Weekly Current Affairs 1st-8th November 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI fines Vakrangee Rs 1.76 cr for violating order on ATM deployment goals
  • Pilot for digital rupee for wholesale segment to commence on November 1,2022
  • Govt’s GeM portal hits 12 million order volume in purchases from MSMEs

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI bans Mehul Choksi from securities market for 10 years,poses a fine of Rs 5 crore; Rs 21 cr fine on 52 entities in Religare Finvest fund case
  • SEBI issues master circular on investor grievance redressal through SCORES platform

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • Wheat exports double to $1.48 billion in April-September period: Govt data
  • Cabinet approves Rs 51,875 cr subsidy for P&K fertilisers for rabi season

NATIONAL

  • Publications Division all set to participate in the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair
  • Indian Firm to build Mongolia's first Greenfield Oil Refinery
  • India’s first floating financial literacy camp

INTERNATIONAL

  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina confers ‘Friends of Liberation War’ honour on Edward M Kennedy
  • Ghana Assumes Security Council Presidency
  • Benjamin Netanyahu comes back to power IN Israel

STATES

  • Arunachal Pradesh to get India’s first Aqua Park & Northeast’s first fish museum
  • Rising Sun Water Festival concludes in Meghalaya
  • Cabinet approved naming of Greenfield Airport at Hollongi, Itanagar, the State Capital of Arunachal Pradesh as “Donyi Polo Airport, Itanagar”

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • 103 million people forcibly displaced worldwide : UNHCR report
  • Gujarat and Rajasthan are Corporate India's investment attraction- Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy and CareEdge
  • Bank credit to micro, small enterprises jumps 23% YoY in September: RBI data

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Mawmluh Cave in Meghalaya first Indian Geoheritage Site recognised by Unesco
  • Mengtian: China successfully launches final part of its three-module space station
  • ISRO: India plans to send rover to moon’s shadow region in collaboration with Japan

DEFENCE

  • DRDO conducts successful maiden flight-test of Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence interceptor off Odisha coast
  • Ballistic Missile Defence Interceptor successfully tested by DRDO
  • In a first, CRPF appoints 2 women cadre officers as IG of RAF, Bihar sector

EVENTS

  • PM to attended programme ‘Mangarh Dham ki Gaurav Gatha’ in Banswara district of Rajasthan
  • President Droupadi Murmu inaugurated 'India Water Week' in Greater Noida
  • Global Investors Meet ‘Invest Karnataka 2022’ on 2nd November

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • Karnataka honoured Puneeth Rajkumar
  • ‘Lakshmir Bhandar’ scheme got Skoch award
  • Permacrisis Is Collins Dictionary's Word Of The Year

SPORTS

  • India defeats Australia to win third Sultan of Johor Cup
  • Suryakumar Yadav becomes world’s No.1 T20I batter, ends Mohammed Rizwan’s reign
  • ICC Player of the Month 2022: Virat Kohli, Nida Dar bags Player of the Month award for October

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