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One Liners of the Day, 11 October 2021

Important day

  • Theme of ‘2021 International Day of the Girl Child’ (11 October) – “Digital generation. Our generation”.

Defence

  • The Indian Navy (IN) would be participating in the Second Phase of Multilateral Maritime Exercise Malabar along with the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the United States Navy (USN), which is being conducted in the _____ from 12 October to 15 October 2021 - Bay of Bengal.

International

  • The annual Global Security Forum [GSF] is set to take place in ____ from 12 October to 14 October 2021 under the theme “Cooperation or Competition? Changing Dynamics of Global Security” - Qatar.

National

  • Recipient of Gold Award in Environmental Sustainability category, given by Sustainable Development Foundation (a unit of EK KAAM DESH KE NAAM) at Dehradun - National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.(NMDC).
  • Recipient of Platinum Award in Environment Management category, given by Sustainable Development Foundation - Kumaraswamy Iron Ore Mine.
  • On 09 October 2021, _____ has joined hands with Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (Palampur, Himachal Pradesh) to promote the production of quality planting material of medicinal plants - National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB).
  • As first of its kind project in J&K, Union Minister of State, Information and Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr. L. Murugan inaugurated the Re-circulatory Aquaculture Systems (RAS) technology for culture of rainbow trout in private sector under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) at - Awantipora.
  • Indian Railways has successfully operated second long haul freight train ______ on 08 October 2021 from Raichur of Guntakal division to Manuguru of Secunderabad division - “Garuda".

Person in News

  • Recipient of the Aryabhata Award 2021, given by Astronautical Society of India (ASI) - Dr G Satheesh Reddy (Chairman DRDO).
  • All India Business Development Association presented the Rashtriya Pragati Award 2021 to - Ashu Satvika Goyal.
  • New Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court - Justice Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath.
  • New Chief Justice of Telangana High Court - Justice Satish Chandra Sharma.
  • New Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court - Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More.
  • New Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court - Justice Arvind Kumar.
  • New Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court - Justice Rajesh Bindal.
  • _____, revered as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear program, has died at 85 on 9 October 2021 - Abdul Qadeer Khan.

Sports

  • Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Anurag Singh Thakur launched ‘Delhi Hockey Weekend League 2021-22' which is taking place at - Major Dhyanchand National Stadium.

State Current Affairs

  • _____ Government has set up a 'Revolving Fund' to provide interest-free loans up to Rs 10,000 to those employed in a wide range of activities in tourism sector without any collateral security - Kerala.
  • The Himachal Pradesh government will set up a Murrah buffalo farm at a four hectare plot in _____ under the aegis of Himachal Pradesh Livestock and Poultry Development Board - Una district.
  • The Andhra Pradesh government has constituted the _____, headed by Chokkakula Lakshmi, by scrapping the VK-PCPIR Special Development Authority - Visakhapatnam-Kakinada Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region Urban Development Authority (VK-PCPIR UDA).
  • Uttar Pradesh’s first tribal museum, known as ‘Tharu Janjati Museum, is being constructed at - Imilia Koder village (Balrampur district).

Science & Technology

  • India’s indigenously developed Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) solution, which can support a distance of more than 100 kilometers on standard optical fiber, is developed by - Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), Delhi.

General Knowledge

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – Founded: 5 October 1948; Location: Gland, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP or UN Environment) – Founded: 5 June 1972; Headquarters: Nairobi, Kenya.
  • International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) – Founded: 21 June 1921; Location: Monaco.
  • International Seabed Authority (ISA) – Founded: 16 November 1994; Headquarters: Kingston, Jamaica.
  • International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – Established: 22 July 1902; Headquarters: Copenhagen, Denmark.

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