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One Liners of the Day, 11 July 2020

Important Day

  • World Population Day - 11 July.

Economy

  • First loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for a non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India, given to - L&T Infrastructure Finance Ltd.
  • This global payments industry major will invest Rs 250 crore in India over five years to help reboot Indian Small Micro Enterprises (SMEs) - Mastercard.

International

  • First satellite which was developed by Brazil and will launch by ISRO - Amazonia-1.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and this international organisation has been renewed by the parties to enhance collaboration and boost progress on sustainability with an increased emphasis on the resilience of the energy sector in Asia and Pacific - International Energy Agency (IEA).

National

  • The project of reprinting a set of 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur has been undertaken by the Ministry of Culture under - National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM).
  • The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) has signed a pact with this PSU company for the installation of public Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations and the promotion of Electric Vehicles - Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).
  • This ministry launched ‘Aatamanirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping (ASEEM)’ portal to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities - Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).

State Current Affairs

  • This e-commerce marketplace has signed an MoU with Karnataka MSME and Mines department to promote the states arts, crafts and handloom sectors - Flipkart.
  • This international bank would be providing a loan of Rs 3,500 crore for projects worth Rs 10,947 crore under the Mumbai Urban Transport Project phase 3 (MUTP-3) in Maharashtra - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

Science and Technology

  • World’s first reusable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which can be washed 10 times, has been launched by - Loyal Textile Mills Ltd.

General Knowledge

  • The Mongolian Kanjur Manuscript is a canonical text of this religion and comprises 108 volumes - Buddhist.
  • Kanjur is a Language of - Mongolian.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Founded: 19 December 1966; Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines.
  • International Energy Agency (IEA) - Founded: 1974; Headquarters: Paris, France.
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - Founded: 1969; Headquarters: New York, United States.
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) was launched on - 10 December 2009.

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