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One Liners of the Day, 19 January 2019

National

  • ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research’ built in - Ahmedabad (Gujarat).
  • The 10th edition of the India Rubber Expo 2019 organized in - Mumbai (Maharashtra).
  • According to report of Task Force on the use of Space Technology in Border Management, this force has been designated as lead agency for implementation of ground segment and network infrastructure under short, medium and long term plan - Border Security Force (BSF).

International

  • ISRO’s UNNATI- (Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training) programme is planned to be conducted for 3 years by - U.R. Rao Satellite Centre (Bengaluru).
  • On 22 January, The Annual '2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) Meet' was organized at – Davos,  Switzerland.
  • The theme of the Annual 'World Economic Forum (WEF) Meet 2019’ - Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Sports

  • Gold medal winner team of the Under-17 girls Kho-Kho at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019 - Maharashtra.

Person In News

  • Author of ‘Modern South India: A History from the 17th Century to our Times’ - Rajmohan Gandhi.
  • Author of ‘The Gene Machine’ - Venkatraman Ramakrishnan.

General Knowledge

  • The first United Nations conference on the exploration and peaceful uses of outer space (UNISPACE) - August 1968.
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) established in the year - 1969 (August 15).
  • First satellite of ISRO - 'Aryabhatta' (19 April 1975).
  • India's Chandrayaan-I Mission - 22 October 2008.
  • The world’s first country, who entered in the Mars atmosphere in the first attempt - India (24 September 2014).

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