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One Liners of the Day, 23 September 2019

Defence

  • India has received first of 36 Rafale fighter jets from - France.

Economy

  • This private sector lender plans to organise 1,000 Grameen Loan Melas over the next six months across more than 300 districts - HDFC Bank.

Environment

  • India plans to reduce its carbon emissions by 33-35% from its 2005 levels by – 2030.

International 

  • Indian Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) importer that has signed a MoU to invest $2.5 billion in American company Tellurian Inc. - Petronet.
  • Present President of Mongolia - Khaltmaagiin Battulga.
  • India will gift 50 kilowatt hour (kWh) roof-top ‘Gandhi Solar Park’ to the - United Nations, New York.

National

  • This cab-transport network company partnered with the Ayushman Bharat health scheme to provide secondary and tertiary care to drivers and their families in Delhi NCR - Ola.
  • Bollywood film that was selected as India's official entry in the International Feature Film category at the Oscars - Gully Boy.
  • Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run” is a run of a team of 25 Air Warriors who will cover a distance of more than 4500 Km in - 45 days.
  • The Indian Railways has decided to run as many as 150 private trains (Tejas Express) by - 2023-24.
  • A state-of-the-art National Police University (NPU) will be established in - Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Persons in News

  • Present Indian Railway Board’s chairman - Vinod Kumar Yadav.

State Current Affairs

  • This High Court held that the right to have access to the Internet is part of the fundamental right to education under Article 21 of the Constitution - Kerala High Court.

Science and Technology

  • The “Aditya-L1” is the first Indian mission to study the Sun that will launch in - 2020.

General Knowledge

  • The PACEsetter fund was constituted by India and USA in - 2015.
  • Indian Railway was founded in – 1845 (08 May).
  • Oscars is given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) since – 1929.
  • Mongolia - Capital: Ulaanbaatar; Currency: Mongolian tögrög.
  • United Nations – Founded in: 1945 (24 October); Headquarters: Manhattan, New York City, USA.

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