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One Liners of the Day, 07 May 2021

Important day

  • World Athletics Day - 7 May.

Economy

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its in-principle approval for strategic disinvestment along with transfer of management control in - IDBI Bank Ltd.
  • The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has come out with guidelines for a standard domestic travel insurance product, to be known as - “Bharat Yatra Suraksha”.

International

  • The World Health Organization (WHO) will establish the ‘WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence’, a new global hub, in - Berlin, Germany.
  • The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared in a resolution adopted by consensus that 10 March of every year will be ______ due to the initiative of the State of Qatar - International Day of Women Judges.
  • _____ in partnership with International Water Association (IWA) has announced Water Sustainability Awards aiming to celebrate efforts towards water conservation - The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

National

  • To strengthen the mentoring capacity of teachers for nurturing innovative ideas from students, the ______, in collaboration with the Education Ministry’s Innovation Cell and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), has announced the ‘Innovation Ambassador – Online Teaching Programme’ - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
  • ____ has announced a Mission Bharat O2 Challenge, the 45-days open manufacturing challenge, for MSMEs - IIT Kanpur.

Person in News

  • Winner of the “Fetisov Journalism Awards 2020” in the category “Contribution to civil rights” - Manno Wangnao (Naga lady journalist).
  • Recipients of the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021, given by International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) - Justice Gita Mittal (first Indian judge to receive this award) and Margarita Luna Ramos (Mexico).

State Current Affairs

  • This state government will present 'Manoj Das International Literary Award' and 'Manoj-Kishore Literary Talent Award' in memory of eminent litterateur Manoj Das - Odisha.

Science & Technology

  • Researchers have identified fossil bone fragments of sauropod dinosaurs dating back to about 100 million years from an area around West Khasi Hills District in - Meghalaya.

General Knowledge

  • National Crime Investigation Bureau (NCIB) was founded in – 1997.
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) was founded on – 23 December 2005.
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) was founded in - 25 April 1970.
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan was established on - 15 December 1963.
  • University Grants Commission was formed on - 28 December 1953.
  • Bar Council of India – Formed: 1961; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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