Gujarat
  • Nirmala Sitharaman chaired 7th annual meeting of Board of Governors of NDB
  • EAM S Jaishankar participated in BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting, hosted by China
  • World’s 1st Urban Airport Pop-up ‘Air One’ for flying cars & drones opened in UK
  • World Bank announced USD 30 billion fund for food security crisis
  • World’s Highest Weather Station installed on Everest
  • Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia’s 31st PM
  • Jose Ramos-Horta sworn in as president of East Timor
  • India and Jordan signed MoU for cooperation in fertiliser sector

Appointment and Resignation

  • Salil Parekh re-appointed MD & CEO of Infosys
  • Vijayalakshmi Swaminathan appointed as Chief People Officer of Pine Labs
  • Rajiv Ranjan and Sitikantha Pattanaik appointed as the executive directors of the RBI
  • SS Mundra appointed as Chairman of BSE Ltd
  • Kamal Bawa elected to U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • B Govindarajan appointed as new CEO of Royal Enfield
  • Naveen Srivastava appointed as new envoy to Nepal
  • Sunil Arora appointed as non-executive chairman of Gram Unnati
  • Gopal Vittal reappointed as MD and CEO of Bharti Airtel
  • Anil Baijal resigned as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
  • Interglobe Aviation named Pieter Elbers as new CEO of IndiGo
  • Aruna Singh given additional charge as CMD of RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL)
  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma re-appointed as MD and CEO of Paytm
  • IFS Vivek Kumar appointed as new Private Secretary to Prime Minister Modi
  • PN Vasudevan stepped down as MD & CEO of Equitas Small Finance Bank


  • Wesley Morgan won William E. Colby award for his book ‘The Hardest Place’
  • Geniusenergy Critical Innovation Pvt Ltd won the Start-up of the Year award at Amazon Smbhav Entrepreneurship Challenge 2022
  • Anjali Pandey won CII EXCON Committed Leader Award
  • Cameroonian activist Cécile Ndjebet won 2022 Wangari Maathai Forest Champions’ Award
  • Ajay Piramal awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire


  • Defence Minister inducted 2 indigenously built Frontline Warships INS Surat & INS Udaygiri into Indian Navy
  • CSIR-NAL successfully completed engine relight test of India’s 1st indigenous trainer Aircraft HANSA-NG
  • DRDO & Indian Navy successfully test-fired first indigenous naval anti-ship missile
  • 4th India-Bangladesh Navy Bilateral CORPAT exercise commenced in Northern Bay of Bengal


  • Railway Ministry approved 8.34 crores collaborative project with IIT Madras on Hyperloop technology


  • India beat Indonesia to won maiden Thomas Cup 2022
  • South Korea defeated China to won Uber Cup 2022
  • Italian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic & Iga Swiatek won men’s and women’s singles title
  • 2021 Summer Deaflympics: India won 8 golds, 1 silver and 7 bronze; Ukraine topped
  • Nikhat Zareen won gold in 52kg category at Women’s World Boxing Championships 2022
  • Germany’s Eintracht Frankfurt won UEFA Europa Football League title
  • Max Verstappen won Spanish Grand Prix 2022
  • Odisha won 12th Hockey India Senior Women’s National Championship title 2022
  • Manchester City won 2021-22 Premier League Football championship

Book and Author

  • A new novel ‘A Place Called Home’, authored by Preeti Shenoy

Important day

  • 16 May 2022 (Day of the Full Moon in the month of Vaisakh (April/May)): Buddha Purnima or Vesak Day
  • 16 May: International Day of Light
  • 16 May: International Day of Living Together in Peace
  • 17 May: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (Theme 2022: “Digital technologies for Older Persons and Healthy Ageing”.)
  • 16 May 2022: Sikkim’s 47th statehood day
  • 16 May: National Dengue Day
  • 17 May: World Hypertension Day (Theme 2022: Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer.)
  • 18 May: World AIDS Vaccine Day
  • 18 May: International Museum Day (Theme 2022: ‘The Power of Museums’.)
  • 17 May: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (Theme 2022: “Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights”.)
  • 20 May: World Bee Day (Theme 2022: ‘Bee Engaged: Celebrating the diversity of bees and beekeeping systems’)
  • 20 May 2022 (third Friday of May): National Endangered Species Day (Theme 2022: “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”.)
  • 20 May: World Metrology Day (Theme 2022: Metrology in the Digital Era.)
  • 21 May: Anti-Terrorism Day
  • 21 May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • 21 May: International Tea Day
  • 21 May 2022 (third Saturday of May): US Armed Forces Day
  • 22 May: International Day for Biological Diversity (Theme 2022: “Building a shared future for all life.”)
  • 23 May: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula


  • Noted Sanskrit scholar Padma Shri Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi passed away
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