One Liner Current Affairs- Aug 28, 2020

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One Liner Current Affairs- Aug 28, 2020

One Liner Current Affairs- National

1- FSSAI has launched a drive against the sale of adulteration edible oil.

  • FSSAI is a Food safety regulator.

2- EOW- The Economic Offences Wing

  • ED- Enforcement Directorat
  • NIA- The National Investigation Agency
  • TVV: Telangana Vidyarthi Vedika
  • TPF: Telangana Praja Front
  • KVIC- The Khadi and Village Industries Commission
  • ITBP- The Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force
  • JD-S- Janata Dal-Secular
  • ICAR: the Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • SAD: The Shiromani Akali Dal
  • AAJMI- The Alumni Association of Jamia Millia Islamia
  • CBI: The Central Bureau of Investigation
  • NGT- The National Green Tribunal
  • LDF- The Left Democratic Front
  • LAC- The Line of Actual Control
  • NCMEI- The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes
  • RNC: Republican National Convention
  • IPL- The Indian Premier League

3-The Telangana Legislature to pass a resolution urging the Centre confer Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao.

  • Bharat Ratna is the country’s highest civilian honour.

4-The Union Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry will launch the VISHVAS scheme.

  • VISHVAS: Vanchit Ikai Samooh aur Vargo Ke Liye Arthik Sahayta Yojana.

5-Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief is Pappu Yadav.


6-CISF has launched in-house app ‘Pension Corner’ for retired personnel.


7-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished for a speedy recovery of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.


8- The Punjab assembly has passed seven bills with a voice vote amidst the coronavirus pandemic.


9-Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President is Adesh Gupta.


10-Tej Pratap- The former Bihar Health Minister and son of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav.


11-The British government is ready to give emergency approval to any effective Covid-19 vaccine


12-The Supreme Court on Friday has made it clear that there is no promotion without exams. The Apex court said states can consult the University Grants Commission for postponement.


13- Clash reported over freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna’s statue at Peeranwadi village in Karnataka’s Belagavi district.


14-Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has flagged off corona mobile testing clinic.


15-Bengaluru’s Basilica to celebrate 2020’s nine day Novena festival amid the Covid-19 pandemic.


16- Hemant Soren- Jharkhand Chief Minister


17- ‘One District-One Product’ (ODOP)- It is a scheme of Uttar Pradesh government. Chief Minister is Yogi Adityanath.

  • The scheme will now be adopted across the country.

18-The week-long Sero-Survey has been postponed indefinitely in Agra.


19-For the first time in over 400 years, Hyderabad will not see traditional historic Bibi ka Alam procession this Muharram.


20-Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is a game-changer.

  • PMJDY was launched six years ago on this day.

21- Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has cancelled this year Young Scientists programme (Yuvika 2020) due to COVID-19.


One Liner Current Affairs- International

1-Thirteen civilians died in an explosive device (IED) blast that took place in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province.


2-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced his resignation due to health concerns.


3-North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited country’s Hwanghae province to see a typhoon-hit area.


4-Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has alleged that allowing his predecessor Nawaz Sharif to leave the country was a mistake.


5- Democratic Vice Presidential candidate is Kamala Harris.


6-UN Secretary-General is Antonio Guterres.


7- Hurricane Laura hit the southern US states of Louisiana and Texas.


8-Sweden’s Public Health Agency to allow public gatherings from 50 to 500.


9-The Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held meeting with the Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Baghdad to boost bilateral ties.

Mustafa al-Kadhimi

10-The British government to remove 3 countries Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Jamaica from travel corridors list.


11-UNESCO has announced to rebuild Beirut’s heritage buildings.


12- The director-general of UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is Audrey Azoulay.


13-US House Speaker is Nancy Pelosi.


14-US President Donald Trump has accepted the Republican Party’s nomination as President for a second term in office.


15-Veteran politician Ed Davey has been elected new leader by UK’s Liberal Democrats.


16-Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. He is the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).


One Liner Current Affairs- Sports

1- DSF- Dream Sports Foundation


2- IPL 2020: 12 members of the Chennai Super Kings have been tested positive for coronavirus.


3-India Chess team defeated Armenia. It has entered semis of FIDE Online Olympiad.


4-Asian Games gold medal-winning woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat has tested corona positive.


5-International Olympic Committee (IOC) President is Thomas Bach.


Thomas Bach

6-Cricket Australia has restricted Australian players using sweat from head, face, neck on ball.


7-The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned the usage of saliva on the ball amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


8-IOS Sports & Entertainment has signed young javelin sensation Shivpal Singh.


9- ‘Lakshya’ has bagged the prestigious Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar at the 2020 National Sports Awards.

  • Lakshya is a Pune-based an ‘athlete-first’ organisation.

10-The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said the six cricket association squads for the 2020-21 domestic season will begin on September 30.


11-Ireland batsman Kevin O’Brien has smashed his own car window with a six. The incident took place during a domestic T20 match played in Dublin.


12-Ryan Harris- He is newly appointed Delhi Capitals bowling coach.


13-Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy said he is a very proud black man and added that no other human can make him feel less.


14-The 32-year-old ace batsman Ajinkya Rahane said he was expecting to bat as India’s No.4 in 2019 WC.


15-The Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in UAE from September 19 to November 10.


16-Rajasthan Royals have announced partnership with TV9 Bharatvarsh for the upcoming edition of IPL 2020.


17- American twins Bob and Mike Bryan have announced their retirement from tennis.


18-IPL 13: Delhi Capitals signed Australia bowling all-rounder Daniel Sams as replacement for Englishman Jason Roy.


19- Kyle Mills- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach.


20-2020 National Sports Awards will be held virtually via video conferencing due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


One Liner Current Affairs- Films/Entertainment

1- The Central Bureau of Investigation has questioned actress Rhea Chakraborty for over 10 years in the mysterious death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.


2- Sunny Leone made the news that she topped the merit list of a top college in Kolkata!.


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