Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st to 7th January 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st to 7th January 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

  • PM to lay Foundation Stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur on 2 January
  • Mandatory implementation of FASTag wef new year day; hybrids lanes to remain operational till 15th February, 2021
  • Jharkhand launch crop relief scheme- Kisan Fasal Rahat Yojana
  • India approves two coronavirus vaccines, ‘Covishield’ and ‘Covaxin’
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of Light House projects (LHPs)
  • Amit Shah releases ‘National Police K-9 Journal’
  • Centre sets up panel to work out CET headed by R P Tiwari
  • Kerala to host 4th Global Ayurveda Festival from March 12, 2021
  • Madhya Pradesh rolls out ‘Launch Pad Scheme’ to make youth self-reliant
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs setup TRIFOOD Parks in MP
  • Uttar Pradesh Government launched Kisan Kalyan mission
  • PM Modi inaugurates Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline

♦International News

  • International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) becomes Associate Member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
  • Australia Has Changed a Word in its National Anthem to Honor Indigenous People
  • Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2021, Mukesh Ambani Ranks 12
  • S. Congress passes ‘Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act’
  • Bajaj Auto becomes world’s most valuable two-wheeler company
  • Argentine filmmaker Pablo Cesar to head 51st IFFI’s International Jury
  • UK PM Boris Johnson cancels Republic Day visit to India

♦Banking and Financial

  • GST collections at all-time high of over Rs 1.15 lakh crore in December
  • ADB to provide $231 million loan to enhance power generation capacity in Assam
  • SEBI imposes fine of Rs. 15 crore on Mukesh Ambani, Rs. 25 crore on Reliance Industries
  • RBI launches Digital Payments Index
  • ADB, India signs $10 million loan to support project horticulture in Himachal Pradesh
  • ADB to provide $100 million loan to upgrade power distribution in Bengaluru
  • Bank of Baroda launches WhatsApp banking services
  • Tata Motors ties up with Karnataka Bank for vehicle finance
  • World Bank Signs $105 Million Project to Improve Waterways in West Bengal
  • GoI & NDB sign two loan agreements for USD 646 million for upgrading Road Network in Andhra Pradesh
  • RBI fines Bajaj Finance Rs 2.5 crore for recovery agent harassment
  • Tata Power, SIDBI join hands for rooftop solar financing for MSMEs
  • RBI to introduce LEI for large-value transactions in RTGS/NEFT from April
  • India’s growth to rebound to 4% in FY 22: World Bank
  • Shivalik Mercantile CB becomes India’s 1st urban co-operative bank to transition to SFB

♦Appointment and Resignation

  • Isro Chairman K Sivan gets one-year extension till January 2022
  • Suneet Sharma takes over the charge of new Chairman & CEO of Railway Board
  • Four Judges elevated as Chief Justices of Odisha, Telangana, Madras and J& K High Courts
  • Soma Mondal appointed new Chairperson of SAIL
  • Umesh Sinha appointed Deputy Election Commissioner
  • Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal to take charge as Deputy Chief of Army Staff
  • Karan Bajwa to head Google Cloud in Asia Pacific

Defence

  • MoD signs contract with BEL to supply indigenously developed 10 Lynx U2 Fire Control systems for Indian Navy
  • BEL signs contract with Indian Navy for Initial supply of indigenously developed Laser Dazzlers
  • India & Israel successfully test MRSAM air defence system

♦Sports

  • Leon Mendonca becomes India’s 67th Grandmaster
  • Assam Rifles Public School becomes first Khelo India Sports School from North-East
  • Teimour Radjabov won Airthings Masters
  • Claire Polosak became first woman to officiate in a men’s Test
  • Khelo India Ice Hockey Tournament begins in Chiktan, Kargil

♦Important day

  • 1st January – Global Family Day
  • 4 January-World Braille Day
  • Journalist Day Observed in Maharashtra on 6 January

♦Obituary

  • Former Union minister Buta Singh passes away
  • Legendary Music Director Shantanu Mohapatra passes away
  • Ace mountaineer Colonel Narendra ‘Bull’ Kumar passes away
  • Congress leader K K Ramachandran Master passes away at 78

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