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One Liners of the Day, 02 August 2021

Important day

  • Theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2021 (1 August to 7 August) - “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility”.

Defence

  • New Vice-Chief of Naval Staff w.e.f. 31 July 2021 - Vice Admiral SN Ghormade.

Economy

  • A person and purpose specific digital payment solution, which is a QR code or SMS string-based e-Voucher, which is delivered to the mobile of the beneficiaries, launched by Government of India - e-RUPI.

International

  • The 2021 SCO Forum on Traditional Medicine was held in _____ from 28 July to 30 July 2021 under the theme "Inheritance, Innovation, Mutual Learning, and Sharing" - Nanchang, China.

National

  • The Election Commission of India has proposed to set up a Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Museum in - Mysuru.

Person in News

  • New and the 25th Controller General of Accounts (CGA) in India w.e.f. 31 July 2021 - Deepak Das.
  • Author of the book, “Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s first Women in Medicine” - Kavitha Rao.

Sports

  • The Union Sports Ministry has included ____ (Traditional Sikh martial art sport) in the coming Khelo India Youth Games in February 2022 - Gatka.
  • First female who won 7 medals at single Olympic - Emma McKeon (Australian swimmer).
  • India's _____ won the women's Badminton singles bronze medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics and became the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic medals - PV Sindhu.

State Current Affairs

  • ‘Sahajeevanam’, the Social Justice Department’s project to ensure doorstep delivery of services to differently-abled people and to provide them assistance and mental support during distress, will be rolled out on 2 August 2021 in – Kerala.
  • North India’s first orchid conservation center was inaugurated in the - Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
  • Assam Sports Association will award Lauhakanya (Iron Woman) title to Olympic medal winner - boxer Lovlina Borgohain.
  • The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched the "Khela Hobe" programme on 2 August 2021 in - Kolkata.
  • The West Bengal government has announced _____ to be "Khela Hobe Diwas" - 16 August.

General Knowledge

  • Dampa Tiger Reserve is located in - Mizoram.
  • Bhadra Tiger Reserve is located in - Karnataka.
  • Pench Tiger Reserve is located in - Maharashtra.
  • Pakke Tiger Reserve is located in - Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Nameri Tiger Reserve is located in - Assam.
  • Satpura Tiger Reserve is located in - Madhya Pradesh.

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