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One Liners of the Day, 09 January 2019

National

  • The first Island to operate seaplanes under UDAN-3 program in India – Andaman.
  • Winner of Exhibitor of the Year Award at 106th Indian Science Congress - Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  • Union Cabinet has approved this much reservation for the economically backward section in the general category - 10%.
  • India has taken over the operations of a part of the Chabahar Port in - Iran.
  • The Airports Authority of India (AAI) operates these many airports across the country - 129.
  • These many of AAI-operated airports have been declared as “Single-Use Plastic Free” - 16.

International

  • The first-ever two-day Global Aviation Summit-2019 with the theme of 'Flying For All' will open on January 15 in - Mumbai (India).

Sports

  • Tennis Australia decided to organize the ATP tour’s men's team tennis tournament for the first time in the year - 2020.

Person In News

  • The person has been reinstated as the chief of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by the Supreme Court - Alok Verma.
  • Jim Yong Kim has resigned from the post of President of - World Bank.

General Knowledge

  • Headquarter of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) - Montreal, Canada.
  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) established in the year - 1944.
  • Headquarter of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) - Kolkata (West Bengal).
  • Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) established in the year - 1914.
  • Airports Authority of India (AAI) established in the year – 1995.
  • The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of India established in the year - 1963.
  • World Bank (WB) established in the year - 1944.

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