4/17/2020

Weekly Current Affairs One Liner PDF 2020 in English (For April 3rd Week)

Weekly Current Affairs PDF April 2020: Get Weekly current affairs one liner pdf for UPSC date wise. This CA one-liners section helps aspirants for the bank, SSC, railway, UPSC Govt exams in India.
weekly current affairs Pdf April 2020
weekly current affairs Pdf April 2020
Read Weekly Current Affairs One liner for 3rd week of 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 3rd week of April 2020 (12 April 2020 to 16 April 2020).

Current Affairs One Liner 16 April 2020

  • Nationwide Lockdown extended till May 3, 2020, to contain COVID-19 spread
  • Fit India and CBSE organizing first-ever live fitness sessions for school students amid Lockdown
  • Uttar Pradesh became the first state to initiate Pool Testing of COVID-19
  • External affairs ministry announced COVID-19 training program for healthcare professionals from SAARC countries
  • Jim Corbett National Park of Uttarakhand becomes India’s 1st quarantine centre for animals
  • BSNL in partnership with SBI launches Bharat InstaPay a UPI-based payment platform
  • IMF cuts India GDP growth to 1.9%, projects while Barclays forecasted it to 0%
  • Telangana CM recommended the implementation of “Helicopter Money”
  • Algerian Novelist Abdelouahab Aissaoui wins 13th International Arab fiction prize 2020
  • Tata Power wins Edison Award 2020 for social innovation
  • Andhra Bank, Syndicate Bank chiefs appointed as OSDs in Union Bank of India and Canara Bank
  • MS Dhoni appointed as the brand ambassador of PokerStars India
  • Novelis Inc. of Hindalco acquired US’s Aleris for $2.8 billion deal
  • GP Global acquires lubricants assets of Nigeria’s Grand Petroleum
  • DRDO develops COVSACK for COVID-19 sample collection
  • Pharma majors Sanofi & GlaxoSmithKline joined hands to prepare a vaccine for coronavirus
  • Researchers at NIT-Karnataka develops cost-effective disinfectant chamber called ‘ZERO-COV’
  • Government launches ‘CovidGyan’ a science communication initiative
  • Former Pakistani first-class Cricketer Zafar Sarfraz passed away at 50 due to Coronavirus
  • International Day of Action for Rivers 2020: March 14
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launches ‘YSR Nirman’ online platform
  • UP govt launches Annapurna, Supply Mitra portals for citizens’ food needs
  • Webinar series “DekhoApnaDesh” launched: Tourism ministry
  • Multiple short-range anti-ship missiles test-fires: North Korea
  • Over 6300 PM Jan Aushadhi centres: Mansukh Mandaviya

Current Affairs One Liner 15 April 2020

  • World Chagas Disease Day 2020 for the first time: April 14
  • Indian Army observes 36th Siachen day on April 13, 2020
  • International Children’s Book Day 2020: April 2
  • Agricultural trading portal e-NAM to complete 4 years
  • CSIR forms the core strategy group to find early measures to prevent COVID-19
  • India tightens curb on import of refined palm oil; import license validity reduced to 6 months
  • Agri Ministry launches a call centre for Agri logistics
  • Goa becomes the first state to integrate allopathy and Ayurveda to treat COVID-19 patients
  • CII report “Exit from the Lockdown” recommended phase-wise lifting of Lockdown
  • UN releases $ 2.5 million to help cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu
  • RBI to put 200 bps penalty on banks if failed to invest TLTRO funds in 30 days
  • RBI to launch Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme 2020-21 in H1 FY21 on behalf of GoI
  • Retail inflation lowers to 5.91% in March 2020 against 6.58% in February 2020
  • India’s GDP to contract by 6.1% in April-June: Japan’s Nomura
  • Bank credit growth decelerated to a 5-decade low of 6.14% in FY20
  • Four Indian-Americans are awarded Guggenheim fellowships 2020
  • CCI approves Emerald Sage Investment Ltd’s acquisition of 9.93% stake in Apollo Tyres Ltd
  • The US clears sale of Harpoon missile and torpedoes priced a total of $155 million to India
  • C-DOT and Telecom Service Providers develop COVID Quarantine Alert System
  • M V Rajasekharan former Union Minister and Veteran Congress Leader passed away at 91
  • Former Gujarat first-class cricketer Walter D’Souza passes away at 93
  • PM Narendra Modi announced to extend the Lockdown to 21 days ending on April 14 - May 3
  • Kannada actor ‘Bullet’ Prakash passes away at 44

Current Affairs One Liner 14 April 2020

  • 14 April: World Chagas Disease Day
  • 12 April: International Day of Human Space Flight 2020
  • ICMR nods: Kerala becomes the first state to commence clinical trial plasma therapy treatment
  • IFFCO organizes continual awareness campaigns ‘Break the CORONA Chain’ on ground zero
  • OPEC and Russia agreed to cut crude oil production amid Coronavirus crisis
  • Global Trade to fall by 13%-32% in 2020 due to COVID-19: WTO
  • MaxLifeIns, YES Bank extended bancassurance tie-up for 5 years; Dedicated FY-21 as “Year of the Customer”
  • WB South Asia Economic Focus report: Indian economy grows at 1.5-2.8% in FY-21 while South Asian at 1.8 - 2.8%
  • India becomes top Hydroxychloroquine producer & exporter with 70% annual global share
  • UGC constitutes 2 expert committees for examination & online education: COVID-19
  • Sara Ali khan appointed as the ambassador of JBL
  • DPIIT constitutes 25-member development council for pulp, paper and allied industries headed by A S Mehta
  • China’s central bank increases its stake to 1% in HDFC; SAMA also bought a 0.7% stake
  • HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” launched web-portal YUKTI in New Delhi
  • Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog & National Informatics Centre (NIC) jointly launch CollabCAD in ATL schools
  • DST funds SBPL to develop Immunodiagnostic kits & Active Virosome Vaccine: COVID-19
  • NIF developed herbal dewormer “Wormivet” for livestock owners
  • India to host Asian Boxing Championships 2020 in Nov-Dec: BFI
  • Japanese filmmaker Obayashi, who portrayed war’s horrors, passed away at 82
  • Formula one great Sir Stirling Moss passed away at 90
  • Padma Bhushan Awardee and Former Attorney General Ashok Desai passed away at 77
  • Manipur Govt introduces ‘Food Bank’ initiative for poor and needy people
  • Former Attorney General of India Ashok Desai passes away
  • Former Union Minister and veteran Congress leader M.V. Rajashekaran passed away
  • IIT-Bombay develops digital stethoscope called “AyuSynk”
  • Prime Minister extends Lockdown to 3rd May 2020 to combat COVID-19
  • AIM’s, NITI Aayog & NIC jointly launch “CollabCAD
  • An initiative “CovidGyan” has been launched by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and (TMC).

Current Affairs One Liner 12 & 13 April 2020

  • 11 April: National Safe Motherhood Day 2020
  • Union HRD Minister launches ‘Bharat Padhe Online’ campaign
  • ICMR approves use of TB diagnostic machine for Coronavirus
  • Government approves Ex-Gratia compensation for life insurance cover for FCI employees: COVID-19
  • Dharmendra pradhan participates G-20 extraordinary energy ministers virtual meeting 2020 chaired by Saudi Arabia
  • India jobless rate hits 23.4% amid COVID-19 Lockdown: CMIE
  • COVID-19: Jitendra Singh distributed 2200 Essential kits prepared by Kendriya Bhandar to needy families in Delhi
  • Ahmedabad railway station becomes the first station of IR to install sanitizing tunnel
  • UNIDO signs MoU with Consumer Unity Trust Society to counter the economic impact of COVD-19
  • Jana Small Finance Bank launches DigiGen, a digital banking platform
  • India’s Fiscal deficit of 5.07% in February makes it difficult to meet its revised target of 3.8%: GOI
  • Karnataka Bank gets RBI nod to reappoint Mahabaleshwara MS as MD and CEO for 3 years
  • Raghuram Rajan named among 12 members of the External Advisory Group: IMF
  • Indian Actress Tamannaah Bhatia signed as brand ambassador for MPL
  • COVID-19: SCTIMST scientists develop disinfection gateway & face mask disposal bin
  • BEL & AIIMS- Rishikesh jointly develops remote health monitoring system for coronavirus cases
  • For the first time, NASA scientists measure wind speed on a brown dwarf
  • COVID-19: IIT-Bombay researchers develop ‘digital stethoscope’ which can hear a heartbeat from a distance
  • Google and Apple ties-up to create Coronavirus contact tracing technology by Smartphone
  • Padma Shri classical singer Shanti Hiranand passed away at 87
  • NCW launches domestic violence helpline for women
  • ADB assures $2.2 bn support package to India to fight COVID-19 pandemic
  • Former New Zealand Wicketkeeper Jock Edwards passes away at 64
  • Former Zimbabwean cricketer Jackie du Preez passes away at 77
  • Ministry for Human Resource Development has starts web-portal named YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) in New Delhi.
  • Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has developed a double-layered Khadi mask in order to curb the spread of COVID-19
  • The government of India plans to set up a chain of 20 lakh retail shops called 'Suraksha Stores' across India
  • Manipur govt starts a new initiative ‘Food Bank’ to help the poor
  • GMR Airports to develop & operate the airport in Andhra Pradesh
  • Prasar Bharti launches new channel "DD Retro"

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