Let’s have a look into the current affairs from 17th August to 22nd August 2022

Parsi New Year 2022, Azlan Shah Cup, Blue Plaque honour, Police Medals, Veer Durgadas Rathore, F-INSAS, NaBFID, Bajaj Electricals, North East Olympics, Medicine from the sky, UN internet panel, Panch Pran. World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day, FIBA U-18 women’s Championship, Vistara, TCS. Super Vasuki, Mithila Makhana, Akshay Urja Diwas, Sadbhavna Diwas 2022.India’s First Portal On Arrested Narco Offenders ‘NIDAAN’

  • William Ruto is declared Kenya’s next president (Kenya Capital: Nairobi, Kenya Currency: Shilling)
  • India’s voluntary trust funds for defence of human rights more than Rs 3 crore
  • Covid booster vaccination approved first in the United Kingdom
  • GoI appointed 11 new High Court Judges in Punjab & Haryana 
  • Odisha Government Signed An MoU With NIOT For Protecting It’s Coastline
  • Simon Stiell of Grenada named as new UNFCCC Executive Secretary 
  • India Can Be USD 5 Trillion Economy By FY29 If GDP Grows At 9% For 5 Years
  • India To Start Supplying Petrol With 20% Ethanol From April 2023
  • Wholesale Price Index (WPI) declines to 13.93% in July
  • 4 independent directors reappointed by GoI to RBI’s central board
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils statue of Marwari warrior Veer Durgadas Rathore
  • Delhi HC Appoints Committee To Take Over Affairs Of Indian Olympic Association(IOA)
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh unveils India’s first Saline Water Lantern
  • Indian flag unfurled in space to marks 75 Years of Independence
  • India’s first 3D-printed Human Cornea developed by CCMB, IIT Hyderabad, and LVPEI
  • Home Ministry awarded 1082 Police Medals in 2022
  • Dadabhai Naoroji’s London home gets Blue Plaque honour
  • Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia from November 16-25, 2022
  • Parsi New Year 2022: History and Significance
  • GoI unveils “Manthan” platform for better industry and R&D collaboration 
  • PM Modi announced ‘Panch Pran’ goal for the next 25 years 
  • India’s IT Secretary Alkesh Kumar Sharma named to high-level UN internet panel
  • ‘Medicine from the sky’: First Pilot Project Launched in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Meghalaya Sports Department set to host 2nd edition of North East Olympics
  • Bajaj Electricals elevates Anuj Poddar as MD & CEO
  •  Rajkiran Rai named as new MD of NaBFID
  • Centre Approves Limit of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme(ECLGS) to 5 Lakh Crore 
  • Now, Use UPI For NPS, Atal Pension Yojana(APY) Contribution 
  • Shiprocket becomes India’s 106th unicorn, raised $33.5 million 
  •  New deposit products introduced by Ujjivan SFB and Bank of Baroda
  • State Bank of India introduced its first dedicated branch to support start-ups
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh gives “F-INSAS” system to Indian Army 
  • India Gift Dornier Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft to Sri Lanka 
  • NASA’s moon rocket moved to launch pad for 1st test flight
  • Centre Launches Paalan 1000 National campaign and Parenting App
  • Former BCCI Secretary Amitabh Choudhary passes away
  • India’s Oil Demand Will Rise By 7.73% In 2022, Fastest In The World 
  • ‘Yamuna Par Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ organised by NMCG 
  • United Kingdom(U.K) Inflation Rises To 10.1%, A 20 Year High
  • Scotland becomes first nation to make period products available to everyone
  • Goa, first state in India to receive “Har Ghar Jal” certification 
  • Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched ‘Make India No. 1’ mission
  • Country first electric double-decker bus launched in Mumbai
  • “Dahi-Handi” Recognised as an Official Sport of Maharashtra
  •  Paytm tie-up with Samsung stores to deploy smart PoS devices
  • Yes Bank Announces Partnership with SellerApp to Promote ONDC
  • MasterCard tie-up with badminton players to promote digital payments in India
  • Axis Bank signed an MoU with FCI to provide “Ultima Salary Package”
  • TCS partnership with five star bank to offer hyper-personalised customer experience 
  • Vistara emerges second largest domestic airline by market share 
  • Goodfellows, senior-focused startup launched by Ratan Tata
  • RCTC & BSF signs MoU to ensure safety and security of booking data, other facilities 
  • Bengaluru to host FIBA U-18 women’s Asian Basketball Championship
  • World Photography Day celebrates on 19th August
  • World Humanitarian Day observed on 19th August
  • India’s First Portal On Arrested Narco Offenders ‘NIDAAN’
  • 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2023 to be held at Indore
  • Mandla becomes India’s first fully ‘functionally literate’ district
  • Bill Gates Foundation named Ashish Dhawan to its board of trustees
  • HAL to establish its first marketing office abroad in Malaysia
  • India to buy Six Tu-160 long-range bombers from Russia
  •  Indian Army Set to Possess Quantum Communication Technology 
  • HDFC Bank opened the first all-women branch in north Kerala 
  • RBI Cancels Licence Of Deccan Urban Co-operative Bank
  • ISRO received a Crew Module Fairing from HAL for Gaganyaan mission
  • Geothermal energy to be used to supply energy to Ladakh
  • UEFA League: Manisha Kalyan becomes 1st Indian to play in the league
  •  International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
  •  World Senior Citizen Day 2022 celebrates on 21st August
  • Sadbhavna Diwas 2022: Birth Anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi
  • Akshay Urja Diwas 2022: India Observes Renewable Energy Day
  • International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
  • Author of Kocharethi, Narayan passes away
  • GoI grants GI Tag to Bihar’s Mithila Makhana
  • Super Vasuki: Indian Railways longest freight train

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