Weekly One Liners (16 – 22 April) in English

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Weekly One Liners (16 – 22 April)

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In this Post we are sharing you Weekly One Liners (16 – 22 April) in English.Which is useful for all competitive exams 2018

National
♦ Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated a bridge, connecting Jharsaguda district with Sambalpur constructed over the –River Ib
♦ The Delhi govt. has launched a mission to Improve Students’ Learning Skills – Mission Buniyaad
♦ The city has been reported as one of the highest paying city in India – Bengaluru
♦ Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has announced development of a new highway alignment between Delhi and – Mumbai
♦ The World Bank has projected a growth rate of for India for the year 2018-19 – 7.3 per cent
♦ A new association formed by Global and domestic seed companies to take up the policy issues related to the sector and promote new farm technologies – Alliance for Agri Innovation
♦ The International Monetary Fund reported in 2018, India is expected to grow at – 7.4 per cent
♦ Post the successful launch of e-way bill, six more states have decided to rollout the same for intra-state movement of goods from – April 20, 2018
♦ The city hosting Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities (GITC), 2018 – New Delhi
♦ The new program launched by Govt. in India, to attract foreign students – Study in India
♦To provide an extra layer of privacy to Aadhaar, UIDAI has introduced an updated – QR code
♦ No. of districts to be to be covered in the second phase of POSHAN Abhiyaan – 235
♦ The first meeting of National Council of India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN abhiyaan started in – New Delhi
♦ Vice President launched Atal Amrit Abhiyan in – Assam
♦ The state has been conferred with Most Film Friendly state Award – Madhya Pradesh
♦ The Health Ministry has decided to roll out an initiative for prevention and control of – Viral Hepatitis
♦ Centre extends ceasefire for one more year with – NSCN/NK and NSCN/R
♦ The city will become the first city to have a policy to compensate consumers for unscheduled outages – Delhi
International
♦ Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 has begun in – London
♦ The world’s first long-distance electric bus line was inaugurated in – Paris
♦ A new planet-hunting spacecraft, has been launched by NASA – TESS
♦ This magazine has won Pulitzer for Weinstein reporting that triggered #MeToo – New Yorker
♦ The country is expected to get “normal” monsoon rains for the third straight year – India
♦ The country has announced 50 million euro humanitarian aid for Syria – France
♦First-ever India-Nordic Summit began in – Sweden
♦ The country leading with maximum no. of heritage sites with it i.e. 53 – Italy
♦ The country hosted the India Wiesbaden Conference 2018 – India
♦ Theme of the World Haemophilia Day 2018 – Sharing Knowledge Makes Us Stronger
♦ The US will place “reciprocal restrictions” on the movement of Pakistani diplomats in the country from – May 1
♦ The 2018 Island Tourism festival has started in – Andaman and Nicobar Island
♦ The country has recently become the signatory member of International solar alliance – United kingdom
♦ The newest planet-hunting spacecraft successfully launched by NASA on 18th April 2018 – TESS
♦ The country unveiled its first cinema in over 35 years – Saudi Arabia
♦ Theme of the World Liver Day 2018 – Riding New Waves in Liver Diagnosis, Staging & Treatment
♦ The country has hosted the 2018 Global Malaria Summit – United Kingdom
Sports
♦ The player has won his first singles Challenger title of 2018 season – Yuki Bhamri
♦ She is the India’s flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 21st common wealth games 2018 – MC Mary Kom
♦ The Indian Swimmer Double Crosses Bangla Channel, Sets World Record – Sampanna Ramesh Shelar
♦ The 2018 Indian Super Cup is the inaugural edition of the Super Cup is taking place in one stadium, the Kalinga Stadium in – Bhubaneswar
♦ The country will host the 2018 SAFF Championship – Bangladesh
♦ 16th Federation Cup Jr National athletics championship begins in – Coimbatore
♦ The team has won Super Cup Football tournament 2018 – Bengaluru FC
♦ The player has been recommended by TTFI for Arjuna Award – Manika Batra
Person in News
♦ He authored the book “Matmagi Manipur” – the first Manipuri feature film – Bobby Wahengbam
♦ Armenia’s Parliament voted to appoint former President as Prime Minister – Serge Sargisyan
 He has assumed charge as the new Director General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) – Lt Gen PP Malhotra
♦ The veteran journalist passed away recently in New Delhi – Surendra Nihal Singh
♦ He is the Author of the book Winning Like Sachin: Think & Win Like Tendulkar – Devendra Prabhudesai
♦ The Veteran filmmaker and animation pioneer passed away recently in Mumbai – Bhimsain
♦ He will head the overarching defence planning committee – National Security Adviser (NSA), Ajit Doval
♦ She has been conferred with the Dadsaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 for best leading lady Critics Award – Aditi rao Hydari
♦He has been named as the New Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister – Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev
♦ He is Cuba’s new president – Diaz-Canel
♦ He has become the first-ever Bollywood filmmaker to get a place at the famous Madame Tussauds – Karan Johar
General Knowledge
♦Institution set up in 1982 to promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural development – NABARD
♦ An award given for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States – Pulitzer Prize
♦ Every year World heritage Day is observed on – 18 April
♦ This is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities – Yerevan
♦ Every year World Haemophilia Day 2018 is observed on – 17 April
♦ It is the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, with its Headquarters at New Delhi, India – National Cadet Corps (NCC)
♦ An Act of the Parliament of India to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to 1information for citizens, Right to information Act was introduced in – 2005
♦ Every year World liver day is observed on – 19 April
♦ Every year Civil Services Day 21 April in India is observed on – 21 April
♦ To embrace the idea that innovation is essential for harnessing the economic potential of nations The 21 April is observed as the – World Creativity and Innovation Day
Banking
♦ The bank tied up with CSC to Promote MSEs in 115 Districts – SIDBI
♦ Kutch-based Cooperative Bank has bagged the prestigious Banco Award for best performing cooperative bank – Mercantile Cooperative Bank
♦ Shares of this bank beat India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) for the first time to become the second most valued bank in the country – Kotak Mahindra Bank
♦ The bank launched new products such as pre-approved credit card and UPI solution to mark its 124th foundation day – Punjab National Bank
♦ The bank has announced the launch of ‘Yes GST’, an OD (over draft) facility for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) – Yes Bank
♦ The bank became one of the top 50 most valuable publicly traded firms in India – Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank Ltd
♦The Bank has come up with an alternate and convenient method of cash withdrawal for its customers. The bank is now providing facilities of cash through ‘Cash@POS’ initiative – State Bank of India
♦ According to the TRA Brand Trust Report 2018, the bank is the most-trusted bank – State bank of India
♦ The bank has received the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) approval to open two representative offices in London and Singapore – Yes Bank