Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 17 October to 24 October 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 17 October to 24 October 2021

We are all aware of how important the General Awareness/ Current Affairs section is in any exam, whether it is for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam. As a result, we will provide weekly one-liner current events for any future exam that has a GA section.
Weekly one-liner current affairs contains the week’s most relevant news into a single line, and are obligatory reading for all exams. The weekly one-liner current affairs are offered below to keep you up to date.

National News

  • Khadi exhibition and Khadi Kareegar Sammelan inaugurated in Varanasi to strengthen artisans and traditional arts
  • Telangana developed India’s first smartphone-based eVoting solution
  • Punjab CM Charanjit Channi launched ‘Mera Ghar Mere Naam’ scheme
  • Rajasthan launched ‘Prashasan Gaon ke Sang’ Campaign to provide Government Services to Remote Villages
  • J&K Administration signed an MoU with Dubai, UAE Govt for Real Estate Development
  • Centre has launched India’s 1st ‘One Health’ Consortium for Surveillance of Bacterial, Viral Infections
  • Union Minister launched Development Projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands; Mount Harriet to be named Mount Manipur
  • NITI Aayog launched Geospatial Energy Map of India with ISRO
  • Working Group Constituted to overhaul Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) headed by Ritesh Chauhan
  • MP Govt announced Implementation of “Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana”
  • Chhattisgarh CM launched “Shri Dhanwantri Generic Medical Store” Scheme
  • PM Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport in UP
  • NABARD sanctioned Rs 608 Crores to GoI for Assam’s Infrastructure Projects
  • Tamil Nadu CM launched ‘e-munnetram’ web portal
  • Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGOS) set up to review and monitor the implementation of the PM GatiShakti NMP; headed by Rajiv Gauba

International News

  • Jonas Gahr Store has assumed charge as Norway’s new PM
  • India signed an MoU with Russia for Di-ammonium Phosphate Fertilizer Supply
  • India signed an MoU with Russia for Collaboration in Coking Coal Sector
  • WHO Global TB report for 2021: India worst-hit country in TB elimination
  • Devusinh Chauhan participated in Ministerial Roundtable Session of ITU Digital World 2021
  • 71st Global Food Security Index 2021: India ranked 71st; Ireland topped
  • India, Israel, UAE, U.S. decide to launch quadrilateral economic forum
  • 2021 Mercer CFS Global Pension Index (MCGPI) survey: India ranked 40th ; Iceland topped
  • World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2021: India ranked 79th; Denmark topped
  • HDFC Bank, Mastercard, DFC, USAID launched a $100 Million Credit Facility for Indian MSMEs
  • Barbados elected its first-ever president Dame Sandra Mason, removing UK’s Queen Elizabeth
  • FATF retained Pakistan in ‘Grey List; Turkey, Jordan, and Mali also added

Banking and Financial

  • SEBI formed 4-Member Advisory Committee on Settlement Orders Chaired by Vijay C Daga
  • RBI authorised Karur Vysya Bank (KVB) to collect Direct taxes
  • BSE Signed MoU with Business Leadership League To Help SMEs
  • IndiaFirst Life Introduces ‘Saral Bachat Bima’ Insurance Plan
  • RBI imposed Rs 1 crore penalty on SBI for non-compliance
  • Federal Bank has tied up with CredAvenue for Securitisation platform
  • RBI imposed a fine of Rs 1.95 crores on Standard Chartered Bank
  • Expert Group by government on Tobacco Tax Policy headed by Vikas Sheel
  • NPCI launched NPCI Tokenization System (NTS) platform for card tokenization
  • Centre extended Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package insurance scheme for another 6 months
  • RBI imposed ₹1 crore penalty on Paytm Payments Bank
  • Rupifi tied up with Muthoot Finance to Support 15 Million SMEs
  • Bharti AXA Life Insurance entered into a Bancassurance Partnership with Utkarsh Small Finance Bank
  • DA/DR for central government employees and pensioners hiked from 28% to 31%

Appointment and Resignation

  • Pradeep Kumar Panja appointed as the Chairman of Karnataka Bank
  • Sahdev Yadav appointed as President of Indian Weightlifting Federation
  • Navrang Saini has got the additional charge as Chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)
  • Amit Rastogi appointed new Chairman & Managing Director of NRDC
  • Ayushmann Khurrana joined CoinDCX for ‘Future Yahi Hai’ campaign
  • A Balasubramanian elected as the Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)
  • Alok Mishra appointed as the MD of India Ports Global Limited (IPGL)
  • Imtiaz Ali appointed as ambassador of Russian Film Festival in India
  • OnePlus appointed Navnit Nakra as OnePlus India CEO and Head of India region
  • Realme appointed KL Rahul as Brand Ambassador
  • Adidas roped in Deepika Padukone as Global Brand Ambassador


  • Indian American scientist Vivek Lall got Lifetime Achievement Award at Ritossa Family Summits
  • Assam’s Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award – Literaturist ‘Nirod Kumar Barooah’ among the 3 recipient
  • India’s Vidyut Mohan has won inaugural ‘2021 Earthshot Prize’ under ‘Clean Our Air’ Category
  • Aryabhata Award conferred to Dr G Satheesh Reddy by Astronautical Society of India (ASI)
  • Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny won EU’s Sakharov Prize 2021
  • Martin Scorsese and Istevan Szabo to be honored with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI
  • Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation won Earth Guardian Award at 11th NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards 2021


  • Indian Army has won gold medal in the Cambrian Patrol Exercise 2021


  • China has launched 1st Solar Exploration Satellite
  • NASA launched Lucy Mission to study the Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids
  • Vodafone-Idea joined hands with L&T for testing 5G based Smart City solutions


  • Chennai Super Kings set to become India’s first sports unicorn
  • China and Indonesia won Uber Cup and Thomas Cup Respectively
  • Bhavani Devi won 2022 Charlellville National Competition, France
  • Australia’s fast bowler James Pattinson retires from international cricket
  • FIFA Ranking 2021: India ranked 106th; Belgium topped
  • Ridhima Veerendra Kumar broke 7-year National record and bagged gold medal in swimming

Book and Author

  • New Book ‘Sir Syed Ahmad Khan: Reason, Religion And Nation’ authored by Professor Shafey Kidwai
  • A book titled “Actually… I Met Them: A Memoir” authored by Gulzar
  • Defence Minister launched the book “Veer Savarkar: The Man Who Could Have Prevented Partition” authored by Uday Mahurkar and Chirayu Pandit
  • Divya Dutta will release her 2nd Book ‘The Stars in My Sky: Those Who Brightened My Film Journey’
  • A book titled “The Origin Story of India’s States” authored by Venkataraghavan Subha Srinivasan

Important day

  • 16thOctober: National Security Guard Raising Day
  • 20th October: World Statistics Day
  • 20th October: World Osteoporosis Day
  • 20th October: International Chef’s Day (Theme 2021: Healthy Food for the Future.)
  • 21st October: Police Commemoration Day
  • 21st October: World Iodine Deficiency Day
  • 22nd October: International Stuttering Awareness Day (Theme 2021: “Speak the change you wish to see”.)
  • 23rd October: International Snow Leopard Day
  • 24th October: United Nations (UN) Day (Theme of UN concert 2021: “Building Back Together for Peace and Prosperity”)
  • 24th October: World Polio Day (Theme 2021: Delivering on a Promise)


  • Saurashtra Cricketer Avi Barot passed away
  • Sri Lanka’s first Test captain Bandula Warnapura passed away
  • Former hockey player Saranjeet Singh passed away

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