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One Liners of the Day, 18 November 2018

National

  • According to the latest rankings of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), India's ranking in press freedom - 138.
  • On 16th November, This cyclonic storm crossed Tamil Nadu's coast - Cyclone Gaja.
  • India’s first long-distance train without a separate locomotive or engine - Train 18.
  • This organization has started Eat Right India Movement - Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

International

  • According to the latest rankings of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the top country in press freedom - Norway.
  • India and China held the ninth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue in - Beijing, China.
  • This country takes India to World Trade Organization (WTO) over 'market distorting policies on sugar' – Australia.
  • India is the world's ………-largest sugar producer - second.
  • Winner of the “2018 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence” - Manon Barbeau (Canada) and Coexist Initiative (NPO, Kenya).
  • Using this technique, using the photo of the 5,000th sunrise on Mars, British scientists have created a two-minute piece of music entitled 'Mars Soundscapes ' - Data sonification (or Image sonification).

Sports

  • The 'AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship 2018' is being played in - New Delhi.
  • 'KPIT MSLTA ATP Challenger Tennis Championship' is being played during 17 to 24 November in - Pune (Maharashtra, India).

Person In News

  • The next Ambassador of India to the Central African Republic - Nina Tshering La.
  • 2018 Winner of the National Awards for Excellence in Journalism – C. K. Prasad.
  • 2018 Winner of the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award - N. Ram.

General Knowledge

  • Food Security and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) established in the year – 2011.
  • National Press Day - November 16.
  • Press Council of India (PCI) established in the year - 1966 (November 16).
  • The most populous country in the world - China.
  • Capital of China – Beijing.
  • Currency of China - Renminbi (CNY).
  • Headquarter of the World Trade Organization (WTO) - Geneva (Switzerland).
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) started its operation on 1st January 1995 under the - Marrakesh Agreement.
  • International Day for Tolerance - November 16.

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