Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th to 14th May 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th to 14th May 2021

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

  • PM Modi to participate in European Council meeting hosted by Portugal
  • Puducherry achieves 100% tap water connection in rural areas under Jal Jeevan Mission
  • PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Eighth Instalment released
  • Delhi Police launched vehicle helpline ‘COVI Van’ for senior citizens

International News

  • PESCO: EU approves US participation for the first time
  • Reliance Retail 2nd fastest growing retailer in world
  • Nepal’s Kami Rita scales Everest for record 25th time
  • India received $83 billion in remittances in 2020: World Bank

Banking and Financial

  • RBI sets up an advisory group headed by SBI MD S. Janakiraman to assist RRA 2.0
  • RBI to conduct first SLTRO for small finance banks
  • CSC and HDFC Bank launches chatbot ‘Eva’
  • Nomura cuts India’s FY22 growth estimate to 8% due to lockdowns
  • Bajaj Finance gets RBI approval for prepaid payment business
  • UN raises India’s growth forecast to 5% for calendar year 2021
  • Moody’s cuts India’s FY22 GDP forecast to 3% from 13.7% earlier
  • Jana Small Finance Bank launches ‘I choose my number’ feature
  • India’s FY22 growth may slip to 2%: Crisil
  • Care Ratings Revises Downward India’s GDP Forecast To 9.2% For FY22
  • UN raises global economic forecast to 4% growth in 2021
  • RBI announces Second Tranche of purchase under G-SAP 1.0
  • RBI cancels license of United Co-operative Bank
  • PayPal introduces digital foreign inward remittance advice
  • HDFC Bank projects India’s GDP growth for FY22 at 10%

Appointment and Resignation

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma to be sworn in as Assam’s 15th CM
  • Ujjwala Singhania, has now been appointed as the 38th National President FICCI FLO
  • Jose Kattoor named RBI Executive Director with effect from May 4
  • PESB picks Arun Kumar Singh as next CMD of BPCL
  • Padmakumar Nair Appointed As CEO Of National Asset Reconstruction Company
  • Martin Griffiths appointed new UN Humanitarian Chief


  • Laureus World Sports Awards 2021 (Laureus World Sportsman of the Year: Rafael Nadal, World Sportswoman of the Year: Naomi Osaka, World Team of the Year: Bayern Munich)
  • Anupam Kher wins best actor award at New York City International Film Festival
  • Tahera Qutbuddin 1st Indian To Won Arab World Nobel Prize
  • Gita Mittal to be awarded Arline Pacht Global Vision Award
  • Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted of Indian descent won World Food Prize 2021
  • IREDA bags “Green Urja Award”


  • Indian and Indonesian navies conduct exercise in Arabian sea


  • 2DG- DRDO’s Anti-Covid Drug approved for emergency use


  • Formula 1 Spanish Grand PrixLewis Hamilton Wins Third Race of 2021 Season
  • Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus won Maiden Madrid Open Women’s singles title
  • Alexander Zverev beats Matteo Berrettini to won his 2nd Madrid title
  • Pakistan’s Babar Azam Wins ICC Players of the Month for April 2021
  • Manchester City crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions
  • Ramesh Powar appointed Head Coach of Indian Women’s Cricket team

Important day

  • 8th May: World Red Cross Day (Theme 2021: Together we are Unstoppable)
  • 8th May: World Thalassemia Day (Theme 2021:  “Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community”)
  • 9th May(second Sunday of May): Mother’s Day
  • 11th May: National Technology Day (Theme 2021: ‘Science and Technology for a sustainable future’)
  • 12th May: International Nurses Day (Theme 2021: Nurses: A Voice to Lead – A vision for future healthcare)


  • Veteran Music Composer Vanraj Bhatia Passes Away
  • Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra Passed away
  • Malayalam screenwriter-actor Madampu Kunjukuttan passed away
  • Table tennis veteran Chandrasekar passes away

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