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One Liners of the Day, 06 July 2020

Important Day

  • World Zoonoses Day - 6 July.

International

  • First position on the latest Sustainable Development Index (SDG) for the year 2020 - Sweden.
  • India’s rank on the latest Sustainable Development Index (SDG) for the year 2020 - 117th.
  • The extradition treaty with Hong Kong was suspended by this country to protest the new national security law that was enacted by China in Hong Kong - Canada.

National

  • The National Payments Corporation of India is planning to establish a Smart Data Centre in - Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • HRD Minister Dr Nishank launched the "Vijayi Bharat Abhiyan" of the - Public Relations Society of India (PRSI).
  • This organisation and Facebook have collaborated to launch a training curriculum for educators and students on ‘digital safety and online well-being’ and ‘Augmented Reality (AR)’ - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
  • Program that launched for the identification of the best Indian Apps which have the potential to be scaled to make them world class apps - Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge.

Persons in News

  • Author of the book, titled "Getting Competitive: A Practitioner's Guide for India" – R. C. Bhargava (Maruti Suzuki chairman).
  • Author of the book, titled 'Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver' - Urjit Patel.
  • India's first transgender operator of a Common Service Centre - Zoya Khan (Gujarat).

State Current Affairs

  • Lieutenant Governor R.K. Mathur has launched Mission Organic Development Initiative (M.O.D.I) and Greenhouse Project to improve vegetable availability in – Union Territory of Ladakh.
  • This city municipal corporation announced its ‘‘Doctor Mitra’ scheme - Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).

Science and Technology

  • This institute has developed polycarbonate greenhouse technology with a shelf life of 25 years - Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR, Leh).

General Knowledge

  • Hong Kong is a metropolitan area and special administrative region of the - People's Republic of China.
  • Canada - Capital: Ottawa; Currency: Canadian dollar.
  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) - Founded: 2008; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) – Founded: 1958; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) - Founded: 03 November 1962; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • International Public Relations Association (IPRA) – Founded: 1 May 1955; Headquarters: London, UK.

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