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One Liners of the Day, 17 October 2021

Important day

  • Theme of ‘2021 World Spine Day’ (16 October) - “BACK 2 BACK".
  • World Anaesthesia Day - 16 October.
  • Theme of ‘2021 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty’ (17 October) - “Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet”.

Defence

  • National Security Guard celebrated their 37th Raising Day on - 16 October 2021.
  • A team from 4/5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) which represented the Indian Army has been awarded Gold medal at the prestigious Cambrian Patrol Exercise held by the UK Army at _____ from 13th to 15th October 2021 - Brecon, Wales, UK.

Economy

  • _____ launched Centre for Agriculture Marketing and Processing (CAMP), the centralised Agri-loans processing units across 16 Zonal Offices - Bank of Baroda (BoB).

International

  • On 14 October 2021, the 20th Meeting of SCO Ministers responsible for Foreign Economy and Foreign Trade was hosted by - Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • India’s rank in ‘Rule of Law Index 2021’ published in the latest ‘World Justice Project (WJP) report’ – 79th.
  • First position in ‘Rule of Law Index 2021’ – Denmark (followed by Norway, Finland).
  • The Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference was hosted by ____ on 14-16 October 2021 - China.
  • ______ was awarded an international certification of ISO 50001 EnMS, making it the world’s first President Secretariat running on clean energy - ‘Aiwan-e-Sadr’ (Islamabad, Pakistan).
  • _____ introduced a draft resolution in the UN General Assembly for granting Observer Status to International Solar Alliance (ISA) - India.
  • _____ regained a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC), three years after the previous administration withdrew from it - The U.S.

National

  • The Ministry of Food Processing Industries, under the _____ scheme, organised the Food Tech Summit on 16th October 2021 - Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME).
  • Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the 29th “HunarHaat” at - Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • The first “Vishwakarma Vatika” has been set up in “Hunar Haat” at _____ to promote and preserve precious traditional skills of artisans and craftsmen - Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • To provide information about the importance of the fossil tree, Sathanur Petrified Tree Educational Centre was inaugurated at - National Fossil Wood Park, Sathanur (Ramanagara District of Karnataka State).
  • Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is building 1555 meter long Sela Main Tunnel in - West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh.

Sports

  • South Asian Federation Cross Country Championships will be held in ____ on 15th January 2022 - Kohima, Nagaland, India.

State current affairs

  • The government of Tamil Nadu will develop a multi-modal logistics park (MMLP) in - Mappedu village, Tiruvallur district.

General knowledge

  • International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) - Established: 1 July 2002; Location: The Hague, Netherlands.
  • International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO-INTERPOL) - Founded: 1923; Headquarters: Lyon, France.
  • Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) - Established: 1899; Location: The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Organization for Cooperation of Railways (OSJD or OSShD) - Established: 28 June 1956; Location: Warsaw, Poland.
  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) - Founded: 4 April 1947; Headquarters: Montreal, Canada.

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