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One Liners of the Day, 19 June 2019

Environment

  • Scientists from Louisiana State University have predicted that this spring’s record rainfall would produce one of the largest-ever “dead zones” in - Gulf of Mexico.

International

  • Country that has failed to complete 25 of the 27 requirements demanded by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to curb terror funding - Pakistan.

National

  • ‘World Food India (WFI) 2019’ will be held from 1st to 4th November 2019 in – New Delhi.

Person in News

  • Miss India 2019 - Suman Rao.

Sports

  • Winner of the singles at the WTA Nottingham Open 2019 Women's Grasscourt Tennis Championship - Caroline Garcia (France).
  • Winner of the singles at the ATP Stuttgart Open 2019 Men's Tennis Championship - Matteo Berrettini (Italy).

State Current Affairs

  • State government that has decided to set up the first 'Skill University' - Assam (Darang District).

Science and Technology

  • According to the World Organization of Animal Health (OIE), out of the five new human diseases appearing every year, three originate in - animals.

General Knowledge

  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – Formed in: 1989; Headquarters: Paris (France).
  • World Organization of Animal Health (OIE) – Founded in: 1924; Headquarters: Paris (France).
  • Women's Tennis Association (WTA) – Founded in: 1973; Headquarter: St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) - Founded in: 1972; Headquarters: London, Britain.
  • Capital of Assam State - Dispur.

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