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One Liners of the Day, 05 January 2019

National

  • This year National Entrepreneurship Awards was given in – 43 categories.
  • To decide whether to continue the no-detention policy as per the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill 2018, , it would be left to the - States.
  • According to the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill 2018, these state and Central universities and colleges offering B.Ed courses were found not recognised by the Council – 23.
  • According to Clarivate Analytics’ Report, with only this many Indian scientists featuring in the list of 4,000 highly cited researchers across the globe - only 10.

International

  • This country’s ‘Chang’e 4 probe landed on surface of the far side of the moon - China.
  • According to Clarivate Analytics’ Report, this country is the nation that have max number of Highly Cited Researchers – Sweden (53%) & Austria (53%)

Sports

  • This Indian wicketkeeper played the largest individual innings (159 runs) during the Test match in Australia - Rishabh Pant.

Person In News

  • The world’s first woman, who climbed tallest peak of Antarctica - Arunima Sinha.
  • American Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, actor and producer who created the character Super Dave Osborne, died Jan 2 - Bob Einstein.

General Knowledge

  • World Braille Day - January 4.
  • This ministry of the Government of India established the National Entrepreneurship Award in 2016 - Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
  • The 'National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act 1993', except the state of Jammu & Kashmir, came into force all over India in - 1995.
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) established in the year – 1988.
  • Headquarter of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) - Mumbai.

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