Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st to 8th December 2020

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st to 8th December 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

  • Narendra Singh Tomar launches Honey FPOProgramme in 5 states
  • Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival to begin on December 1
  • Assam Govt. launched Orundoi Scheme
  • Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister Launched ‘JaganannaThodu’ Scheme
  • PM Modi participates in Dev Deepawali Mahotsav in Varanasi
  • World Malaria Report 2020;India recorded the largest reduction in malaria cases in South East Asia
  • Cyclone Burevi to Cross Sri Lanka and Hit India’s Southern Tamil Nadu, Kerala
  • India invites UK’s Johnson as 2021 Republic Day chief guest
  • Ninth Edition of International Sand Art Festival Begins in Odisha’s Puri
  • Assam proposes 6thnational park in militancy ravaged forest
  • West Bengal launched SwasthyaSathi scheme
  • NongpokSekmai police station in Thoubal district of Manipur: Best performing police station in the country 2020
  • India & USA signs MoU on Intellectual Property Cooperation
  • India Post Released Stamp on FormerPrime Minister K. Gujral
  • Majerhat Bridge named “Jai Hind” to Mark Netaji’s 125th Birth Anniversary
  • Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurates Suryadhar Lake
  • PM Modi Virtually Inaugurates Construction of Agra Metro Project
  • UP’s Dandupur railway station to be renamed as Maa Barahi Devi Dham
  • Maharashtra police acquired a software Crawler for Operation Blackface
  • Gwalior, Orchha in UNESCO world heritage cities list
  • Uttar Pradesh government launched a scheme for Tharu tribes

International News

  • Arab Gulf’s first coal-based power plant being developed in Dubai
  • US Air Quality Index; Lahore has topped the list of world’s most polluted cities in the world
  • QS Asia University Rankings 2021; National University of Singapore has come up as Asia’s best university; IIT Bombay (Rank 47), IIT Delhi (Rank 50), and IIT Madras (Rank 56)
  • India8th MostImpacted by Terrorism: Global Terrorism Index 2020; Afghanistan most impacted

Banking and Financial

  • UBS Projects India’s GDP at -10.5% for FY21
  • YES Bank launches ‘SMS Pay’ on POS Terminals
  • PFC, REC to provide Rs 8,520 cr. loan to SJVN’s power project in Bihar
  • November GST collection stands at ₹1.04 lakh crore
  • S&P India’s GDP forecast at 9% contraction for FY21
  • OECD Projects India’s FY21 GDP at -9.9%
  • ADB Approves $430 Million to Help Rehabilitate Power Distribution Networks in Uttar Pradesh
  • Reliance Industries topsFortune 500 list of Indian firms; IOC in 2nd spot
  • RBI ban on HDFC Bank digital launches&selling new credit cards
  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath ringsBell at BSE for listing bond of Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC)
  • India’s GDP to contract 5% for FY21: RBI
  • RBI Monetary Policy on 4th Dec 2020; limit of contactless card transaction has been raised from Rs 2,000 to Rs 5,000 per transaction
  • ADB approves $190 million loan for upgradation of Bengaluru power distribution system
  • RBI to introduce digital payment security control directions
  • PNB launches loan management solution ‘LenS-The Lending Solution’
  • Fitch Revises India’s GDP Forecast -9.4% In FY 21
  • RTGS system to be available on 24×7 basis from December 14
  • ICICI Bank Launches ‘iMobile Pay’ App

Appointment and Resignation

  • AR Rahman announced as India ambassador to BAFTA’s Breakthrough initiative
  • Bata names Sandeep Kataria as global CEO
  • Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhary becomes new Director-General of BRO
  • Dronacharya Awardee Kuldeep Handoo appointed PM’s ‘Fit India’ Movement Ambassador
  • Horlicks Protein Plus ropes in Akshay Kumar as its new brand ambassador
  • Ficci elects Uday Shankar as president for the year 2020-21


  • Indo-Japan cooperation wins OECD MAP 2019award for highest agreement ratio in transfer pricing cases
  • Time Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao aims to ‘solve world’s problems
  • Indian village school teacher Ranjitsinh Disale wins $1 million global prize
  • Shantanu Narayen, Ajay Banga named among Fortune Businessperson of the Year 2020
  • Mondo Duplantis, Yulimar Rojas named the World Athletics Awards 2020
  • ICAR wins 2020 King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award
  • Raj Kamal Jha wins Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize


  • Indian Navy successfully test-fires naval version of BrahMos missile
  • Indian, Russian navies conduct Passage Exercise in eastern Indian OceanRegion


  • China becomes second nation after US to plant flag on the Moon


  • Lewis Hamilton won Bahrain GP
  • Kohli becomes fastest cricketer to score 12000 ODI runs, beats Tendulkar’s record
  • Japan to host seven-team Club World Cup in 2021
  • Sergio Perez takes first F1 won at Sakhir Grand Prix
  • New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson retires from all forms of Cricket
  • Sri Lanka to host Asia Cup in 2021
  • JehanDaruvala becomes first Indian to won F2 race

Book and Author

  • On the Move: My Journey as a Relentless Entrepreneur, Book released written by Hari Khemka
  • Vice President releases a book on Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalamtitled “40 Years with Abdul Kalam- Untold Stories”authored by Dr A.Sivathanu Pillai

Important day

  • 30th Nov: Guru Nanak Jayanti
  • December 1: World AIDS Day (Theme 2020: Global Solidarity and Shared Responsibility)
  • December 2: National Pollution Control Day
  • 2nd December: World Computer Literacy Day
  • December 3: International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Theme 2020: “Building Back Better: Towards a disability-inclusive accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”)
  • 3rd Dec: Dr Rajendra Prasad Jayanti
  • December 4- Indian Navy Day (Theme 2020: Indian Navy Combat Ready, Credible and Cohesive)
  • 4th December-International Day of Banks
  • December 5: World Soil Day (Theme 2020: Keep Soil Alive, Protect Soil Biodiversity)
  • 05 December- International Volunteer Day (2020 Theme: “Together We Can Through Volunteering”)
  • December 6-Mahaparinirvana Divas (death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar)
  • December 7: Armed Forces Flag Day
  • 07 December: International Civil Aviation Day (Theme 2020: “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”)


  • British Actor David Prowse passes away
  • MDH owner ‘Mahashay’ Dharampal Gulati passes away
  • Former Pakistan PM Zafarullah Jamali passes away at 76
  • Actor Ravi Patwardhan passes away at 84
  • Father of Fibre Optics Narinder Singh Kapany passes away
  • Veteran Bengali actor Manu Mukherjee passes away

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