Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 4th Week February 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 4th Week February 2022

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Banking and Financial

  • Moody’s projected India’s GDP growth at 9.5% for 2022
  • RBI directed NBFCs to implement core financial services solution by September 2025
  • EaseMyTrip partnered with Toffee Insurance to provide travel insurance policy
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined hands with Standard Chartered Bank to launch new payment platform in Indian airlines industry
  • National Hydropower Generation Company (NHPC) inked pact with HDFC Bank to monetise RoE of Chamera-I Power Plant
  • Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee reconstituted by SEBI; chaired by NR Narayana Murthy
  • ICICI Bank bought 49% stake in Verve Financial Services for Rs. 19.9 crores
  • SEBI extended deadline for client-level segregation of funds
  • Brickworks Ratings projected India’s GDP growth at 8.3% in FY22
  • Bharti Airtel inked a deal with Vodafone to acquire a 4.7% stake in Indus Towers
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved acquisition of stakes by Kirloskar Ferrous Industries Ltd in ISMT
  • Ideal Finance rebranded itself to Mahindra Ideal Finance Ltd
  • Mastercard partnered with SBI Payments to boost digital payments infrastructure in GuwahatiLucknow & Varanasi
  • IIFL Home Finance signed $68-million loan agreement with ADB for affordable Green Housing
  • Paytm Payments Bank signed up as acquiring partner for e-RUPI service
  • HDFC Bank collaborated with Indore Clean Energy Private Limited (ICEPL) to finance Asia’s largest Bio-CNG plant ‘Gobar-Dhan’
  • SBI Life Insurance to reclassify BNP Paribas Cardif as non-promoter
  • LIC acquired additional stake of 0.085% in Capri Global Capital
  • India’s fuel demand expected to grow at 5.5% in FY23
  • India Ratings projected GDP growth at 8.6% for FY22
  • GoI celebrated 3rd anniversary of PM-KISAN, over Rs 1.80 lakh crores transferred directly into farmers’ accounts
  • Union Bank of India launched MSME RuPay Credit Card
  • New Development Bank will be the 1st multilateral agency to open office in Gift City
  • RBI cancelled CoR of PC Financial Services operating ‘Cashbean’ app
  • South Indian Bank entered into Bancassurance partnership with Star Health and Allied Insurance to offer health insurance
  • FDI equity inflows dip 16% during Apr-Dec 2021 to $43.17 bnDPIIT data

National News

  • Centre approved continuation of Immigration Visa Foreigners Registration Tracking (IVFRT) visa scheme till March 2026 with an outlay of Rs 1,364.88 crores
  • Delhi Cabinet approved India’s first’ e-waste eco-park
  • MSME Technology Centre with an outlay of Rs 200 crores to be set up in Sindhudurg
  • BSES Yamuna Power Limited commissioned India’s 1st smart managed EV charging station in New Delhi
  • India’s 1st Biosafety Level-3 containment mobile laboratory launched in Maharashtra
  • Khajuraho Dance Festival began in Madhya Pradesh
  • Assam became 1st state to launch Night Navigation Mobile App in Brahmaputra River
  • PM Modi inaugurated ‘Kisan Drone Yatra’ and flagged off 100 ‘Kisan Drones’ to spray pesticides on farms
  • Kerala Startup Mission partnered with Google for Startups to foster global links
  • Centre approved continuation of National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme for 5 years with an outlay of Rs 1,827 crores
  • Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Delhi headquarters declared a prohibited place
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) approved Rs 1,000 crores river clean-up project in Pune
  • Centre approved continuation of umbrella scheme of Border Infrastructure and Management (BIM) from 2021-22 to 2025-26 at a cost of Rs 13,020 crores
  • Centre extended PM CARES for Children scheme till 28th Feb 2022
  • Assam govt launched “Project Arohan” to hone student’s skills
  • Minister of State for Culture released signature tune of ‘Vande Bharatam’ composed by Ricky Kej and Bickram Ghosh
  • Giriraj Singh launched Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAYG) Dashboard
  • Giriraj Singh launched Ombudsperson app for smooth functioning of MNREGA scheme
  • Indian Railways & BHEL commissioned India’s 1st solar photovoltaic plant of 7 MW at Bina, MP
  • Tamil Nadu overtook Karnataka to become top state in overall installed renewable capacity
  • Cochin International Airport to become power-positive with new solar plant

International News

  • World Economic Forum signed MoU with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) to collaborate on ‘Sustainable Cities India program’
  • India & Nepal will set up a joint task force on building hydropower project
  • 10th International Intellectual Property Index (IIP Index 2022)India ranked 43rdUS topped
  • Japan and India renewed Bilateral Swap Arrangement of up to $75 billion
  • Deloitte 2022 CxO Sustainability ReportIndian businesses ranked 5th
  • Russian President Putin divided Ukraine into 3 countries
  • India and France signed Roadmap on Blue Economy and Ocean Governance
  • Reliance Jio will launch India-Asia-Xpress (IAX) undersea cable system in Maldives
  • India will set up its first IIT outside the country in UAE
  • Adani Group tied up with Ballard Power Systems for commercialisation of Hydrogen Fuel Cells in India

Appointment and Resignation

  • Rishabh Pant appointed as the brand ambassador of Dish TV
  • Nitin Paranjpe appointed as non-executive ChairmanSanjiv Mehta as CEO of Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL)
  • Rakesh Sharma re-appointed as MD & CEO of IDBI Bank
  • Abhishek Singh appointed as National e-Governance Division chief
  • KS Mani elected to the Board of Directors of the National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India
  • Madhabi Puri Buch appointed first woman chairperson of SEBI
  • Centre nominated Sanjay Malhotra as a Director of Central Board of RBI
  • Tanishka Kotia & Riddhika Kotia appointed as ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ Brand Ambassadors of Gurugram
  • Sudha Raghunathan appointed as member of Central Advisory Board on Culture
  • Vipula Gunatilleka appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Jet Airways
  • Takuya Tsumura appointed as President & CEO of Honda Cars India
  • KN Raghavan appointed as chairman of International Rubber Study GroupIndia elected for chairmanship of IRSG
  • Sanjeev Sanyal inducted as full-time member of Economic Advisory Council to PM
  • Tan Kim Her appointed as India’s Badminton Doubles Coach


  • Neena Gupta received Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians for 2021
  • MM Naravane presented Presidential Colours to four para battalions


  • DRDO successfully tested India’s 1st Quantum Key Distribution Technology in Uttar Pradesh
  • MoD signed Rs 1075 crores contract with BEL for retro-modification of Commander Sight of Battle Tanks T-90
  • 3rd India-Japan joint military exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2022’ conducted in Karnataka
  • India & Oman conducted Eastern Bridge-VI exercise in Jodhpur from Feb 21-25
  • Israeli Defence Forces successfully tested C-Dome missile defense system
  • Indian Air Force will participate in ‘Exercise Cobra Warrior 22’ in UK
  • Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise Milan-2022 began in Visakhapatnam


  • IIT Roorkee launched ‘KISAN’ mobile app for regional farmers of Haridwar, Uttrakhand
  • IBM launched a new Cybersecurity Hub in Bengaluru to address cyberattack
  • Canada approved world’s 1st plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine


  • Winter Olympics Games 2022 concluded; Norway topped the medal tally
  • 16-year-old R Praggnanandhaa defeated world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen at Airthings Masters
  • Mirabai Chanu won gold in Singaporequalified for CWG in 55kg weight category
  • Carlos Alcaraz became youngest ATP 500 winner by winning men’s singles title in Rio Open 2022
  • Rafael Nadal won Mexican Open title 2022
  • Pooja Jatyan became 1st Indian to win a silver in individual section of Para Archery World Championships

Book and Author

  • A book titled ‘The Great Tech Game’ authored by Anirudh Suri

Important day

  • 22 February: World Thinking Day & World Scout Day (World Thinking Day Theme 2022: Our World: Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality)
  • 24 February: Central Excise Day
  • 27 February: World NGO Day
  • 27 February: Polio National Immunization Day 2022
  • 27 February: National Protein Day (Theme 2022: ‘Food Futurism‘)
  • 28 February: National Science Day (Theme 2022: ‘Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future’)
  • 28 February (last day of February): Rare Disease Day 2022 (Theme 2022: “Share Your Colors.”)


  • Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy passed away
  • Noted Malayalam actress KPAC Lalitha passed away
  • Odisha’s 1st tribal Chief Minister Hemananda Biswal passed away
  • Legendary West Indies spinner Sonny Ramadhin passed away

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