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One Liners of the Day, 24 June 2019

Days in Focus

  • United Nations Public Service Day - June 23.

Defence

  • IAF's code name for Balakot airstrike - Operation Bandar.

Economy

  • Till June 23, overseas investors have infused this much amount in the domestic capital markets in June 2019 – Rs. 10,312 crore.
  • As per Finance Ministry, total liabilities of the Government of India at the end of March 2019 - Rs 84.68 lakh crore (Public debt accounted for 89.5%).

International

  • According to the WHO's "E-2020 Initiative: 2019 Progress Report", Countries free from Malaria in 2018 - China, Iran, Malaysia and Timor-Leste (Asia) as well as El Salvador (Central America).

National

  • India is trying to enter into group related to nuclear power, called - Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
  • NITI Aayog recommended that only electric models of two-wheelers with engine capacity of more than 150cc must be sold from - 2025.
  • New scheme of Indian Railways that asking passengers to sacrifice the subsidy on train tickets - Give it up.

Person in News

  • Present Chief Justice of India - Ranjan Gogoi.

Sports

  • These sports will not be included in '2022 Commonwealth Games' in Birmingham (UK) - Shooting and Archery.

General Knowledge

  • Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) was adopted by UNGA in -1996.
  • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) entered into force in – 1970.
  • Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) was formed in - 1974.
  • Sanctioned total No. of Judges of the Supreme Court of India – 31.

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