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One Liners of the Day, 24 September 2021

Important day

  • International Organic Day - 22 September.

Defence

  • A cultural event titled “Bijoya Sanskritik Mahotsav” aimed at showcasing the cultural linkages between India and Bangladesh during the war is being organised by the Eastern Command of Indian Army at ____ from 26 to 29 September 2021 - Kolkata.

International

  • On 22 September 2021, India and _____ formally launched negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) - United Arab Emirates.
  • India’s rank in the third annual edition of the Digital Quality of Life Index (DQL), compiled by company Surfshark - 59th.
  • First position in the third annual edition of the Digital Quality of Life Index (DQL) - Denmark (followed by South Korea, Finland, Israel and the U.S.).
  • Among Asian countries India ranks third after _____ among the most polluted according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality analyses - Bangladesh and Pakistan.
  • The _____ has launched the Net Zero Roadmap for the travel and tourism sector to support its efforts to help combat climate change - World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
  • Winner in the "Best Use of Digital Technology" category at the CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021 (CIPS Awards), announced by The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), London - Government e Marketplace (GeM), India.

National

  • On 23 September 2021, 10th edition of the Agrochemicals Conference organized by _____ with the support of Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Govt. of India started with in Phygital form (physical plus digital) under the theme “India@75: Expediting the Sustainable Growth of Agrochemicals Industry for Self-Reliant India” - Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
  • New initiative of central government, under which a unique digital health ID will be provided to the people, which will contain all the health records of the person - Pradhan Mantri Digital Health Mission.

Science & Technology

  • On 22 September 2021, the Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang-Golay inaugurated the National Informatics Centre (NIC) and National Knowledge Network (NKN) in - Gangtok.

General Knowledge

  • National Buildings Organisation (NBO) – Established: 1954; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) – Founded: 4 March 1952; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Law Commission of India was formed first time in – 1834.
  • The Geological Survey of India (GSI) was founded on - 4 March 1851.
  • Central Waqf Council was established in – 1964.
  • The Union Government set up the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) under the act in - 1992.

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