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One Liners of the Day, 06 June 2020

Important Day

  • Russian Language Day - 6 June.

Economy

  • To encourage the adoption of 'Points of Sale' machines by businesses in tier-3 to tier-6 centres and North-eastern states, the Reserve Bank of India announced the creation of a Payments Infrastructure Development Fund' with an initial contribution of - Rs 250 crore.

International

  • An amount to the tune of _______was pledged by India to the international vaccine alliance, ‘GAVI’ - $15 million.

National

  • A nationwide CSIR-Summer Research Training Programme (CSIR-SRTP-2020) will be organized by - North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat, Assam.
  • Power Minister R K Singh initiated the ‘#iCommit’ campaign to create a robust and resilient energy system in the future and it is driven by - Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).
  • The government announced implementation of the Nagar van scheme to develop 200 Urban Forests across the country in - next five years.
  • This company in partnership with the USAID’s MAITREE program, launched the “Healthy and Energy Efficient Buildings” initiative - Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).
  • Institute that was ranked No 1 among the Indian universities on Research Output by the prestigious Nature Index for 2019-2020 - University of Hyderabad (rank: 15th).

Persons in News

  • India's new Permanent Representative to United Nations – T. S. Tirumurti.
  • EY World Entrepreneur of the year for 2020 - Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (MD, Biocon Limited).

Sports

  • Sports Ministry’s Fit India programme is joining hands with this department to launch a series of special films promoting 10 indigenous sports of India under the Ek Bharat, Shrestha Bharat initiative - Department of School Education and Literacy.
  • In Football, Host country of the Women's Asian Cup 2022 - India.

State Current Affairs

  • Kerala's first 'food forest' is being prepared at tribal belts of Attapady in - Palakkad district.
  • A 230 crore Noyyal river rejuvenation scheme was inaugurated in – Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.

Science

  • Scientists from this institute have found out a low cost and efficient way to generate hydrogen from water using Molybdenum dioxide (MoO2) as a catalyst that can replace expensive catalyst Pt - Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bengaluru.

General Knowledge

  • Asian Football Confederation (AFC) - Founded: 08 May 1954; Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Rwanda - Capital: Kigali; Currency: Rwandan franc.
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) was launched on - 10 December 2009.
  • Fit India Movement was launched in New Delhi on - 29 August 2019.
  • Skill India campaign was launched on - 15 July 2015.

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