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One Liners of the Day, 11 May 2021

Important day

  • National Technology Day - 11 May.

International

  • Indian recipient of the Asian Law Firm of the Year 2021 award at the eighth annual Asia Legal Awards - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.
  • The ____ announced that it will no longer finance coal mining or oil and natural gas activities - Asian Development Bank.

Person in News

  • Member (from India) of the Global Student Prize Academy (USA) - Ranjitsinh Disale.

Sports

  • “Sportswoman of the Year” at the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards - Naomi Osaka (Japan).
  • “Sportsman of the Year” at the 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards - Rafael Nadal (Spain).
  • Winner of the Men’s single event in Madrid Open 2021 (Tennis) - Alexander Zverev.
  • ICC players of the month for the month of April 2021 - Babar Azam (Pakistan skipper) and Alyssa Healy (Australian wicketkeeper).

State Current Affairs

  • New Secretary (Works) at the Public Works Department (PWD) under the Government of Maharashtra - Anil Kumar Gaikwad.

General Knowledge

  • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) – Founded: 27 September 1999; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) – Founded: 19 July 1990; Headquarters: Navi Mumbai.
  • Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) – Founded: 12 July 1999; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) – Founded: 12 December 1986; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) – Founded: 30 October 2006; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. – Founded: 2000; Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • Railway Protection Force (RPF) – Formed: 2 July 1872; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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