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One Liners of the Day, 06 July 2019

Economy

  • Projected growth rate of India's GDP (gross domestic product) in the fiscal year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey 2018-19 – 7%.
  • The Reserve Bank of India will now be the regulator of housing finance firms, replacing the - National Housing Bank.

International 

  • World’s leading country with largest wind energy capacity – China.
  • Topper in the index of World's most powerful passports, according to the latest Henley Passport Index 2019 - Japan and Singapore (jointly).

National

  • India's first highway corridors (e-corridors) with charging stations for electric vehicles that will be developed by 2020 - Delhi-Jaipur and Delhi-Agra highways (500-km)
  • The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has operationalized its first Aadhaar Seva Kendra in - Delhi and Vijayawada.
  • Number of villages that declared open-defecation free (ODF) under the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), according to the Economic Survey 2018-19 - 564,658.
  • India’s rank on the list of World's top 10 countries in Wind Energy Capacity - 4th.
  • India’s rank in the index of World's most powerful passports, according to the latest Henley Passport Index 2019 - 86th.

Sports

  • Indian who won the women's 200m gold at the 2019 Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland - Hima Das.

State Current Affairs

  • The Centre Government has rejected the proposal of West Bengal Government to rename West Bengal as - Bangla.

General Knowledge

  • Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) was established in - 2009.
  • The 12 digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as person’s identity - Aadhaar.
  • Capital of Maharashtra State – Mumbai.
  • Capital of West Bengal State - Kolkata.

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