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One Liners of the Day, 21 October 2021

Important day

  • World Osteoporosis Day - 20 October.
  • International Day of the Air Traffic Controller - 20 October.
  • International Sloth Day - 20 October.

Defence

  • A Web Based Project Monitoring Portal (WBPMP) for Military Engineer Services (MES) has been developed by - Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG-G), Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Economy

  • In a first for any NBFC in India, _____ has successfully raised a USD 75 million, 5-year Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”) linked Syndicated Term Loan - REC Limited.
  • _____ announced the launch of _____ Tokenization system (NTS) to support tokenisation of cards as an alternate to storing card details with merchants - National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

International

  • India’s rank in the Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021 of 113 countries , released by Economist Impact and Corteva Agriscience - 71st.
  • First position in the Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021 – Ireland (followed by Australia, the UK, Finland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, Japan, France and the US).
  • _____ has won the prestigious Martial Arts Education Prize 2021 from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts for their brave acts of service - Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa order of Buddhism.

National

  • The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in _____ from 20 November to 28 November 2021 - Goa.
  • The country’s first national online osteoporosis registry, the Osteoporosis Registry of India (ORI) has been developed by - Department of Endocrinology, PGIMER Chandigarh.

Person in News

  • ______ has clinched a bronze medal at the 12th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship 2021 held from 1-7 October 2021 at Tashkent in Uzbekistan - Subhash Pujari (Assistant police inspector).

Sports

  • Winner team of the 72nd Inter-services Football Championship held in Kochi - Indian Air Force.

State Current Affairs

  • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Rajkiya Medical College in – Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh.
  • _____ government has announced the implementation of Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana in the state from the month of November 2021 - Madhya Pradesh.
  • ____ has developed the mobile app ''Swasth Haryana'', through which patients can get themselves registered at any civil hospital of the state - Haryana State Health Systems Resource Centre (HSHRC).

Science & Technology

  • Mastirak Gel, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed by _____ to treat Mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle - National Innovation Foundation (NIF).
  • ____ has developed a new Decision Support System (DSS) and extended the ability of the existing Air Quality Early Warning System (AQEWS) to have decision-making capability for air quality management in Delhi - NCR region - Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pashan, Pune.

General Knowledge

  • The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer was adopted and signed by 28 countries on - 22 March 1985.
  • Commonwealth of Nations - Founded: 11 December 1931; Headquarters: London, United Kingdom; Members: 54.
  • Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) - Founded: 1 September 1961; Headquarters: Central Jakarta, Indonesia; Members: 120.
  • Group of 15 (G-15) - Founded: 1989; Location: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Group of 77 (G77) - Founded: 15 June 1964; Headquarters: New York City, USA.
  • Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development, or The Group of 24 (G-24) - Founded: 1971; Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States.

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