Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 15th to 23rd May 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 15th to 23rd May 2021

Dear Aspirants,

As we all know that General Awareness/ Current Affairs Part is playing a major role in any exam weather it will be SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government examinations. So here we are providing the weekly one liner current affairs for every upcoming exam which has GA section. Weekly one liner current affairs consist top news in one line which is important for every exams. Check Weekly current affairs below and update yourself with weekly one liner current affairs here.

National News

  • Malerkotla To Be Punjab’s 23rd District: Captain Amarinder Singh
  • Himachal Government launches ‘Ayush Ghar-Dwar’ program
  • Gujarat CM launches ‘Marun Gaam: Corona-Mukt Gaam’ (My Village: Corona-Free Village) campaign
  • India’s first Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre set up at Pune
  • Karnataka tops in setting up health & wellness centres under Ayushman Bharat’
  • Jharkhand ranks first in implementation of Smart City Mission schemes
  • Jharkhand launches ‘Amrit Vahini’ App for online booking of hospital beds
  • Six Heritage Sites added to India’s UNESCO World Heritage sites Tentative List
  • India & Oman renew MoUs on military cooperation & maritime issues

International News

  • KP Sharma Oli reappointed as the PM of Nepal
  • Cyclone Taukate hit Gujarat coast, Maharashtra, Goa
  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Tops Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2021
  • Mali’s PM Moctar Ouane reappointed as prime minister
  • India climbs to 3rd spot on EY index on impressive show by solar PV segment; US retains top position
  • V Muraleedharan represented India at the Summit on Financing of African Economies 2021 at Paris
  • Forbes Highest paid Athletes list 2021: MMA star Conor McGregor tops the list
  • Italy hosts the Global G 20 Summit

Banking and Financial

  • RBI excludes Lakshmi Vilas Bank from second schedule of RBI Act
  • Airtel Payments Bank launches Digigold
  • India’s Adani Green to buy SoftBank-backed SB Energy in $3.5 billion deal
  • India’s WPI Inflation Surges To 49% For April 2021
  • Reliance Jio joins global consortium to build undersea cable network
  • RBI imposes a penalty on City Union Bank, 3 other lenders
  • RBI to transfer 99,122 crore surplus to Central Government for FY21
  • RBI increases the limit for Full-KYC PPIs to Rs 2 lakh from Rs 1 lakh

Appointment and Resignation

  • Bata India appoints former Britannia COO Gunjan Shah as CEO
  • Pinarayi Vijayan sworn in as Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time


  • Y Nuklu Phom won prestigious Whitley Award 2021 for his ‘biodiversity peace corridor’
  • Miss Universe 2021: Mexico’s Andrea Meza Won the Crown
  • Suresh Mukund becomes 1st Indian to won annual ‘World Choreography Award 2020
  • Naturalist Jane Goodall wins 2021 Templeton prize for life’s work


  • INS Rajput to be decommissioned on May 21


  • China’s First Mars Rover ‘ZhuRong’ Successfully Lands on Mars
  • Google Cloud partnered with SpaceX for providing satellite internet service
  • Iran Develops Its Most Powerful Supercomputer “Simorgh”
  • China successfully launches new ocean observation satellite Haiyang-2D


  • Women’s Rugby World Cup 2022 in New Zealand
  • FA Cup: Leicester Beat Chelsea To Won Title For First Time
  • Barcelona beats Chelsea 4-0 to win Women’s Champions League final for first time
  • Rafael Nadal beats World No 1 Novak Djokovic for 10th Rome Open title
  • Arjan Bhullar becomes first Indian-origin fighter to win MMA title
  • Football: FIFA U-17 women’s World Cup to be held in India in October 2022
  • Atletico Madrid clinch La Liga title

Important day

  • 15th May: International Day of the Family (Theme 2021: “Families and New Technologies.”)
  • 16th May: International Day of Living Together in Peace
  • 16th May: International Day of Light
  • 16th May: National Dengue Day
  • 17th May: World Telecommunication Day (Theme 2021:‘Accelerating digital transformation in challenging times’)
  • 18th May: International Museum Day (Theme 2021:  “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”)
  • 18th May: World AIDS Vaccine Day
  • 17th to 23rd May: UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) 2021 (Theme 2021: Streets for Life)
  • 20th May: World Bee Day (Theme 2021:“Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees”)
  • 20th May: World Metrology Day (Theme 2021: Measurement for Health.)
  • 21st May: Anti-terrorism day
  • 21st May: International Tea Day
  • 21st May: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • 22 May: International Day for Biological Diversity (Theme 2021: “We’re part of the solution”)


  • Times Group chairperson Indu Jain passes away
  • Padma Shri awardee Dr KK Aggarwal passed away
  • Ex-union minister & BJP leader Chaman Lal Gupta passed away
  • Renowned Tamil writer Ki Rajanarayanan passed away
  • Former Rajasthan CM Jagannath Pahadia passed away
  • Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna passes away
  • Famous Mathematician MS Narasimhan Passes Away
  • Popular music composer Raam Laxman passed away

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