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One Liners of the Day, 21 July 2021

Economy

  • A non-linked, non-participating, regular premium, individual health insurance plan introduced by Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) - Arogya Rakshak.

Environment

  • _______, the State Animal of Manipur, has been marked as an ‘Endangered’ Species in Schedule-1 of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – Sangai (known as the Dancing Deer or Brow-Antlered Deer).

National

  • The Ministry of Tourism has identified “______” as one of the 15 thematic circuits under Swadesh Darshan Scheme - Eco Circuit.

Person in News

  • International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector funding arm of World Bank, has appointed ____ as Regional Director for South Asia - Hector Gomez Ang.
  • New president of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) - Muhammed Sulaiman Al-Jasser (Saudi Arabia).

Sports

  • Re-elected as Chair of the International Olympic Committee's Ethics Commission - Ban Ki-moon.
  • _____ has been named as the AIFF Women's Footballer of the Year 2020-21 - Bala Devi.
  • _____ has been named as the AIFF Women's Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020-21 - Manisha.

State Current Affairs

  • Following the Supreme Court order, the _____ Cabinet on 20 July 2021 decided to implement the One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme and the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) - Delhi.

Science & Technology

  • _____ developed a maglev train capable of a top speed of 600 kph - China.
  • ______ has indigenously developed a High Strength Metastable Beta Titanium Alloy ‘Ti-10V-2Fe-3Al’ on industrial scale for applications in aerospace structural forgings – DMRL, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  • To increase the life of medical oxygen cylinders three fold, the ____ has developed a first-of-its-kind Oxygen Rationing Device ‘AMLEX’ - Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Control of the Union over the Administration of Scheduled Areas and the welfare of Scheduled Tribes” - Article 339.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions of backward classes” - Article 340.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Scheduled Castes” - Article 341.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Scheduled Tribes” - Article 342.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Socially and educationally backward classes” - Article 342A.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Official language of the Union” - Article 343.

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