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One Liners of the Day, 18 August 2018

National

  • These states to maintain water level of the Mullaperiyar Dam to 139 feet, ordered by Supreme Court - Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
  • India’s LIGO Project will be set up in - Dudhala (Hingoli district, Maharashtra).

International

  • This country sent a proposal to UNFAO to declare 2019 as 'International Year for Millets' - India.
  • Qatar announced to invest USD 15 billion in the financial market and banks - Turkey.
  • India and this country to commemorate 25th anniversary of maritime bilateral exercise – Singapore.

Sports

  • The 3rd 'Indian Classic Junior Open Squash' tournament was played in city - Mumbai.

Person In News

  • The new President of Paraguay - Mario Abdo Benitez.
  • In 1987 she became the first woman voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Aretha Franklin.
  • This Taiwanese filmmaker has announced the 2018’s "Directors Guild of America" ​​award - Ang Lee.

General Knowledge

  • Mullaperiyar Dam is in state - Kerala (Idukki district).
  • The full form of LIGO - Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
  • The 'UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO)' established in the year - 1945.
  • Capital of Qatar - Doha.
  • National currency of Turkey - Turkish Lira.
  • Asuncion is the capital of country - Paraguay.
  • The 'Directors Guild of America' was established in year - 1938.
  • Capital of Singapore - Singapore (a city-nation).

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