Weekly One Liner Current Affairs : 16th July to 23rd July 2020

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs : 16th July to 23rd July 2020

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

  • Indian Railways’ 1st cable-stayed rail bridge, Anji Khad bridge
  • Poba Reserve Forest in Dhemaji, Assam to be Upgraded to Wildlife Sanctuary
  • India’s first trans-shipment hub in Cochin port, Kerala
  • Indian Railways targets to become ‘Green Railway’ by 2030
  • Hyderabad Airport Gets India’s 1st and Only Completely Contactless Car Parking
  • Govt aims to increase public health expenditure to 5% of GDP by 2025
  • Telangana Police Launch ‘CybHER’ Campaign to Tackle Cybercrime Against Women, Children
  • 117th birthday Anniversary of Ex CM of Tamil Nadu state K Kamaraj, celebrated as Educational Development Day
  • India-Israel sign agreements on Cyber Security
  • CBSE Collaborates with IBM To Integrate AI Curriculum in 200 Schools across India
  • Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Inaugurates ‘Smriti Van’ in Dehradun on Harela Festival
  • One Nation One Ration Card scheme now enabled in 20 States/UTs
  • Jal Jeevan Mission: Arunachal plans 100% tap connections by 2023
  • India and US sign MoU to develop strategic petroleum reserve
  • Govt has approved Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone
  • Capitals of NE states to be connected to rail network by 2023: Railway Board
  • J&K panchayat members to get Rs 25 lakh insurance for death due to militancy
  • FM Nirmala Sitharaman Attends 3rd G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
  • PM SVANidhi app launched to provide micro-credit facility for street vendors at their door steps
  • Uttar Pradesh launched ‘Navin Rojgar Chhatri Yojana’ for the Scheduled Castes
  • India’s first public Electric Vehicle charging plaza inaugurated in New Delhi
  • Union Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal e-inaugurates Zoram Mega Food Park in Mizoram
  • Employees’ Welfare Scheme Launched in Arun Jaitley’s Name in Rajya Sabha
  • Rajasthan Launched ‘One-stop’ scheme to fast-track investments
  • Delhi Govt. Launched ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana
  • Andhra Pradesh signs MoU with AMUL to help Women Self Help Groups boost milk cooperatives
  • Actor Sonu Sood launches “Pravasi Rojgar App
  • “Vriksharopan Abhiyan” Scheme to be launched by Home Minister

♦International News

  • Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigns
  • Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN
  • Suriname elects Indian-origin ‘Chan’ Santokhi as President
  • India ‘Air bubbles’ formed with US, France & Germany
  • India Ranks 3rd In Global Manufacturing Risk Index, China Top: Cushman & Wakefield Report
  • Gabon appoints Ossouka Raponda as its first woman prime minister
  • At 273 million people, India records highest reduction in number of people living in poverty: UN
  • India-Maldives sign agreement to “Emergency Medical Services” in Male
  • US lawmakers pass legislation urging China to de-escalate situation with India along LAC
  • India Ranks Among 10 Worst Countries for Working People: ITUC
  • Pakistan and China sign agreement to construct 700MW Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project

♦Banking and Financial

  • ICRA sharply revises forecast, expects economy to shrink by (-) 9.5% in FY21
  • Instagram launches Shop with Facebook Pay support
  • GDP to contract by (-5.3%) in FY21, lowest in Indian history: India Ratings
  • Tamil Nadu signs MoUs with 8 companies worth Rs 10,399 crore
  • Nomura estimates India’s GDP to contract by -6.1% in FY21
  • India’s GDP to shrink by (-)6% in FY21: DBS Report
  • CBIC and CBDT sign MoU to facilitate smoother bilateral exchange of data
  • CBDT signs MoU with MSME ministry to share data
  • LIC signs agreement with UBI to distribute latter’s policies
  • FamPay launches India’s first numberless card for teenagers

Also Read: Weekly One Liner Current Affairs : 8th July to 15th July 2020

♦Appointment and Resignation

  • Brett Lee becomes brand ambassador of SportsAdda
  • Roshni Nadar Malhotra succeeds Shiv Nadar as HCL Chairman
  • RBI approves reappointment of Shyam Srinivasan as Federal Bank MD, CEO
  • Ashwini Kumar Tewari appointed as the new SBI Cards MD & CEO
  • Karur Vysya Bank appoints Ramesh Babu Boddu as MD & CEO
  • R. Narayanaswamy appointed Chair of Technical Advisory Committee of National Financial Reporting Authority
  • Sumit Deb appointed as CMD of NMDC
  • Sanjiv Bajaj new Chairman of Bajaj Finance
  • PC Kandpal appointed MD & CEO SBI General Insurance
  • Sahil Seth appointed as honorary adviser to BRICS CCI
  • Arun Kumar nominated as the Vice-Chairman of International Union of Railways

♦Awards

  • Tata’s Chandrasekaran, Lockheed’s Taiclet to receive USIBC Global Leadership Award
  • Committee to Protect Journalists announced, International Press Freedom Awardees 2020 (Shahidul Alam from Bangladesh, Mohammad Mosaed from Iran, Dapo Olorunyomi from Nigeria and Svetlana Prokopyeva from Russia)
  • Kate Winslet to Receive 2020 TIFF Tribute Actor Award
  • Marianna Vardinoyannis, Morissana Kouyate Announced Laureates of UN Nelson Mandela Prize
  • Climate Activist Greta Thunberg awarded 1 million Euros Gulbenkian Prize

ALSO READ Weekly One Liner Current Affairs : 1st July to 7th July 2020

♦Defence

  • India navy & US Navy conduct PASSEX Exercise
  • Dhruvastra, India’s anti-tank guided missile, test-fired successfully in Odisha

♦Science

  • United Arab Emirates launches ‘Hope’ mission to Mars on Japanese rocket

♦Sports

  • FIFA 2022 World Cup to be held in Qatar
  • IOC postpones 2022 Youth Olympic Games to 2026
  • Real Madrid’s 1st La Liga title without Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix
  • ICC postpones T20 World Cup to 2022

♦Important day

  • 17th July: World Day for International Justice 2020
  • 18th July: Nelson Mandela Day
  • 20 July: World Chess Day
  • 20th July: Space Exploration Day

♦Obituary

  • Arjuna awardee and ace para-badminton player Ramesh Tikaram passed away of COVID-19
  • Filmmaker Rajat Mukherjee passes away
  • S. Seshadri, a leader of Indian mathematics, passes away in Chennai
  • Civil rights leader Cordy Tindell Vivian passes away
  • Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon passes away
  • Odia actor Bijay Mohanty passes away

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