Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1 August to 8 August 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1 August to 8 August 2021

Dear students,

We all know how essential the General Awareness/ Current Affairs portion is in every exam, whether it’s for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam. As a result, we’ll be providing weekly one-liner current affairs for any future exam featuring a GA portion.
Weekly one-liner current affairs condense the most important news into a single line, which is required reading for all exams. Weekly current affairs are presented below, which will keep you updated with the weekly one-liner current affairs.

National News

  • Intel launches ‘AI For All’ initiative in collaboration with CBSE
  • Rajasthan Government launches ‘Mission Niryatak Bano’
  • Bhubaneswar becomes first Indian city to vaccinate 100% against COVID-19
  • IIT Roorkee launches Earthquake Early Warning Mobile App for Uttarakhand
  • India nuclear power capacity is expected to reach 22,480 MW by 2031
  • India sign MoU with Bangladesh in disaster management

International News

  • Meenakashi Lekhi leads Indian delegation at G20 Culture Ministers’ Meeting
  • India takes over UNSC presidency for August 2021
  • Narendra Modi to become 1st Indian PM to chair UNSC debate
  • Nikol Pashinyan Re-appointed as PM of Armenia
  • Myanmar Military Chief, Min Aung Hlaing appointed as interim Prime Minister
  • Shehroze Kashif becomes world’s youngest mountaineer to scale K2
  • Germany becomes 5th country to sign ISA Framework Agreement

Banking and Financial

  • GST collection recovers to a 3-month high of Rs 1.16 lac Cr. in July
  • PM Modi to launch e-RUPI no need for card, net banking to redeem voucher
  • Indian Bank signs MoU with SINE, IIT Bombay, for funding Start-ups and MSMEs
  • SBI launches ‘SIM Binding’ feature in YONO and YONO Lite
  • HDFC Bank launched ‘Dukandar Overdraft Scheme’
  • RBI imposes penalty of Rs 50.35 lakh on Janalaxmi Co-operative Bank
  • India and World Bank sign $250 million project to make existing dams safe and resilient
  • RBI authorizes IndusInd Bank to act as an ‘Agency Bank’
  • 7 Indian Companies Feature in Fortune Global 500 list for 2021, Reliance Industries tops in India
  • RBI revises retail inflation projection for FY22 to 5.7%
  • ICICI Prudential Life ties up with NPCI for UPI Autopay
  • SEBI allows payments banks to act as investment bankers
  • SBI General partners with SahiPay to offer general insurance products

Appointment and Resignation

  • Deepak Das appointed as new Controller General of Accounts
  • Mini Ipe appointed as LIC MD
  • Bvlgari appoints Priyanka Chopra as its global brand ambassador
  • Kumar Mangalam Birla steps down as Non-Executive Chairman of Vodafone Idea
  • Vice Admiral SN Ghormade appointed New Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
  • Dhriti Banerjee becomes 1st woman Director of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI)

Awards

  • Asha Bhosle to get prestigious Maharashtra Bhushan award 2021
  • Cyrus Poonawala to receive Lokmanya Tilak Award
  • Jagdish Bhagwati and C Rangarajan won R. Rao Gold Medal award

Defence

  • 36th edition of CORPAT between India and Indonesia begins
  • Operation Blue Freedom: Team of Special Forces Veterans

Science

  • ISRO-NASA joint mission NISAR Satellite to be launched in 2023
  • Indigenously designed INS Vikrant leaves port for maiden sea trials

Sports

  • PV Sindhu bags bronze, beats He Bingjiao of China
  • Sri Lanka’s Isuru Udana announces retirement
  • Esteban Ocon won Hungarian GP 2021
  • USA beats Mexico 1-0 to won CONCACAF Gold Cup
  • Lovlina Borgohain won boxing bronze at Tokyo Olympics
  • India won bronze medal in Tokyo, first Olympic medal in hockey since 1980
  • Ravi Kumar Dahiya won silver in Men’s wrestling
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award renamed as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
  • Neeraj Chopra won Olympic gold medal in Javelin throw
  • Bajrang Punia clinches bronze medal in men’s 65 kg wrestling at Tokyo Olympics

Book and Author

  • A new book titled “Balakot Air Strike: How India Avenged Pulwama” is written by Manan Bhatt
  • Book titled “My Own Mazagon” by Captain Ramesh Babu

Important day

  • 1st August: “Muslim Women Rights Day”
  • 1st August: National Mountain Climbing Day
  • 22nd August: World Sanskrit Day 2021
  • 6th August: Hiroshima Day
  • 6th August (First Friday of August): International Beer Day
  • 7th August: National Handloom Day
  • 8th August: Quit India Movement Day

Obituary

  • Former England bowler Mike Hendrick passes away
  • World Masters gold medal winner athlete Man Kaur passes away
  • Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer and poet Padma Sachdev passes away
  • Olympian footballer S.S. ‘Babu’ Nayaran passes away

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