Weekly Current Affairs 1st - 8th September 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI launches pilot project to digitise KCC; aims at transforming rural credit delivery
  • Regulated Entities have to comply with digital lending norms for existing loans by November 30,2022: RBI
  • Centre releases Rs 4,189 cr as rural local bodies grant to five states

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI bans 3 individuals from markets for unauthorized investment advisory
  • SEBI restructures panel on cyber security; expands to 6 members

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • 881.30 Lakh Metric Tonnes Paddy &187.92 LMT of Wheat procured in Rabi & Kharif 2022-23 season
  • Cabinet approves disposal of Chana procured under Price Support Scheme & Price Stabilization Fund
  • 13,000 individuals register under Common Registration Facility- Mera Ration Mera Adhikar

NATIONAL

  • Reliance Industries to Build India’s First and World’s Largest Carbon Fibre Plant
  • Rajpath renamed as Kartavya Path

INTERNATIONAL

  • IMF to extend $2.9 billion to Sri Lanka
  • Street In Canada Named After AR Rahman
  • Liz Truss elected U.K.’s next PM

STATES

  • Gujarat State Center of Coconut Development Board to be inaugurated on World Coconut Day
  • Nua Khai' festival being celebrated in Odisha
  • PM Modi Inaugurates & Lays Foundation Stone For Projects Worth Rs 3,800-Cr In Mangaluru

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities 2022
  • UIDAI tops in Grievance Redressal Index during August 2022
  • Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat top states in implementing Poshan Abhiyaan scheme: Niti Aayog report

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • CERT-In conducts cyber security exercise ‘Synergy’
  • India’s first indigenously developed vaccine, “CERVAVAC” for the prevention of cervical cancer
  • Ghatiana Dwivarna - New Crab Species discovered in Uttara Kannada

DEFENCE

  • Vostok-2022 begins in Russia with India, China participating
  • PM Modi commissions INS Vikrant, India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier
  • Flight test of LCA-Mk2 to be completed by 2027

EVENTS

  • Government of India approves year-long commemoration of the "Hyderabad Liberation Day"
  • Shri Piyush Goyal launches US Startup SETU - Supporting Entrepreneurs in Transformation and Upskilling programme in Sanfrancisco
  • PM unveiled the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • Filmfare Awards 2022
  • Magsaysay Awards 2022
  • Barack Obama wins Emmy award for his narration in Netflix documentary

SPORTS

  • Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat Named in Indian Wrestling Squad for World Senior Championships
  • Subroto Cup International Football Tournament to kick off in New Delhi
  • Kerala: Pallathuruthy Boat Club’s ‘Mahadevikkadu Kattil Thekkethil’ wins Nehru Trophy for third time

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