One Liners Current Affairs- August 22, 2021

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One Liners Current Affairs- August 22, 2021

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1-The Taliban has published a picture showing a number of the group’s fighters dressed as US troops mimicking an iconic photograph of US troops from World War II at the assault of Iwo Jima in 1945.

2-Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica, a two-time Olympic 100m winner, completed a stunning 100m race in 10.54 seconds at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Eugene, Oregon.

3-Boccia, goalball, and seated volleyball are all unique Paralympic Games sports.

4-Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar believes England would need a “superhuman effort” to mount a comeback in the current five-match Test series against India.

5-According to International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons, the safety of athletes and the local people is the primary concern.

6-Shaili Singh of India won a silver medal in the women’s long jump with a leap of 6.59 metres at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya.

7-Pakistan, according to all-rounder Imad Wasim, is one of the favourites to win the T20 World Cup, which will be held this year in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

8-Team India has arrived at Headingley (Leeds) for the third Test match after defeating England by 151 runs at Lord’s. Practice has also begun.

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9-The Central Government and the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) may provide clearance for Covaxin vaccinations for children for emergency usage in the near future.

10-Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao celebrated Raksha Bandhan on Sunday, with his sisters tying rakhis to him.

11-The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has approved a grant of Rs 24.90 lakh for a fishing project in Tamil Nadu.

12-The governing DMK has selected M.M. Abdulla as the party’s candidate for the Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha bypoll on September 13.

13-Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, will inaugurate the National Monetisation Pipeline on Monday in New Delhi.

14-Three private aircraft from Kabul, Air India, Vistara, and IndiGo, arrived at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Terminal 3 on Sunday morning.

15-Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg) advances to the semi-finals of the ASBC Youth & Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai in preparation for the World Youth Championships in 2021.

16-The Taliban have granted amnesty to ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Vice President Amrullah Saleh, enabling them to return to Afghanistan if they so choose.

17-Covid-recovered N. Rangasamy, Chief Minister of Puducherry, got the first dosage of the vaccination on Sunday at his official home.

18-A Kisan Rail train operated by the South Central Railway (SCR) carried onions from Tadepalligudem in Andhra Pradesh to Malda in West Bengal for the first time.

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19-On the occasion of Rakshabandhan, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu encouraged everyone to preserve the dignity of women and provide a safe atmosphere for them.

20-According to Union Minister Jitendra Singh, “Jammu has emerged as an education centre in north India.”

21-Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan’s Foreign Minister, has stated that Japan would provide Iraq with up to $300 million in low-interest loans to help with the country’s plan to modernise one of its oil refineries.

22-Hashmat Ghani Ahmadzai, the brother of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, has pledged allegiance to the Taliban.

23-According to Janata Dal-S supremo and former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, the JD-S would start an agitation over outstanding water issues.

24-The Indian Navy’s fleet tanker ‘Shakti’ has arrived in Colombo with oxygen for the fight against Covid.

25-Zhurong, China’s Mars rover, has completed its exploration and detection missions as anticipated.

26-According to UK Minister James Heappey, almost 1,000 people were evacuated from Kabul in 24 hours.

27-In FY21, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) increased its loans and advances by 25.2%.

28-Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has warned two of Navjot Sidhu’s advisers against making claims about Pakistan and Kashmir.

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29-Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, will kick begin the ministry’s ‘Iconic Week’ celebration as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ (AKAM).

30-The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s acting chairman has been named Azizullah Fazli (ACB)

31-Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has criticised the United States for making a “irresponsible” decision to remove troops from Afghanistan.

32-Microsoft secretly releases Windows Server 2002 in advance of Windows 11.

33-Scientists discover evidence of solar-caused alteration on the Moon.

34-US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has directed that 18 planes be provided by US airlines to assist evacuation operations from Afghanistan.

35-Vijay Chauthaiwale, the head of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Foreign Affairs Department, visited Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at his official home in Baluwatar in Kathmandu.

36-After their vehicle collided with an improvised explosive device (IED) placed by militants in Balochistan’s Gichik region, a Pakistan Army captain was killed and two troops were wounded.

37-From Monday, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will restart bus service to Tamil Nadu.

38-On Monday, the Ministry of Finance called Infosys MD and CEO Salil Parekh to discuss ongoing issues with the new income tax e-filing site.

39-Ajanta Biswas gets suspended for six months by the CPI-M.

40-Hurricane Henri forced the cancellation of the NYC Homecoming performance on Saturday at the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York.

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41-The United Kingdom has started antibody testing to learn more about how much natural protection individuals have after contracting Covid-19.

42-The country of feni now has a museum entirely devoted to the locally produced alcoholic beverage.

43-Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), a component of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Tamil Nadu, has requested a white paper from NHAI and has threatened to organise a protest against a toll price increase in the state.

44-Ayodhya, which is on the verge of becoming a global tourism destination, will soon have a high-speed railway connecting Delhi and Ayodhya.

45-US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen supports Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s reappointment.

46-La Ganesan, a senior BJP politician and former RSS Pracharak from Tamil Nadu, was chosen as the next Governor of Manipur on Sunday.

47-Rajnath Singh, the Union Defence Minister, came in Lucknow on Sunday and paid his respects to late Kalyan Singh at his home.

48-The Tamil Nadu Health Department would hold Covid vaccination camps 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

49-According to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the death of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh has resulted in irreparable loss in public life (RSS)

50-Amitabh Bachchan will host the Season 13 premiere of ‘KBC’ on August 23.

51-The government of Andhra Pradesh established a helpline on Saturday to reach out to employees from the state who are imprisoned in war-torn Afghanistan.

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52-Indonesian President Joko Widodo has directed that the cost of Covid-19 RT-PCR testing be reduced.

53-Uttar Pradesh currently has a population of one crore people who have received all of their vaccinations.

54-As Delhi prepares for the third wave, temporary hospitals will be on standby.

55-Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Hriday Narain Dixit said that the state Assembly would produce a collection of Kalyan Singh’s state Assembly remarks.

56-Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the custodian of the Lord Venkateswara Swamy temple at Tirupati, plans to include Veda Pathashalas into Sri Venkateswara Vedic University (SVVU)

57-China enacts new legislation to safeguard users’ personal information.

58-Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Roble has ordered an investigation into the deaths of seven people.

59-The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has announced a review of its safety rules.

60-The Taliban has urged Russia to communicate its desire for a peaceful settlement to the surviving resistance troops in Panjshir Valley.

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61-On Sunday, an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit off the coast of Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture; no tsunami warning was issued.

62-The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has developed biodegradable packaging for Tirumala laddus.

63-Following the announcement by the Tamil Nadu state government of a 50% quota for MDS admissions to in-service physicians, the Tamil Nadu Medical Officers Association is requesting a reservation for in-service doctors.

64-Chiranjeevi’s upcoming film, ‘Bhola Shankar,’ was revealed on his 66th birthday.

65-The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has welcomed the release of a group of prisoners by the army stationed in the east.

66-So far in August, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have invested Rs 5,001 crore in Indian stocks.

67-The University Grants Commission (UGC) permits universities to provide online and remote learning courses. Covid

68-Following confrontations, Israel begins airstrikes on Gaza.

69- Jeff Bezos, the billionaire, has installed an ice cream-making ‘truck’ at his Beverly Hills mansion.

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