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One Liners of the Day, 23 September 2021

Important day

  • World Rhino Day - 22 September.
  • World Rose Day (dedicated to cancer patients) - 22 September.
  • World Car-Free Day - 22 September.
  • Theme for 2021 International Day of Sign Languages (23 September) - “We Sign For Human Rights”.

Defence

  • Next Chief of the Air Staff, after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on 30 September 2021 - Air Marshal V R Chaudhari (presently Vice Chief of Air Staff).

International

  • The UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid opened the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76), which organised from 14 September to 27 September 2021 in - New York, USA.

National

  • India’s 9th and 10th beach, which got the Blue Flag Certification from Foundation for Environment Education in Denmark (FEE) - Kovalam in Tamil Nadu and Eden in Puducherry.
  • The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Government of India and _____ have signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding to work together on sustainably improving India’s livestock sector to support the nation’s food and nutritional security, and protect the economic wellbeing of small-scale livestock producers - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • The Ministry of Education has formed the National Steering Committee, chaired by ______, for the development of National Curriculum Frameworks for School Education, Early Childhood Care and Education, Teacher Education and Adult Education - Dr K Kasturirangan.
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) bagged a total of 15 awards at the Global Communication Conclave on 18th September 2021, which was hosted by Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) in - Panjim, Goa.

Person in News

  • _____ was honoured with the Chanakya Award by the Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) - Anurag Prashar (Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited’s Joint Director).
  • ______ won Gold medal at the International Business Olympiad 2021 - Sarvadh (15-year old Class XI Indian student).
  • Indian Vegetable oil Producers’ Association (IVPA) re-elected ____ as President for 2021-22 - Sudhakar Rao Desai.
  • Indian recipient of the International Public Peace Prize 2020-21, announced by the Public Peace Prize team in Canada - Akhand (Odisha-based rights activist).
  • _____, who is 102-year old and a resident of Assam, has received Vayoshestha Samman- National Awards For Senior Citizens 2021 from Union Ministry of social justice and Empowerment of Government of India - Shakuntala Choudhury.

Sports

  • ____ won IBSF 6-Red Snooker World Cup 2021 - Pankaj Advani (Indian).

State Current Affairs

  • The state government has launched ____ in schools to implement a learning management system for digital education and the pilot project was launched by eSiksha in Hyderabad, Medchal, Malkajgiri and Suryapet districts - ‘Telangana Unique Learning and Assessment Initiative’ (Tulasi).
  • The Rural Development Department has initiated a special campaign named “Grameeno Ki Aas, MGNREGA se Vikas”, aims to increase the employment of ST-SC and women by 10 percent under MGNREGA scheme, in - Jharkhand.
  • New chairman of the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Haryana - Sameer Pal Srow.
  • Assam government has planned to set up a tea Park at - Chayygaon in Kamrup District.

Science & Technology

  • _____ has indigenously developed a charger for electric vehicles to give a push to the EV ecosystem in the country - Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).

General Knowledge

  • Indian Nursing Council constituted in – 1947.
  • National Board of Accreditation (NBA) – Founded: 1994; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) – Established: 1969; Location: New Delhi.
  • Doordarshan – Founded: 15 September 1959; Location: New Delhi.
  • Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) – Established: 1960; Location: Pune, Maharashtra.
  • The Press Council of India was formed in – 1966.
  • National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) – Established: 1975; Location: Mumbai.

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