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One Liners of the Day, 19 May 2019

Days in Focus

  • Theme of the International Day of Families 2019 (May 15) - Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13.
  • Theme of the International Museum Day 2019 (18 May) - Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition.

International

  • Largestcountry in the Middle East approved a program that offers permanent residency for some foreigners - Saudi Arabia.
  • On May 22, the first edition of ‘TIMES NOW India International Summit’ will host by Times Now in - New York (US).

National

  • Project by Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) for online writing of Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) - SPARROW-CBIC (Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window).
  • To create digital collections, “JATAN: Virtual Museum Builder” is developed by - C-DAC Pune.

Sports

  • Host country for the Asian Cup Football tournament in 2023 - China.

State Current Affairs

  • This state Legislative Assembly has started working on ‘E-Vidhan’ project to go completely paperless – Kerala.
  • Sikkim Statehood Day - 16 May.
  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has proposed the visiting World bank team to set up an International centre for Disaster Mitigation and Recovery at – Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

General Knowledge

  • The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) was established in - 1944.
  • Capital of Sikkim State - Gangtok.
  • Capital of the United States of America (USA) - Washington D.C.
  • The Asian Football Federation (AFC) was founded in – 1954.
  • Saudi Arabia - Capital: Riyadh; Currency: Saudi riyal.

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