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One Liners of the Day, 11 April 2021

Important day

  • National Safe Motherhood Day - 11 April.

International

  • On 10 April, India and ______ have announced the launch of strategic partnership in water sector and setting up of fast track mechanism to facilitate bilateral trade - the Netherlands.
  • The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has unveiled ‘Little Guru’ app, world’s first Gamified Sanskrit learning App which was jointly launched in - Beijing, China.
  • The ____ launched the Hand-in-Hand (HIH) Initiative which helps countries develop ambitious evidence-based, country-led, and country-owned programmes to eradicate poverty (SDG 1) and end hunger and all forms of malnutrition (SDG 2) - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
  • The ____ has developed the WHA71.8 Progress Indicators for access to assistive technology to collect high-level information from all Member States to track and measure progress in achieving the resolution - World Health Organization (WHO).

National

  • ______ launched the first-of-its kind Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) handbook, which is the resolution of disputes outside courts - NITI Aayog.
  • Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog’s flagship 295 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) were officially adopted by - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
  • To fight against the surging COVID-19 cases, Teeka Utsav is being organized across the country from - 11 April to 14 April 2021.

Person in News

  • The Duke of Edinburgh and the husband to Queen Elizabeth II and patriarch of Britain's royal family who died on 09 April 2021 at Buckingham Palace - Prince Philip.

Sports

  • Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) for Rowing at the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council Water Sports Academy in - Srinagar.

State Current Affairs

  • The ______ government has taken a new decision to set up YSR Integrated Agriculture Laboratory (YSRIAL) - Andhra Pradesh.
  • Person who was given additional charge as the Maharashtra director general of police (DGP) - Sanjay Pandey.
  • The ______ government launched ‘Project E Lakshyvahini’ through which about 10,000 students will be provided training through Common Service Centres Training for more than 100 competitive exams - Haryana.

General Knowledge

  • Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) - Launched: 2011; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) - Founded: 2002; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) - Founded: 29 July 1957; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.
  • Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) - Establishment: 1 February 1958; Secretariat: Paris, France; Members: 33.
  • World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) - Founded: 15 May 1989; Headquarters: London, the United Kingdom.

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