Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 9 August to 15 August 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 9 August to 15 August 2021

Dear students,

We all know how essential the General Awareness/ Current Affairs portion is in every exam, whether it’s for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam. As a result, we’ll be providing weekly one-liner current affairs for any future exam featuring a GA portion.
Weekly one-liner current affairs condense the most important news into a single line, which is required reading for all exams. Weekly current affairs are presented below, which will keep you updated with the weekly one-liner current affairs.

National News

  • Virender Kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment has launched ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App
  • Haryana govt signed an MoU with Walmart Vriddhi to help MSMEs
  • Chhattisgarh becomes 1st state to recognize Forest Resource Rights in Urban Region
  • Kakori Train Conspiracy renamed to Kakori Train Action
  • G Manoj Sinha inaugurates “Bungus Awaam Mela” in J&K
  • India Celebrates 75th Independence Day READ MORE
  • Thol, Wadhwana, Sultanpur, and Bhindawas are four more Indian wetlands that are added to Ramsar list

International News

  • Kiren Rijiju attends 8th SCO Meeting of Ministers of Justice
  • Mohammad Mokhber named as first Vice President of Iran
  • India ranks 122nd on “New Global Youth Development Index”, Singapore Tops
  • Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh led India’s delegation to the 28th ASEAN Regional Forum Ministerial Meeting
  • Afghanistan govt to transfer power to Taliban; Ashraf Ghani to step down
  • Four Indian airports Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bengaluru in Skytrax in top 100 airport list for 2021

Banking and Financial

  • Suryoday Small Finance Bank Launched ‘Health and Wellness Savings account
  • ADB approved USD 300 million additional loan for Maharashtra
  • RBI to impose monetary penalty on ATMs that run out of cash from October 1
  • SIDBI unveils “Digital Prayaas” lending platform
  • RBI increase collateral-free loans to Self Help Groups
  • Indian Navy, IDFC FIRST bank bring ‘Honour FIRST’ banking solutions
  • HCL Technologies becomes 4th IT firm to hit Rs 3 trillion market-cap
  • Number Of Billionaires In India Dropped From 141 to 136
  • RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A.
  • Indian Bank signs MoU with Paralympic Committee

Appointment and Resignation

  • Eurosport India appoints John Abraham as the MotoGP Brand Ambassador
  • GoI approves 1-year extension to Rajiv Gauba’s term as Cabinet Secretary
  • MS Dhoni becomes first brand ambassador of HomeLane
  • RBI ropes Neeraj Chopra for banking fraud awareness campaign
  • GoI Approves 3-year extension for Rekha Sharma as Chairperson of NCW
  • Kamlesh Kumar Pant appointed new NPPA chairman
  • Cashify appoints Rajkummar Rao as first brand ambassador

Awards

  • Labhanshu Sharma won Bharat Kesari Wrestling Dangal for Uttarakhand
  • Maharashtra creates Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology (IT)

Defence

  • India-UAE Navy undertakes bilateral exercise ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’
  • ITBP inducts its first two women officers, Prakriti and Diksha in combat
  • Indian Army contingent to participate in International Army Games 2021 in Russia
  • AL-Mohed AL-Hindi 2021 Exercise Set to Begin Between Indian Navy & Saudi Arabia Navy
  • DRDO Successfully Test-Fires Nirbhay Missile
  • Quad countries Navies to undertake Ex-Malabar 2021
  • Indian Navy takes part in US Navy-led multinational SEACAT exercises

Science

  • GSLV-F10 fails to launch earth observation satellite into intended orbit

Sports

  • Tokyo Olympic 2020: Highlights READ MORE
  • Shakib Al Hasan and Stafanie Taylor voted ICC players of the month for July

Book and Author

  • A book title “The Earthspinner” authored by Anuradha Roy
  • Vice President’s Released of the book ‘Accelerating India: 7 Years of Modi Government’

Important day

  • 9th August: Nagasaki Day
  • 9th August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (Theme 2021: “Leaving no one behind: Indigenous peoples and the call for a new social contract.”)
  • Neeraj Chopra honored, AFI names August 7th as ‘Javelin Throw Day’ in India
  • 10th August: World Lion Day
  • 12th August: International Youth Day (Theme 2021: “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”.)
  • 12th August: World Elephant Day
  • 13th August: International Lefthanders Day
  • 13th August: World Organ Donation Day

Obituary

  • Veteran actor Anupam Shyam passes away
  • Malayalam actor Saranya Sasi passes away
  • Renowned Ayurvedacharya Balaji Tambe passes away

 

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