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One Liners of the Day, 20 January 2021

Defence

  • Indian Air Force and French Air and Space Force will conduct a bilateral Air exercise, Ex Desert Knight-21 at _____ from 20 to 24 January 2021 - Air Force Station Jodhpur.

Economy

  • This stock exchange announced the launch of “StAR MF Plus”, a premium platform which would be a complete solution for distributors, enables client onboarding as well as e-KYC and provides customer portfolio management - BSE (Bombay Stock exchange).

International

  • Chairperson at the 148th session of World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board, held on 18 January 2021 - Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare).
  • At the 148th session of WHO Executive Board, the Year 2020 is described as - the ‘Year of Science’.
  • At the 148th session of WHO Executive Board, the Year 2021 is described as - the ‘Year of Global Solidarity and Survival’.
  • The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced that its Davos Agenda event would take place virtually from January 25-29 under the theme - "A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust".
  • On 18 January, India and ____ signed an agreement to boost the mobility of skilled Indian workers in 14 fields - Japan.

National

  • Government of India has decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose as “Parakram Diwas” on - 23 January.
  • ____ and Indian Farm Forestry Development Co-operative Ltd (IFFDC) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together for tribal livelihood generation - Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED).

Persons in News

  • Winner of 'Press Club Person of the Year' at the 'Press Club Annual Awards' given by the Press Club of Bangalore - Azim Premji (Chairman of Wipro Limited).

State Current Affairs

  • The 9th Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) in Maharashtra launched at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in - Pune.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers or river valleys” - Article 262.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Provisions with respect to an inter-State Council on disputes relating to waters” - Article 263.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Interpretation of Finance” - Article 264.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Taxes not to be imposed save by authority of law” - Article 265.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Consolidated Funds and public accounts of India and of the States” - Article 266.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Contingency Fund” - Article 267.

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