Weekly Current Affairs 23rd-30th November 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • Banks' overnight SDF balances eligible for LCR computation: RBI
  • Forex reserves rise by $2.5 bn to $547.25 bn
  • FDI equity inflows dip 14 pc during April-September to USD 26.9 billion

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI extends one-time stock option settlement scheme by two months
  • T+1 settlement of all F&O stocks pushed to Jan 2023; transition to be done at one go

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • PM KISAN coverage crosses 100 million; up from 31 million at the beginning of the scheme
  • Rabi area coverage has increased by 24.13 lakh ha over last year
  • Govt lifts ban on exports of organic non-basmati rice

NATIONAL

  • Railways to export Vande Bharat trains by 2025-26
  • Egyptian President Sisi to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations
  • Govt. gives extension to Foreign Secretary Kwatra till April 2024

INTERNATIONAL

  • Anwar Ibrahim sworn in as Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • Lt. Gen Asim Munir appointed as the new Army Chief of Pakistan
  • Canada launches Indo-Pacific strategy to boost military and cyber security

STATES

  • Tamil Nadu gets its first biodiversity heritage site
  • Post Harvest Management and Rural Collection Center in Tripura
  • Uttarakhand hires McKinsey to help reach GDP target

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • Karnataka has highest installed grid-interactive renewable power capacity in India: RBI report
  • India's GDP growth may average 6.3% between 2021 and 2030: S&P report
  • Urban unemployment rate drops for fifth quarter to 7.2%: NSO survey

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Agni-3: India successfully test-fires intermediate range ballistic missile
  • India’s 1st private launchpad for Chennai startup Agnikul Cosmos inaugurated at Sriharikota
  • World’s first nasal COVID vaccine by Bharat Biotech cleared for restricted emergency use

DEFENCE

  • 13th bilateral naval exercise Naseem Al Bahr-2022
  • JOINT HADR EXERCISE SAMANVAY - 2022 TO COMMENCE AT AIR FORCE STATION AGRA
  • Stealth-guided missile destroyer Mormugao delivered to Indian Navy

EVENTS

  • UNICEF, National Film Development Corporation join hands
  • Manipur Sangai ‘Festival of Oneness 2022’ begins

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • Uma Sharma receives Sumitra Charat Ram Award
  • Champions of the Earth 2022: India’s Purnima Devi Barman honoured with UN’s highest environmental award
  • Restoration Of Mumbai's 100-Year-Old Museum Wins UNESCO Award

SPORTS

  • Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports announces the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards for the year 2021
  • Vishwanath, Vanshaj and Devika clinch gold medals

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