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One Liners of the Day, 13 January 2021

Defence

  • The second edition of the biennial pan-India coastal defence exercise ____ was conducted on 12-13 January 2021 - ‘Sea Vigil-21’.

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 11 January has cancelled the licence of - Vasantdada Nagari Sahakari Bank Ltd., Osmanabad, Maharashtra.

Environment

  • At present, India has a network of _____ Protected Areas in the country covering about 5% of the total geographic area of the country - 903.

National

  • This organisation bagged 13 awards in three prestigious categories of National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) for the year 2020, organized by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power - Indian Railway.
  • A portal for State Designated Agency for state level activities, launched by BEE which will facilitate real-time monitoring of the progress of implementation of various Energy Conservation endeavours at State level - SAATHEE (State-wise Actions on Annual Targets and Headways on Energy Efficiency).
  • Ministry that released Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) of 146 National Park and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the country - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  • This company has partnered with NITI Aayog to launch the revamped Women Entrepreneurship Platform - Flipkart.
  • Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has approved the setting up of a BioNEST (Bio incubators Nurturing Entrepreneurship for Scaling Technologies) at the - Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) campus in Manipal.

Persons in News

  • Author of the book, titled 'Vruksa Vedam' - Joginapalli Santosh Kumar.

Sports

  • An athlete who has become the first Indian woman to complete the grueling Everesting Running Challenge (ERC) - Mahejabin S. Ajmanwala.

State Current Affairs

  • The Haryana government has decided to develop ____ in Kurukshetra as a world class tourist hub - Pipli.

Science & Technology

  • A team of researchers from this institute has developed a drone fleet which can provide portable and air-borne 5G communication network and could serve as air-borne mobile telecom towers during emergencies - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, West Bengal.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Establishment and constitution of Supreme Court” - Article 124.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Ancillary powers of Supreme Court” - Article 140.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of President to consult Supreme Court” - Article 143.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Comptroller and Auditor-General of India” - Article 148.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Definition of State” - Article 152.

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