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One Liners of the Day, 10 July 2019

International

  • New Prime Minister of Greece - Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

National

  • Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu released a book in ten Indian languages, titled - Vivekadeepini.
  • “The Coffee Table Book – 50 years of Partnership for Change” launched to commemorate 50 years of partnership towards food and nutrition security in India with - UN World Food Program (UNWFP).
  • On July 9, the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship has announced launch of - Kaushal Yuva Samwaad (A Youth Dialogue).

Person in News

  • Person who took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat on July 8 - External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar.

Sports

  • New head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru - Rahul Dravid.
  • Winner of the 2019 Copa America football tournament - Brazil.
  • Indian player who won gold medal in the 2019 Grand Prix Women's Wrestling Championship in Spain  - Winesh Phogat (53kg) and Divya Krekan.

State Current Affairs

  • Best performing state under the National Program “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)” scheme for its consistent performance in respect of sex ratio at birth – Uttarakhand.

General Knowledge

  • The Rajya Sabha held its first sitting on - 13 May 1952.
  • Total number of members of Rajya Sabha – 250.
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme launched in – 2015.
  • National Cricket Academy (NCA) of India is located in - Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) – founded in: 1928; Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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