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One Liners of the Day, 15 September 2018

National

  • Minority Welfare Ministry launched the country's first mobile app to receive scholarship on 13th September, named - National Scholarship Portal (NCP).
  • This state government has approved a scheme for providing interim support of 1 lakh rupees to victims of mob violence – Bihar.

International

  • According to Credit Suisse’s report, with a total of 111 companies and $839 billion total market capitalisation, India ranked globally in terms of number of family-owned companies as – Third. ,
  • According to Credit Suisse’s report, top ranked nation in terms of number of family-owned companies - China (159 companies).
  • For breaching democratic norms, European (EU) Parliament votes to punish – Hungary.

Sports

  • In the ISSF World Shooting Championships in South Korea, gold medalist in junior men 25m pistol event - Udhayveer Singh.

Person In News

  • 46th Chief Justice of India - Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
  • Famous Indian Agricultural Economist, who passed away on September 13 - Vijay Shankar Vyas.

General Knowledge

  • Formed on 1 November 1993, the European Union (EU) is the group of - 28.
  • Headquarter of the United Nations International Agency for Research on Cancer (UN-IARC) established on May 20, 1965 - Lyon (France).
  • UN's International Day of South-South Cooperation - September 12.
  • International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) establishment in year – 1907 (Munich, Germany).
  • First Chief Justice of India (CJI) - Judge H. J. Kania (26 January 1950-6 November 1951).

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