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One Liners of the Day, 10 April 2020

Important Day

  • CRPF Valour Day – 9 April.

Economy

  • According to the UN 'Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 2020: Towards sustainable economies', India's GDP growth for the current fiscal year 2020-21 - 4.8%.

National

  • India’s position in terms of fixed broadband speed in March, according to Ookla's March Speedtest Global Index - 71st.
  • The Centre has approved the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness package aimed at boosting national and state health systems which will be implemented in three phases from January 2020 to - March 2024.
  • Government of India launches a training module for management of COVID-19 named ‘Integrated Government Online training’ (iGOT) portal on - DIKSHA platform.
  • TRIFED and this international organisation have collaborated for the development of a digital communication strategy for the promotion of a digital campaign aimed at the Self Help Groups (SHGs) so that they ensure to help the tribal gatherers carry on their work safely - UNICEF.

Persons in News

  • New managing director and chief executive officer of IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company - Anamika Roy Rashtrawar (first woman MD and CEO of a large private sector general insurance company in India).

Sports

  • The world athletics championships will take place July 15-24 in 2022 in - Eugene, Oregon.

State Current Affairs

  • The Maharashtra Cabinet decided to recommend this person's name for being nominated as member of the state Legislative Council from the Governor's quota - Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Science

  • For safe management of infected respiratory secretions, scientists at this indian institution designd super absorbent material, titled ‘Chitra Acrylosorb Secretion Solidification System’ - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST).

General Knowledge

  • Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) -Founded: 29 April 1997; Headquarters: The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) came into existence as the Crown Representative's Police on - 27 July 1939.
  • DNA - Deoxyribonucleic acid.
  • RNA - Ribonucleic acid.
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Founded: 11 December 1946; Headquarters: New York, USA.
  • Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) was established in - August 1987.

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