One Liner Current Affairs- August 29th, 2020

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One Liner Current Affairs- August 29th, 2020

One Liner Current Affairs- National

1-Rajasthan BJP has launched ‘Halla Bol’ campaign protest against the Ashok Gehlot government.

2-Union Sports Minister is Kiren Rijiju.

3- Legendary sportsperson Major Dhyan Chand- 115th birth anniversary today.(August 29th).

Dhyan Chand

4- India has reported 76,472 new coronavirus cases in a single day. The total tally reached to 34,63,972.

5- August 29 is commemorated as the National Sports Day every year.

  • NEET- The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
  • JEE: Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)
  • NCB: The Narcotics Control Bureau
  • DRM: Disaster Risk Management
  • ISS: The International Space Station
  • JPC- Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • NEP- National Education Policy
  • GSTN- The Goods and Services Tax Network
  • BSF- The Border Security Force
  • TOPS: Target Olympic Podium Scheme
  • SAI- The Sports Authority of India

7- Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) lone MLA T. Raja Singh was advised by police to use bullet-proof car due to security threat.

8- Jodhpur-based Isha, along with 35 other girls across India, have launched campaign against height norms in Indian beauty pageants.

9-Chennai hospital has performed a lung transplant of a 48-year-old COVID-19 positive male patient. It is Asia’s 1st Covid positive lung transplant.

10- The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) has launched the ‘Rozgar Do’ (give employment) campaign.

11-Union Food Processing Industries Minister is Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

12-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his wishes on Telugu Language Day. PM Modi tweeted both in Telugu and in English languages on Saturday.

Narendra Modi

13-The Telangana government has permitted relaxation quarantine norms for international passengers. These will work for passengers arriving in Hyderabad by Vande Bharat or Air Transport Bubble flights.

14-Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need of mother tongue in administration.

15-Six of the eight north-eastern states capital cities will get the Rail connectivity by 2023.

16-Celebrity fitness coach and model Satnam Khatra passed away due to heart attack. He was 31.

17-PM Modi will inaugurate Atal Tunnel, earlier known as Rohtang tunnel by Sept-end.

18-Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister is Jai Ram Thakur.

19-‘Sunburn for Goa’ is online fundraiser for Goa people fighting against Covid-19.

20-President Ram Nath Kovind has congratulated Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash of Hyderabad for winning ‘World’s fastest human calculator’ title.

One Liner Current Affairs- International

1-Peru has extended emergency period for 90 days due to COVID-19 pandemic.

2-Facebook CEO is Mark Zuckerberg.

3- The Security Council has extended the mandate of UNIFIL for another year, till August 31, 2021.

  • UNIFIL- The UN Interim Force in Lebanon

4- West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne infection has claimed three victims in Spain.

5- Rio de Janeiro Governor Wilson Witzel is suspended for alleged corruption.

Wilson Witzel

6- Canada has extended ban on international travel till September 30 due to the coronavirus.

7-Turkish President is Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

8- NATO Secretary-General is Jens Stoltenberg.

9- Bangladesh has extended the shutdown of schools and other educational institutions until October 3 due to corona pandemic.

10- UK’s late Princess Diana’s statue will be unveiled on 60th birthday.


11- UK Health Secretary is Matt Hancock.

One Liner Current Affairs- Sports

1-England batsman Ollie Pope has been given rest for four months due to dislocating of his left shoulder.

2-England all-rounder Ben Stokes said he is out of the Pakistan Test series midway following father’s cancer diagnosis.

Ben Stokes

3- Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal conferred with the prestigious Khel Ratna Award on Saturday.

4-International Institute of Sports Management (IISM) has received Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar.

  • Former India cricketer Nilesh Kulkarni has founded IISM, a sports management venture.

5-Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has given the Biju Patnaik Sports Award to outstanding sportspersons and coaches.

6- Head coach, Albert Roca has quit Hyderabad FC and joined Spanish giants Barcelona as fitness coach.

7- Cricketer Suresh Raina’s 58-year-old uncle killed, aunt critical after attack by robbers in a Punjab town.

Suresh Raina

8- World Rapid Chess Champion Koneru Humpy has entered the FIDE Online Olympiad final.

9- On the occasion of National Sports Day, actress Shlipa Shetty tried archery. She posted the same on Instagram account.

10- Pakistan batsman Babar Azam will play for Somerset in T20 Blast 2020.

One Liner Current Affairs- Films/Entertainment

1- The demise of Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman is mourned by Bollywood. Chadwick Boseman is known for his role in ‘Black Panther’.

2- Playback legend Lata Mangeshkar’s building Prabhukunj sealed as precautionary step amid Covid. The singer and her family are safe.

Lata Mangeshkar.jpg

3- Telugu superstar Nagarjuna has turned 61 on Saturday.


4-Southern star Samantha Akkineni has joked saying that she has been pregnant since 2017.

5- The first promo of Kaun Banega Crorepati season 12 hosted by Amitabh Bachchan is out.

6-Film producer and Telugu Big Boss-2 fame Nutan Naidu’s wife Madhu Priya held for tonsuring Dalit youth.

One Liner Current Affairs- Miscellaneous

1- Facebook is testing a new feature to add your account with paid news subscription.

2-The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is situated on the Nile River.

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