Bookmark Bookmark

One Liners of the Day, 23 June 2019

Days in Focus

  • World Rainforest Day - June 22.

Economy

  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the Indiabulls Housing Finance and - Lakshmi Vilas Bank.

National

  • World's largest multi-level, multi-purpose Lift irrigation project, built on the Godavari River - Kaleshwaram Project, Telangana.
  • To treat injured elephant using hydrotherapy treatment, India's first elephant hospital has opened in - Mathura, UP (on the banks of the Yamuna river).

Person in News

  • Winner of the ‘Prime Minister’s Awards for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga 2019’ in the category Individual (National) - Swami Rajarshi Muni (Life Mission, Gujarat).

Sports

  • Indian javelin thrower, who won the women’s javelin bronze in the 58th Ostrava Golden Spike athletics meet in Czech Republic - Annu Rani.
  • India's snooker player who won the 35th men's Asian Snooker Championship 2019 in Doha - Pankaj Advani.

State Current Affairs

  • Current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh state - Jagan Reddy.
  • Current Chief Minister of Telangana state - Chandrasekhar Rao.

General Knowledge

  • Golden Spike is an annual athletics event which was first organized in 1961, is played in - Czech Republic.
  • Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports (ACBS) - Inaugurated in: 1984; Headquarters: Doha, Qatar.
  • India's second longest river which flowthroughthe states of Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha – Godavari river (1,465 kilometres).
  • First International Yoga Day – 2015.
  • Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) of the Government of India was formed in - 2014.
  • First woman javelin thrower of India to throw at a distance of more than 60 meters - Annu Rani.

You might be interested:

Telangana’s Kaleshwaram project: World's largest multi-stage, multipurpose lift irrigation project

Telangana’s Kaleshwaram project: World's largest multi-stage, multipurpose lift irrigation project With Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Reddy and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Telangana Chief M ...

one year ago

Pankaj Advani won Asian Snooker Championship 2019 in Doha

Pankaj Advani won Asian Snooker Championship 2019 in Doha India's ace snooker player Pankaj Advani has clinched the 35th men's Asian Snooker Championship 2019 in Doha to complete a career grand slam i ...

one year ago

Prime Minister Yoga Awards 2019

Prime Minister Yoga Awards 2019 During the International Yoga Day 2019 celebration in Ranchi on June 21, The AYUSH Ministry of the Government of India has announced the names of winners of the Prime M ...

one year ago

Javelin thrower Annu Rani won bronze in the ‘Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet 2019’

Javelin thrower Annu Rani won bronze in the ‘Ostrava Golden Spike Athletics meet 2019’ Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani, who has been steady in the 60m range this season, won the women&rsq ...

one year ago

CCI approves Indiabulls Housing Finance and Lakshmi Vilas Bank

CCI approves Indiabulls Housing Finance and Lakshmi Vilas Bank Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the Indiabulls Housing Finance and Lakshmi Vilas Bank. CCI at its meetin ...

one year ago

India's first elephant hospital opens in Mathura

India's first elephant hospital opens in Mathura India's first elephant hospital, which houses 20 rescued animals in Mathura, has opened its specialised hydrotherapy treatment for the jumbos suffering ...

one year ago

Provide your feedback on this article: