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One Liners of the Day, 06 December 2021

Defence

  • 11th Edition of “Exercise Ekuverin” between India & Maldives will be conducted at _____ from 06 to 19 December 2021 - Kadhdhoo Island, Maldives.
  • The ______ exhibited the world's largest national flag (225 feet in length and 150 feet wide, weighing 1.40 tonnes) in Mumbai - Indian Navy.

Economy

  • ______ has launched ___ Pride-CRMD module tool, an android-based application for differently-abled employees, to monitor and effectively follow up with the special mention account (SMA) borrowers - Punjab National Bank (PNB).

Environment

  • _____'s Semeru volcano, the tallest mountain on Java island, has erupted on 4 December 2021 – Indonesia (“Pacific Ring of Fire”).

International

  • _____ (Asian country) has been re-elected to the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for the term 2022-2024 - Pakistan.
  • On 4 December 2021, the Global Volunteering Leadership Summit has begun in _____, under the theme ‘The Role of Volunteering Leadership: Responding to COVID-19 and Building a Sustainable Recovery’ - Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.

Person in News

  • Winner of the 2021 edition of the Jawad Memorial Prize for Urdu-English Translation - Aalim Akhtar and Bilal Tanweer.
  • Indian student _______ was conferred the United Nations V-award 2021, given by the UN Volunteers India, for his commitment to the welfare of orphans and underserved children - Akarsh Shroff.
  • Eminent physicist and educationist _____, who was the founder director of Institute of Physics from 1974 to 1989, passed away in Bhubaneswar on 4 December 2021 - Dr Trilochan Pradhan.

State Current Affairs

  • ______ government on 4 December 2021 issued the notification to bring into force the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act 1996 (PESA) that aims to empower panchayat bodies to effect development works and allocation of resources - Madhya Pradesh.
  • On 5 December 2021, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) organized ‘Agri-Export Conference cum Buyer Seller Meet’ at - Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • ______ government has launched BanAdhikar App, a GPS-based mobile application for forest patta land demarcation - Tripura.
  • The state sports and youth services department under ______ government signed an agreement with the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) to develop, promote and expand the swimming ecosystem in the state - Odisha.
  • Winner of ‘Asom Sourav’, the second highest civilian award of Assam, for the year 2021 - Dr Lakshmanan S.
  • Winner of ‘Asom Gourav’, the third highest civilian award of Assam, for the year 2021 - Munindra Nath Ngatey, Dr Basanta Hazarika, Bornita Momin and Namita Kalita.
  • Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched Project RE-HAB (Reducing Elephant-Human Attacks using Bees) aimed at reducing elephant-human conflict using bees in _____, nine months after it was initiated in Karnataka - Assam.

Science & Technology

  • Researchers have successfully created a "Time crystal", a new phase of matter, which was first proposed by physicist _____ in 2012 - Frank Wilczek.
  • A team of researchers at ______ has created wearable assistive devices, called 'Vibe’ and 'iGest', to assist people with disabilities - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.

General Knowledge

  • In December 2005, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has been constituted under - Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  • The Government of India has taken a pioneering initiative for conserving its national animal, the tiger, by launching the “Project Tiger” in - 1973.
  • Bandipur Tiger Reserve is located in - Karnataka.
  • Corbett Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttarakhand.
  • Amanagarh buffer Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttar Pradesh.

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