Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8 to 14 November 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8 to 14 November 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

  • Amit Shah launched Mukhyamantri Ghasiyari Kalyan Yojana in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • Punjab became 1st Indian state to approve Tissue Culture-Based Seed Potato Rules
  • Tripura developed the country’s first-ever bamboo made cricket bat, stumps
  • IBM launched a client innovation center in Mysuru
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation declared Srinagar airport as major airport
  • Delhi govt launched ‘Shramik Mitra’ Scheme for Construction Workers
  • Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) index 2021: Gujarat retained top spot
  • Srinagar selected to join UNESCO creative cities network (UCCN)
  • Meghalaya Cabinet approved the creation of Eastern West Khasi Hills as the 12th district
  • UP Cabinet approved the proposal to implement ‘Mathrubhumi Yojana’
  • Govt sets up committee to determine RoDTEP rates for exports from SEZs, EOUs; headed by Gopal Krishna Pillai
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched a Road Safety initiative ‘Rakshak’
  • Wangala festival celebrated in Meghalaya
  • Maharashtra signed an MoU with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) for technical support in EV Policy

International News

  • UK approved world’s 1st oral pill to treat COVID-19
  • Global Drug Policy Index 2021: India ranked 18 out; Norway topped
  • Assam signed MoU with World Bank for Rs 770 crore Loan to promote river transportation
  • Climate Change Performance Index 2022: India ranked 10th; Denmark secured 4th place
  • USA became 101st member country of International Solar Alliance
  • Fumio Kishida re-elected as Prime Minister of Japan
  • José Daniel Ortega appointed President of Nicaragua
  • TVS Motor became 1st Indian 2-wheeler maker to join United Nations Global Compact

Banking and Financial

  • NCLT approved GAIL’s acquisition of 26% stake in OTPC
  • PhonePe launched tokenisation solution named ‘SafeCard’
  • SBI launched ‘Video Life Certificate’ service for pensioners
  • ESAF SFB partnered with NABARD for local economic development
  • PhonePe & Liberty General Insurance partnered to offer Motor Insurance
  • Brickwork Ratings projected India’s GDP at 10-10.5% in FY22
  • RBI lifted restrictions on Diners Club International Limited
  • RBI launched 1st Global Hackathon named HARBINGER 2021
  • UCO Bank signed Co-Lending Agreement with Aadhar Housing Finance
  • RBI projected Retail (CPI) inflation at 3% for 2021-22
  • RBI’s customer-centric initiatives “RBI Retail Direct Scheme” and “RB-IOS” launched by PM Modi
  • BharatPe launched World’s 1st Merchant Shareholding Programme
  • NPCI Bharat BillPay tied up with ICICI prudential to provide ClickPay

Appointment and Resignation

  • Bandhan Bank announced Zubeen Garg as brand ambassador for Assam
  • Morinari Watanabe re-elected as President of International Gymnastics Federation
  • Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar appointed next Chief of Naval Staff
  • Amitabh Bachchan appointed as Amway India’s Brand Ambassador
  • Mohammed Siraj appointed as My11Circle Brand Ambassador
  • SN Pradhan appointed as Director-General of NCB
  • Rajeev Srivastava appointed as CEO of Standard Chartered Securities India
  • Daniel Brühl named as Goodwill Ambassador of UN- World Food Programme
  • Bimal Patel elected to International Law Commission
  • Lovlina Borgohain appointed Ambassador of ICICI Prudential’s new digital campaign
  • C. Mody appointed as secretary general of Rajya Sabha

Awards

  • Priyanka Mohite selected to receive Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020
  • Puneeth Rajkumar posthumously conferred the Basavashree Award 2021

Defence

  • IAF & DRDO successfully conducted flight tests of Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon
  • DRDO signed Bilateral Innovation Agreement with Israel for dual-use technology
  • Indian Navy received 4th Scorpene Submarine ‘Vela’ under Project-75

Science

  • China launched world’s 1st Earth Science Satellite named “Guangmu”
  • Alphabet Inc launched “Isomorphic Labs”, an AI- drug discovery start-up
  • Australia and Canada will send Rover on Moon to search water in 2024
  • India’s 1st CoE in Research on Drone Technology & AI launched in IIT Guwahati
  • SpaceX launched Indian-origin astronaut Raja Chari-led Crew 3 mission

Sports

  • Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi won mixed team gold in ISSF President’s Cup
  • Max Verstappen won Mexican GP 2021
  • Rashid Khan became youngest bowler to take 400 T20 wickets
  • Asif Ali, Laura Delany declared as ICC Players of the Month for October
  • Dwayne Bravo announced retirement from international cricket
  • Sankalp Gupta became India’s 71st Grandmaster
  • Novak Djokovic won 37th Masters Title at Paris 2021
  • Mitrabha Guha named as India’s 72nd Grandmaster
  • Manika Batra, Archana Kamath won the Doubles title at WTT Contender Tournament 2021
  • India’s 1st National Yogasana Sports Championships organized in Bhubaneswar
  • Women’s cricket will make its debut in Commonwealth Games 2022, Birmingham

Book and Author

  • A new book titled “An Economist at Home and Abroad: A Personal Journey” authored by Shankar Acharya
  • A new book titled “MODERN INDIA: For Civil Services and Other Competitive Examinations” authored by Poonam Dalal Dahiya
  • A new book ‘Finding A Straight Line Between Twists and Turns’ authored by Aseem Chawla
  • ‘Nehru: The Debates that Define India’ co-authored by Tripurdaman Singh & Adeel Hussain
  • Salman Khurshid authored a new book “Sunrise over Ayodhya: Nationhood in our Times”
  • A book titled ‘Unshackling India’ authored by Ajay Chhibber & Salman Anees Soz
  • Arabic Edition of ‘100 Great Indian Poems’ Edited by Indian Diplomat Abhay Kumar launched at SIBF 2021

Important day

  • 7th November: Infant Protection Day
  • 8th November: International Day of Radiology (Theme 2021: ‘Interventional Radiology – Active care for the patient’)
  • 8th November: World Urbanism Day
  • 9th November: National Legal Services Day
  • 10th November: World Science Day for Peace and Development (Theme 2021: “Building Climate-Ready Communities”.)
  • 11th November: National Education Day
  • Cabinet approved to observe November 15 as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas
  • 12th November: Public Service Broadcasting Day
  • 12th November: World Pneumonia Day
  • 13th November: World Kindness Day
  • 14th November: Children’s Day
  • 14th November: World Diabetes Day (Theme 2021-23: “Access to Diabetes Care – If Not Now, When?”)
  • 8th -14th November: International Week of Science and Peace 2021

Obituary

  • Renowned Dronacharya Awardee Cricket Coach Tarak Sinha passed away
  • Philosopher Koneru Ramakrishna Rao passed away
  • Former South African President and Nobel Laureate FW de Klerk passed away
  • Prominent author Anand Shankar Pandya passed away

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