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One Liners of the Day, 18 October 2021

Important day

  • World pain day - 17 October.
  • International Year of Peace and Trust – 2021.

International

  • ______ won the ‘Industry Leadership Award – Base, Precious and Speciality Metals’ at S&P Global Metal Awards 2021 held in London (UK) - Hindustan Zinc Limited.
  • The world’s first ever UNESCO Trail that connects the country’s 13 place-based UNESCO designations, including World Heritage Sites, Biospheres, Global Geoparks and Creative Cities to form a dedicated digital trail, has been launched in - Scotland.

National

  • On 17 October 2021, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) organized a “Khadi Kareegar Sammelan” (Khadi artisans’ conference) in – Varanasi (UP).

Person in news

  • _______ are the first siblings and twins as well as only Indians to climb the Seven Summits and reach the North and South Poles and complete the Adventurers Grand Slam and Three Poles Challenge - Tashi Malik and Nungshi Malik.

Sports

  • Winner team of SAFF Championship 2021 (Football) - India.

State current affairs

  • The Chhattisgarh government has decided to constitute '_______' to promote the cultivation of tea and coffee in the state, which will be formed under the chairmanship of the State's Agriculture Minister - Chhattisgarh Tea Coffee Board.
  • New Chairman of Odisha Forest Development Corporation - Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra.
  • Rajasthan’s first desert park - Kishan Bagh, Jaipur.
  • The Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan has declared the city _____ as a "Dementia-Friendly City" on 16 October 2021, while launching the Dementia-Friendly District program, 'Udbodh' - Kochi.
  • Manipur government launched ______, a new flagship programme of government to transform the education system of Manipur through excellence in teaching and learning in classrooms driving radical learning gains - STAR Education Manipur.
  • _____ government launched the School Fagathansi Mission with an ambitious objective to give renewed thrust to the improvement of government schools both in terms of physical and manpower infrastructure - Manipur.

General knowledge

  • Community for Democracy and Rights of Nations (or Commonwealth of Unrecognized States) - Founded: 14 June 2006; Location: Eastern Europe.
  • Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) - Founded: 18 June 2002; Members: 34.
  • Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) - Founded: 1989; Headquarters: Queenstown, Singapore; Members: 21.
  • East Asia Summit (EAS) - Founded: 2005; Members: 18.
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - Founded: 8 August 1967; Secretariat: Jakarta, Indonesia; Members: 12.

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