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One Liners of the Day, 02 December 2021

Important day

  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery - 2 December.

Defence

  • The Border Security Force (BSF) commemorated its 57th Raising Day on - 01 December 2021.
  • _____ assumed charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on 01 December 2021 - Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta.

International

  • Among the list of 173 cities in the world, _____ (India) has been listed in the top ten cheapest cities to live in the new survey conducted by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) – Ahmedabad (globally seventh).
  • Cheapest city to live – Damascus, Syria.
  • Most expensive city - Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • First female president of Honduras (country in Central America) - Xiomara Castro.
  • Latest republic nation, nearly 400 years after the first English ships arrived at the Caribbean island – Barbados (island country in the Caribbean region of the Americas).
  • Barbados's first president as well as first woman president - Sandra Mason.

National

  • ______ and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have commenced India-ITU Joint Cyberdrill 2021, which is a four days virtual event starting from 30 November to 3 December 2021 - Department of Telecommunications (DoT).
  • The GRSE-KPDD (Khidderpore Dry Dock) Unit was inaugurated at - Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata.
  • A team of experts from ____ has drafted an outline of syllabus based on Ayurveda and Yoga for School Children from 1st to 10/12th Standard including Nursery, LKG and UKG levels which has been sent Department of School Education and Literacy - National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA).
  • The central government has decided to set up Tribal Freedom Fighters’ Museum in - 10 states (Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and Telangana).

Person in News

  • Recipient of Dr M S Swaminathan Award for the period 2017-19, given by Retired ICAR Employees Association (RICAREA) and Nuziveedu Seeds Limited - V Praveen Rao.
  • Winner of the 2021 Isaac Newton Medal and Prize, presented by the Institute of Physics (IOP) - David Deutsch (quantum physicist).

State Current Affairs

  • 59th statehood day of Nagaland - 01 December 2021.
  • In an attempt to step up the fight against the menace of drug trafficking in the state, _____ has launched a dedicated software application, named “DOPAMS” (Drug Offenders Profiling, Analysis & Monitoring System) - Telangana Police.
  • The ______ government announced a social security scheme for newspaper hawkers across the state - Odisha.
  • On 30 November 2021, the ‘Virtual Cherry Blossom Mao Festival, 2021’ was inaugurated in - Manipur.
  • A revamped 'Citizen Service Portal' of the Kerala Police - "THUNA".
  • ______ were awarded the Gordon Graham Prize for Naga Literature (GGPNL) 2021 in fiction and non-fiction category respectively, presented by Kohima Educational Society (KES) - Veio Pou and Wangto Chingmak.
  • The Namda project was launched in _____ under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 3.0 to revive and catalyse traditional Namda craft (a rug made of sheep wool) – Jammu & Kashmir.

Science & Technology

  • _____ has developed an immunity boosting ‘Bala Raksha Kit’ for Children up to the age of 16 years - All India Institute Ayurveda (AIIA).

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Proclamation of Emergency” - Article 352.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Effect of Proclamation of Emergency” - Article 353.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Duty of the Union to protect States against external aggression and internal disturbance” - Article 355.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Provisions in case of failure of constitutional machinery in States” - Article 356.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Exercise of legislative powers under Proclamation issued under article 356” - Article 357.

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