Weekly One-Liners | 17th to 23rd of January 2022

  • RBI released Annual Report of Ombudsman Schemes, 2020-21
  • 2nd National Startup Awards 2021 : Department forPromotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)
  • The Best FIFA Football Awards 2021 : Alexia Putellas and Robert Lewandowski
  • GoI merges eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti with National War Memorial flame
  • Open Data Week : MoHUA
  • PM Modi has declared to mark 16th January as ‘National Start-up Day’.
  • The world’s largest national flag : at Longewala, along the India – Pakistan Border in Jaisalmer
  • GOI : Postal stamp on the Covid-19 vaccination
  • Subhas Sarkar has launched the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (SVP) 2021 – 2022
  • Startup India Innovation Week : 10th-16th of January 2022 :DPIIT
  • PM Modi will inaugurate a 216-foot statue of Ramanuja charyain Hyderabad
  • PM Modi : ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore’
  • 9thwomen National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 : Skating Rink (HP)
  • 44th Kokborok Day : Tripura
  • The first black woman ever featured on the USCoin : Maya Angelou
  • South Africa has launched its first satellite : Maritime Domain Awareness Satellite (MDASat) constellation
  • Arrow-3 : Israel
  • Infinity Bridge :  Dubai
  • Indonesia’s New capital : Nusantara
  • Un WFP – MOU With Odisha- To improve the food security of small and marginal farmers in India
  • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode’s (IIMK) Laboratory for Innovation Venturing and Entrepreneurship (LIVE) – MoU-  Indian Bank
  • Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist (Book) : Chandrachur Ghose
  • The Legend of BirsaMunda (Book) : Tuhin A Sinha and co-authored by
  • Ankita Verma
  • The Union Cabinet approved infusion of 1500 Crore rupees in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited
  • The RBI’s Digital Payment Index :  304.06 in September 2021
  • India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) : 7.6 %
  • YES Asset Management : WhiteOak Capital Asset Management
  • YES Mutual Fund : WhiteOak Capital Mutual Fund
  • Reliance Jio: UPI AUTOPAY
  • MobiKwik – Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) : ClickPay
  • Microsoft Corp : Activision Blizzard Inc
  • CEO of Adani Powers: Shersingh B Khyalia
  • AEPC Chairman : Narendra Kumar Goenka
  • President of the European Union’s Parliament : Roberta Metsola
  • Vice Chief of Army Staff :General ManojPande
  • CMD of Air India: VikramDevDutt
  • 17th Chairman of IFFCO : DileepSanghani
  • Ambassador of UASG : Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  • Managing Director, National Highways &Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) : Chanchal Kumar
  • Indian Navy and Russian Navy – PASSEX exercises at the port of Cochin, in the Arabian Sea
  • Rajnath Singh : Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal
  • A Maritime Partnership Exercise was held between the Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) in the Bay of Bengal
  • Clive Lloyd received Knighthood
  • Best National Costume : Navdeep Kaur
  • Shaylyn Ford : Mrs World 2022
  • Gold medal at the International Folk Art Festival : Sumit Bhale
  • Axis Bank& CRMNEXT : IBS Intelligence (IBSi) Global FinTech Innovation
  • Awards 2021
  • Albert Bourla: Genesis Prize
  • Sushmita Sen : International Association of Working Women Award
  • 16thIndia Digital Summit, 2022: Piyush Goyal
  • PM Modi has addressed the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) Davos Agenda Summit 2022
  • BRICS Summit : China
  • Jahnavi Dangeti : NASA’s International Air and Space Program at the Kennedy Space Centre in Alabama, US
  • The wealth of the top 100 families is Rs 57.3 trillion.
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO) has released its World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2022 (WESO Trends) report
  • Lakshya Sen : India Open 2022
  • Tasnim Mir became the first Indian to grab World no 1 in Under-19 (U-19) Girls Badminton World Federation (BWF) Junior rankings.
  • women’s Asia Cup(Hockey) : Muscat
  • AFC Women’s football Asian Cupin Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune
  • 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand
  • New title sponsor and official technology consulting partner of the Toronto Water front Marathon : TCS
  • Babar Azam has been named as the captain of the ICC Men’s T20I team of the year for 2021
  • In ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021, Smriti Mandhana is the only Indian women player named in the 11 member team
  • Nat Sciver has been made the captain of ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021
  • National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)’s Raising Day : January 19
  • 126thbirth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose : 23 January 2022 is observed as Parakram Diwas
  • Legendary Kathak dancer, Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away
  • Odisha’s social worker and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi has passed away
  • The former President of Mali, Ibrahim BoubacarKeita has passed away
  • The former Prime Minister of Japan, ToshikiKaifuhas passed away
  • Legendary Bengali comics artist, writer and illustrator, Narayan Debnath, has passed away
  • Noted environmentalist & ‘Save Silent Valley’ campaigner Prof M K Prasad passed away
  • Renowned Bengali theatre personality SaoliMitrahas passed away
  • The well-known Professional mountaineer Major HariPal Singh Ahluwalia passed away
  • Guinness World Records holder for the oldest person living (male), Saturnino de la FuenteGarcía (Spain) has passed away at the age of 112 years and 341 days
  • India’s “Supermom” tigress, popularly known as ‘Collarwali’, has passed away at Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh

  • The Oxford University Press (OUP) has picked up ‘Anxiety’ as the Children’s Word of the Year 2021
  • A new species of rain frog named after Greta Thunberg. The species has been named as Pristimantisgretathunbergae, or popularly known as the Greta Thunberg Rain frog
  • First ‘Milk Village’ of Jammu and Kashmir : Jerri settlement in Reasidistrict

Static Take aways

  • ISRAEL Capital: Jerusalem
  • ISRAEL Currency: Israeli New Shekel
  • ISRAEL Prime Minister: Naftali Bennett
  • ISRAEL President: Isaac Herzog
  • World Food Programme Founded: 1961
  • World Food Programme Headquarters: Rome, Italy
  • World Food Programme Head: David Beasley
  • Indian Bank Headquarters: Chennai
  • Indian Bank CEO: Shri Shanti Lal Jain
  • Indian Bank Founded: 15 August 1907
  • IREDA Founded: 1987
  • IREDA Headquarters: New Delhi
  • IREDA Chairperson: Pradip Kumar Das
  • Reserve Bank of India Founded: April 1, 1935
  • Reserve Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Reserve Bank of India Governor: Shaktikanta Das
  • National Payments Corporation of India Founded: 2008
  • National Payments Corporation of India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • National Payments Corporation of India MD & CEO: DilipAsbe
  • SEBI Founded: 12 April 1992
  • SEBI Headquarters: Mumbai
  • SEBI Chairperson: Ajay Tyagi
  • Microsoft CEO and Chairman: Satya Nadella
  • Microsoft Headquarters: Redmond, Washington, United States
  • Apparel Export Promotion Council Established: 1978
  • Apparel Export Promotion Council HQ: Gurgaon
  • European Union’s parliament Headquarters: Strasbourg, France
  • European Union’s parliament Founded: 10 September 1952, Europe
  • Indian Army Founded: 1 April 1895
  • Indian Army Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Indian Army Chief: Manoj Mukund Naravane
  • Air India Ltd Founded: 1932, Mumbai
  • Air India Ltd Headquarters: New Delhi
  • IFFCO Headquarters: New Delhi
  • IFFCO Founded: 3 November 1967, New Delhi
  • National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd Founded: 2014
  • National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Axis Bank Founded: 3 December 1993
  • Axis Bank Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Axis Bank MD & CEO: Amitabh Chaudhary
  • Axis Bank Chairperson: Shri Rakesh Makhija
  • Axis Bank Tagline: Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi
  • World Economic Forum Founded: January 1971
  • World Economic Forum Founder & Executive Chairman: Klaus Schwab
  • World Economic Forum Headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland
  • International Labour Organisation Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Labour Organisation Director-General: Guy Ryder
  • International Labour Organisation Founded: 1919
  • Badminton World Federation Founded: 5 July 1934
  • Badminton World Federation Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Badminton World Federation President: Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
  • Tata Consultancy Services Founded: 1 April 1968
  • Tata Consultancy Services Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Tata Consultancy Services CEO: Rajesh Gopinathan
  • UAE Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • UAE Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham
  • UAE President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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