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One Liners of the Day, 23 July 2019

Economy

  • This Indian association has announced its first edition of an exclusive SME program during 15 to 22 July 2019 to provide SMEs a gateway to the U.S. market - National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).

Environment

  • More than _______ species around the world are threatened, according to the Red List of Threatened Species compiled by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - 28,000.

International 

  • World's 'most admired men' 2019 by UK-based YouGov firm - Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
  • World's 'most admired women' 2019 by UK-based YouGov firm - Michelle Obama.
  • Youngest company on the Fortune Global 500 list for 2019 – Xiaomi (Chinese smartphone manufacturer) (ranking 468).

National

  • Place of the 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India 2020 – Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Persons in News

  • The only Indian to feature on the latest top 10 list of world's 'most admired men' 2019 by UK-based YouGov firm - Prime Minister Narendra Modi (sixth).
  • India's most admired women 2019 by UK-based YouGov firm - Boxer Mary Kom
  • Lone surviving Mizo member of Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National Army (INA) who died on July 21 - Darthawma.
  • Founder of Marxist Coordination Committee (MCC) who passed away on July 21 – A. K. Roy.
  • 'Sangita Kalanidhi' award for 2019 by The Music Academy - Carnatic vocalist S. Sowmya.
  • MP from Bihar's Samastipur who died on July 21 - Ramchandra Paswan.

Sports

  • Oldest welterweight champion in boxing history with a victory - Manny Pacquiao (Filipino).
  • New Chairman of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) - Vivek Kohli (India).

General Knowledge

  • Capital of Mizoram state – Aizawl.
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – Established in: 1948; Headquarter: Gland (Switzerland).
  • National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) was established in - 1988.
  • Commonwealth of Nations – Founded in: 1931; Secretariat: London (UK).
  • The Commonwealth of Nations (Commonwealth) is a political association of - 53 member states.

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