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One Liners of the Day, 10 April 2021

Important day

  • World Homeopathy Day - 10 April.

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a secondary market government security acquisition programme in which the RBI will purchase government bonds worth ____ from the secondary market in the first quarter of this fiscal - Rs 1 trillion.

International

  • India has contributed an additional USD 500,000 to the ______, taking the country's donation to the UN office set up to combat terrorism to over USD 1 million - United Nations Trust Fund for Counter-Terrorism.
  • Held on 08 April 2021, the virtual Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were based on “Bolstering the Recovery, Countering Divergence”.
  • On 8 April 2021, the 10th summit of eight developing countries (D-8) began virtually in - Iran.

National

  • ______ under Ministry of AYUSH is organizing a conference on ‘Homoeopathy - Roadmap for Integrative Medicine’ on 10th -11th April 2021 - Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH).
  • Union Ministry of Education released an implementation plan for school education called ____, which is developed by the Department of School Education and Literacy - 'Students' and Teachers' Holistic Advancement through Quality Education (SARTHAQ)'.
  • Railway Minister Piyush Goyal dedicated to the nation the Hansdiha-Godda new rail line in the state of - Jharkhand.

Person in News

  • New Chairman of India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) for the year 2021-22 - Rajeev Khushu.

State Current Affairs

  • The ____ government has announced the first edition of ‘Veerni Awardees’ - Chhattisgarh.
  • The ____ government’s education department will launch a three-week pilot project in 26 of its schools from 12 April 2021, where parents of children in Class 7 are being roped in to teach their kids in their free time under the Mission Buniyaad program with aims to improve foundational learning - Delhi.

Science & Technology

  • ‘NanoSniffer’, the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector (ETD) is developed by - NanoSniff Technologies (IIT Bombay incubated startup).
  • On 9 April 2021, _____ successfully sent an experiment satellite, the third of the Shiyan-6 series, into planned orbit - China.

General Knowledge

  • Eight developing countries (D-8) - Established: 1997; Headquarters: Istanbul, Turkey.
  • D8 Member States - Iran, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, Indonesia, Egypt, Turkey, and Nigeria.
  • Founder of Homoeopathy - Dr Samuel Hahnemann.
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) - Established: 1974; Secretariat: Paris, France; Members: 30.
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) - Founded: 17 November 1966; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.
  • International Energy Forum (IEF) - Established: 1991; Secretariat: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Members: 72.
  • International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) - Founded: 26 January 2009; Headquarters: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Members: 160.

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