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Current Affairs One Liner PDF April 2020 in English

Current Affairs One Liner PDF April 2020: Get Weekly current affairs pdf for UPSC date wise. This CA one-liners section helps aspirants for the bank, SSC, railway, upsc govt exams in India.

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Read Current Affairs One liner for April-2020 (English). Naukriaddaind blog updates one liner current affairs day today for aspirants preparing for defence, banking, railways & all competitive exams.
Check Below for Weekly Current Affairs One liner Date wise for 4th week of April 2020 (19 April 2020 to 23 April 2020).

Current Affairs One Liner 23 April 2020

  • 23 April : World Book Day also known as World Book and Copyright Day 
  • Theme 2020 : "SHARE A STORY"
  • 23 April : UN English Language Day
  • Karnataka govt launches Mobile app “Apthamitra” and helpline number to fight COVID-19
  • IIIT-Delhi Develops Mobile App ‘WashKaro’ to warn about COVID-19 containment zones & filter fake news
  • India ranked 142nd in World Press Freedom Index 2020; Top- Norway
  • The index is released every year by “Reporters Without Border”.
  • North Korea is ranked last in 180th position.
  • RBI increases deployment time limit under TLTRO 2.0 to 45 days from 30 days
  • Facebook buys 9.9% stake in Reliance Jio for Rs 43,574 crore
  • TCS to power Israel’s first fully digital bank
  • Rakesh Sharma Appointed as President of International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association (IMMA)
  • P.V. Sindhu selected as ambassador for BWF’s “I Am badminton” awareness campaign
  • Adam Higginbotham Wins 2020 William E. Colby Award for ‘Midnight in Chernobyl’
  • Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches ‘COVID INDIA SEVA’ to Address COVID-19 
  • Gujarat govt gives green signal to “Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan”
  • Pune Municipal Corporation Develops Mobile App ‘Saiyam’ to track Home Quarantined Citizens
  • Spain's bull running festival cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic
  • Britain's Parliament prepares for virtual debates amid COVID-19 lockdown
  • Agriculture minister joins G-20 meet over Covid-19 impact on food safety
  • Manipur becomes second state after Goa to be Corona free
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute becomes 1st in country to carry out plasma research
  • UN member states demand ‘equitable’ access to any COVID-19 vaccines
  • Alireza Firouzja beats world chess champion Magnus carlsen to win Banter Blitz cup 2020
  • Oxford develops potential COVID-19 vaccine.
  • India gifts 23 tonnes of essential medicines to Nepal
  • Indian herpetologists discover new viper species in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Global Report on Food Crises Released by World Food Programme
  • Iran successfully launched a military satellite into Orbit
  • Cabinet approves Rs.15,000 crore for India COVID-19 Emergency Response
  • Lebanon legalizes cannabis farming for medicinal use
  • Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district starts “Tiranga” Rapid Screening
  • Paytm Payments Bank inks partnership with Mastercard to issue virtual & physical debit cards
  • Rajasthan govt launches “Aayu & Sehat Sathi” app.

IIT Innovations To  Fight Against COVID-19

  • CORONTINE App - IIT Bombay
  • Safe App - IIT Bombay
  • Nasal Gel - IIT Bombay
  • Digital Tethoscope - IIT Bombay
  • Sampark- ometer- IIT Ropar
  • WardBot - IIT Ropar
  • Go Corona Go- IISc Bengaluru
  • Pran Vayu Ventilator - IIT Roorkee
  • Project Issac - IIT Gandhinagar
  • Jeevan Lite Ventilator- IIT Hyderabad
  • Low Cost 100 Rs Personal Protection Kit - IIT Kanpur

Current Affairs One Liner 22 April 2020

  • World Liver Day 2020: April 19
  • UN Chinese Language Day: 20th April
  • G20 Health Ministers Meeting held via video conference to control COVID-19; US $8mn required for containment
  • Centre formed high-level task force headed by Vinod Paul & K Vijay Raghavan for development of Covid-19 vaccine
  • Uttar Pradesh becomes first state to geotag community kitchens
  • DCGI clears ICMR plasma therapy trial in Covid-19 patients; 99 applications received
  • Centre has amended FDI Policy, 2017 for curbing opportunistic takeovers
  • MNRE urges states to set up renewable energy equipment parks
  • Voice banking services on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant launched: ICICI
  • RBI reduces FPI investment limits in G-secs to Rs 2.34 lakh cr for FY21; Rises for SDLs to Rs 64,415 cr
  • Fitch cuts India’s FY21 GDP growth forecast to 1.8%
  • Central Government forms 6 Inter-Ministerial Teams
  • 2 empowered committees formed to look into implementation of exits from lockdown
  • BSNL CMD P K Purwar takes additional charge as CMD MTNL
  • SC collegium names New Chief Justices for Bombay, Meghalaya & Orissa High courts
  • Government launches online data pool to combat & contain COVID-19
  • Researchers at IIA, Bengaluru discovers hundreds of Li-rich giant stars
  • CSIR-CDRI signs MoU with KGMU to sequence the virus strains
  • NASA to launch 1st US astronaut mission to ISS since 2011
  • New model to predict ionospheric electron density can help communication & navigation
  • A book titled “How the Onion Got Its Layers” authored by Sudha Murty
  • Nigeria President Buhari’s chief of staff Abba Kyari passes away

Daily One Liners Current Affairs 19 April 2020

  • 19 April : World Liver Day
  • 18 April : International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day)
  • Theme 2020 : "Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility"
  • Theme 2020 : “Get+involved”
  • 16 April : World Voice Day
  • Theme 2020 : "FOCUS ON YOUR VOICE"
  • ‘Shuttling to the Top: The Story of P.V. Sindhu’ Authored by V. Krishnaswamy Released
  • IIM-Kozhikode Develops one-stop COVID-19 platform ‘COVID-FYI’ for accessing emergency Govt services
  • Kerala-based Research institute develops low-cost diagnostic kit ‘Chitra GeneLAMP-N’ that can confirm Covid-19 in 2 hrs
  • Delhi Govt Launches Mobile App ‘Assess Koro Na’ for door-to-door coronavirus survey in containment zones
  • Govt Announces Compensation of Rs 10 lakhs to all Postal employees in case they succumb to COVID-19
  • Agriculture Minister launches Mobile App “Kisan Rath”
  • Chhattisgarh Govt Launches Web-portal ‘Cghaat’ For Home Delivery Of Fruits, 
  • IIT Ropar Launches ‘WardBot’ to deliver Food & Medicines to COVID-19 patients
  • RBI Cuts Reverse Repo Rate by 25 bps to 3.75%; Announces TLTRO 2.0 with Rs 50,000 Crore
  • S&P Global Ratings Reduces India’s GDP growth for FY’21 at 1.8%; 7.5% in FY’22
  • Laver Cup Tennis Tournament Postponed to 2021 due to French Open Cash
  • Veteran Tribal leader and former Odisha minister Saharai Oram Passes away
  • Govt sets foodgrain production target at 298.3 mn tons for 2020-21 crop year
  • NIT-Karnataka Researchers develops disinfect chamber ‘Zero-Cov’ for PPE Kits, vegetables, currency notes among others
  • BSNL Partners with SBI to launch UPI-based payment platform Bharat InstaPay
  • SBI report predicts India’s GDP growth for FY21 at 1.1%; 4.1% in FY20
  • BSNL CMD P K Purwar takes additional charge of MTNL
  • Rohit Sharma appointed as the brand ambassador of ‘CricKingdom’
  • Viswanathan Anand joins World Wide Fund India as ambassador for environment education programme
  • Mascot for Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games unveiled – “Feifei”
  • Scientists at NASA discovers Earth-like planet ‘Kepler-1649c’
  • Integrated geospatial platform created: “SAHYOG” by Survey of India
  • New pit viper discovered in Arunachal Pradesh named after Harry Potter Character
  • NASA will launch astronauts from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade, with help from SpaceX
  • Air India announces opening of bookings for select Domestic flights for travel from 4th May; International Flights to start from 1st June
  • Postal employees to get Rs 10 lakh compensation in case they succumb to COVID-19
  • CSIR-CFTRI’s protein-enriched biscuits reach COVID-19 patients
  • CSIR-NAL develop Personal Protective Coverall Suit to Combat COVID-19
  • Odisha to re-telecast videos of online EDUSAT classes for Class X Students
  • Punjab develops Chatbot with Facebook to answer queries on COVID-19
  • Rajasthan claims to be first State in country to carry out Rapid Testing for COVID-19
  • TVS Motor Company completes acquisition of Norton for Rs 153 crore
  • MP govt decides to give ten thousand rupees every month for corona patients
  • TVS acquires Britain iconic sporting motorcycle brand Norton
  • BCCI creates ‘Team Mask Force" video to promote wearing masks in public places.

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