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One Liners of the Day; 15 June 2018

National

  • The Union Health Minister released the Accelerated Plan for Elimination of - Lymphatic Filariasis (LF).
  • The Solar Charkha Mission of this ministry will be launched on June 27, 2018 - Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)
  • This institute has come up with the Composite Water Management Index - NITI Aayog
  • This modernised and expanded plant of SAIL in Chhattisgarh is now opened – Bhilai.
  • Centre approved a proposal to raise two women battalions for Police of state - Jammu and Kashmir.
  • This state government has inked an agreement with Smart Village Movement (SVM) - Arunchal Pradesh.

International

  • This Navratna Defence PSU inaugurates its first representative office in Vietnam - Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
  • UNGA accepted this country's prohibitive proposal based on the Palestinian massacre in Gaza – Israel.
  • A landmark agreement between this country and Macedonia to resolve disputes over the name of Yugoslav Republic - Greece.

Person in news

  • This person will be the ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council (NEC) - Union Home Minister Rajanath singh.
  • He is the Ambassador of India to Vietnam - P Harish.
  • Originally this person running the 'Smart Village' movement (SVM) in india - Solomon Darwin.

Sports

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 has started in - Russia.
  • This Indian became the sixth and the first Indian to score a century (87 balls) before first-half time - Shikhar Dhawan.
  • The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be played in these three countries - America, Canada and Mexico.

General knowledge

  • The capital of Vietnam - Hanoi.
  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) was established in Bengaluru in year - 1954.
  • The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) was founded in year - 1904.
  • The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has its headquarters in - Zurich (Switzerland).
  • GAELF is an alliance of the National Elephantiasis Free Program of this no. of countries - 72.

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