One Liners Current Affairs- August 19, 2021

One Liners Current Affairs- August 19, 2021

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One Liners Current Affairs- August 19, 2021

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One Liners Current Affairs

  • A Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) court has given permission for two women in a relationship to live together.
  • Saudi Arabia has struck an agreement with the Worldwide Air Transport Association (IATA) to simplify the international use of its health passport, which is given to those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • On August 26, US President Joe Biden will visit Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett at the White House.
  • The Indian government’s IT expenditure is expected to reach $8.3 billion by 2022.
  • Two additional people were wounded in Lebanon’s gasoline tank explosion and were flown to Turkey.
  • As a result of the epidemic, there has been an increase in suicides in Nepal.
  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) urges the international community to assist Afghanistan.
  • For the first time, US President Joe Biden’s average approval rating falls below 50%.
  • Mexico has authorised the use of the US-made Moderna vaccine against Covid-19 in an emergency situation.

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  • The host country, China, and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have announced the dates for the UN Biodiversity Conference, which will feature the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP-15) from October 11-15.
  • The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) expresses its disapproval of Taliban remarks.
  • Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian announced the opening of the state’s first genome sequencing analysis facility to identify Coronavirus variations such as Delta.
  • Chat with the famous Amitabh Bachchan’s voice on Amazon Alexa in India for Rs 149.
  • Sri Lankans above the age of 18 are encouraged to be vaccinated in order to slow the spread of Covid.
  • India, Brazil, Russia, and South Africa will investigate the interaction of Covid and tuberculosis.
  • A renowned Muslim cleric from the 17th century Jama Masjid in Agra has been arrested for objecting to the national anthem inside a mosque in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Software guru Abhigyan Modi, a business veteran, has been promoted to Senior Vice President to oversee worldwide engineering for Adobe Document Cloud.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • The oil palm sector has praised the Central Government’s efforts to increase oil palm output in the nation.
  • Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, provides free bus trips to ladies during Raksha Bandhan.
  • The Punjab Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau has detained former state Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini in a land-sale scam case in 2020, and he is expected to appear in court.
  • For the first time, the city of Leh will conduct the civil services preliminary examination for the year 2021 on October 10 this year.
  • According to a media source, hospitals throughout the United States are “back in crisis mode” owing to a fourth spike of the Covid-19 epidemic caused by the Delta version.
  • Veteran actress Rekha will contribute her vocal talents to a promotional video for the contentious reality programme “Bigg Boss 15.”
  • Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that he is willing to go the additional mile to ensure that Karnataka is at the top of the country’s industrial map.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), Nepal’s biggest political party, is on the verge of dissolving after a group headed by senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal filed for the formation of a new party.
  • Saudi Arabia has struck an agreement with the Worldwide Air Transport Association (IATA) to simplify the international use of its health passport, which is given to those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Justice Kirubakaran of the Madras High Court will retire on Friday.
  • Google Calendar will soon allow you to share your working location.
  • The trailer for Sudheer Babu’s ‘Sridevi Soda Centre’ has been released.
  • State Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said that Ola and Uber would be permitted to operate in Goa.
  • Following the call to rename Aligarh as Harigarh and Mainpuri as Mayan Nagar, right-wing groups have now requested that Deoband, home to a famous Islamic seminary, be renamed Devvrand.
  • Australia’s jobless rate decreases for the ninth month in a row.
  • A commando from the Uttar Pradesh Police’s Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) climbed Mountain Elbrus, one of Europe’s highest peaks.
  • A significant part of the Afghan Air Force escaped to Uzbekistan.
  • Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who left the nation earlier this week when the Taliban took over Kabul, has promised to return.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • Taliban encourages illegal travellers to leave Kabul International Airport
  • By September 15, Andhra Pradesh would have 6K beds and 140 oxygen plants, according to YSRCP leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijayasai Reddy.
  • N.K. Singh succeeds former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as head of the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG).
  • The Madras High Court has barred Annamalai University from offering law studies.
  • According to WHO, vaccine injustice is a disgrace to mankind as a whole.
  • The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Prithvi Information Solutions Limited (PISL) MD V Satish Kumar in connection with a Rs 3,316 crore bank fraud case.
  • Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani claims he fled the country to avoid ‘bloodshed.’
  • According to President Joe Biden, US forces may stay in Kabul beyond August 31 if required.
  • The Colorado River is being restricted because to a historic drought in the United States.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • Manasi Chadha has been appointed as Uber’s customer experience director.
  • In order to establish a new government, the Taliban met with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah.
  • UK MPs slammed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the Taliban’s takeover of the war-torn nation.
  • Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa jetted off to the Maldives to relax after a busy political schedule.
  • Junaid Babunagari, the leader of the militant group Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh, has died in Chittagong.
  • According to the US National Institutes of Health, plasma therapy had no effect for Covid users (NIH).
  • The first pollution tower in Delhi will be operating on August 23.
  • Agri-boost: Sugarcane worth Rs 91,000 crore is being bought in 2020-21.
  • Facebook has deleted over 20 million pieces of material for breaching Covid guidelines.
  • On Rajiv Gandhi’s 77th birthday, the Indian Youth Congress, the National Students Union of India, and the Congress Seva Dal will organise blood donation drives.
  • Vinay Kulkarni, a former Karnataka minister, has been granted bail in connection with the 2016 murder of a BJP member in Dharwad.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • SpiceJet, a low-cost airline, will begin testing the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass smartphone app for digital health verification.
  • In areas where it is enabled, Facebook introduces Horizon Workrooms for remote co-working in the virtual reality (VR) system Oculus Quest 2.
  • The BJP’s ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra,’ in which newly-inducted Union Cabinet ministers seek the blessings of the people, began throughout states on Thursday.
  • The United Nations Biodiversity Conference, which includes the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP-15), will be held virtually between October 11 and 15.
  • The Supreme Court on Thursday granted mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, who is accused in a multi-billion-dollar illicit mining case, permission to visit and remain in Karnataka’s Ballari district for eight weeks.
  • AgNext, an agri-tech company, gets $21 million to extend its worldwide presence.
  • Kerala Tourism is gearing up to boost river and adventure tourism.
  • Assam’s six prison centres for foreigners have been dubbed ‘transit camps.’
  • Urge The Global Judicial Integrity Network to ensure the safety of female judges in Afghanistan (GJIN),

One Liners Current Affairs

  • Sangram Jena, Odisha’s former Youth Congress president, has died.
  • The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) proposes a CBI investigation into the Delhi government’s acquisition of 1,000 low-floor buses.
  • On Thursday, Hyderabad police detained Karvy Stock Broking Limited Chairman C. Parthasarthy for allegedly defaulting on an IndusInd Bank loan.
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath offered significant sops for the young on Thursday, five days ahead of schedule, before the House adjourned sine die.
  • The Supreme Court slapped a Rs 15 lakh punishment on a real estate company on Thursday, observing that builders only comprehend the colour of money or a prison sentence.
  • Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stated on Thursday that the luxury Vande Bharat Express train would soon be linked to Shree Jagannath Dham Puri in Odisha.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • IndiGo, India’s largest airline, will resume flights to the UAE on August 20.
  • The US Consulate General in Chennai kicked off Madras Week with a virtual tour named “America in Chennai” – Sites, Streets, Structures.
  • The Taliban flag was taken down as the first indication of public resistance.
  • Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has ordered state authorities to focus on increasing income for the state government.
  • G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister for Tourism and Culture, accused the Andhra Pradesh administration of repackaging Central government projects and taking credit for them.
  • According to Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) would be the basis for larger enterprises in India.

One Liners Current Affairs

  • Shashikala Jolle, Karnataka’s Muzrai, Haj, and Wakf Minister, announced a Rs 1 lakh financial assistance for Muslim women suffering from cancer, heart difficulties, and other severe health issues needing surgery on Thursday.
  • ‘By FY2025, e-buses will account for 8-10% of new bus sales in India.’
  • Tamil Nadu’s VCK will organise demonstrations against the renaming of villages and towns with “casteist names.”
  • personal airline Flybig begins commercial flights between Guwahati and Arunachal Pradesh.
  • According to Union Minister for the Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER), G. Kishan Reddy, the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) and the Oil Palm Mission would increase the income of NE farmers.
  • The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducts searches at three Patna sites in connection with the Jehanabad weapons recovery case.

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