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One Liners of the Day, 12 September 2021

Important day

  • International Day for South-South Cooperation - 12 September.

Environment

  • The typhoon named “_____” was about 580 kilometres southeast of Taiwan’s southernmost tip on 10 September 2021 - Chanthu.

International

  • The _____ will be organising the World Police Summit from 13 March to 16 March 2022 - Dubai Police General Command.
  • The _____ and India will launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue (CAFMD) - United States of America.
  • On 10 September 2021, ____ and India have agreed to collaborate on the development of a second transnational transmission line with the capacity of supplying around 20,000 megawatts of electricity - Nepal.

National

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the setting up of chair in memory of _____ at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) for Tamil studies - Subramania Bharati (Tamil poet).
  • Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Director General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), launched the “______” on 8th September 2021 for knowledge transfer to the farming community - ICAR-Network Programme on Precision Agriculture (ICAR-NePPA).
  • Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is organising the conference of Tourism and Culture Ministers of the states of North Eastern Region on 13-14 September 2021 in - Guwahati.
  • The India Food & Nutrition Innovation Summit 2021 will be hosted by ____ on 27-28 October 2021 - Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).

Person in News

  • First Ophthalmologist from the Indian subcontinent to be recognized with the Honorary Fellowship by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (London, the UK) - Dr Santosh G Honavar.

State Current Affairs

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardardham Bhavan in _____ that provides hostel facilities to girls and boys from rural areas who aspire for better career prospects - Ahmedabad.
  • The Tamil Nadu Government has announced that the Death Centenary of _____ will be called Mahakavi Day on 11 September of every year - Subramania Bharathi (poet).
  • On 11 September 2021, Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister of ____, resigned from the post - Gujarat.
  • In ____, Nuakhai, an important agrarian festival in the state is being celebrated on 11 September 2021 - Odisha.
  • The _____ government launched 'Millet Mission', aimed at providing farmers with a proper price rate for minor cereal crops, on 10 September 2021 - Chhattisgarh.
  • The UT of Jammu & Kashmir set up its first art and culture centre in - Srinagar.

General Knowledge

  • National Horticulture Board (NHB) was set up in - April 1984.
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) was established on - 16 July 1929.
  • Food Corporation of India (FCI) was founded on - 14 January 1965.
  • Sahitya Akademi – Founded: 12 March 1954; Location: New Delhi.
  • Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) – Founded: 1712; Headquarters: Kolkata.
  • National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED) was founded on - 2 October 1958.

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