Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 9 October to 16 October 2021

Weekly One Liner Current Affairs 9 October to 16 October 2021

We are all aware of how important the General Awareness/ Current Affairs section is in any exam, whether it is for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, LIC, SSC, Railway, or any other government exam. As a result, we will provide weekly one-liner current events for any future exam that has a GA section.
Weekly one-liner current affairs contains the week’s most relevant news into a single line, and are obligatory reading for all exams. The weekly one-liner current affairs are offered below to keep you up to date.

National News

  • Bathukamma festival begins in Telangana
  • India’s Newest Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh
  • Maharashtra Government launches ‘Mission Kavach Kundal’
  • Railways launch two long haul freight trains ‘Trishul’, ‘Garuda’
  • GI Tag for Karuppur kalamkari paintings, Kallakurichi wood carvings
  • GoI launched ‘My Port App’ for digital monitoring of port operations
  • Delhi Government launched ‘Desh Ke Mentor’ Programme
  • Gati Shakti: Modi launches 100-lakh crore national master plan for multi-modal connectivity
  • AIIMS launches ‘Healthy Smile’ Mobile App

International News

  • India, Kyrgyz Republic agree on 200 million US Dollar Line of Credit to support development projects
  • Alexander Schellenberg appointed Austria’s new Chancellor
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) invites India to become full-time member
  • Germany launches World’s First Self-Driving Train
  • PM Modi participates in G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan hosted by Italy
  • India at 3rd position in RE Investment attractiveness index, US Tops
  • Global Hunger Index 2021 ranks India at 101 out of 116 countries
  • India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 2022-24
  • Reliance Industries tops in Forbes World’s Best Employer 2021 Ranking

Banking and Financial

  • TCS, SBI extend partnership for 5 years to drive innovation, enhance customer experience
  • PNB launches ‘6S Campaign’ under customer outreach programme
  • Ficci projects 1% GDP growth for FY22
  • Reliance New Energy Solar acquires REC Solar Holdings for $771 million
  • Indian economy to grow at 5% in 2021, 8.5% in 2022: IMF
  • RBI grants banking licence to Unity Small Finance Bank
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank launches Micro ATMs across India
  • ADB Raises 2019–2030 Climate Financing Goal to $100 Billion

Appointment and Resignation

  • Former State Bank of India chief Rajnish Kumar joins BharatPe as chairman
  • Fire-Boltt ropes in Virat Kohli as new brand ambassador
  • Former IAS Amit Khare appointed as advisor to PM Modi
  • Prashant Kumar Mishra Sworn In As New Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court
  • Sajjan Jindal appointed chairman of World Steel Association
  • UCO Bank MD A K Goel elected new chairman of IBA
  • RBI clears re-appointment of Amitabh Chaudhry as MD & CEO of Axis Bank
  • Ritesh Chauhan named as CEO of PM Fasal Bima Yojana


  • Three US-based economists, David Card, Joshua D Angrist, and Guido W Imbens won 2021 Nobel Prize for economics
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  • Telugu Filmmaker B Gopal Chosen for Satyajit Ray Award
  • Malayalam writer Benyamin bags Vayalar Award
  • Dr Randeep Guleria bags 22nd Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award


  • India, UK begin 6th edition of military exercise “Ajeya Warrior” in Uttarakhand
  • Indian Navy To Participate In 2nd Phase Of Maritime Exercise Malabar From Oct 12-15
  • Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2021 start between India and the United States
  • PM Narendra Modi dedicates 7 new Defence PSUs to the nation


  • PM Narendra Modi launches Indian Space Association


  • Turkish Grand Prix 2021: Bottas notches up first win of the season
  • Divya Deshmukh becomes India’s 21st WGM, wins at First Saturday Grand Master
  • CSK won IPL 2021 for fourth title
  • Indian Football Team Wins SAFF Championship 2021 Against Nepal

Book and Author

  • The Custodian of Trust: A Banker’s Memoir Book by Rajnish Kumar

Important day

  • 9th October: World Postal Day (Theme 2021: “Innovate to recover”)
  • 9th October (Second Saturday of October) : World Migratory Bird Day 2021 (Theme 2021:“Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!”)
  • 10th October: World Mental Health Day (Theme 2021: ‘Mental Health In An Unequal World’)
  • 11th October: International Day of the Girl Child (Theme 2021:“Digital Generation. Our Generation.”)
  • 9th October: Indian Foreign Service day
  • 10th October: World Day Against the Death Penalty (Theme 2021: “Women Sentenced to Death: An Invisible Reality.”)
  • 12 October: World Arthritis Day (Theme 2021: Don’t Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work..)
  • 13th October: International Day for Disaster Reduction (Theme 2021: “International cooperation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses”.)
  • 14th October: World Standards Day (Theme 2021: ‘Standards for sustainable development goals- a shared vision for a better future’.)
  • 14th October: International E-Waste Day (Theme 2021: “Consumer is the key to Circular Economy!”)
  • 15th October: World Students’ Day (Theme 2021:”Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace”)
  • 15th October: Global Handwashing Day (Theme 2021: “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together.”)
  • 16th October: World Food Day (Theme 2021: “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow”)
  • 15th October: International Day of Rural Women (Theme 2021:“Rural women cultivating good food for all”.)
  • 17th October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty


  • Father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb AQ Khan passes away
  • National Award-winning actor Nedumudi Venu passes away at 73
  • Abolhassan Banisadr first Iran’s president passes away

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