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One Liners of the Day, 12 November 2019

Important Day

  • National Education Day – 11 November.

International

  • After the anti-government protests in this country, President Evo Morales stepped down after almost 14 years in power - Bolivia.

National

  • From 11th to 17th November 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change are undertaking a mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive in 50 identified beaches under the - “Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan”.
  • Under the theme: “Today, Tomorrow, Together”, the Inaugural Session of India-ASEAN Business Summit 2019 organised in – Delhi (on 11-12 November).
  • The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) approved the Environment Clearance to
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) will setup its second 2G Ethanol plant at - Panipat, Haryana.

Persons in News

  • Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) who passed away on 10 November 2019 - Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan.
  • Winner of the ‘Most Powerful Business Women Of The Year 2019’ Award from Fortune India Awards - Ekta Kapoor.

Sports

  • Player who won gold in the men's F46 javelin throw event at World Para Athletics Championships 2019 in Dubai - Sundar Singh Gurjar.

State Current Affairs

  • Gujarat Government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at - Bhavnagar port.

Science

  • Microsoft-owned this professional networking platform launched "Open for Business" in India - LinkedIn.

General Knowledge

  • International Paralympic Committee (IPC) - Founded: 1989 (22 Sept); Headquarters: Bonn, Germany.
  • The Election Commission of India (ECI) was established in – 1950 (25 January).
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - Founded: 1967 (08 August); Headquarters: South Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

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