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One Liners of the Day, 21 February 2021

Important Day

  • Theme of the 2021 International Mother Language Day (21 February) - “Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society”.

Defence

  • The book, titled 'Rashtra Pratham - 82 varshon ki Swarnim Gatha' chronicles the glorious history of - Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

International

  • The NAVDEX 21 (Naval Defence Exhibition) and IDEX 21 (International Defence Exhibition) organised in ______ from 20 to 25 February 2021 under the theme of 'The Prosperity and Development of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technology and the Protection in the Era of the 4IR' - Abu Dhabi, UAE.

National

  • ______ and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the development, conduct and promotion of health research in India - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • First HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) interconnection of Kerala with National Grid - Pugalur (Tamil Nadu) - Thrissur (Kerala) (POWERGRID’s 320 kV 2000 MW HVDC project)
  • Country’s first such highway where there will be a 12 km long elevated corridor for the protection of wildlife - Delhi-Dehradun Expressway.

Persons in News

  • Author of the book, titled “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” - Bill Gates.
  • First Indian who is elected as the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council: Permanent Mission of India at United Nations, Geneva - Ajai Malhotra.

Sports

  • Winner of the women's singles event in Australian Open 2021 (Tennis) - Japan's Naomi Osaka.

State Current Affairs

  • On 20 February 2021, _____ and Mizoram celebrated their Statehood Day - Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The 47th Khajuraho Dance Festival is being organized from the 20th to the 26th of February, 2021 at the world-famous tourist destination Khajuraho in - Madhya Pradesh.

General Knowledge

  • Nawegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve is located in - Maharashtra.
  • Amrabad Tiger Reserve is located in - Telangana.
  • Pilibhit Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttar Pradesh.
  • Bor Tiger Reserve is located in - Maharashtra.
  • Rajaji Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttarakhand.
  • Orang Tiger Reserve is located in - Assam.
  • Kamlang Tiger Reserve is located in - Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve is located in - Tamil Nadu.

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