Weekly Current Affairs (Beepedia) 23rd to 31st December 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI to migrate payments fraud reporting module to Daksh on January 1,2023
  • India's current account deficit in July-Sept rises sharply to 4.4% of GDP
  • IMF projects 6.8 % growth in current fiscal for India

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI expands committees on cyber security and information systems
  • ESIC plans to fill 6,400 vacancies including posts for more than 2,000 Doctors and Teaching Faculty

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • 71 multi-state cooperative societies under liquidation till December 15
  • Free ration to poor for one year under NFSA
  • Govt allows import of lentils, vegetable oil at lower duty until March 2024

NATIONAL

  • ADNOC Logistics, AG&P sign 11-year charter deal for India import terminal
  • International Space Registry named one star after Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • Rs300 Crore Angul-Balram Rail-link Inaugurated

INTERNATIONAL

  • WRI, GEF to form Secretariat for preservation of 30% land, ocean by 2030
  • Spain Passes New Transgender Bill, Allows Anyone To Change Gender Aged 16 And Above
  • Serbia publishes commemorative postage stamps to celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

STATES

  • Assam grants industry status to its tourism sector
  • ‘Dhanu Yatra’ begins in Odisha’s Bargarh
  • Uttar Pradesh Government approved warehousing and logistic policy 2022

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • The World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes 2022
  • India to become $10-trillion economy by 2035: CEBR
  • Banks’ GNPAs decline to 5 per cent in September 2022- RBI report

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Maruti Suzuki signs 5-year pact with Kamarajar port for PV exports
  • NASA retires Mars InSight lander mission after 4 years
  • IISc Bengaluru to be G20 Science working group’s secretariat

DEFENCE

  • India, Japan to hold 1st joint air combat drill
  • New British Indian Army Memorial is going to be built in Scotland

EVENTS

  • Petroleum Ministry to organize musical event 'Dance to Decarbonise' in New Delhi on 23rd December 2022
  • India’s first SCO-IBC meeting held with focus on climate finance, SDGs, creation of data bank
  • First Bekal International Beach Festival started on Dec 24 in Kasaragod

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • UIDAI HQ Building wins top Green Building Award
  • UIDAI gets DSCI AISS Award for ‘Best Security Practices in Government Sector’

SPORTS

  • PV Sindhu the 12th highest-paid sportswoman in 2022, only Indian in top 25
  • Harmanpreet to lead India at hockey World Cup
  • FIFA picks Morocco to host Club World Cup in February 2023

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