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One Liners of the Day, 11 August 2020

Important Day

  • World Lion Day – 10 August.
  • Theme of World Biofuel Day 2020 (10 August) - ‘Biofuels Towards Atmanirbhar Bharat’.

Economy

  • This company announced the launch of Bank Box, a digital acceptance and payment solution - Mswipe.

Environment

  • Typhoon that hit to South Korea on 10 August - Typhoon Jangmi.

National

  • Bank has been recognised as the ‘best bank in India’ by global magazine FinanceAsia for the fourth consecutive year - HDFC bank.
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) collaborated with this institute to launch an online platform STEM 30-30 for teachers to enhance the concepts of Mathematics and Science - Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar.
  • Indian winner of the 'Food System Vision Prize', instituted by The Rockefeller Foundation, for its 'Eat Right India' movement's vision - Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

Persons in News

  • Winner of the UAA-ICT Distinguished Alumnus Award (Professional) 2020 for contribution to the field of biopharmaceuticals - Shreehas Tambe (Biocon Biologics India).

State Current Affairs

  • This state government announced that it will develop 104 government schools as Model Sanskriti Schools - Haryana.

General Knowledge

  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) – Founded: 2011; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) was established in – 1992.
  • The Indian Nursing Council was constituted in – 1947.
  • The Dental Council of India was incorporated in – 1948.
  • Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) – Founded: 1973; Location: New Delhi.

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