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One Liners of the Day, 15 March 2019

National

  • According to WGC's latest report, India’s rank in the list of world’s largest gold holder with 607 tonnes - 11th.
  • The Indian space observatory have identified a new population of ultraviolet stars in the globular cluster NGC 2808, called - AstroSat.
  • First GI tag for arecanut which is grown in Uttara Kannada, named  - Sirsi Supari.

International

  • Theme of World Kidney Day 2019 - Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere.
  • According to WGC's latest report, the world’s largest gold holder - US (8133.5 tonnes).
  • This country have agreed to build six nuclear power plants in India - USA.

Sports

  • ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played in – London.

Person In News

  • ‘The Great March of Democracy — Seven Decades of India’s Elections’is edited by - S. Y. Quraishi.

General Knowledge

  • The two most commonly used indexes for inflation measurement in India - Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI).
  • World Kidney Day - 2nd Thursday of March.
  • India's first dedicated multi-wavelength space observatory - AstroSat.
  • World Gold Council (WGC) - Establishment Year: 1987; Headquarter - UK.
  • International Cricket Council (ICC) - Establishment Year: 1909; Headquarter - Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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