Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th to 15th January 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 8th to 15th January 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 inaugurates world’s first double-stack container train
  • UJALA and SLNP schemes complete six years
  • Ramesh Pokhriyal inaugurates International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON-2020’
  • Harsh Vardhan launches coastal research vessel ‘Sagar Anveshika’
  • Manipur launches COSFOM website for forest department
  • WB’s CM Mamata Banerjee Inaugurates 26th Kolkata International Film Festival
  • RS Sharma to head empowered committee for COVID-19 vaccine administration
  • Government of India places order of 11 million doses of COVISHIELD
  • KVIC launches cow dung-based paint called ‘Khadi Prakritik Paint’
  • Suriname’s Indian-origin President to be Republic Day chief guest
  • Kerala becomes the 8th State to complete ease of doing business reforms
  • Bharat Biotech inks pact with Precisa Med to supply Covaxin to Brazil
  • India-UAE MoU for Scientific and Technical Cooperation
  • Heritage Conservation Committee, last hurdle cleared by new Parliament building
  • Magh Bihu 2021 to be celebrated on 15 January in Assam
  • No foreign guest at 2021 Republic Day event first time in 55 years
  • IFFI 2021 to celebrate the work of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray
  • India’s first Fire Park comes up in Odisha

♦International News

  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk becomes world’s richest person
  • Indian-American Raj Iyer becomes S. Army’s first CIO
  • Joint session of US Congress certifies Joe Biden’s electoral victory over Trump
  • India to chair 3 important committees of UNSC
  • Saudi Arabia to build a zero emissions city
  • Henley Passport Index 2021, Japan Tops, India ranked 85th
  • France hosts 4th One Planet Summit
  • 11 Indian companies find place among Hurun Global 500 for 2020, Apple tops
  • Donald Trump becomes the first U.S. President to be impeached twice

♦Banking and Financial

  • ‘Indian economy to contract by 7% in 2020-21′: Govt
  • Bandhan Bank unveils account for army personnel
  • India signs Rs 2,113 crore loan pact with Japan to support COVID-19 relief efforts
  • India’s real GDP to expand by 1% in FY2022: Icra
  • India’s GDP to grow at 11 per cent in FY22: Brickwork Ratings
  • RBI cancels the licence of Vasantdada Nagari Sahakari Bank
  • RBI slaps Rs 2 crore fine on Deutsche Bank for non-compliance
  • RBI forms working group headed by Jayant Kumar Dash on digital lending as frauds come into sharp focus
  • Nomura Estimates India’s GDP to contract 6.7% in FY21
  • BofA Securities Projects GDP of India to Contract 6.7% in FY21
  • UBS Projects GDP of India at -7.5% in 2020-21
  • Fitch Ratings Projects GDP of India at -9.4% in FY21

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 1st to 7th January 2021

♦Appointment and Resignation

  • RBI appoints Rabi Narayan Mishra as full-time director of College of Supervisors
  • Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia appointed as Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court
  • Maharashtra DGP Subodh K Jaiswal takes over as new CISF chief
  • Sadyr Japarov wins Kyrgyzstan’s Presidency
  • Estonia’s PM Juri Ratas resigns over corruption scandal
  • Intel appoints Pat Gelsinger as New CEO


  • Suriname President among 30 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardees
  • AIIMS Bhubaneswar receives Kayakalp Award for 3rd time


  • Maritime security, coastal defence exercise begins on 12 Jan
  • Indian Army signs a pact to procure high-altitude drones from ideaForge for $20 million


  • ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs to promote scientific temperament


  • Sanjay Kapoor elected All India Chess Federation president

♦Book and Author

  • Ravi Shastri unveils book India’s 71-Year Test: The Journey to Triumph in Australia
  • RBI officer Giridharan pens novel ‘Right Under our Nose’

♦Important day

  • 9 January: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day (Theme 2021:“Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”)
  • January 10: World Hindi Day 2021
  • 11 January – Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • 12th January: National Youth Day 2021
  • Polio National Immunisation Day rescheduled to 31st January 2021
  • 14th January: Indian Armed Forces celebrate Fifth Veterans Day
  • 15th January: Indian Army Day 2021


  • Acclaimed fashion designer Satya Paul passes away
  • Former Gujarat Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki passes away
  • Renowned writer Ved Mehta, who took India to Americans passed away
  • Padma Awardee Journalist Turlapati Kutumba Rao passes away

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