Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th September to 16th September 2020

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th September to 16th September 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.

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♦National News

  • Andhra Pradesh government launches YSR ‘Sampoorna Poshana’ for women
  • Govt launches 24X7 toll free mental rehabilitation helpline KIRAN in 13 languages
  • Andhra Pradesh retains top spot in ease of doing business 2019 ranking
  • NSO Survey: Kerala tops literacy rate at 2%, Andhra Pradesh Worst Performance at 66.4%
  • NITI Aayog preparing Multidimensional Poverty index chaired by Ms Sanyukta Samaddar
  • PM Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
  • PM Modi inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur
  • Karnataka CM launches first integrated air ambulance service
  • PM Modi launches Rs 20,050-crore PMMSY scheme to boost fisheries sector
  • Hubli Railway Station renamed as Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station
  • PM launches mobile app e-Gopala for providing assistance to farmers on livestock related issues
  • GoI launches Five Star Village Scheme to ensure 100% rural coverage of postal schemes
  • SAROD ports launched by Shipping Ministry
  • Uddhav Thackeray Launches ‘My Family, My Responsibility’ campaign
  • Golden Temple gets FCRA Registration
  • Odisha Govt Launches “GARIMA” Welfare Scheme for Sanitation Workers
  • J&K announced Free health insurance for J&K residents
  • PM Modi addresses the ‘Grih Pravesham’ event in MP
  • Centre approves setting up AIIMS in Bihar’s Darbhanga at cost of Rs 1,264 crore

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st September to 7th September 2020

♦International News

  • India, US and Israel collaborate to develop 5G tech
  • Sri Lanka proposes ban on Cow Slaughter
  • First India-France-Australia Trilateral Dialogue Held Virtually
  • India ranks to 105th spot from 79th in global economic freedom ranking 2020
  • Trump nominated for Noble Peace Prize 2021
  • Women empowerment: India beats China, becomes member of United Nations’s ECOSOC
  • Yoshihide Suga to succeed Shinzo Abe as Japan’s prime minister
  • ADB’s prediction of Asian economy shrinking for the first time since 1960s

♦Banking and Financial

  • Indian Economy To Contract 10.5% In 2020-21: Fitch
  • India Ratings revises FY21 GDP growth projection to negative 11.8%
  • TPT South Africa partners with TCS for logistics supply chain transformation
  • Himachal Pradesh, World Bank sign $82 mn loan deal for HP State Roads Transformation Project
  • Bank of India launches ‘Signature Visa Debit Card’ for HNIs
  • India’s FY21 GDP to shrink 14.8%: Goldman
  • American private equity firm Silver Lake invests Rs 7,500 crore in Reliance Retail for 1.75% stake
  • Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank ceased to be banking company: RBI
  • India, ADB sign 500 million US dollar loan for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System corridor
  • Bank of Baroda tops EASE 2.0 Index: IBA
  • Govt forms committee for assessment of relief to bank borrower chaired by Rajiv Mehrishi
  • Crisil projects wider GDP contraction for FY21 at 9%
  • Reliance Industries becomes first Indian firm to top $200 bn market cap
  • ADB, ENGIE sign ₹466-crore loan for developing solar project in Gujarat
  • ADB, Suguna Foods sign USD 15 million financing deal
  • Moody’s revises forecast India’s GDP to contract by (-11.5%)
  • Care Ratings revises India’s GDP projection from -6.4 to – 8% for FY 21
  • S&P projects India’s GDP to contract 9% in FY21
  • FDI inflow from China declines to USD 163.77 million in FY20
  • Infosys to buy Czech consultancy firm GuideVision for 30 million euros
  • India GDP forecast: ADB expects growth to contract by 9% in FY21
  • ICICI Lombard announces bancassurance tie-up with Yes Bank
  • TikTok to merge with Oracle
  • Gujarat govt & SIDBI ink MoU to help MSMEs amid COVID-19 crisis
  • SBI General Insurance inks corporate agency agreement with YES Bank
  • Rajasthan government signs pact with Sidbi to develop MSME ecosystem

♦Appointment and Resignation

  • Cricketers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Smriti Mandhana appointed as a Playerzpot brand ambassadors
  • Anil Jain becomes new President of All India Tennis Association
  • Paresh Rawal appointed chairperson of National School of Drama
  • Ayushman Khurrana appointed as UNICEF’s celebrity advocate in India
  • Former health secy Preeti Sudan appointed WHO panelist
  • Subhash Kamath becomes new Chairman of ASCI
  • Haryana IAS officer Rajesh Khullar appointed executive director of World Bank
  • Sameer Kumar Khare appointed Executive Director of ADB
  • JDU’s Harivansh Narayan Singh re-elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman
  • Paytm First Games names Sachin Tendulkar as brand ambassador
  • Great Learning ropes in Indian skipper Virat Kohli as brand ambassador


  • British Broadcaster David Attenborough Awarded Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
  • Aditya Puri conferred Lifetime Achievement Award by Euromoney 2020


  • India successfully test scramjet technology for hypersonic missiles
  • India, Japan sign key agreement for reciprocal supplies in defence
  • Govt puts national security clause in defence FDI hike to 74%


  • Police Officer Poonam Khatri crowned Wushu World Champion 2019
  • UP Open 2020: Highlights and Winners
  • Lewis Hamilton wins chaotic Tuscan Grand Prix

♦Book and Author

  • Gauri Khan announces her debut book ‘My Life in Design’

♦Important day

  • 8th September: International Literacy Day
  • 9th September: International Day to Protect Education from Attack
  • 10th September: World Suicide Prevention Day
  • 12 September: World First Aid Day 2020 (Theme 2020: First aid saves lives)
  • 14 September: National Hindi Diwas 2020
  • 15th September: Engineer’s Day
  • 15th September: International Day of Democracy
  • 16th September: World Ozone Day 2020 (Theme 2020: “Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection”)



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