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One Liners of the Day, 21 April 2019

Defence

  • The bilateral exercise of Indian Navy and French Navy - Varuna 2019.

International

  • Venue of the ‘G20 Summit 2019’ to be held in June 2019 - Osaka, Japan.
  • First in ‘World Press Freedom Index 2019' by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) - Norway.
  • A token named “Learning coin” to gather more knowledge on the Blockchain technology among its staff, is launched by - International Monetary Fund (IMF).

National

  • India’s rank in ‘World Press Freedom Index 2019' by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) - 140th.
  • India suspended all cross-LoC trade with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, which is allowed through two trade facilitation centres located at – Salamabad and Chakkan-da-Bagh.

Sports

  • Indian who clinched a bronze medal in the ITTF Belgium Junior and Cadet Open 2019 - Manush Shah and Raegan Albuquerque.

Science and Technology

  • First satellite of Nepal - NepaliSat-1 (1.3 kg).

General Knowledge

  • The Group of Twenty (or G20) was established in - 1999.
  • Reporters Without Borders (RSF) – founded in: 1985; Headquarter: Paris (France).
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Formed in: 1944; Headquarter: Washington D.C. (US).
  • France - Capital: Paris; Currency: Euro.
  • Election Commission of India (ECI) was established in – 1950.

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