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One Liners of the Day, 15 September 2021

Important day

  • International Day of Democracy - 15 September.
  • In India, National Engineers' Day - 15 September.

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have announced a project to link their respective fast payment systems, Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and - PayNow.

National

  • ______ launched ‘Project Udaan’, that enables translation of textbooks and other study material related to engineering and other streams in local languages using Artificial Intelligence - Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (IIT-Bombay).

State Current Affairs

  • New Advocate General of West Bengal w.e.f. 14 September 2021 - Gopal Mukherjee.
  • Tamil Nadu Government has increased reservation for women in Government jobs from 30 percent to - 40 percent.

General Knowledge

  • National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) was set up in - February, 1983.
  • National Housing Bank (NHB) - Founded: 09 July 1988; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) - Founded: 1975; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Indian Railways - Founded: 08 May 1845; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is an authority, established by - Article 148 of the Constitution of India.
  • Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) was established in – 1960.
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – Founded: 4 November 1945; Headquarters: Paris, France.
  • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) was formed on - 01 October 1926.
  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) - Founded: 03 November 1958; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Sports Authority of India (SAI) - Founded: 1982; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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