Weekly One Liner Current Affairs : 8th June to 15th June 2020

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs : 1st June to 7th June 2020

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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

  • Andhra Pradesh to launch online waste management platform
  • Gairsain declared summer capital of Uttarakhand
  • India, Denmark sign MoU for developing cooperation in power sector
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh launches ‘COVID BEEP’ app for COVID-affected patients
  • Plantation drive named “Thank Mom” started in Madhya Pradesh
  • ”Bande Utkala Janani” gets state anthem status in Odisha
  • Gujarat top in FSSAI food safety index for 2019-20
  • Madhya Pradesh launched “Mukhyamantri Shahri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana” for Street Vendors
  • Govt approves Rs. 1,280 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Madhya Pradesh during 2020-21
  • Mumbai most expensive Indian city for expats, 60th most expensive in World: 2020 Cost of Living Survey’
  • Highest ever allocation of fund worth Rs 1,01,500 crore in MGNREGS for FY 2020-21
  • STREE’ Launched In Hyderabad To Support And Empower Women Against Domestic Violence
  • World Bank lends Rs. 1,950 crore loans to W Bengal Govt for tackling COVID situation
  • Himachal CM Launches ‘Panchvati Yojana’ For Elderly Folks, To Develop 100 Parks In State
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launch “Jagananna Chedodu” scheme
  • NHAI becomes first construction sector organisation to go ‘Fully Digital’
  • Up 151, Gujarat now has 674 Asiatic lions as two new dists get in the king’s camp
  • Karnataka bans online classes from LKG to V; warns against increasing fees
  • GMR signs pact with Andhra govt to develop greenfield airport at Bhogapuram
  • “Ghar Ghar Nigrani”: Mobile Application launched by Punjab Government
  • Odisha Becomes First State to Get ISO Certification for Tribal Hostels
  • India, Bhutan sign MoU on environment cooperation
  • Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched ‘Shakar Mitra’ scheme to provide paid internship to the Youth
  • MP becomes country’s top wheat procurer; farmers get Rs 25,000 crore boost (Punjab-2nd)
  • ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’: CM Yogi Launches Scheme For Child Labourers In UP
  • Indian Railways creates new world record by successfully running first Double-Stack Container Train in OHE electrified territory
  • Central Railways launches robotic ‘Captain Arjun’ for screening of passengers for COVID-19
  • Govt launches Aarogya Path portal for healthcare supply chain

♦International News

  • Tropical Storm Cristobal Hits Louisiana, Mississippi Coasts
  • Myanmar’s Military Returns to Facebook to Provide ‘Accurate’ News
  • Facebook, Google and Microsoft join hands for “Project Protect” to fight online child sexual abuse

♦Banking and Financial

  • NABARD provides Rs 270 crore to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
  • Wipro partners with IBM to offer Cloud solutions
  • Gross direct tax mop up dips 4.92% to Rs 12.33 lakh crore in FY20
  • Global economy will contract by 5.2% in 2020: World Bank
  • India’s economy to contract by 3.2% (means -3.2%) in fiscal year 2020-21: World Bank
  • Adani Green Energy wins world’s largest solar bid worth $6 billion
  • India becomes 2nd nation to have contact-free ATM cash withdrawals (USA- 1st)
  • India to Launch First-Ever Coal Trading Exchange
  • Indian economy to grow at 9.5% in fiscal 2021-22: Fitch Ratings
  • Forex reserves jump $8.22 billion; cross half-a-trillion (500M) mark for first time
  • India’s economy to contract by 3.7% (means -3.7%) in fiscal year 2020-21: OECD
  • Jio Platforms sell 1.32% stake to TPG, L Catterton (TPG (Texas Pacific Group) has bought 0.93% stake in digital arm Jio Platforms for Rs 4,546.80 crore, investment of Rs 1894.50 crore by L Catterton 0.39% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis.)
  • RBI constitutes working group headed by RBI executive director PK Mohanty to review private bank shareholding norms
  • Exim Bank extends $216 million credit line to Malawi govt

♦Ranking Index

  • India ranks 168th on Environmental Performance Index 2020, Denmark top
  • NIRF Rankings 2020: IISc (Rank 1), JNU (Rank 2) and BHU (Rank 3) best universities in India
  • QS World University Rankings 2021: Only 3 Universities IIT, Bombay (Rank 172), IISc, Bangalore (Rank 185), and IIT Delhi (Rank 193) make it to top 200 from India; MIT (USA) retains top
  • India ranks 56th among 200 countries on Covid-19 safety assessment (Top, Switzerland)
  • Nature Index 2020: Index of Scientific Research (UP, Top and India-12th Rank)
  • NIRF Pharmacy Colleges Ranking 2020 (Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi-TOP)

♦Appointment

  • Krishnendu Majumdar becomes new chairman of BAFTA
  • Anil Valluri joins Google Cloud India as Senior Director
  • MoS Home G Kishan Reddy as the chairman, 9 others named on new panel for freedom fighters
  • Gargo International Proudly Presents Sonu Sood as its Brand Ambassador
  • Imtaiyazur Rahman is appointed as the CEO of UTI Mutual Fund

♦Award

  • Javed Akhtar becomes only Indian to bag prestigious Richard Dawkins Award
  • Indian Renjith Kumar honoured with “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal”
  • Indian Musician Shobha Sekhar receives “the Medal of the Order of Australia”
  • Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal wins prestigious World Food Prize

♦Sport

  • Russia’s Daniil Dubov wins chess Rapid Challenge in Armageddon
  • India’s 800m runner Gomathi handed four-year ban for doping
  • Russian High Jumper Shustov Receives Four-Year Doping Ban
  • Fifa’s Latest Ranking: India Retains 108th Slot (Top- Belgium)

♦Science

  • SahKathy Sullivan becomes first person to walk in space and reach ocean’s deepest point

♦Important Day

  • 8th June: World Oceans Day (Theme 2020: ‘Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean’.)
  • 12th June: World Day Against Child Labour 2020 (Theme 2020: “COVID-19 – Protect children from child labour now, more than ever”)
  • June 13: International Albinism Awareness Day (Theme 2002: Made to Shine)
  • 14th June: World Blood Donor Day 2020 (Theme 2020: ‘Safe Blood Saves Lives’ )
  • 15th June: World Wind Day 2020
  • 15th June: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020 (Theme 2020: “Lifting Up Voices“)
  • 15th June: National Nature Photography Day

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

♦Obituary

  • Former Planning Commission member Dr Vaidyanathan passes away in Coimbatore
  • Veteran poet Gulzar Dehlvi passes away
  • Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide
  • Vasant Raiji, world’s oldest first class cricketer, passes away at age of 100
  • Dronacharya of Kerala hockey’ Sreedhar Shenoy passes away

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