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One Liners of the Day, 22 September 2021

Important day

  • 2021 Campaign for ‘International Snakebite Awareness Day’ (19 September) - ‘Why I Chose Snakebite’.
  • International Week of the Deaf (last full week of September) - 20 to 26 September 2021.
  • Theme for 2021 International Week of the Deaf - “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities”.
  • World Alzheimer's Day - 21 September.

Defence

  • _____ and Indian Air Force have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in their endeavour to build robust technologies both in the academic and research front in the domain of aerospace technology - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.
  • Deputy Director General of Military Nursing Service _____ has been conferred with the National Florence Nightingale Award 2020 - Brig S V Saraswati.

International

  • The 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) will be organized as a hybrid event, to take place in-person in ____, and virtually from 29 July to 2 August 2022 - Montreal, Canada.
  • From 28 September to 30 September 2021, India will virtually host ‘Global FinTech Fest’ (GFF), which is presented by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Government of India) and organised by ______ and Fintech Convergence Council (FCC) of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) - National Payments Council of India (NPCI).

National

  • First place in larger states category in 3rd State Food Safety Index (SFSI) released by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) - Gujarat (followed by Kerala and Tamil Nadu).
  • First place in smaller states category in 3rd FSSAI State Food Safety Index (SFSI) - Goa (followed by Meghalaya and Manipur).
  • First place in Union Territories category in 3rd FSSAI State Food Safety Index (SFSI) - Jammu & Kashmir (followed by Andaman & Nicobar Islands and New Delhi).
  • On 21 September 2021, _____ organised a virtual National Conference on Accessible Elections 2021 - Election Commission of India (ECI).
  • On 21 September 2021, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shobha Karandlaje inaugurated the Vanijya Utsav organised by the ____ to mark the 75th year anniversary celebrations, the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - Department of Commerce, Government of India.
  • The first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival will begin in the ____ from 24 September 2021, which is being organised by the administration of union territory of Ladakh in collaboration with the Directorate of Film Festivals (DIFF) and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting - Leh, Ladakh.

Person in News

  • Winner of the 'Sahitya Akademi Prize for Translation 2020' for Kannada language - S Nataraja Budalu (Book: 'Sarahapada').
  • Winner of the 'Sahitya Akademi Prize for Translation 2020' for English language for translation of the Kannada novel 'Ghachar Ghochar' by Vivek Shanbhag - Srinath Perur.
  • The UN-sponsored Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has conferred _____ with "SDG Progress Award" for Bangladesh's steady course in responding to the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity for all - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Sports

  • India’s 70th chess Grandmaster (GM) - R Raja Rithvik (17-year-old).
  • ____ will host the final round of the 75th Santosh Trophy National Senior Football Championship in December 2021 - Kerala (at Manjeri, Malappuram district).

State Current Affairs

  • The ____ government will set up an Export Promotion Bureau to promote exports and provide institutional support to exporters - Haryana.
  • The Kerala government has officially cleared the ____ project to map the history of Kerala between 1643 and 1852 using the Dutch historical archives of the 17th century, which will be implemented by the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR), the National Archives of the Netherlands and Leiden University in Netherlands – ‘Cosmos Malabaricus’ project.

General Knowledge

  • National Crime Investigation Bureau (NCIB) was founded in – 1997.
  • National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) was founded on – 23 December 2005.
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) was founded in - 25 April 1970.
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan was established on - 15 December 1963.
  • University Grants Commission was formed on - 28 December 1953.
  • Bar Council of India – Formed: 1961; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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