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One Liners of the Day, 25 May 2020

Important Day

  • World Turtle Day - 23 May.
  • Worlds Thyroid Day - 25 May.

Economy

  • This trading platform announced the launch of 'Gold Mini Options' in the commodity derivatives segment - National Stock Exchange (NSE).

International

  • During 12-17 July 2020, the International Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress will be held in - Germany.

National

  • Former Supreme Court judge Justice A K Sikri has inaugurated the Indian Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) in - New Delhi.

Persons in News

  • Winner of the prestigious APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial International Travel Award for a paper “Laguerre Neural Network Driven Adaptive Control of DC-DC Step Down Converter”, instituted by the Automatic Control and Dynamic Optimization Society (ACDOS) - Dr. Tousif Khan N. (SRM University, Andhra Pradesh).
  • Recipient of 2020 "Young Leader Compass Award" of International Advertising Association (IAA) - Anant Goenka (ED, The Indian Express Group).

State Current Affairs

  • Winner of the chief of Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission – B. R. Sharma.

Science

  • This DRDO’s institution has successfully developed AI based Attendance Application (AINA) which allows non-contact based personnel verification using facial features of the person captured with the help of a low cost camera - DRDO’s Research Centre Imarat (RCI).
  • This Indian institution has created a state-of-the-art method of conducting online examinations in a comprehensive manner using Wheebox - IIT-Bhubaneswar.

General Knowledge

  • National Stock Exchange (NSE) - Founded: 27 November 1992; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • International Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC) was founded in - 1957.
  • International Advertising Association (IAA) - Founded: 08 April 1938; Headquarters: New York, United States.
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was founded in – 1958.
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - Founded: 1969; Headquarters: New York, United States.

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