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One Liners of the Day, 22 September 2020

International

  • Winner of the prestigious AZ Awards-2020 in Social Good Category - Krushi Bhawan building, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  • The Saudi Ministry of Culture has announced it will set up the Red Sea Museum in - Bab Al Bunt building, Jeddah.
  • The 64th Annual Regular Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference (GC64) is being held from 21 to 25 September 2020 in - Vienna, Austria.

National

  • India's first government building and Odisha's first-ever building that was featured in Dezeen, a prestigious international journal on architecture - Krushi Bhawan building, Bhubaneswar.
  • A bill was passed by Lok Sabha to establish a National Forensic Sciences University by upgrading - Gujarat Forensic Sciences University.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Ministry of AYUSH and this ministry for controlling Malnutrition as a part of POSHAN Abhiyaan - Ministry of Women and Child Development.
  • The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated and is implementing a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for - 2018-2025.

Sports

  • First Slovenian who won the Tour de France 2020, an annual men's 21 day-long stages bicycle race - Tadej Pogacar.

State Current Affairs

  • The platform ‘Nambikkai Inaiyam’ (Blockchain Backbone) that would be used to create an efficient and manipulation resilient system for government services, was launched by - Tamilnadu government.
  • The first city in Kerala and the second in the country, for which a biodiversity index has been prepared - Kochi.

Science and Technology

  • Researchers at this institute have developed nano-coated magnesium alloys that can repair bone defects in rabbits - Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

General Knowledge

  • International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children was adopted on - 30 September 1921.
  • International Convention for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic was adopted on - 4 May 1910.
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) – Adopted: 30 October 1947; Effective: 1 January 1948.
  • Convention on Transit Trade of Land-locked States – Adopted: 8 July 1965; Effective: 9 June 1967.
  • International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods – Adopted: 21 October 1982; Effective: 15 October 1985.
  • Convention on Road Traffic – Adopted: 19 September 1949; Effective: 21 May 1977.

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