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One Liners of the Day, 24 November 2020

Important Day

  • Evolution Day - 24 November.

Defence

  • Indian Navy (IN) is scheduled to host the 27th edition of India - _____ Bilateral Maritime Exercise “SIMBEX-20” from 23 to 25 November 2020 in Andaman Sea - Singapore.

Economy

  • First bank in India that launched a fully digital, 'Cardless EMI' facility at retail stores - ICICI Bank.
  • This organisation launched its first Digital Application, “ANANDA”, an acronym for “Atma Nirbhar Agents NewBusiness Digital Application”, which is a tool for the on boarding process to get the Life Insurance policy through a Paperless module with the help of the Agent / Intermediary - Life Insurance Corporation of India.

Environment

  • Cyclone that presently brewing in south Bay of Bengal and may cross the north Tamil Nadu coast and south Andhra around 25 November - Cyclone Nivar.
  • Cyclonic storm that reached the coast of Tamil Nadu - Cyclonic storm ‘Gati’.

International

  • World's first central bank with one million Twitter followers  - Reserve Bank of India.
  • The World Health Organization listed a polio vaccine produced by _____ for emergency use, the first approval of its kind amid outbreaks in several parts of the world - Bio Farma PT (Indonesia).
  • This country has announced its officially withdrawal from the Treaty on Open Skies - United States.

National

  • According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences, India will launch an ambitious _______ that envisages exploration of minerals, energy and marine diversity of the underwater world - 'Deep Ocean Mission'.

Sports

  • Winner of 2020 ATP Tour Finals (Tennis) - Daniil Medvedev.

State Current Affairs

  • In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the two days Ethnic Food Festival organised by Tourism Department concluded on 22 November at - Srinagar.
  • India International Cherry Blossom Festival, which attracts record number of tourists annually in ______, has been cancelled this year in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic - Shillong, Meghalaya.

Science & Technology

  • Researchers at this Indian institute have developed a solar-powered unmanned autonomous survey craft for Indian ports and inland waterways to undertake autonomous hydrographic and oceanographic surveys and provide real-time data transmission over long distance - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.

General Knowledge

  • Tadoba National Park is situated in - Maharashtra.
  • Valley of Flowers National Park is situated in - Uttarakhand.
  • Valmiki National Park is situated in - Bihar.
  • Vansda National Park is situated in - Gujarat.
  • Van Vihar National Park is situated in - Madhya Pradesh.

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