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One Liners of the Day, 19 September 2021

Important day

  • World Bamboo Day – 18 September.
  • International Coastal Cleanup Day - Third Saturday of September.

Defence

  • The Indian Air Force (IAF) has inked an agreement to purchase worn-out Mirage fighter planes from the - French Air Force.

Economy

  • The Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) has clarified that, no TDS on Interest from Bank Deposit for - Scheduled Tribe Category.

International

  • On 18 September 2021, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar participated in the G-20 Agriculture Ministerial meeting organized by _____, the country which holds the Presidency of G20 - Italy.
  • World Energy Storage Day (WESD) virtual global conference & expo is being organised on 22 September 2021 by - India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA).

National

  • On 18 September 2021, the 36th International Coastal Cleanup Day was celebrated consecutively for the tenth year by Eastern Naval Command (ENC) at - Visakhapatnam.
  • First Indian state that has decided to provide pulses, millets, oilseeds, and even fruits and vegetables to the beneficiaries of the government welfare schemes, such as the mid-day meal and public distribution system (PDS) - Odisha.
  • Under India’s _____ initiative, Meghalaya was selected as the first pilot State for preparation of Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA) that aims to improve service delivery and governance for the people using power of Digital technologies - India Enterprise Architecture (IndEA).

Person in News

  • Indian who has been appointed by UN Secretary General António Guterres as one of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals advocates - Kailash Satyarthi.

State Current Affairs

  • The ____ government launched "Sarkar Tumchya Dari" initiative to take government services to people's doorsteps from 19 September 2021 - Goa.
  • _____ state announced that the famous Sirarakhong Chilli and Tamenglong Orange have received the Geographical Index (GI) tag - Manipur.
  • The Tamil Nadu government has kick-started the construction of a FinTech city in - Chennai.

Science & Technology

  • A group of scientists at the _____ managed to artificially create conditions for the coldest temperature ever on Earth, which is currently -273.15°C (-459.67°F) - University of Bremen, Germany.

General Knowledge

  • Council of Architecture (COA) is a body constituted under the provisions of the Architects Act - 1972.
  • Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) - Founded: 10 November 2003; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) - Founded: 12 April 1988; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) was incorporated in - 1908.

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