One Liner Current Affairs- PIB

One Liner Current Affairs- 20 February 2022 to 26 February 2022 (PIB and Newspapers)

One Liner Current Affairs- PIB and Newspapers

(20 February 2022 to 26 February 2022)

In recent banking exams, IBPS has been asking questions in the GA section directly by picking important single lines from PIB and Newspapers like economic times. So to prepare students for such questions we have started this series of One Liner Current Affairs from PIB and newspapers. This post contains current affairs in the form of one-liners from 20 February 2022 to 26 February 2022.

News 1: RBI orders five banks to list zero coupon bonds at “fair value”.

  • Link : Economic Times
  • Key Facts: RBI has ordered 5 PSBs- Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Uco Bank, Bank of India and Punjab & Sind Bank would need to mark their zero-coupon recapitalisation bonds at fair value to meet the standards set by the Bank of International Settlements norms for banks across the globe.
  • Remember: PSBs to get Rs 150,00 crore via Zero-coupon Bonds in FY22

News 2: IRDAI red flags One Chairman for 2 Insurance Companies

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Key Facts: The government had sought Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India’s (Irdai) approval to appoint Anjan Dey as acting chairman of New India Assurance, a charge he already holds at New Delhi-based Oriental Insurance.
  • Remember: Who is the Chairman of Oriental Insurance?- Anjan Dey

News 3: IIFL Home Finance to get $68 million funding from Asian Development Bank

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Remember: Amount of funding that IIFL home finance will get from ADB

News 4: World’s largest Non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace- OpenSea hit by phishing attack.

  • Link: Business Standard
  • Remember: Which is the world’s largest NFT marketplace?- OpenSea and Devin Finzer is its CEO.

News 5: Hasura, is 10th startup this year to turn Unicorn, raises $100 million

News 6: Myntra’s new CEO i.e Nandita Sinha zeroes in on Live Commerce, Beauty

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Remember: Who is the CEO of Myntra?- Nandita Sinha

News 7: BharatPe sacks Madhuri Jain for ‘Misappropriation of Funds’

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Remember: Which firm has sacked Madhuri Jain?- BharatPe

News 8: Sachin Tendulkar partners with Unacademy to offer cricket education to the masses

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Remember: Sachin has partnered with which firm OR Unacademy has partnered with which cricketer to teach cricket to masses?

News 9: Governor Manoj Sinha launches QR code-based mechanism for certification, labelling of handmade carpets of J&K

  • Link: Times of India
  • Remember: Where was the QR code-based mechanism for certification and labelling of handmade carpets launched?- Jammu and Kashmir

News 10: Australia’s largest coal-fired power plant will shut in 2025- Origin Energy

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Remember: Origin Energy is a coal-fired power plant based in which country?- Australia

News 11: National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai reopens for public

  • Link: PIB
  • Remember: Where is the National Museum of Indian Cinema located?- Mumbai. NMIC, which is a one of its kind museums in India, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January 2019. 

News 12: UAE becomes world’s top trading hub for rough diamonds -DMCC CEO

  • Link: Economic Times
  • Remember: The United Arab Emirates in 2021 became the top trading hub for rough diamonds, overtaking Belgium.

News 13: RBI replaces the word “system provider” with “system participant” in Payment and Settlement Systems Regulations, 2008 – vide Gazette Notification No. CG-MH-E-17022022-233551 dated February 16, 2022.

  • Link: RBI
  • Remember: The word system provider has been replaced by which word by RBI?- system participant

News 14: Ministry of Culture releases Signature tune of ‘Vande Bharatam’. Composed by Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej and Oscar contender Bickram Ghosh.

  • Link: PIB
  • Remember: Who has composed the Signature tune of ‘Vande Bharatam’?- Ricky Kej  and Bickram Ghosh.

News 15: 25th meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held in Mumbai, under the Chairpersonship of Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman.

  • Link: PIB
  • Remember: Where was the 25th FSDC Meet held?- Mumbai; Who is the chairperson of FSDC?- Finance Minister of India.

News 16: Union Minister Shri Giriraj Singh launches Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAYG) Dashboard

  • Link: PIB
  • Remember: Government of India rolled out the rural housing scheme named Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) with effect from 1st April 2016. The objective was to achieve the objective of providing “Housing to All” by the year 2024.
  • The program aims the completion of 2.95 crore PMAY-G houses with all basic amenities by the year 2024. As on 21st February 2022, a total of 1.73 crores PMAY-G houses have been completed against the allocated cumulative target of 2.62 crore houses.

News 17: Double Paralympic Medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu thanks PM Modi for ‘Meet the Champions’ initiative

  • Link: PIB
  • Remember: ‘Meet the Champions’ initiative is part of the government’s ‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ that was kicked off by Olympic Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra in December 2021.
  • Mariyappan Thangavelu is an Indian Paralympic high jumper.

News 18: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports approves appointment of Tan Kim Her as India’s badminton doubles coach

  • Link: PIB
  • Remember: Who has been appointed as India’s badminton doubles coach?- Tan Kim Her (Malaysia)

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