Weekly Current Affairs (Beepedia) 16th-22nd December 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI to issue next tranche of sovereign gold bonds from Dec 19-23,2022
  • RBI asks Razorpay to pause onboarding merchants
  • SBI to raise Rs 10,000 cr via AT-1 bonds

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI issues guidelines for winding down of clearing corporations
  • SEBI board approves phasing out shares buyback through stock exchanges
  • SEBI suspends trading of agri commodity derivatives for 1 more year

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • India clinches top spot in milk production, contributes a quarter of global production
  • Agriculture Ministry Organises Millet Food Festival in Parliament

NATIONAL

  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Ko Kaam Karyakram (PMKKK) now named as Pradhan Mantri Virasat Ka Samvardhan (PM VIKAS) Scheme
  • Atal Innovation Mission and UNDP India launch 5th edition of Youth Co:Lab for Young Entrepreneurs
  • Sela Pass tunnel in Arunachal's Tawang to provide all-weather connectivity to China border

INTERNATIONAL

  • Iran ousted from U.N. women's group after U.S. campaign
  • Citizenship path to be eased for 6 minority groups from 3 nations
  • UAE to host World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference 2024

STATES

  • Ladakh’s Hanle becomes first dark sky reserve
  • Austin University to invest USD 42 bn for a smart city project in Uttar Pradesh
  • Friends Of Library Scheme Launched In Tamil Nadu To Promote Reading

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • Global coal production to hit record high 8.3bn tonnes in 2022
  • Institute for Competitiveness and Social Progress Imperative Social Progress Index; Puducherry bags the top rank

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • India test-fires Agni-V ballistic missile with 5,000 km range
  • NASA set to conduct first global water survey from space
  • India & SriLanka to launch ferry service between Kankesanthurai and Pondicherry

DEFENCE

  • Indo Nepal Joint Training Exercise “Surya Kiran XVI to Commence at Nepal Army Battle Schol, Saljhandi(Nepal)
  • Fifth Scorpene submarine 'Vagir' been delivered to Indian Navy
  • INS ARNALA, Navy’s first Anti-Submarine Warfare, launched

EVENTS

  • Union Minister for Jal Shakti Inaugurates The 7th Edition of India Water Impact Summit
  • The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) (Divyangjan organised "DIVYAKALSHAKTI" -2022 at Guwahati
  • Sikkim to host two G20 meetings in March 2023

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • NMDC wins IEI Industry Excellence Award 2022
  • Sargam Koushal wins Mrs World 2022, crown back in India after 21 years
  • India’s Smart Cities Mission wins the Platinum Icon in Digital India Awards 2022

SPORTS

  • Joe Root becomes the 3rd player to score 10000 Test runs and pick up 50 wickets
  • Deepika Padukone to escort the FIFA World Cup trophy at the Lusail Stadium
  • Neeraj Chopra surpasses Usain Bolt to become world's most written-about athlete in 2022

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