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One Liners of the Day, 11 September 2021

Important day

  • Theme of 2021 Himalayan Diwas (9 September) in India - ‘Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities’.
  • Theme of 2021 World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September) – ‘Creating Hope Through Action’.
  • Theme of 2021 World First Aid Day (11 September) - 'First aid and road safety'.

Defence

  • India's first naval vessel that is capable of tracking nuclear missiles at a long-range - INS Dhruv.

Economy

  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of ONGC Tripura Power Company Limited (Target) by _____ (Acquirer)  - GAIL (India) Limited.

International

  • India’s _____ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French defence firm Naval Group to collaborate on offering high-end surface ships based on sea proven ‘Gowind’ design developed for export market - Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE).
  • On 10 September 2021, ____ has ratified the International Solar Alliance agreement - Germany.
  • The ‘World Quality Summit 2021’ was hosted by _____ on 8 September 2021 under the theme "The role of Quality Assurance in driving digital transformation and innovation for businesses in the post-pandemic era" - Asia Inc.

National

  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology launched the pilot drive ‘Main Bhi Digital 3.0’, a special campaign for digital onboarding and training for street vendors under PM SVANidhi scheme across ____ cities in the country - 223 cities.
  • The Indian Railways is planning to launch a circuit train dedicated towards Sikh Pilgrimage in the country, called - 'Gurudwara Circuit Train'.

Person in News

  • New Governor of Tamil Nadu - RN Ravi.
  • New Governor of Uttarakhand - Gurmit Singh.
  • New Governor of Punjab - Banwarilal Purohit.
  • ______ has been appointed to discharge the functions of the Governor of Nagaland in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements are made - Prof. Jagdish Mukhi (Governor of Assam).
  • New Chairman of National Commission for Minorities - Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura.
  • President-elect of the 76th UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid (Maldives) has appointed ____ as his Spokesperson for the duration of his presidency - Ms. Monica Grayley.

State Current Affairs

  • _____ became the first state in the country to launch a trial run for delivering vaccines by drones to healthcare centres in remote areas under it's 'Medicine from the Sky' project - Telangana (began in Vikarabad town).
  • New Chief Secretary to the Andhra Pradesh Government - Sameer Sharma.
  • Tamil Nadu government announced that an Archeological Museum of Artefacts on the existence of Ancient Tamils will be set-up at - Tirunelveli.
  • _____ government launched the new job-oriented scheme ‘Mera Kam, Mera Maan’ - Punjab.

General Knowledge

  • International Hockey Federation (FIH) - Founded: 07 January 1924; Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) - Founded: 1926; Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) - Founded: 1907; Headquarters: Munich, Germany.
  • World Archery - Founded: 04 September 1931; Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) - Founded: 23 June 1894; Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • International Boxing Association (AIBA) - Founded: 1946; Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.

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