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One Liners of the Day, 06 March 2021

Important Day

  • World Writers Day - 5 March.
  • National Dentist’s Day - 6 March.

Economy

  • ____ partnered with SBI Payments to launch of ‘RuPay SoftPoS’ solution which has the capability to transform NFC enabled smartphones into merchant Point of Sale (PoS) terminals for the retailers - National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the _____ for salary accounts - Indian Army.

National

  • An initiative under which CSIR laboratories across the country will develop the land available at each laboratory to be set up as a model for Floriculture - “CSIR Floriculture Mission”.
  • India’s First Grade Separated Urban Expressway - Dwarka Expressway (NH - 248BB).
  • On 05 March 2021, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) organised the Sixth National Conference on Economics of Competition Law in - Delhi.
  • India’s first World Skill Centre is set up at Mancheswar Industrial Area in - Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Persons in News

  • Recipient of the CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award at the CERAWeek 2021 in Houston (the U.S.) on 5th March 2021 - Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
  • Winner of the Children’s Fund Prize 2021, given by the International Association of Children’s Foundations - Larisa Nikolaevna Kolesova (Russian professor).
  • Recipient of the prestigious Top-20 Global Women of Excellence award for 2020, given by the Multi Ethnic Advisory Task Force, Illinois headed by US Congressman Danny K. Davis - Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan (Telangana Governor).

State Current Affairs

  • The first of its kind in North Kashmir, Community Radio Station with the tagline “Radio Chinar 90.4, Har Dil Ki Dhadkan” was inaugurated 04 March 2021 by the Indian Army in - Mazbugh, Sopore.
  • Two new Kendriya Vidyalayas in Karnataka and Punjab - Sadalga (Delagavi, Karnataka) and KN IIT Ropar (Punjab).

Science & Technology

  • ______ successfully carried out a flight demonstration based on Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) technology in Odisha on 05 March 2021 - Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

General Knowledge

  • The Ramjet was conceived in 1913 by - French inventor René Lorin.
  • World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) - Founded: 1951; Headquarters: Helsinki, Finland.
  • Convention on Road Signs and Signals - Adopted: 8 November 1968; Effective: 6 June 1978.
  • United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea was adopted on - 31 March 1978.
  • United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods was adopted on - 24 May 1980.
  • International Agreement for the Establishment of the University for Peace was adopted on - 5 December 1980.

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