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One Liners of the Day, 07 July 2019

Economy

  • According to RBI data, India's foreign exchange reserves in the week to June 28 - USD 427.678 billion.

International 

  • Singapore-based fintech firm that expands into the Southeast Asia region after the acquisition of a majority stake in Red Dot Payment (RDP) company – PayU.
  • According to Google-Temasek study, Southeast Asia is expected to triple in size to $240 billion in total payments volume by - 2025.

National

  • According to India's National Budget 2019-20, India has increased its annual aid to Nepal for the fiscal year 2019-20 by 40% to - INR 1050 crore.
  • According to India's Budget 2019-20, country which gets maximum annual aid allocated by India - Bhutan (INR 2801.79 cr).

Sports

  • Pakistani cricketer who announced his retirement from ODI cricket on July 5 - Shoaib Malik.
  • Pakistani batsman who became the leading run-scorer for Pakistan in a single World Cup edition and breaking Javed Miandad's record of 437 runs - Babar Azam.

Science and Technology

  • Telecom giant firmBT has started a new phase of UK-India joint research with the opening of new BT India Research Centre (BTIRC) in Bengaluru with - Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

General Knowledge

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Established in: 1945; Headquarters: Washington D.C. (US).
  • First cricket World Cup won by India – 1983.
  • First Women's Cricket World Cup – 1973.
  • First Men's Cricket World Cup – 1975.

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