Weekly One-Liner | 10th to 16th of January 2022

  • Golden Globe Awards 2022 announced
  • International Craft Award 2021 : Kerala Arts and Crafts Village Organization
  • Ajaz Patel wins ICC Player of the Month Award
  • Veer Baal Diwas : December 26
  • Rajnath Singh : KCCRSST at Chandigarh University
  • India Skills 2021 National Competition concluded
  • MSME Technology Centre : Modi : Puducherry
  • North East on Wheels Expedition : New Delhi
  • Losoong (Namsoong) : Sikkim
  • Uttar Pradesh : Four villages : Revenue Villages
  • Kachai Lemon Festival : Manipur
  • Japan and Australia signed a “landmark” defence agreement
  • AlikhanSmailov – Prime Minister ofKazakhstan
  • Cyprus – Deltacron
  • India – USD 900 million loans – Sri Lanka
  • Philippines – BrahMosShore-Based cruise Missile System for its navy
  • Nicaragua President –  José Daniel Ortega Saavedra
  • Airtel Payments Bank MOU with Park+ : FASTag
  • Adani Group MOU withPOSCO : The establishment of a green, environment-friendly integrated steel mill at Mundra, Gujarat
  • LazyPayMOU with SBM Bank : LazyCard
  • Axis Bank MOU with MinkasuPay
  • Indifi Technologies MOU with Google Pay
  • Ratan N. Tata: The Authorized Biography(Book) : Dr Thomas Matthew
  • Indomitable: A Working Woman’s Notes on Life, Work and Leadership (Book) : Arundhati Bhattacharya
  • RBI – CICs
  • RBI increased the threshold limit for Banks to maintain LCR
  • RBL Bank MOU With Google
  • RBI –  Internal department for fintech
  • SBI – Ecowrap report
  • RBI – Foreign currency reserves of India declined
  • UBS Securities – 9.1 %
  • NSO – 9.2 %
  • World Bank – 8.3 %
  • Retail inflation (Dec 2021) – 5.59 %
  • WESP – 8.4%
  • PMJDY – Rs 1.5 lakh crore mark
  • RIL – 73.37% Stack – Mandarin Oriental New York
  • MEA MOU With TCS
  • The largest shareholder in VI : Central Govt
  • PPBL: Largest and fastest-growing: UPI beneficiary bank
  • IBBI  Chairperson – NavrangSaini
  • AIIB VP – UrjitPatel
  • Chief Economist : IMF – Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
  • RenewBuybrand ambassador – Rajkummar Rao
  • ISRO Chairman and Space Secretary – Dr S Somanath
  • MD & CEO – Ujjivan Small Finance Bank – Ittira Davis
  • Chairman – ICHR – Tanwar
  • DRDO : BrahMos Supersonic Cruise missile – INS Visakhapatnam
  • DRDO : MPATGM – Bhanoor, Telangana
  • HDFC Bank : Best Private Bank
  • DrSubhas Mukherjee Award: Dr. Satish Adiga
  • FSL : SKOCH Award
  • 12thBharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022 : Harshaali Malhotra
  • World Bank Group and Consumer Technology Association’s Global Women’s Health Tech Awards: NIRAMAI Health Analytix Pvt Ltd, and InnAccel Technologies Pvt Ltd
  • 24thNational Conference on e-Governance : Hyderabad
  • 19th NTCA Meeting :BhupenderYadav
  • The Chennai International Airport : On-time departures
  • Henley Passport Index : India : 83rd
  • 17thISFR 2021: Bhupender Yadav
  • SCI :Security Breach committee: Indu Malhotra
  • LLC Ambassador: Jhulan Goswami
  • World Rapid Chess Championship 2021 : NodirbekAbdusattorov
  • 2022 Adelaide International: Gael Monfils
  • 2022 Melbourne Summer Set : Rafael Nadal
  • 73rd chess Grandmaster : Bharath Subramaniyam
  • Chris Morris : Retired
  • Title Sponsor IPL : 2022 and 2023 seasons: Tata group
  • First WorldDeaf T20 Cricket Championship : Kerala
  • World Hindi Day : January 10
  • National Human Trafficking Awareness Day : January 11
  • National Youth Day : January 12
  • Armed Forces Veterans Day : January 14
  • Army Day : January 15
  • Kevadiya railway station (Gujarat) : Ekta Nagar railway station
  • Mission Amanat  : Western Railways zone
  • First City : Water Metro Project :Kochi
  • India’s 1st heli-hub : Gurugram
  • 9thNorth East Festival concluded : Guwahati
  • India’s oldest female sloth bear : Gulabo Passed Away : Van Vihar National Park
  • David Bennett: Heart transplant from a genetically-modified pig
  • 20thDhaka International Film Festival : Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • ISRO : Cryogenic Engine : Gaganyaan programme: Mahendragiri

Static Takeaways

  • Chief Minister of Sikkim: PS Golay
  • Governor of Sikkim: Ganga Prasad
  • Sikkim’s capital and largest city: Gangtok
  • Uttar Pradesh Capital: Lucknow
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath
  • Uttar Pradesh Governor: Anandiben Patel
  • Chief Minister of Manipur: N. Biren Singh; Governor: La. Ganesan
  • Kazakhstan Capital: Nur-Sultan
  • Kazakhstan Currency: Kazakhstani tenge
  • Cyprus Capital: Nicosia
  • Cyprus Currency: Euro
  • Cyprus Continent: Europe
  • Cyprus President: Nicos Anastasiades
  • Airtel Payments Bank’s MD and CEO: Anubrata Biswas
  • Airtel Payments Bank Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Airtel Payments Bank Founded: January 2017
  • Adani Group Headquarters: Ahmedabad
  • Adani Group Founder: Gautam Adani
  • Adani Group Founded: 1988
  • SBM Bank Incorporated: 1st December 2018
  • SBM Bank Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • SBM Bank CEO & MD: Sidharth Rath
  • Axis Bank Founded: 3 December 1993
  • Axis Bank Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Axis Bank MD & CEO: Amitabh Chaudhary
  • Axis Bank Chairperson: ShriRakesh Makhija
  • Axis Bank Tagline: BadhtiKaNaam Zindagi
  • RBL Bank Founded: 1943
  • RBL Bank Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • RBL Bank CEO & MD: Rajeev Ahuja
  • RBL Bank Tagline: ApnoKa Bank
  • Reserve Bank of India Founded: April 1, 1935
  • Reserve Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Reserve Bank of India Governor: Shaktikanta Das
  • HDFC Bank Headquarters: Mumbai
  • HDFC Bank Founded: August 1994
  • HDFC Bank CEO: Sashidhar Jagdishan
  • HDFC Bank Chairman: Atanu Chakraborty
  • Reliance Industries Ltd CEO: Mukesh Ambani (31 Jul 2002–)
  • Reliance Industries Ltd Founder: Dhirubhai Ambani
  • Reliance Industries Ltd Founded: 8 May 1973 , Maharashtra
  • Reliance Industries Ltd Headquarters : Mumbai
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited CEO : Rajesh Gopinathan
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited Founded: 1 April 1968
  • Tata Consultancy Services Limited Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Founder: Parliament of India
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Founded: 1 October 2016.
  • President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Jin Liqun
  • Headquarters of AIIB: Beijing, China
  • AIIB established: 16 January 2016
  • International Monetary Fund Formed: 27 December 1945
  • International Monetary Fund Headquarters: Washington D.C., USA
  • International Monetary Fund Member countries : 190
  • International Monetary Fund Managing Director : Kristalina Georgieva
  • ISRO Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • ISRO established: 15 August 1969
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Headquarters: Bengaluru
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Founder: Samit Ghosh
  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Founded: 1 February 2017
  • Indian Council of Historical Research Founded: 27 March 1972
  • Indian Council of Historical Research Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Tata group Founder: Jamsetji Tata
  • Tata group Founded: 1868, Mumbai
  • Tata group Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Chairman of the Board at Tata Sons: Natarajan Chandrasekaran
  • International Committee of Sports for the Deaf Founded: 1924
  • International Committee of Sports for the Deaf Headquarters: Maryland, USA
  • International Committee of Sports for the Deaf President: Rebecca Adam
  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Railway Board: Vinay Kumar Tripathi
  • Kerala Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kerala Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan
  • Kerala Chief Minister: Pinarayi Vijayan
  • 28thChief of Army Staff: General Manoj Mukund Naravane
  • Sri Lanka Capitals: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo; Currency: Sri Lankan rupee
  • Sri Lanka Prime Minister: Mahinda Rajapaksa; Sri Lanka President: Gotabaya Rajapaksa
  • Philippines Capital: Manila
  • Philippines Currency: Philippine peso
  • Philippines President: Rodrigo Duterte
  • Nicaragua Capital: Managua
  • Nicaragua Currency: Nicaraguan córdoba
  • Chairman of Paytm Payments Bank Ltd: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  • MD and CEO of Paytm Payments Bank Ltd: Satish Kumar Gupta
  • Paytm Payments Bank Ltd Headquarters: Noida, Uttar Pradesh

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