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One Liners of the Day, 19 August 2018

National

  • During 17th to 19th August 2018, International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT) organized at - Thanjavur (Tamilnadu).
  • The first Humboldt penguin born in India, which was born on August 15, in the city – Mumbai (Byculla zoo).

International

  • The 11th World Hindi Conference organized in - Mauritius.
  • First Global Robotics Olympics organized in - Mexico City (Mexico).
  • During hajj pilgrimage, Saudi Arabia provide ‘Nap pod’ room which was designed by - Japan.

Sports

  • The 18th edition of the Asian Games officially started in – Jakarta (Indonesia).
  • This Indian cyclist has scripted history by claiming India's first ever medal (silver) at the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Aigle, Switzerland - Esow Alben
  • 2018 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships gold medalist - Jakub Stastny (Czech Republic).

Person in News

  • Pakistan's 22th Prime Minister - Imran Khan.
  • The head of Iran Action Group (IAG) by America - Brian Hook.

General Knowledge

  • Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) at Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu established in the year - 1967.
  • On August 18, in 1868, helium was discovered by astronomer - Norman Robert Pogson (Joseph Norman Lockyer gave name).
  • In 1895, Helium was isolated in the lab by - William Ramsey.
  • First World Hindi Conference - Nagpur (1975).
  • Official name of 2015 Iran nuclear Deal - Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
  • First Asian Games - New Delhi (India, 1951).
  • National currency of Pakistan - Pakistanis Rupee.

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