Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1 December to 8 December 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1 to 8 December 2021

Everyone knows how crucial 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, for every future exam which includes a GA section, we will give weekly one-liner current affairs.
Weekly one-liner current affairs condenses the most important news from the previous week into a single line and is required reading for all exams. To keep you up to date, we’ve included the weekly one-liner current affairs below.

National News

  • Nagaland police launched ‘Call your Cop’ mobile App for citizens
  • Centre formed a committee to review criteria for reservation for EWS: headed by Ajay Bhushan Pandey
  • NITI Aayog committee released a report on Online Dispute Resolution; headed by Arjan Kumar Sikri
  • Hornbill Festival celebrated in Naga Heritage village Kisama, Nagaland
  • Walmart & Flipkart signed an MoU with MP govt to train and support MSMEs
  • ADB approved USD 500 million loan to GoI for enhancing quality of school education
  • Jharkhand CM launched ‘Hamar Apan Budget’ Web Portal & Mobile App for Budget Suggestion
  • Govt will launch SRESHTA scheme for development of SC students
  • Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra inaugurated in Gorakhpur, UP
  • Smart Cities Mission’s implementation timeline has been extended to June 2023
  • PM Modi inaugurated multiple projects worth Rs 18,000 crore at Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • IREDA signed an MoU with THDCIL to support Renewable Energy projects
  • Gujarat became India’s Largest Manufacturing Hub: RBI
  • Government expanded Steering Committee for Advancing Local Value-Add and Exports with 3 New Members; headed by Pawan Goenka
  • Kazhuveli Wetland declared as 16th Bird Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu

International News

  • ADB approved $125 million loan for Uttarakhand water supply and sanitation projects
  • South Korea will build world’s first floating city by 2025
  • Magdalena Andersson appointed as the 1st Female PM of Sweden
  • India joined the G20 ‘Troika’ with Indonesia and Italy
  • EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living Index 2021: Tel Aviv, Israel ranked 1st
  • World Cooperative Monitor report 2021: IFFCO ranked 1st among Top 300 cooperatives in the world
  • India and EU will set up Clean Energy and Climate Partnership
  • World Bank has approved $135 million loan to improve efficiency, reliability of electricity supply in West Bengal
  • ADB got Rs 15 crore grant from JFPR to improve urban primary health care in India
  • EAM S Jaishankar addressed 5th Indian Ocean Conference in Abu Dhabi
  • Adama Barrow won second term as President of Gambia

Banking and Financial

  • Government collected Rs 1.31 lakh crores as GST for November 2021
  • Ind-Ra projected India’s GDP 9.4% in FY22
  • SBI signed MoU with Usha International for Empowering Women Entrepreneurs
  • PNB will acquire 9.5% stake in ONDC Ltd
  • Govt approved continuation of Scheme for Investment Promotion (SIP) for 5 Years
  • OECD projected India growth forecast to 4% for FY22
  • Bajaj Finserv launched 2nd Phase of “Savdhaan Rahein. Safe Rahein” campaign
  • RBI appointed 3-member advisory committee to assist RCL’s administrator Nageswar Rao
  • SBI listed USD 650-million Green Bonds on India INX and LuxSE
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank partnered with Worldline for Easy EMI Services
  • SBI partnered with Adani Capital Private Ltd for co-lending to Farmers
  • Kotak Mahindra MF launched India’s First Nifty Alpha 50 ETF
  • S&P projected India’s GDP growth forecast at 5% in FY22
  • DBS Research projected India’s GDP growth forecast in FY23 to 7%
  • Federal Bank launched ‘Mahila Mitra Plus’, a Feature-Rich Savings Scheme for Women
  • PNB launched “PNB Pride-CRMD module” Android app for differently-abled employees
  • Paytm partnered with AWS to offer startup Toolkits for entrepreneurs
  • RBI imposed restrictions on Nagar Urban Co-operative Bank
  • RBI Monetary Policy (8th December 2021): kept repo rate unchanged at 4% for the 9th consecutive time
  • J&K Bank launched revised mobile banking app ‘mPAY Delight’
  • PayPhi became the 1st certified tokenization service for NTS to support tokenization of RuPay cards
  • Shivalik SFB & Indiagold partnered to launch India’s 1st loan against ‘Digital Gold’
  • ICICI Bank partnered with Flipkart to offer instant digital Overdraft Facility

Appointment and Resignation

  • RBI superseded Reliance Capital board; appointed Nageswar Rao as administrator
  • Manoj Kumar Mago appointed as Commandant of National Defence College
  • Smriti Mandhana appointed as Brand Ambassador of GUVI, an IIT-M incubated startup
  • Gita Gopinath will be appointed as new First Deputy Managing Director of IMF
  • Sanjay Dutt signed as Brand Ambassador for 50th year Celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh
  • Naomi Kawase named as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Pradip Shah appointed as chairman of NARCL & Sanjay Jain appointed as CEO of IDRCL
  • Sambit Patra appointed as the new Chairman of India Tourism Development Corporation
  • Ravindra Jadeja appointed as Brand Ambassador of Kinara Capital
  • Alka Upadhyaya appointed Chairperson of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Sanjay Bandopadhyay appointed Chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India
  • Rajnish Kumar appointed new strategic group advisor of OYO
  • Jasprit Bumrah appointed as Brand Ambassador of Unix
  • Ittira Davis appointed as MD & CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
  • Sanjiv Mehta will be appointed as Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) President


  • International Press Institute India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2021 given jointly to NDTV & The Week
  • Merriam-Webster declared ‘Vaccine’ as Word of the Year for 2021
  • Bihar won Gold Medal Award at 40th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2021
  • V Praveen Rao won 7th Dr. M S Swaminathan Award for 2017-19
  • Himachal Pradesh Police honoured with ‘President’s Colour’ award
  • IGI Airport, Delhi adjudged ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’ in 2021 by Skytrax
  • Anju Bobby George won the Woman of Year Award at World Athletics Awards 2021
  • Assam govt conferred ‘Asom Baibhav Award’ to Ratan Tata
  • Delhi’s Nizamuddin Revival Project won 2 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021
  • Mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, Adam Marcus and Daniel Spielman, selected for inaugural AMS’s Ciprian Foias Award
  • ESAF SFB got Honorable Mention in Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs at 4th Global SME Finance Awards 2021
  • Nilmani Phookan Jr & Damodar Mauzo won Jnanpith Award


  • Bangladesh, US conducted bilateral exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)
  • India-Maldives joint military Exercise EKUVERIN conducted in Maldives
  • Sandhayak, 1st of the 4 ships under Survey Vessel (Large) project for Indian Navy, launched at GRSE, Kolkata


  • Viktor Axelsen, Tai Tzu Ying named 2021 BWF Male & Female Player of the Year
  • Russia defeated Croatia to win Davis Cup tennis tournament 2021 in Madrid
  • Lewis Hamilton won inaugural edition of Saudi Arabian GP
  • Argentina won 12th Men’s FIH Junior Hockey World Cup 2021 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu won Silver at BWF World Tour Finals 2021; Viktor Axelsen and An Se-young won gold

Book and Author

  • Narotam Sekhsaria wrote his autobiographyThe Ambuja Story: How a Group of Ordinary Men Created an Extraordinary Company’
  • ‘Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism’ by Dinyar Patel won NIF Book Prize 2021
  • A new book titled ’1971: Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’ Released; authored by Rachna Bisht Rawat
  • A book titled “Public Service Ethics – A Quest for Naitik Bharat” authored by Prabhat Kumar
  • A book titled ‘The Midway Battle: Modi’s Roller-coaster Second Term’ authored by Gautam Chintamani

Important day

  • 1 December: World AIDS Day (Theme 2021: End inequalities. End AIDS and End Pandemics.)
  • 1 December: Nagaland Statehood Day
  • 1 December 2021: BSF 57th Raising Day
  • 2 December: National Pollution Control Day
  • 2 December: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (Theme 2021: “Ending Slavery’s Legacy of Racism: A Global Imperative for Justice”)
  • 2 December: World Computer Literacy Day
  • 3 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Theme 2021: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.”)
  • 4 December: Indian Navy Day
  • 4 December: International Day of Banks
  • 5 December: World Soil Day (Theme 2021: “Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity”)
  • 5 December: International Volunteer Day (Theme 2021: “Volunteer now for our common future”.)
  • 6 December: India, Bangladesh celebrated Maitiri Diwas
  • 6 December: Mahaparinirvan Diwas
  • 7 December: International Civil Aviation Day (Theme 2021-23: “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”)
  • 7 December: National Armed Forces Flag Day


  • Padma Shri awardee Telugu film lyricist ‘Sirivennela’ Seetharama Sastry passed away
  • Former Andhra Pradesh CM Konijeti Rosaiah passed away in Hyderabad
  • Pulitzer-winning American scholar Martin J Sherwin passed away
  • Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away
  • India’s 1st woman psychiatrist Sarada Menon passed away
  • Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and his wife passed away in IAF Chopper Crash in Tamil Nadu

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