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One Liners of the Day, 18 January 2021

International

  • President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Decree to appoint Askar Mamin the Prime Minister of the - Republic of Kazakhstan.

National

  • To spur entrepreneurship across the Nation, PM Modi announced ‘______’ Scheme (Rs 1000 cr) to provide financial assistance to startups - Startup India Seed Fund.
  • National Road Safety Month inaugurated on - 18 January 2021.
  • Minister of State (IC) for Culture & Tourism Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated excavations Sites at Karanbel Tripuri (site 1) and Tewar (site 2) in - District Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh.
  • ______ Circle of Archeological Survey of India was created in August 2020 along with new circles in Trichy, Jhansi, Meerut, Hampi, Raiganj and Rajkot - Jabalpur Circle.
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with _____ for implementation of the Energy Efficient PNG Cook Stove (EEPS) programme on a pan India basis - Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA).

Persons in News

  • Recipient of the Indian Personality of the Year Award at the 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India, Goa - Biswajit Chatterjee.

State Current Affairs

  • In this state, ‘One School One IAS’ scheme, Vedhik Erudite Foundation’s ambitious scheme, was launched for economically backward students - Kerala.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Definition of The Municipality” - Article 243P (Part 9A).
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Definition of The Co-operative Society” - Article 243ZH (Part 9B).
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Administration of Scheduled Areas and Tribal Areas” - Article 244.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Formation of an autonomous State comprising certain tribal areas in Assam and creation of local Legislature or Council of Ministers or both therefore” - Article 244A.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of Parliament to provide for the establishment of certain additional courts” - Article 247.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Residuary powers of legislation” - Article 248.

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