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One Liners of the Day, 23 October 2021

Important day

  • International Stuttering Awareness Day - 22 October.

Defence

  • ______, the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) used for evaluation of various missile systems, was successfully flight-tested on 22 October 2021 by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at Chandipur off the coast of Bay of Bengal in Odisha - “ABHYAS”.
  • A week-long “Konkan Shakti 2021”, the first-ever tri-services joint exercise between India and ____ that will be conducted off India's west coast in two phases (Harbour phase in Mumbai and the sea phase), began on 21 October 2021 - the United Kingdom.

International

  • New country that added in ‘grey list’ of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that means increased monitoring on money laundering, terror financing and proliferation financing - Turkey.
  • Romanian President Klaus Iohannis appointed ____ as prime minister-designate on 21 October 2021 - Nicolae Ciuca.

National

  • A total of 152 Centre for Financial Literacy & Service Delivery (SAKSHAM Centres) across 77 districts of 13 states launched under _____ of the Ministry of Rural Development during 4-8th October, 2021 - Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM).
  • A helpline launched by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to assist candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes (ST), Scheduled Class (SC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Person with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) - 1800118711 (toll-free number).

Person in News

  • Recipients of Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at 52nd International Film Festival of India, announced by Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI - Mr. Istevan Szabo (Hungary) and Mr. Martin Scorsese (USA).

General Knowledge

  • Formation of Azad Hind Government by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose - 21 October 1943.
  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are declared as Institutes of National Importance through the - AIIMS Act, 1956.
  • Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) are declared as Institutes of National Importance through the - IIT Act, 1961.
  • Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) are declared as Institutes of National Importance through the - IIM Act, 2017.
  • Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations - Signed: 13 February 1946; Effective: 17 September 1946.
  • Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations - Signed: 18 April 1961; Effective: 24 April 1964.

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