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One Liners of the Day, 12 April 2021

Important day

  • World Parkinson's Day - 11 April.
  • International Day of Human Space Flight - 12 April.

Economy

  • New savings account of Airtel Payments Bank, which will offer rewards on transactions and benefits on annual earnings - Rewards 123 saving account.

International

  • The 7th International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Planetary Defense Conference will be hosted by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with The European Space Agency (ESA) in _____ from 26 April to 30 April 2021 - Vienna, Austria.
  • Sixth country in the SAARC region which finalized an air bubble agreement with India - Sri Lanka.
  • An Egyptian archaeological mission announced the discovery of a 3000-year-old "Lost Gold City" (LGC), known as "The Rise of Aten", in the monument-rich city of - Luxor.

Person in News

  • Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi has honoured Indian-origin businessman _____ with Abu Dhabi's top civilian award for their noble and charitable contributions to the community - Yusuffali MA.
  • The Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) has conferred the prestigious 'ISH Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2020' to - Dr Nayan Sharma.

Science & Technology

  • A research group at _____has developed a novel betel leaf oil extraction technology, which is capable of saving 44 percent of the time as compared to the current process - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.

General Knowledge

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Founded: 19 December 1966; Headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines.
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) - Founded: 16 January 2016; Headquarters: Beijing, China.
  • Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) (FATF) - Founded: 1989; Headquarters: Paris, France.
  • International Bureau of Weights and Measures - Founded: 20 May 1875; Location: Saint-Cloud, France.
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Founded: 27 December 1945; Headquarters: Washington, D.C., USA.

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