Weekly Current Affairs 16th-22nd November 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • Bank borrowings up 2x amid rush to fund credit growth, shows RBI data
  • Banks increase EBLRs by 190 bps in collaboration with RBI’s repo rate hike
  • Creditors recovered a third of claims in 553 resolved CIRP cases: IBBI data

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI notifies rules on dividend, redemption proceeds to mutual fund unitholders
  • SEBI issues operational guidelines on ‘scheme of arrangement’ for entities with listed debt securities

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • NABARD sanctions Rs 220 cr to Odisha govt for flood protection projects
  • India's oilmeal exports rise 38.45% to 1.98 MT during Apr-Oct period: SEA

NATIONAL

  • U.K. and India to launch a Young Professionals Exchange in 2023
  • Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launches India’s first Centre of Excellence for Green Port & Shipping
  • India launches official website of SCO for 2023-“For a SECURE SCO”

INTERNATIONAL

  • Pakistan ,Ghana and Bangladesh First to Receive G7 ‘Global Shield’ Climate Funding
  • ASEAN Agrees in Principle to Admit East Timor as 11th Member
  • Qatar, China sign world’s ‘longest’ gas supply deal

STATES

  • PESA Act: Madhya Pradesh Govt implements act to preserve tribal population from exploitation
  • C.V. Ananda Bose appointed Governor of West Bengal
  • Maharashtra government doubles pension of freedom fighters

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • India ranks at 8th on Global List for Climate Protection, climbs two spots
  • State of Food and Agriculture Report 2022 - FAO
  • IBA’s EASE Reforms Index for Q1FY23

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Artemis 1: NASA launches Mega Rocket on maiden flight to moon
  • Siberian rubythroat recorded in the Nilgiris

DEFENCE

  • INDO-US Joint Training Exercise “Yudh Abhyas 2022” to commence in Uttarakhand
  • Lance Naik Manju becomes Indian Army’s first woman sky diver with 10,000 ft jump

EVENTS

  • Third edition of ‘No Money For Terror’ forum to discuss crowdfunding of terrorism
  • LeadIT Summit 2022 hosted by India and Sweden at COP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • First Edition of World Media Congress in Abu Dhabi

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • Australian of the Year Award 2023: Indian-Origin Sikh Amar Singh wins award for supporting community
  • Pratham gets Indira Gandhi prize for its works in education
  • Khalid Jawed’s 'The Paradise of Food' wins the JCB Prize for Literature 2022

SPORTS

  • Pollard retires from IPL, is now MI’s batting coach
  • Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu and Gagan Narang elected in IOA Athletes Commission
  • Sri Lanka to host U-19 Men's T-20 World Cup 2024

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