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One Liners of the Day, 07 December 2021

Important day

  • In India, Mahaparinirvan Diwas - 6 December.
  • Theme for 2021 International Civil Aviation Day (7 December) - “Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development”.

Defence

  • First of the four Survey Vessels (Large) project being built for the Indian Navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), which was launched in Kolkata on 05 December 2021 - ‘Sandhayak’.

Environment

  • A new species of butterfly that discover in Sikkim - Chocolate-bordered Flitter (scientific name: Zographetus dzonguensis).

International

  • India is ranked the ____ most powerful country in Asia and ranked as a middle power in Asia, according to Lowy Institute Asia Power Index 2021 - fourth.
  • _____ won a second term in The Gambia's presidential election - Adama Barrow.

National

  • _______, which is the official national organisation for arthroscopy surgeons, launched the Indian Ligament Registry (ILR) - Indian Arthroscopy Society (IAS).
  • On 06 December 2021, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ______ to strengthen the waste management sector in India under the overall ambit of Swachh Bharat Mission- Urban 2.0 for a period of five years (2021-26) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India.
  • The _____ and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow signed a MoU for extending joint collaborative efforts to promote the production of quality planting material (QPM) of medicinal plants - National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB).

Person in News

  • President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) w.e.f. 18 December 2021 - Sanjiv Mehta (Hindustan Unilever Chairman & Managing Director).
  • _____, India's first woman psychiatrist, died in Chennai on 5 December 2021 - Sarada Menon.
  • First dwarf person in India that awarded with a driving license - Gattipally Shivpal (Hyderabad).
  • Miss Trans Global 2021 - Sruthy Sithara (Kerala native).
  • Recipient of the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development - Rukmini Banerji (CEO of Pratham Education Foundation).

Sports

  • First player in international cricket who secured 50 or more wins in each of the three formats - Tests, ODIs and T20Is - Virat Kohli.

State Current Affairs

  • The state government has decided to set up Maharashtra’s first Services Preparatory Institute (SPI) for girls in - Nashik.

General Knowledge

  • Kanha Tiger Reserve is located in - Madhya Pradesh.
  • Manas Tiger Reserve is located in - Assam.
  • Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in - Maharashtra.
  • Palamau Tiger Reserve is located in - Jharkhand.
  • Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is located in - Rajasthan.
  • Simlipal Tiger Reserve is located in - Orissa.           

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