One Liners Current Affairs- August 21, 2021

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One Liners Current Affairs- August 21, 2021

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1-Myanmar’s State Administration Council has extended the public holiday time in order to combat Covid-19.

2-As part of the ‘Beyond Bengaluru’ plan, the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) establishes Mysuru.

3-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expresses gratitude to China for providing more Covid-19 vaccinations.

4-Since it started on July 14, the Dixie Fire, California’s second-largest wildfire in history, has burnt more than 700,000 acres of land.

5-Nicholas Burns will be nominated as the United States’ Ambassador to China by US President Joe Biden.

6-The United States slaps additional sanctions on Russia in response to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

7-Drones are being used more extensively by Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection to combat environmental violators.

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8-Malaysian King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has chosen former Deputy Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob as the country’s next Prime Minister.

9-A NASA team has developed a method to safeguard the International Space Station (ISS) against radiation threats.

10-UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the UK would cooperate with the Taliban “if required.”

11-Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy has blasted Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for leading the state into “bankruptcy” during his seven-year tenure.

12-The permanent campus of the Skill Development Institute (SDI) in Bhubaneswar has been inaugurated by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

13-The third dosage of the coronavirus vaccination has been administered to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

14-The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has suspended GV Srikumar, the son of former Amalapuram Lok Sabha member GV Harsha Kumar.

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15-The Andhra government has given permission to begin construction on the Bhavanampadu port in the Srikakulam district.

16-Ajitpal Singh, a self-taught filmmaker, has won the top Melbourne prize for his film ‘Fire in the Mountains.’

17-Zydus Cadila, a day after receiving the emergency use authorization (EUA) in India, said that the vaccine’s commercial launch would begin in mid-September.

18-Wakeel Ahmad Shah, a senior Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist leader, was among three terrorists killed in a Kashmir encounter.

19-An Ahmedabad-based merchant gave a gold ‘Paduka’ (sandal) and a gold glass weighing 287.5 gramme, as well as silver utensils, to Rajasthan’s famous Krishna Temple ‘Sanwaliyaji’ on the Chittorgarh-Udaipur Highway.

20-Anbumani Ramadoss, a former Union Minister and Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) politician, has asked the Tamil Nadu government to enact a new legislation prohibiting internet gambling.

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21-A. Narayanaswamy, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, pays homage to an on-duty soldier by accident.

22-14 people were arrested in Assam for pro-Taliban social media postings.

23-The theme for the Tokyo Paralympic Games opening ceremony, which will take place on August 24, has been revealed as “We Have Wings.”

24-Between April and June, there were 10,006 rapes reported in South Africa.

25-Chithra, a veteran actress best known for her work in Malayalam film, died on Saturday at the age of 56.

26-Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said that children’s school curricula should contain teachings on the whole history of the Vijayanagar empire in the nation.

27-Pijush Biswas, the leader of the Tripura Congress, has resigned.

28-The CBI is offering a reward of Rs 5 lakh for information in the murder of former minister Vivekananda Reddy.

29-Six Indian boxers won on the first day of the ASBC Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai, including Rohit Chamoli, Ankush, and Gaurav Saini.

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30-As the Taliban retakes control of the war-torn nation, Facebook has created a one-click option enabling Afghans to instantly shut down their accounts.

31-Young people in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan are among those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, which endangers their health, education, and safety, according to a new Unicef study.

32-Earthquake-like vibrations were reported in 50 communities in K’taka’s Kalaburagi district.

33-According to a UNICEF study, about 1 billion children, or almost half of the world’s 2.2 billion children, live in 33 countries categorised as “very high-risk” of the effects of climate change.

34-On Sunday, elections for the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) will be held (August 22).

35-Tamil Nadu: Pregnant women are less likely to get vaccinated due to apprehension and anxiety.

36-Amit Mishra, a singer-songwriter, has contributed his voice to the title tune of the forthcoming OTT programme ‘Potluck.’

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37-The number of pupils who chose Tamil as their language of instruction for the National Eligibility Cumulative Entrance Test (NEET) this year rose by 16% over the previous year.

38-Spotify, the music streaming company, plans to spend $1 billion on stock purchases.

39-Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh (89) died on Saturday in Lucknow from sepsis and multi-organ failure.

40-In Bhubaneswar, Lakshmi Niwas Mittal, Executive Chairman of ArcelorMittal, the world’s biggest steelmaking firm, met with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

41-In the midst of the epidemic, Kerala celebrated a subdued Onam for the second year in a row, with most people confined to their homes on the day of ‘Thiruvonam.’

42-The Supreme Court has said that it cannot sympathise with pupils who joined a medical school via a backdoor.

43-Chiefs of the Indian Army, Navy, and Air Force all made a two-day visit to their alma mater, the renowned National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune.

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44-On August 23, an 11-member Bihar team will meet with Prime Minister Modi to discuss the caste census problem.

45-The Andhra government is involved in corruption via ‘Nadu Nedu,’ according to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former minister K.S. Jawahar.

46-The biggest post-Covid live event, ‘We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert,’ is scheduled to take place on the famous Great Lawn of Central Park in New York City.

47-Pijush Kanti Biswas, President of the Tripura State Congress, resigns at the request of the state’s high leadership.

48-The Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) are collaborating to assist stranded Afghan students.

49-According to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Ganga Expressway would become the economic backbone of Uttar Pradesh.

50-The state-owned NTPC has completed a 25MW floating solar PV installation on the reservoir of its Simhadri thermal plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

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51-NASA’s Mars rover will make a second effort to collect a rock sample.

52-The United States Consulate General in Chennai celebrated ‘Madras Week’ by promoting cultural understanding and appreciation between Chennai and San Antonio through a virtual tour of the two cities.

53-Google has announced that the standalone ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ app will be discontinued with Android 12.

54-Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Saturday that the government would offer free post-treatment to people suffering from black fungus.

55-The Tamil Nadu government has extended the lockdown for another two weeks, till September 9th.

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