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One Liners of the Day, 10 October 2021

Important day

  • Theme of ‘2021 World Mental Health Day’ (10 October) - “Mental health care for all: let's make it a reality”.
  • Theme of ‘2021 World Day against the Death Penalty’ (10 October) - “Women sentenced to death: an invisible reality”.

Defence

  • The Territorial Army celebrated its 72nd Raising Day on - 09 October 2021.
  • The Air Force Museum set up by the Department of Tourism with the technical support of the Indian Air Force (IAF) inaugurated at the - Akkulam Tourist Village, Kerala.

Economy

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs  (CCEA) approved the highest price bid of _____ for sale of 100% equity shareholding of Government of India in ‘Air India’ along with equity shareholding of Air India in AIXL and AISATS - M/s Talace Pvt Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of M/s Tata Sons Pvt. Ltd).
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced an increase in the per-transaction limit for Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) to ____ from Rs 2 lakh - Rs 5 lakh.
  • ______ has received authorisation from Reserve Bank of India for collection of Direct and Indirect Taxes, on behalf of CBDT and CBIC - Federal Bank.

International

  • Prime Minister of Denmark, who arrived in New Delhi on 09 October 2021 on a three-day visit to India - Mette Frederiksen.
  • The UN Human Rights Council recognised _____ as a fundamental right - Access to a clean and healthy environment.
  • Led by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a group of 136 nations has agreed on the framework for a massive overhaul of international tax rules that would include imposing a minimum income tax of ____ on multinational corporations - 15%.
  • On 09 October 2021, _____ has been elected to chair four associations within the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in addition to chairing the WIPO Conference - Saudi Arabia.
  • ______ was elected to chair Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works Assembly, which is concerned with the protection of works and the rights of their authors - Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem (CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property).
  • Recipient of the award for International Association of the Year at the 2021 Association Excellence Awards - International Hydropower Association (IHA).
  • A new safety initiative that launched by the United Nations, UN Special Envoys for Road Safety and Technology, along with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) with the aim of halving the number of road deaths and ensuring everyone has access to safe and affordable transport by 2030 - “Better AI”.
  • The latest edition of the ‘Atlas’ report was released by _____that states the world missed most of the mental health targets in 2020 - World Health Organisation (WHO).
  • A new joint programme that agreed at the third UK-India Energy for Growth Dialogue to promote efficient power distribution, industrial energy efficiency, electric vehicles, solar and offshore wind generation and energy storage – “Smart Power, Renewable Energy and Storage programme”.

National

  • ______ is the Premier Industry Association of Space and Satellite companies, which aspires to be the collective voice of the Indian Space industry - Indian Space Association (ISpA).
  • On 08 October 2021, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Industry and Commerce (FICCI) organized the third edition of the Helicopter Summit-2021 with theme ‘India@75: Expediting the Growth of Indian Helicopter Industry and Enhancing Air Connectivity’ at - Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • The valedictory ceremony of the Wildlife week (2 to 8 October) which is being celebrated under the theme ____ was held at National zoological Park Delhi - संरक्षण का संकल्प - एक जन भागीदारी (a conservation collective)’.
  • For the first time, Indian Railways' South Central Railway (SCR) has operated ____, a long haul Goods train clubbing together three Goods trains - "Trishul".
  • Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Sanjeev Balyan launched blueprint of the National Digital Livestock Mission (NDLM), which is a digital platform being developed jointly by Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD) and _____ on the foundation of the existing Information Network for Animal Productivity and Health (INAPH) - National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).
  • India's ambitious ethanol blending programme (EBP) launched in 2013-14 has now reached in all the states of the country with ____ becoming the last state join EBP - Sikkim.
  • _____ will launch ‘Lighthouse’, an initiative aimed at nurturing future business leaders in south India, as a pilot project in Andhra Pradesh - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Person in News

  • ______ ranked 11 in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2021, which is a daily ranking of the world’s top 500 richest people - Mukesh Ambani (chairman of Reliance Industries Limited).
  • Winner of the 2021 International Booker Prize - Novel "At Night All Blood Is Black" (by David Diop).

Sports

  • _____ and Suvam Mishra (Odisha) won a gold and a bronze medal respectively in 12th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 2021 held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Chandan Kumar Sahu (Odisha).

State Current Affairs

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on 9 October 2021 launched the Smart Health Cards under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana in - Deogarh district.
  • Uttarakhand’s first digital Anganwadi centre inaugurated at - Jhajhra in Dehradun.
  • Centre for Studies of Tradition and Systems (CSTS Delhi) will organise the fourth edition of Madhubani Literature Festival (MLF), a literature festival on the land of Mithila (Northern Bihar), from 12th December to 15th December 2021 at - Kameshwar Singh Darbhanga Sanskrit University (KSDSU) campus in Darbhanga, Bihar.
  • On 9 October 2021, the 5th Tribal Literature Festival was inaugurated at Rock Art Centre of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya in - Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

General Knowledge

  • Universal Postal Union (UPU) – Founded: 9 October 1874; Headquarters: Bern, Switzerland.
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – Founded: 14 July 1967; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • World Food Programme (WFP) – Founded: 19 December 1961; Headquarters: Rome, Italy.
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO) – Founded: 23 March 1950; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – Founded: 1 November 1974; Headquarters: Madrid, Spain.

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