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One Liners of the Day, 22 October 2021

Important day

  • In India, Police Memorial Day - 21 October.
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month - October.

Defence

  • The Indian Army established Airspace Control Centre for the first time in the forward area in - West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh.

Environment

  • A new micro snail species (size of an adult measures less than 2 millimetres in length) that was found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai village in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district – “Georissa mawsmaiensis” (scientific name).
  • _____ has won the Earth Guardian Award 2021, given by NatWest Group India (formerly RBS India) at the 11th edition of the NatWest Group Earth Heroes Awards - Parambikulam Tiger Conservation Foundation.

International

  • _____ has elected Dame Sandra Mason as its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state - Barbados.

National

  • Dearness Allowance (DA) for central government employees has been hiked from 28 percent to - 31 percent.
  • Theme of India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF), which will be conducted jointly by Ministry of Electronics and IT, NIXI and Multi-stakeholder Group from 8 November to 11 November 2021 - ‘Empower India through Power of Internet’.

Person in News

  • Ms International World 2021 - Dr Akshata Prabhu (India).

Sports

  • New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), announced by Sports Authority of India (SAI) - Commodore P K Garg.

State Current Affairs

  • Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) project of Jammu and Kashmir Police - “Go-Live”.
  • Mobile Application launched by Jammu and Kashmir Police - “JK eCOP”.
  • A pilot project of India’s first mobile e-voting has been successfully implemented during - Khammam Municipal Corporation elections, Telangana.
  • Awards on the lines of the Padma awards announced by the Government of Kerala, which will be given away on Kerala Formation Day (01 November) - Kerala Jyothi (one recipient), Kerala Prabha (two recipients), and Kerala Shri (five recipients).

General Knowledge

  • The Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI) is formed in - 2010.
  • International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) - Founded: 1995; Headquarters: Stockholm, Sweden.
  • World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) - Founded: 25 January 1924; Headquarters: Paris, France.
  • Constitution of India - Adopted: 26 November 1949; Effective: 26 January 1950.
  • Under Articles 52 and 53 of the Constitution of India, Head of the executive branch of Indian government - President of India.

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