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One Liners of the Day, 10 July 2020

Economy

  • 'Bhavishya' savings account for children aged between 10-18 years has been launched by - Fino Payments Bank Limited.

National

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has dedicated the 750 MW Solar Project to the nation set up at Rewa in - Madhya Pradesh.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB, New Delhi) and this institution to conduct joint research on the COVID-19 infection - IIT Alumni Council.
  • This institution has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for the exchange of data - Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Persons in News

  • Next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the group UK India Business Council (UKIBC) - Jayant Krishna.

State Current Affairs

  • Gujarat Government has decided to extend the time frame of ‘Gujarat Solar Power Policy 2015’ up to - 31 December 2020.
  • To provide ‘Employment oriented training and Skill development for the marginalized section, Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) established by the NITI Aayog has initiated a skill Development Programme in - Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has cleared the UP Startup Policy 2020 which will be applicable for five years and will help in the corporatisation of more than - 10,000 startups.
  • The government of Maharashtra along with this bank is setting up a stress fund, amounting Rs 1,000 crore, to restart stuck slum rehabilitation projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and other urban areas of the state - State Bank of India.

Science and Technology

  • Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur, has developed immune boosting herbal tea under the brand name – “Dhauladhar Him Palam”.

General Knowledge

  • Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) – Founded: 1996; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Central Information Commission was founded on - 12 October 2005.
  • Athletics federation of India (AFI) was formed in – 1946.
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) – Established: 12 April 1988; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in India was founded in - 1964.
  • India Meteorological Department (IMD) was founded in – 1875.

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