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One Liners of the Day, 20 October 2021

Important day

  • World Paediatric Bone and Joint Day - 19 October.

Environment

  • To understand the richness of biodiversity across World Heritage marine sites, _______ on 18 October 2021 launched ‘eDNA project’,  a project to protect and preserve biodiversity, based on the study of environmental DNA - cellular material released from living things into their surroundings - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

International

  • India has ranked ____ out of 43 pension systems across the world in the 2021 Mercer CFS Global Pension Index survey - 40th.
  • Globally, first position in the 2021 Mercer CFS Global Pension Index - Iceland.
  • India, Israel, the United States and _____ have agreed to establish an international forum for economic cooperation - the United Arab Emirates.
  • ____ will be hosting young leaders under the age of 35, that will take place from 25 November 2021, as a part of a new initiative called "Gen Next democratic network" - India.

National

  • The International Conference and Exhibition on Digital technologies - “Future Tech 2021” is scheduled from 19 October to 27 October 2021, which is organized by - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
  • The ______ has signed an agreement with the Institute of Odia Studies and Research (IOSR) for translation of technical books in Odia language at Degree and Diploma Level - All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Sports

  • India’s Fencer _____ won the women’s individual sabre title at the Charlellville National Competition 2021 in France - Bhavani Devi.

General Knowledge

  • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) or Shanghai Pact - Founded: 15 June 2001; Headquarters: Beijing, China.
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Founded: 4 April 1949; Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium.
  • Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) or Indian Ocean Rim Initiative and the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) - Founded: 6 March 1997; Headquarters: Ebene, Mauritius.
  • Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) was founded in - 1982.
  • Commonwealth of Learning (COL) - Founded: 1988; Headquarters: British Columbia, Canada.
  • United Nations University - Founded: 1972; Location: Tokyo, Japan.
  • Digital Nations or DN (previously the Digital 5, Digital 7 and Digital 9) - Founded: 2014; Members: Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom, Uruguay.

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