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One Liners of the Day, 14 October 2021

International

  • On 12 October 2021, the 6th Ministerial meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures (CICA) 2021 was held in - Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
  • On 12 October 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated virtually in the G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan, which was convened by - Italy.
  • On 12 October 2021, the Ministerial Roundtable Session of the 50th anniversary edition of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Digital World 2021 with the theme “Cutting the cost: can affordable access accelerate digital transformation?” was hosted by - Government of Vietnam.
  • Globally, _____ are the largest growers of sandalwood - India and Australia.
  • On 11 October 2021, India and _____ agreed on 200 million US Dollar Line of Credit to support development projects - Kyrgyz Republic

National

  • Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh inaugurated a training programme on the Sandalwood Farming and Management of its health, which was inaugurated in association with - Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST), Bengaluru.
  • On 13 October 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched ______ - National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity, which will provide integrated and seamless connectivity for movement of people, goods and services from one mode of transport to another - PM Gati Shakti.
  • On 13 October 2021, Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Shri Giriraj Singh launched Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (CRISP-M) tool for integration of climate information in Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), which was developed with the help of - the United Kingdom.
  • The Union Cabinet approved the continuation of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till - 2025-26.
  • The Union Cabinet approved the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation 2.0 (AMRUT 2.0) till _____, that targets universal coverage of water supply by providing household tap connections in all 4,378 statutory towns - 2025-26.
  • Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications, celebrated the ‘Postal Life Insurance (PLI) day’ on ____ as part of National Postal Week - 12 October 2021.
  • Department of Posts launched the digital version of the Postal Life Insurance policy bonds, also termed as - “ePLI bond”.
  • _____ has launched 75 Students’ Satellites Consortium: Mission 2022, under which 75 students will build satellites to be launched by ISRO - Indian Technology Congress Association (ITCA) Bengaluru.

Sports

  • Host of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2021 – the Maldives (started in Male).

State Current Affairs

  • _____ government has banned government employees from participating in politics and elections - Haryana.

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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