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One Liners of the Day, 21 July 2019

Days in Focus

  • International Chess Day - July 20.

Defence

  • This Indian warship made a port call at Karlskrona in Sweden on 19 July 2019 which is a part of Indian Navy's mission of building 'Bridges of Friendship' - INS Tarkash.
  • On July 18, the Indian Army has successfully carried out its summer user trials of third Generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile at Pokhran - NAG Missile.

Economy

  • Telecom company to become India's second-largest operator by subscribers as of May 2019 - Jio.
  • India's largest operator by subscribers as of May 2019 – Vodafone Idea.

National

  • Safdarjung Tomb, 17th century Mughal era monument, is located in - New Delhi.

Sports

  • Nigerian footballer who announced his retirement from international football on July 18 - John Obi Mikel.
  • India's 64th Grandmaster - Delhi's Prithu Gupta.
  • Winner of the second edition of Intercontinental Cup football tournament 2019 in Ahmadabad (India) - DPR Korea.

General Knowledge

  • Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) was founded in – 1958.
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) – Founded in: 1969; Headquarters: Bengaluru.
  • First satellite of ISRO - Aryabhata (1975).
  • India's Chandrayaan-I mission - 22 October 2008.
  • The International Chess Federation (FIDE) was founded in - 1924.

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