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One Liners of the Day, 24 October 2021

Important day

  • International Snow Leopard Day - 23 October.
  • United Nations Day - 24 October.
  • World Development Information Day - 24 October.
  • International Day of Climate Action - 24 October.
  • Global Media and Information Literacy Week - 24-31 October.
  • Disarmament Week - 24-30 October.

Defence

  • Indian Navy launched an Offshore Sailing Regatta from Kochi to ____ under aegis of Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA) on 24 October 2021 - Goa.

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced a revised scale-based regulatory framework for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), which will include - NBFC - Base Layer (NBFC-BL), NBFC - Middle Layer (NBFC-ML) and NBFC - Upper Layer (NBFC-UL).

International

  • On 21 October 2021, the President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Marcus Pleyer, announced that _____ has been removed from the “grey list” - Mauritius.

National

  • _____ on 23 October 2021 organized 4th Globalised Education Forum - Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
  • Winner of National Societal Innovation Award – 2020, given by National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India - ICAR – Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore.

Person in News

  • Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award 2021, given by Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) - C. Ramasubramanian.
  • On 22 October 2021, Indian Broadcasting & Digital Foundation (IBDF) has re-elected _____ as its president for the second term - K Madhavan.

State Current Affairs

  • On 22 October 2021, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha e-inaugurated the “Jashn-e-Zafraan” for harvesting - Saffron.
  • _____ government is implementing Go to Hills 2.0 program, which aims to deliver the benefits of government schemes at the doorsteps of its beneficiaries - Manipur.
  • “Aapki Zameen Aapki Nigrani” Land Records Information System was launched in – UT of Jammu & Kashmir.

Science & Technology

  • The birth of India’s first IVF calf of a Buffalo breed namely ‘_____’ was born at Dhanej in Somnath district of Gujarat - ‘Banni’.

General Knowledge

  • In December 2005, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has been constituted under - Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  • The Government of India has taken a pioneering initiative for conserving its national animal, the tiger, by launching the “Project Tiger” in - 1973.
  • Bandipur Tiger Reserve is located in - Karnataka.
  • Corbett Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttarakhand.
  • Amanagarh buffer Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttar Pradesh.

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