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One Liners of the Day, 07 March 2021

Important Day

  • Theme of the ‘Janaushadhi Diwas 2021’ (7 March) - 'Jan Aushadhi - Seva Bhi, Rozgar Bhi’.

International

  • A new cultural centre of the High Commission of India was inaugurated in Dhaka, which is the second cultural centre of the High Commission of India after the - Dhanmondi centre at the Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • The United Nations has unveiled plans that would culminate into strategic partnership with the federal government, Germany and the European Union (EU) to end _____’s wildlife trafficking and forest crimes through the development of the first-ever national strategy - Nigeria.
  • According to ‘QS World University Rankings 2021’, world’s top engineering institute –Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the USA.
  • According to ‘QS World University Rankings 2021’, India’s top engineering institute – IIT Bombay (Global rank 49).
  • The conservationists from ____ have planned to build the world’s first refuge for the platypus by 2022 - Australia (at a zoo 391-km from Sydney).

National

  • The Combined Commanders Conference 2021 was held at - Kevadia in Gujarat.
  • _____ and IMS Foundation have organized ‘TechBharat 2021’, the 2nd edition of the conclave, on 06 March 2021 - Laghu Udyog Bharati.
  • The Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts (IGNCA) under Ministry of Culture, Government of India organized a day-long National seminar at ______, on the subject "Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: Rashtravaad Aur Yuva Sarokaar " on 5th March, 2021 - Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh).
  • Theme of the 76th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India (API) which was held virtually on 06 March 2021 - “Engaging Minds: Empowering Medicine”.

Persons in News

  • Indian who has been awarded with the prestigious “Outstanding Woman Leader 2021” Award at the 8th edition of World Women Leadership Congress & Awards - Ms. Suchita Oswal Jain.
  • Winner of the Grete Lundbeck European brain research prize 2021 for discovery of a key mechanism that causes migraines, announced by the Lundbeck Foundation in Denmark - Peter Goadsby (UK), Michael Moskowitz (USA), Lars Edvinsson (Sweden) and Jes Olesen (Denmark).

Science & Technology

  • Scientists from _____, led by Professor Gautam Soni, have developed custom-made electro-fluidic platform that can detect the change by measuring the Blood cell size in enhanced resolution - Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore.

General Knowledge

  • Convention on the Political Rights of Women - Adopted: 31 March 1953; Effective: 7 July 1954.
  • Convention on the Nationality of Married Women was adopted on - 20 February 1957.
  • Convention on the International Right of Correction was adopted on - 31 March 1953.
  • United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime was adopted on - 15 November 2000.
  • United Nations Convention against Corruption - Adopted: 31 October 2003; Effective: 14 December 2005.
  • Food Assistance Convention - Adopted: 25 April 2012; Effective: 1 January 2013.

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