Weekly Current Affairs 1st-8th October 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI raises repo rate by 50 bps to 3-year high; FY23 GDP forecast cut to 7%
  • RBI launches advanced supervisory monitoring system DAKSH
  • CBDT extends due date for filing of various reports of audit for the Assessment Year 2022-23 under the Income-tax Act, 1961

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI makes OTP validation a must for mutual fund investments from FY24
  • Markets regulator SEBI rolls out the framework for portfolio managers

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • Rice procurement estimated at 518 lakh MT during Kharif Marketing Season 2022-23
  • Sugar exports up 57 pc to record 109.8 lakh tonnes in 2021-22; cane arrears at Rs 6,000 crore

NATIONAL

  • Operation GARUDA launched to dismantle drug networks
  • PM’s Scheme for Mentoring Young Authors – YUVA 2.0– Launched
  • President Murmu to launch start-up platform for women entrepreneurs

INTERNATIONAL

  • Russia recognizes Independence of two southern regions
  • King Charles III decides to not attend international climate change summit COP27 to be held in Egypt
  • Kazakhstan to change name of capital from Nur-sultan back to Astana

STATES

  • Kerala's Pullampara is first fully digital literate panchayat in India
  • Gurugram To Get "World's Largest Safari"
  • Bihar Agriculture Minister Sudhakar Singh resigns

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • India ranks 40 in Global Innovation Index of World Intellectual Property Organization
  • World food price index fell for sixth consecutive month in September: FAO

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Prime Minister to launch 5G Services in India at 6th India Mobile Congress 2022
  • Elon Musk unveils humanoid ‘Optimus’ robot
  • Mangalyaan, India's Mars orbiter craft, completes eight years in orbit

DEFENCE

  • South Korean Naval Ships visit Chennai

EVENTS

  • IBBI to celebrate its Sixth Annual Day
  • MoS Tourism Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurates ‘Paryatan Parv - 2022’ at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai
  • 68th Wildlife Week starts at Nahargarh Biological Park & Zoo

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • Indore bags cleanest city award for sixth year, M.P. ranks first among States
  • Telangana scoops Swachh Survekshan Gramin, 2022 award
  • Yunqing Tang bags SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2022 for her contribution in maths

SPORTS

  • Rosy Meena Paulraj from Tamil Nadu sets new pole vault national record at National Games
  • Top javelin thrower Shivpal Singh handed 4-year ban for failing dope test
  • Sreejesh, Savita voted FIH goalkeepers of the Year

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