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One Liners of the Day, 23 June 2021

Important day

  • Theme for 2021 World Hydrography Day (21 June) - “One hundred years of international cooperation in hydrography ”.
  • Theme for 2021 United Nations Public Service Day (23 June) - “Innovating the Future Public Service: New Government Models for a New Era to Reach the SDGs”.
  • International Olympic Day - 23 June.
  • International Widows’ Day - 23 June.

Environment

  • Two new species of small-colony-forming ants from genus Myrmecina, named as ‘Myrmecina bawai’ and ‘Myrmecina reticulata’, have been discovered in - Mizoram.

International

  • On 22 June 2021, India and ____ have signed a MoU on cooperation in agricultural and allied sectors - Fiji.

National

  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has launched the - IGBC Green High-Speed Rail Rating System.

Person in News

  • New president of Non-ferrous metals division of the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), replacing David Chiao - Dhawal Shah.
  • New vice-president of the Brussels-based Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) - Dhawal Shah.
  • New Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court - Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari.

Sports

  • First transgender athlete who will compete at an Olympic Games - Laurel Hubbard (New Zealand).

State Current Affairs

  • The ______ government launched Agricultural Diversification Scheme-2021 benefiting vanbandhu-farmers in tribal areas to get fertilizer-seed assistance - Gujarat.
  • The ____ government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Survey of India for implementing the Svamitva scheme in the state, which aims to provide an integrated property validation solution for rural areas - Assam.
  • The first Mega Leather Park in the country is developing in – Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Rights of citizenship of certain migrants to Pakistan” - Article 7.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Rights of citizenship of certain persons of Indian origin residing outside India” - Article 8.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Persons voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign State not to be citizens” - Article 9.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Continuance of the rights of citizenship” - Article 10.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Parliament to regulate the right of citizenship by law” - Article 11.

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