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One Liners of the Day, 25 November 2020

Important Day

  • Theme for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2020 (25 November) - “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”.

Economy

  • Jio Payments Bank is a joint venture between Reliance Industries Ltd and - State Bank of India.

International

  • This tiger reserve and the Uttar Pradesh Forest department have bagged TX2 award, which is given by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Tiger Forum, IUCN, WWF for doubling the number of tigers in just four years - Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.
  • A MoU has been signed between ______and Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd and Beximeco Pharmaceuticals, under which India will provide ____ with 30 million doses of Corona vaccine - Bangladesh.
  • This city topped as world’s fastest-growing prime residential market, according to Prime Global Cities Index Q3 2020 - Auckland in the Australasia region.
  • World's Best City for 2021 - London.
  • This Indian tech company has partnered with the Centre of Digital Enterprise (CODE) at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand to develop the first Asia Pacific-focused Digital Sustainability Index - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
  • The only company from India that has ranked 14th in the Transportation and Transportation Infrastructure Sector of Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index, 2020 - Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ).

National

  • This city has bagged 27th position as fastest-growing prime residential market, according to Prime Global Cities Index Q3 2020 - Delhi (Mumbai: 33rd and Bengaluru: 34th).
  • City that has been ranked 62 on the list of the World's Best Cities for 2021 - Delhi.
  • The Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the international version of ____ App for selected countries that include USA, UK, Canada, Australia, UAE, Netherlands, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, which will help Indian international students, NRIs and Indian tourists abroad, to avail Government of India services - UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance).
  • Indian institution which will be included in the Book of World Records (London) for holding 1,000 online Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) in over 100 emerging areas will benefit one lakh faculty members - AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy.
  • Airports Authority of India (AAI) commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020 during - 23rd November to 27th November 2020.

State Current Affairs

  • This state Assembly passed ‘Essential Services (Maintenance) Act Amendment Bill’ that has the provision of imprisonment for striking government employees - Odisha.
  • In Punjab, Mega Food Park inaugurated at - Phagwara, Kapurthala district.
  • On 24 November 2020, Lachit Diwas celebrated in _____ to paid tribute to Lachit Borphukan - Assam.
  • Initiative of West Bengal government from December 1 to take government services to the doorsteps of people - 'Duare Duare Sarkar'.

General Knowledge

  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Founded: 22 November 1965; Headquarters: New York, United States.
  • Global Tiger Forum was formed in - 1993.
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - Founded: 05 October 1948; Headquarters: Gland, Switzerland.
  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Founded: 29 April 1961; Headquarters: Gland, Switzerland.
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) - Founded:  November 1945; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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