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One Liners of the Day, 21 September 2019

Defence

  • Next Chief of the Air Staff w.e.f. 30th September 2019 - Air Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria.
  • SITMEX-19, a maritime trilateral exercise between Singapore, India and Thailand, has commenced at - Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Environment

  • Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) is sometimes referred to as - Atlantic conveyor belt.

National

  • On 19 September, Nasscom's Data Security Council of India (DSCI) has collaborated with the IT ministry and this company to launch a nationwide awareness campaign 'Digital Payment Abhiyan' - Google India.
  • First railways station that received a green Platinum rating - Secunderabad junction.
  • First region in India to have 95% CNG powered industries - Delhi.

Persons in News

  • Winner of the National Geoscience Awards for the year 2018 in the field of aquatic biogeochemical research - Prof. Syed Wajih Ahmad Naqvi.
  • Winner of the Young Scientist Award 2018 - Dr. Sohini Ganguly.
  • New Secretary of Ministry of Coal - Anil Kumar Jain.

State Current Affairs

  • Delhi Police’s new mobile app to file FIR through mobile or to pay traffic challans online - Tatpar.
  • This state government has decided celebrate the year of 2020 as the Year of Artificial Intelligence - Telangana.

General Knowledge

  • Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) was formed in - 2001.
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was formed in - 1895.
  • Accessible India Campaign (AIC) was launched on - 3 December 2015.
  • National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) was established in – 1988.

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