Weekly Current Affairs 9th - 15th September 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI to make a 'whitelist' of legal platforms for eradication of illegal loan apps
  • Direct tax increases by 35.5% to Rs 6.48 trillion in FY23: Govt
  • Retail inflation rises to 7% in August as food prices surge; IIP growth eases to 2.4 percent

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI gives in-principle approval to Helios Capital to start mutual fund business
  • Former SEBI chief Damodaran to head committee to boost PE/VC investments

NABARD & AGRICULTURE

  • Ministry of Agriculture & FICCI launch joint initiative to attract PPP in agriculture
  • Govt sets 2022-23 grain production target at 328 mt, up 4% on year
  • Agribazaar Launches ‘Kisan Safalta Card’ for Agri Financing

NATIONAL

  • Maitree Super Thermal Power Project
  • PM Matsya Sampada Yojana completes Two years; to generate 68 lakh employments by the end of 2024-25
  • MeitY Startup Hub and Meta collaborate to accelerate XR technology startups in India

INTERNATIONAL

  • Mongolian President gifts horse 'Tejas' to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
  • U.S. nod to $40 mn aid to Sri Lanka
  • India-Japan 2+2 Dialogue

STATES

  • Rajasthan CM Gehlot to launch 100 days’ employment scheme for needy families in urban areas
  • Gujarat: National Maritime Heritage Complex to build in Lothal
  • Cheetahs to arrive in MP’s Kuno National Park from Namibia on Sep 17

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • UNDP Human Development Index2021: India Ranks 132 out of 191 Countries
  • Fortune India Rich List 2022: 142 billionaires worth $832 billion
  • India June quarter GDP growth second worst among G20 nations: OECD

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • India’s Agnikul Cosmos secures first patent for 3D-printed rocket engine
  • A Gaganyaan to be done by end of 2023 or beginning of 2024

DEFENCE

  • Award of MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL (Military) TO Admiral SUNIL LANBA (RETD) BY Government of Singapore
  • DRDO & Indian Army successfully conduct six flight-tests of Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system off Odisha coast
  • Japan-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise – Jimex 2022

EVENTS

  • NMCG Organises 10th Edition Of Webinar Series 'Igniting Young Minds, Rejuvenating Rivers'
  • IDF World Dairy Summit 2022

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • Indian Army chief General Manoj Pande was conferred the title of Honorary General of the Nepali Army

SPORTS

  • World Cup shooting in Bhopal
  • Neeraj Chopra wins Diamond League Finals

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