Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th August to 14th August 2020

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th August to 14th 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

  • Delhi Govt. launches Electric Vehicle Policy
  • Over 160 million watched live telecast of Ram temple event
  • Flipkart signs MoU with UP government’s one District, One Product scheme
  • Delhi Airport Develops Online “AIR SUVIDHA” Portal for International Passengers
  • No sale of junk food within 50 metres of schools: FSSAI
  • Union Environment Minister launched National Portal on Human Elephant conflict called “SURAKHSYA”
  • Chhattisgarh CM launches Indira Van Mitan Yojana
  • Gujarat Launches New Scheme Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana
  • Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launches ‘Krishi Megh’
  • Raksha Mantri launches ‘Atmanirbharta Saptah’ (7 to 14 August)
  • Assam Govt Announces Arunodoi Scheme, Boost to Women Empowerment
  • CM Amarinder Singh launches ‘Punjab Smart Connect Scheme’
  • West Bengal Govt Launched ‘Karma Sathi Prakalpa’ scheme to Provide Soft Loans, Subsidies to Youth
  • PM Modi launches Transparent Taxation platform to benefit honest taxpayers
  • Goa’s Moira bananas, Harmal Chillies, Khaje gets GI tag
  • Odisha bags 1st position in AMRUT scheme

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

♦International News

  • Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as prime minister of Sri Lanka for fourth time
  • Walter Roger Martos Ruiz sworn in as new Prime Minister of Peru
  • Russia registers the world’s first coronavirus vaccine
  • Reliance rank 96th in the Fortune’s top 100 global companies 2020
  • Mohamed Ould Bilal becomes new Prime Minister of Mauritania
  • India & Maldives ink contract for development of five eco-tourism zones in Addu atoll
  • Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab Government Steps Down
  • Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris named US Vice Presidential candidate for Democratic party
  • Mukesh Ambani, 4th richest person in the world: Bloomberg Billionaires Index
  • India extends assistance of USD 1 million to Antigua and Barbuda to combat COVID-19 pandemic
  • Forbes releases “The Highest-Paid Actors Of 2020” list, Akshay Kumar (6th) in top 10
  • Donald Trump brokers historic peace deal between Israel and UAE
  • India announces USD 500 million help in Maldives Connectivity project

♦Banking and Financial

  • LIC acquires 5% stake in YES Bank
  • ADB signs 200 million Dollar financing deal with Reliance for power plant in Bangladesh
  • NPCI launches omni-channel loyalty platform ‘nth Rewards’
  • India GDP to negative growth of 5% (-4.5%) in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic: Dun & Bradstreet report
  • South Indian Bank gets RBI’s nod to set up non-financial subsidiary
  • Rajesh Verma Released Report of the Committee on Business Responsibility Reporting (BRR)
  • Reliance Foundation partners with USAID to bridge gender digital divide in India
  • RBI governor announces ‘positive pay’ feature to help avert cheque frauds
  • RBI mandates system-based asset classification for UCBs

♦Appointment and Resignation

  • P S Ranipse appointed as new IG of CRPF
  • Prof Pradeep Kumar Joshi appointed as UPSC chairman
  • PNB Housing Finance appoints Hardayal Prasad as MD & CEO
  • Govt forms panel to fix ceiling rates under duty reimbursement scheme for exporters chaired by G K Pillai
  • Senior IRS Officer Patanjali Jha assumes charge as Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax
  • Pramod Bhasin becomes new Chairman of ICRIER
  • PESB select Soma Mondal as the next chairman of Steel Authority of India
  • Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi assumes charge as Director General Naval Operations


  • Nitin Sethi and Shiv Sahay Singh win ACJ’s journalism awards


  • India to Participate in Kavkaz Exercise 2020 in Russia
  • India bans import of 101 defence items to boost self-reliance


  • Skyroot India’s first private company to test upper-stage rocket engine
  • NASA Planet Hunter TESS finds 66 new Exoplanets


  • India to host 2021 T20 World Cup, 2022 edition in Australia
  • Max Verstappen Won F1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix 2020

♦Book and Author

  • ‘Amazing Ayodhya’, a new book by author Neena Rai
  • “Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World” – A Book by Dalai Lama to release in November

♦Important day

  • 8th August: 78th Quit India Movement Day 2020
  • August 9: World Tribal Day
  • 9th August: Nagasaki Day
  • 9th August: International day of the world’s indigenous peoples 2020 (Theme: COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ resilience)
  • 10th August: World Biofuel Day
  • August 12: World Elephant Day
  • 10th August: World Lion Day
  • 12th August: International Youth Day (Theme 2020: “Youth Engagement for Global Action”)
  • August 13: World Organ Donation Day 2020


  • Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori passed away

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