Monthly One-Liner GK Digest: December 2022

Published on Thursday, January 05, 2023

Monthly One-Liner GK Digest: December 2022

International News

US Air Force launched First Operational Hypersonic Missile

  • AGM-183A was designed by Lockheed Martin and its speed is 1500 mph or 24,000 kph.
  • This strategic weapon is first designed and developed by China and Russia.

Agreement signed on Black Sea Submarine Electric Cable

  • The main aim of this agreement is to provide electricity supply from Georgia and Romania underwater from the Caspian Sea to the Black sea.
  • The submarine cable is 150 Kilovolts (kV) and 1,100 km long and will supply power of 1 Gigawatt (GW) capacity.

National News

Vistara to Merge with Air India

  • Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tata Sons will aim to complete the merger of Vistara and Air India by 2024.
  • As a part of the transaction, SIA will also invest a sum of USD 250 million in Air India.

India Signs an Agreement with South Korea

  • The EDFC loan will be provided for the establishment of an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) on the Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Project.
  • It will be the first project to be funded by an EDFC loan from the Government of South Korea.


SEBI Restructures Advisory Panels

  • The Managing Director of GIC, Chew Hai Jong, and the Managing Director (Direct Custody and Clearing) of JP Morgan, Michael Drumgoole were inducted into the FPI Advisory Committee.
  • The Chairperson of GRAAM, R Balasubramaniam, was chosen as the head of the 18-member Social Stock Exchange Committee that was earlier chaired by Ishaat Hussain.

Star Health Launches Policy for Outpatients

  • It aims to bridge the gap between inpatient hospitalization expenses which are covered by outpatient charges and health insurance.
  • It is a stand-alone policy that will give access to doctors, clinics, and diagnostic centers throughout the country.
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