Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 4th Week May 2022

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 4th Week May 2022

May 4th 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

  • HDFC Securities launched Robo-advisory platform ‘HDFC Money’ for mutual fund investments
  • UCO Bank signed co-lending agreement with Paisalo Digital Ltd for agriculture business
  • GIC bought 7.5% stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail for Rs 2,195 crore
  • Mahagram partnered with IndusInd Bank to enhance digital payments ecosystem
  • 100 is the most preferred banknoteRBI’s Banknote Survey
  • RBI constituted committee to review customer service standards at banks, NBFCs; headed by P. Kanungo
  • SBI launched Real Time Xpress Credit on YONO platform
  • HDFC Bank and Retailio launched co-branded credit cards for chemists, pharmacies
  • Tata Capital introduced digital loan against shares facility
  • France’s TotalEnergies bought stake in Adani’s hydrogen business
  • Moody’s projected India’s economic growth forecast to 8.8% for 2022
  • India Post Payments Bank introduced issuer charges for AePS
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) cleared sale of GoI’s 29.5% stake in Hindustan Zinc valued at Rs 38,000 crore
  • RBI reduced net-worth requirement for non-bank Bharat Bill Payment units
  • SBI Ecowrap report projected India’s GDP growth to be 8.2-8.5% in FY22
  • Indian Bank partnered with Northern Arc Capital to offer financial solutions to retail loan borrowers
  • Japan’s MUFG Bank got nod to set up branch at GIFT City
  • IRDAI set up committees through GIC to suggest insurance sector overhaul
  • SEBI withdrew permanent recognition granted to Indian Commodity Exchange Limited’s (ICEX)
  • BOB Financial and HPCL launched co-branded contactless RuPay Credit Card
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) launches B2B digital marketplace for exportersMSMEs and farmers
  • Bank of Maharashtra tops PSU lenders chart in loan growth during FY22

National News

  • Rajasthan approved new guidelines for implementation of Indira Gandhi Shehri Rozgar Guarantee Yojana
  • Inter-State Council reconstituted under the chairmanship of PMAmit Shah Chairman of Standing Committee
  • Uttar Pradesh launched ‘SAMBHAV’ portal to monitor grievancesschemes related to energy
  • SC appointed 3-member committee to manage functioning of All India Football Federation; headed by AR Dave
  • India’s 1st Olympic Values Education Programme launched in Odisha
  • Tripura adopted EV policy 2022, to convert 10% of state’s vehicles to electric mode in 5 years
  • India’s 1st ‘Lavendar Festival’ held in Bhaderwah, Jammu & Kashmir
  • ONGC first Indian Exploration and Production firm to trade domestic gas on Indian Gas Exchange
  • Delhi government inducted two robots in their firefighting fleet
  • Uttarakhand Govt signed MoU with BPCL for renewable energy projects
  • 4th Shirui Lily Festival began in Manipur
  • Uttarakhand became 1st Indian state to roll out drone in healthcare
  • Central govt launched Swachh Survekshan 2023 under SBM Urban 2.0
  • Tamil Nadu launched integrated agri-development scheme
  • Kolkata became 1st major metro city to get its biodiversity register
  • President inaugurated first-ever National Women Legislators Conference
  • PM Modi inaugurated India’s biggest drone festival in New Delhi
  • PM Modi inaugurated world’s 1st Nano Urea Liquid Plant in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Uttarakhand formed panel to implement Uniform Civil Code; headed by Ranjana Desai
  • Jitendra Singh inaugurated North India’s 1st Industrial Biotech Park at Kathua, J&K
  • WHO partnered with Rajasthan govt to create health accounts
  • 3rd Global Organic Expo 2022 held in New Delhi
  • India’s foremost documentary film festival MIFF 2022 to begin in Mumbai
  • India achieved the milestone to provide tap water connection
  • North India’s first Industrial Biotech Park inaugurated at Kathua in J&K
  • India’s first wind-solar hybrid power facility by Adani Green
  • Union Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated Takshashila Sports Complex in Pune
  • PM Modi to Release 11th Instalment of PM-KISAN Benefits on May 31
  • Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) extended till FY26 with Rs 13,000 crore outlay
  • PM to release benefits under PM CARES for Children Scheme on 30 May
  • National Council for Teacher Education Launches Portal to Simplify Process of Teacher Education Programme
  • National AI Portal celebrates its second anniversary
  • PARAM ANANTA Supercomputer commissioned at IIT, Gandhinagar
  • NHA launches online public dashboard for Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
  • Bihar has India’s largest gold reserves

International News

  • TIME’s 100 most influential people 2022 list announced; Karuna Nundy, Gautam Adani, and Khurram Parvez have been named among the world’s 100 most influential people of 2022
  • Meenakshi Lekhi participated in 7th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting
  • Indian Air Force (IAF) ranked 3rd in World Air Power Index 2022
  • India joined US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
  • WEF’s Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021India ranked 54Japan topped
  • India and UAE signed MoU to establish a framework to facilitate and enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action
  • Maharashtra signed MoUs worth Rs 30,000 crores with 23 companies at WEF in Davos
  • 75th World Health Assembly being held in Geneva, Switzerland
  • QUAD Leaders’ Summit 2022 held in Tokyo, Japan
  • India joined US-led First Movers Coalition to clean up carbon-intensive industry
  • Russia conducts test-launch of Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile
  • US surpasses China as India’s biggest trading partner in FY22

Appointment and Resignation

  • Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
  • Gaurav Sachdeva appointed as CEO of e-commerce venture JSW One Platform
  • Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus re-elected as Director-General of WHO for 2nd term
  • TN Manoharan appointed as Part-Time Chairman of IDBI Bank
  • Rajesh Bhushan appointed as chairperson of Committee B at 75th World Health Assembly
  • Narinder Batra resigned as President of the Indian Olympic Association
  • Anwar Hussain Shaik appointed new chair of WTO’s committee on technical barriers on trade
  • Captain Abhilasha Barak became 1st woman combat pilot in Indian Army
  • Lovlina Borgohain elected as IBA’s Athletes’ Committee Chair
  • Justice Pradip Kumar Mohanty got additional charge of acting Lokpal Chairperson
  • Vandita Sharma appointed as a new Chief Secretary of Karnataka Government


  • Music Academy announced Sangita Kalanidhi awards 2020-22: Neyveli R Santanagopalan (2020), Tiruvarur Bhakthavathsalam (2021), and violin duo Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi (2022) have been awarded with Sangita Kalanidhi awards
  • A Gopalakrishnan won VASVIK industrial research award for the year 2020
  • India’s ASHA workers among 6 recipients of WHO Global Health Leaders’ award
  • Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ became first Hindi novel to win International Booker Prize
  • Rolls-Royce India president Kishore Jayaraman got top British honour
  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui received Excellence in Cinema award at French Riviera Film Festival
  • Shaunak Sen’s documentary ‘All That Breathes’ wins L’OEil d’Or award at Cannes


  • Army Training Command (ATC) signed MoU with Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) to launch AI-powered wargame centre ‘Project WARDEC’ in New Delhi
  • India-Bangladesh conducted 3rd Bilateral Naval Exercise Bongosagar
  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) launched Indian Navy’s survey vessel ‘INS Nirdeshak’
  • INS Gomati decommissioned at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai


  • Dr Jitendra Singh launched single national portal ‘BioRRAP’ for Biotech researchers and Start-Ups
  • PARAM PORUL Supercomputer inaugurated at NIT Tiruchirappalli


  • Haryana won Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship in Imphal
  • BCCI signed up NFT partner for Women’s T20 Challenge
  • International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup 2022 held in Suhl, Germany
  • Turkey topped medal tally of 2022 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships
  • China’s Ding Liren won ‘The Chessable Masters’ 2022 TournamentR Praggnanandhaa finishes 2nd
  • 3rd Women’s T20 Challenge title won by Supernovas
  • Gujarat won the title of IPL 2022 Final

Book and Author

  • A book titled ‘Listen to Your Heart: The London Adventure’; authored by Ruskin Bond

Important day

  • 23 May: World Turtle Day (Theme 2022: “Shellebrate”.)
  • 24 May 2022 (second Monday of March): Indian Commonwealth Day (Theme 2022: ‘Delivering a Common Future’)
  • 8th International Day of Yoga will be celebrated in MysuruKarnataka on 21 June
  • 25 May: World Thyroid Awareness Day
  • 25-31 May: International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories
  • 25 May: International Missing Children’s Day
  • 25 May: Africa Day (Theme 2022: “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent”.)
  • May 29- International Day of UN Peacekeepers (Theme 2022: “People Peace Progress: The Power of Partnerships”.)
  • 28th May- International Day of Action for Women’s Health 2022 (Theme 2022: ‘Resist and Persist’)
  • 30th May: Hindi Journalism Day
  • 30th May: World Vape Day
  • 30th May: Goa Statehood Day
  • World No Tobacco Day observed on 31st May
  • 28th May: World Menstrual Hygiene Day (Theme 2022: ‘making menstruation a normal fact of life by 2030’)
  • 28th May: World Hunger Day 2022 (Theme 2022: ‘Youth Ending Hunger’)


  • Veteran Communist leader Shivaji Patnaik passed away
  • Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead
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