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One Liners of the Day, 19 December 2018

National

  • The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha, which was introduced in - 2016.

International

  • During 16-18 December, Ibrahim Mohammad Solihi, the President of this country was on a visit to India - Maldives.
  • During 2-14 December, The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held at - Katowice, Poland.

Sports

  • The first Indian shuttler won 'BWF World Tour Finals 2018' Badminton Tournament – P. V. Sindhu.
  • Winner of women's singles title of 16th National Squash Championship - Joshna Chinappa.

Person In News

  • Miss Universe 2018 winner - Catriona Gray (Philippines).
  • The Delhi high court sentenced this person to imprisonment for life for conspiracy to commit murder in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots - Sajjan Kumar.
  • The Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) from January 1, 2019 - Pranab Kumar Das.

General Knowledge

  • Capital of Maldives - Malé.
  • Currency of Maldives - Maldives Rufiya.
  • ‘Miss Universe’ competition was started in the year - 1952.
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established in the year - 1992.
  • Headquarter of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - New York (United States).
  • The World Badminton Federation (BWF) established the year - 1934.
  • Headquarter of World Badminton Federation (BWF) - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

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