Current Affairs One-Liner: 15th December 2022

Published on December 15, 2022
  • National News:
    • The 7th India Water Impact Summit (IWIS 2022) was inaugurated by the Union Jal Shakti Minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, in New Delhi.
    • A sum of INR 1,000 Cr was allocated by the Ministry of Heavy Industries for the development of Charging Infrastructure in the country.
    • The “gamocha” from Assam got the Geographical Indication (GI) Tag from the Government of India under the Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, of 1999.
    • The Supreme Court (SC) gave 3 months to the Government of India to constitute an Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal in order to resolve the dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over construction in the Pennaiyar river.
    • The 6th edition of the Joint Military Exercise between India and Kazakhstan, KAZIND-2022, commenced at Umroi, Meghalaya.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 15th December 2022
  • International News:
    • The Group of Seven (G-7) major economies, along with Denmark and Norway, approved a USD 15.5 billion deal to support the energy transition from coal power to renewable energy in Vietnam.
    • In order to move New Zealand "towards a smoke-free future", legislation was passed by the parliament of the country to ban the sale of cigarettes or tobacco products to anyone born after 2008.
  • Appointments:
    • Cindy Hook was appointed as the CEO of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee.
  • Awards and Honors:
    • Safety Performer of the Year 2022 Award:
      • It is annually awarded by GMR Delhi Airport
      • Winner- SpiceJet
    • FICCI CSR Special Commendation Award:
      • It is annually awarded by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
      • Winner- Jindal Steel and Power (JSP)
  • Obituary:
    • Popular dancer and actor, DJ Stephen tWitch Boss, passed away at the age of 40. He was popular for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.
    • The Polish cosmonaut, Gen Miroslaw Hermaszewski, passed away at the age of 81.
  • Sports:
    • FIFA Men’s World Cup-2022:
      • Semifinals Update-
      • France beat Morocco (2-0)
    • FIH Women’s Nations Cup-2022:
      • India beat South Africa (2-0) to enter the Semifinals of the tournament.
    • 4th Tennis Premier League (TPL) 2022:
      • Venue- Pune, Maharashtra
      • Winner- Hyderabad Strikers
      • Runner-up- Mumbai Leon Army
  • CBDT Exempt Non-Resident Taxpayers
  • HDFC Bank Acquires Stakes in Mintoak
  • ADB Releases Asian Development Outlook
  • GOI Repays IL&FS Loans


Q.1 “Gamocha” recently received GI Tag from the Indian Government. It belongs to which of the following state?
a. West Bengal
b. Assam
c. Meghalaya
d. Odisha

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