One Liner Current Affairs- August 31,2020

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One Liner Current Affairs- National

1-The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) to implement the new National Innovation and Startup policy-2019 introduced by the Union Ministry of Education.


  • Asha- Accredited Social Health Activists.
  • AWW- Anganwadi workers
  • FDCI- The Fashion Design Council of India.
  • PiP- picture-in-picture
  • EEG-electroencephalogram
  • NDPS Act- The Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act
  • PETA- The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
  • BIS- Bureau of Indian Standards
  • EIA- Environmental Impact Assessment
  • GST- Goods and Services Tax
  • META- Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards
  • DGCA- Directorate General of Civil Aviation

3- Union Home Minister Amit Shah was discharged from the All India Medical Sciences (AIIMS) hospital.

4-The Supreme Court has dismissed fugitive business tycoon Vijay Mallya’s review plea against 2017 conviction.

5- Former President Pranab Mukherjee has passed away. His son Abhijit Mukherjee confirmed the news in a tweet.

6- India’s 1st female cardiologist S. Padmavati dies of Covid-19 at 103.

7- JioFiber has announced ‘no-condition 30-day free trial’ for new customers.

8- The former Andhra Pradesh minister G. Mohan Reddy has threatened the construction workers with revolver.

9- Adani Airport Holdings Ltd (AAHL) will acquire controlling interest in Mumbai airport.

10- Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has 3,000 Mi Stores in India.

11-Taiwanese electronics Asus has assigned Dinesh Sharma as commercial PC business head.

12- The Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR) is situated in Jharkhand.

13-Odisha Agriculture and Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo has tested corona positive.

14-The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declared a seven-day state mourning in memory of former President Pranab Mukherjee.

15- Centre has extended the suspension of International flights till Sep 30.

16- The Supreme Court has issued standard operating procedures (SOP) to resume limited physical hearing of case.

17- Former President Pranab Mukherjee had a special connection with youngest state Telangana.

18-Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed his profound sorrow at Mukherjee’s demise.

19-The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Singh (RSS) chief said former President Pranab’s love for Sangh made him ‘Margdarshak.

20-Hyderabad police book cases against shia groups for taking out Youm-e-Ashura procession in violation of Telangana High Court orders.

21-Prez Kovind has termed ‘Pranab’s demise as passing of an era.

22- Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy condoled Pranab Mukherjee’s death.

23- The Indian Railways has completed solar power installations at 960 stations.

One Liner Current Affairs- International

1-US Secretary of State is Mike Pompeo.

2-Prime Minister of Israel is Benjamin Netanyahu.

3- Lebanese President Michel Aoun has called for a creation of secular state.

4- The Cairo-based Arab Parliament has severely condemned the Houthi militias drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport.

5-Israel has launched ‘traffic light’ plan to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

6- Malaysia on Monday has marked the 63rd independence day.

7- Typhoon Maysak is slowly approaching Korean Peninsula. It has passed south of Japan’s Okinawa island.

8- The price of plastic bags is likely to double in all shops in England.

9- Airline major SpiceJet has launched’SpiceOxy’, a compact, portable, non-invasive ventilation device.

10-Lebanon has named the country’s envoy to Germany Mustapha Adib as the new Prime Minister

11-Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condoled the death of the former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, called him as a true friend of Bangladesh.

One Liner Current Affairs- Sports

1-Ivona Dadic won the title at the Austrian Combined Events championships in Gotzis. She made highest 2020 heptathlon score.

2-India Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has congratulated for winning the first FIDE Online Chess Olympiad along with Russia.

3-IPL 2020: Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT Tires) has announced collaboration with 6 franchises Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals.

4- Indian Super League (ISL): Hyderabad FC has appointed Manolo Marquez as new head coach.

5- Abhinav Bindra is India’s first individual Olympic Gold Medallist.

6-India captain Virat Kohli mourned the death of the former President Pranab Mukherjee. He said India has lost a brilliant leader.

7- England Test captain Joe Root was dropped for the T20 three-match series against Australia.

One Liner Current Affairs- Films/Entertainment

1-TV star Nia Sharma won a special edition of the reality TV adventure game show Khatron Ke Khiladi: Made In India. She has defeated Jasmin Bhasin and Karan Wahi in the final.

2- Taiwanese pop star Eric Chou is the first artiste to perform amid 10,000 fans in pandemic era.

3- Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was honoured at MTV Video Music Awards.

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