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One Liners of the Day, 04 December 2021

Important day

  • International Day of Banks - 4 December.

International

  • A project on holistic urban revitalisation of ______ in Delhi has won the prestigious Award of Excellence and Award in the Special Recognition for Sustainable Development category at ‘2021 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation’ - Nizamuddin Basti community.
  • _______ has launched the ‘Brain Health Initiative’, a program intended to help reduce global burden of brain diseases and disorders - World Federation of Neurology.
  • The ____ launched "Bodyright" campaign against gender-based violence on the internet - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

National

  • Ministry of Culture implements a financial grant scheme known as Scheme of Financial Assistance for the Development of Buddhist/Tibetan Culture and Art under - “Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojna (KSVY)”.
  • The Government of India has initiated a scheme known as “Scheme for Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India” (SPPEL), under which ______ works on protection, preservation and documentation of all the mother tongues/languages of India spoken by less than 10,000 people which are called endangered languages - Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore.
  • The _____ has initiated two schemes for protection of endangered languages, namely ‘Funding Support to the State Universities for Study and Research in Indigenous and Endangered languages in India’ and ‘Establishment of Centres for Endangered Languages in Central Universities’ - University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • The Rajya Sabha passed ‘Dam Safety Bill-2019’, which provides for the establishment of a ______ and the establishment of the State Dam Safety Organizations (SDSO) - National Dam Safety Authority (NDSA).
  • The Ministry of Tourism has identified Rural Circuit as one of the 15 thematic circuits under its scheme of - ‘Swadesh Darshan’.
  • The 12rth edition of International Sand Art Festival was started on 01 December 2021 at - Chandrabhaga beach in Konark, Odisha.

Person in News

  • Announced by Infosys Science Foundation (ISF), Winner of Infosys Prize 2021 in Engineering and Computer Science category - Dr Chandrasekhar Nair (Molbio Diagnostics from Bengaluru).
  • Winner of Infosys Prize 2021 in Humanities category - Dr Ângela Barreto Xavier (University of Lisbon, Portugal).
  • Winner of Infosys Prize 2021 in Life Sciences category - Prof. Mahesh Sankaran (NCBS Bengaluru).
  • Winner of Infosys Prize 2021 in Mathematical Sciences category - Dr Neeraj Kayal (Microsoft Research lab, Bengaluru).
  • Winner of Infosys Prize 2021 in Physical Sciences category - Prof. Bedangadas Mohanty (NISER Bhubaneswar).
  • Winner of Infosys Prize 2021 in Social Sciences category - Dr Pratiksha Baxi (JNU, New Delhi).
  • New chairman of National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL) - Pradip Shah.
  • First deputy managing director (FDMD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Gita Gopinath (chief economist).
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs has appointed _____ as Chairperson of the Quality Review Board (QRB) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) - Shefali Shah.

Sports

  • New Vice President of the Global Esports Federation (GEF) - Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud.

State Current Affairs

  • Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu dedicated the Sumbachu Small Hydropower Project (SHP) at - Zemithang village.
  • The very famous Hornbill Festival of _____ began on 1 December 2021 at Kisama village - Nagaland.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Effect of failure to comply with, or to give effect to, directions given by the Union” - Article 365.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of Parliament to amend the Constitution and procedure therefor” - Article 368.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Temporary power to Parliament to make laws with respect to certain matters in the State List as if they were matters in the Concurrent List” - Article 369.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Special provision with respect to the States” - Article 371.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Continuance in force of existing laws and their adaptation” - Article 372.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of the President to adapt laws” - Article 372A.

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