Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st August to 7th August 2020

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st August to 7th August 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

  • Four more states/UTs linked with ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme
  • Gramodyog Vikas Yojana’: Govt launches programme for artisans involved in manufacturing of agarbatti
  • ‘Ek Mask-Anek Zindagi’ drive begins in MP
  • IOCL To Invest Rs 13,805 Cr To Set Up New Plant in Odisha
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurated upstream carriageway of Mahatma Gandhi bridge in Bihar
  • NASA Astronauts returns safely after successful Demo-2 mission
  • I&B Minister Launches ‘DD Assam’ Channel Virtually
  • Central Railway designs robot ‘Rakshak’ for health assistant
  • AP govt ties up with ITC, HUL and P&G for women”s economic empowerment
  • GoI launches NCDC YouTube Channel “Sahakar Cooptube NCDC India
  • Union Ministers Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Smriti Irani launch the book ‘Swachh Bharat Kranti
  • First anniversary of creation of UTs of J&K, Ladakh on August 05
  • Haryana CM launched ”Parivar Pehchan Patra”
  • Chhattisgarh Chief Minister launched a social security scheme
  • Maharashtra govt and Google tie-up to deploy learning tools for schools
  • Odisha becomes first state to get ‘tsunami ready’ tag
  • Google is set to turn India’s Independence Day musical with AI and people’s voices
  • PM Modi to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands

♦International News

  • Ivory Coast defence minister Hamed Bakayoko nominated as new prime minister
  • 6th BRICS Environment Minister meeting held in Russia
  • Apple surpasses Saudi Aramco to become world’s most valuable company
  • UAE starts up Arab world’s first nuclear plant
  • Mohamed Irfaan Ali New President of Guyana
  • UK considers Gandhi coin to commemorate Indian independence icon
  • FutureBrand Index 2020: Reliance Industries 2 after Apple
  • India contributes over $15 mn to India-UN Development Partnership Fund
  • India extended US$18 mn Line of Credit to Maldives for expansion of fishing facilities
  • Exim Bank extends $250 million line of credit to Mozambique
  • Donald Trump imposes US ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 days
  • Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformation

♦Banking and Financial

  • Reliance Power, JERA ink loan agreement with banks for new power plant in Bangladesh
  • GST collections stand at Rs 87,422 crore in July
  • Canara Bank ties up with 3 insurers to provide Corona Kavach policies
  • National Bank of Bahrain selects Infosys Finacle for transformation of transaction banking business
  • Bharti Airtel inks multi-year strategic pact with Amazon for AWS solutions
  • 2nd RBI Monetary Policy 2020-21: Bank keeps repo rate unchanged
  • Reliance General Insurance launches platform for making payments via Bharat Bill
  • Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Bharti AXA General Insurance to offer Shop Insurance
  • Home-grown social media app ShareChat to get $100 million funding from Microsoft


  • IFSCA sets up a panel to formulate plan to develop international retail business chaired by Pradip Shah
  • KV Kamath To Head RBI Committee on Setting Parameters for Loan Restructuring

♦Appointment and Resignation

  • Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd Appointed Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel as Additional & Independent Director
  • HP appoints Ketan Patel as India MD
  • Sashidhar Jagdishan is the new CEO of HDFC Bank
  • J&K Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu resigns and take charge as new CAG
  • Manoj Sinha appointed as new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir
  • Ajay Tyagi gets 18 Months extension as SEBI Chairman


  • ‘Moothon’, ‘Son Rise’ win awards at 20th New York Indian Film Festival


  • Sports Ministry Announces Selection Committee chaired by Retired Justice of Supreme Court Justice Mukundakam Sharma for National Sports Awards 2020
  • Lewis Hamilton won British Grand Prix 2020
  • India withdraws from Women’s World Team Squash Championship 2020
  • VIVO won’t be IPL title sponsors this year: BCCI

♦Book and Author

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar Released a Book Titled “Siyasat Mein Sadasyata” Authored by Vijay Kumar Choudhary

♦Important day

  • 1 August National Mountain Climbing Day
  • 1 AugustYorkshire Day
  • World Breastfeeding Week 2020 August 1 to 7 (Theme 2020: “Support Breast feeding for a healthier planet”)
  • 3 August Sanskrit Diwas 2020
  • 4th August: Coast Guard Day
  • 6 August: Hiroshima Day 2020
  • First Friday in August (7th August 2020): International Beer Day
  • 7th August: 6th National Handloom Day


  • Malayalam Actor Anil Murali passed away
  • Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh passes away at 64 in Singapore
  • Sahitya Akademi Awardee Tamil writer and documentary filmmaker Sa. Kandasamy passed away
  • Nobel Peace Prize winner politician John Hume passed away
  • Former Arunachal Pradesh Governor R.D. Pradhan passes away
  • Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passes away
  • ”Father of modern Indian theatre” Ebrahim Alkazi dies at 94

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