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One Liners of the Day, 07 February 2019

National

  • This communication satellite has been launched successfully from French Guiana on February 6 - GSAT-31.
  • Uttar Pradesh government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to inquire 1984 anti-Sikh riot in Kanpur, which will be headed by - Atul.
  • To assess the plight of farmers, the government will conduct a pan-India survey to ascertain their income and indebtedness among other issues for the current crop year (July-June), which will conducted by - National Sample Survey Office (NSSO).
  • Winners of Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017 in the fields of Music, Dance and Theatre - 42.
  • According to the study published in journal Environmental Research Letters, across India's districts, highest (140 kg) CO2 emitted in - Gurugram district (Haryana).
  • India’s first 'National War Memorial' built in - New Delhi (at the 'India Gate' complex).

International

  • India is the world's ……. largest CO2 emitter country - fourth.

Sports

  • This New Zealand batsman announced his retirement from the Australian T20 Big Bash League on Feb 5 - Bendon McCallum.

Person In News

  • New ambassador of India to the Argentina - Dinesh Bhatia.
  • This person was honoured with the Ernst & Young lifetime achievement award in 2019 - Azim Premji.

General Knowledge

  • Capital of China – Beijing.
  • Currency of China - Chinese Renminbi (Yuan).
  • The former prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated in - 1984.
  • This department under the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation is responsible for conducting large scale survey programs on a pan-Indian basis - National Sample Survey Office (NSSO).
  • The Sangeet Natak Akademi Award was instituted by Government of India in - 1952.

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