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One Liners of the Day, 05 December 2021

Important day

  • In India, Navy Day - 4 December.
  • Theme for 2021 International Volunteer Day (5 December) – “Volunteer now for our common future”.
  • Theme for 2021 World Soil Day (5 December) – "Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity".

Defence

  • _____ is conducting nationwide a month-long campaign to free seashores/beaches from plastic & other waste under ‘Puneet Sagar Abhiyan’ - National Cadet Corps (NCC).

Economy

  • National Strategy on Blockchain has been formulated by - Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India.

International

  • Inaugurating on 4 December 2021, the World Peace Conference 2021 was held in – Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • The “Energy Efficiency Hub”, a global platform for collaboration aimed at delivering the social, economic and environmental benefits of more efficient use of energy, was launched on 1 December 2021 by - International Energy Agency (IEA Paris). 

National

  • On 4 December 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the Child Friendly City Project in - Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • _____ was awarded the best state for promoting empowerment of persons with disabilities (PwD) by President Ram Nath Kovind - Tamil Nadu.

Person in News

  • Winner of Sergey Esenin Award, given at the 12th annual Russian Language and Literature Festival in Thiruvananthapuram - Venu V Desam (novelist, poet and translator).
  • Eminent Indian-American mathematician _____ (University of California, Berkeley) has been jointly selected for the inaugural Ciprian Foias Prize in Operator Theory by American Mathematical Society (AMS) - Nikhil Srivastava.

Sports

  • India’s _____ won India’s first silver medal in shotput in the F-20 category at the Asia Youth Paralympic Games in Manama, Bahrain - Ananya Bansal.

State Current Affairs

  • ______ has set up a 'Culture council’ to preserve, protect and promote the state’s rich cultural heritage its literature, language and dialects, folk music, dance-drama, theatre, art, cinema, tribal and folk arts, and folk festival and to highlight them at the national level - Chhattisgarh.
  • In _____, Sankirtana Day (Sankirtana - Indian art form) was celebrated on 4 December - Manipur.

Science & Technology

  • India’s first indigenous server that has been developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) - Rudra.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of President to make order in respect of persons under preventive detention in certain cases” - Article 373.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Provisions as to Judges of the Federal Court and proceedings pending in the Federal Court or before His Majesty in Council” - Article 374.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Courts, authorities and officers to continue to function subject to the provisions of the Constitution” - Article 375.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Provisions as to Comptroller and Auditor-General of India” - Article 377.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Provisions as to Public Service Commissions” - Article 378.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of the President to remove difficulties” - Article 392.

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