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

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st to 7th 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

  • May 1, 2021, 400th Prakash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur
  • Indian Army’s First Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim
  • Mamata Banerjee sworn in as West Bengal Chief Minister for third time
  • Odisha Govt. announces Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana
  • ‘Miyon ka Bara’ station in Jodhpur renamed Mahesh Nagar

International News

  • Congo declares the end of Ebola outbreak
  • S Jaishankar On Four-Day London Visit For G7 Foreign Ministers’ Summit

Banking and Financial

  • GST revenues touch all-time high of ₹1.41 lakh in April
  • Barclays cuts FY22 GDP growth forecast to 10%
  • Goldman Sachs lowers India growth forecast for FY22 to 11.1%
  • RBI imposes a Rs 3-cr penalty on ICICI Bank for violating prudential norms
  • S&P slashes India’s GDP growth forecast to 8% for FY22
  • RBI announces ₹50,000 crore priority lending by banks for COVID-related healthcare infrastructure
  • LIC 10th most-valuable insurance brand, third-strongest globally
  • Fitch predicts India’s GDP growth at 5% for FY22

Appointment and Resignation

  • T Rabi Sankar named RBI deputy governor; to succeed B P Kanungo
  • Amit Banerjee Appointed as new CMD of BEML Limited
  • Kotak Mahindra Life appoints Mahesh Balasubramanian as MD
  • Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant appointed NHRC acting chairperson
  • Sindhu, Michelle Li appointed ambassadors for IOC’s ‘Believe in Sport’ campaign
  • Vijay Goel appointed as CMD of THDCIL
  • MK Stalin, DMK Chief, Takes Oath As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
  • AINRC leader N Rangasamy sworn in as Puducherry Chief Minister
  • RM Sundaram appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research


  • Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun honour to Bengaluru Teacher Shyamala Ganesh
  • Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema’ introduced
  • Maria Ressa conferred UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize 2021


  • NATO Military Joint Exercises launched with Albania


  • Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix
  • Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera retires from international cricket
  • Mark Selby beats Shaun Murphy to won fourth World Snooker Championship

Book and Author

  • Meghan Markle Children’s Book ‘The Bench’ released

Important day

  • 1st May: International Labour Day
  • 1st May: Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day
  • 2nd May (first Sunday of May): World Laughter Day 2021
  • 3rd May: World Press Freedom Day 2021 (Theme 2021: ‘Information as a Public Good’)
  • 4th May(first Tuesday of May): World Asthma Day 2021 (Theme 2021: ‘Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions’)
  • 4th May: Coal Miners Day
  • 4th May: International Firefighters’ Day
  • 5th May: World Athletics Day 2021
  • 6th May: International No Diet Day


  • ‘Shooter Dadi’ Chandro Tomar passed away
  • Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning Moonstruck actress passed away
  • Actor and anchor Kanupriya passed away
  • Former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee passes away
  • Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away
  • Veteran Football Administrator and Hindustan FC Owner DK Bose passed away
  • Sitar maestro Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri Passes Away
  • Former J&K Governor Jagmohan passes away
  • Scientist Manas Bihari Verma, key man behind Tejas, Passed away
  • Bollywood film editor Ajay Sharma passed away due to Covid-19
  • Rashtriya Lok Dal chief and former Union minister Ajit Singh paassed away
  • Former Head of Mar Thoma Church Dr Philipose Mar Chrysostom Passes Away
  • Actress Abhilasha Patil passes away due to Covid complications
  • Veteran singer G Anand passes away

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