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One Liners of the Day, 12 July 2020

Important Day

  • National Fish Farmers Day - 10 July.
  • Malala Day - 12 July.

Economy

  • The gold bars that are produced in India by the domestic refiners will be facilitated by the NSE Refiner Standards (NRS) for BIS for acceptance to settle gold futures contracts that are traded on - National Stock Exchange (NSE) platform.
  • The Central government had ________ outstanding loans with the Reserve Bank of India under ways and means advances in the week ended July 3 - Rs 573 crore ($76.16 million).

International

  • First country in the world which announced the establishment of the Fish Cryobank that will ensure the availability of fish sperms of the required species of fish to the fish farmers – India.
  • For the assessment of the global COVID-19 response, the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the beginning of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) under the chairmanship of - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
  • India invested in 120 projects and created 5,429 new jobs in the UK to become the _____-largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) after the US in 2019 - Second.

Persons in News

  • Indian-American who has been elected as a Republican delegate for the fifth consecutive term to the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Jacksonville, Florida - Dr Sampat Shivangi.

Sports

  • Second-fastest all-rounder who reach the Test double of 4000 runs and 150 wickets - Ben Stokes (England).

General Knowledge

  • National Stock Exchange (NSE) – Founded: 1992; Location: Mumbai.
  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) - Founded: 23 December 1986; Headquarters: Delhi.
  • World Health Organization (WHO) - Founded: 07 April 1948; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) entered into force in – 1995.
  • United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Founded: 11 December 1946; Headquarters: New York, USA.

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