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One Liners of the Day, 25 October 2020

Important Day

  • International Snow Leopard Day - 23 October.

International

  • On 2nd November 2020, this organisation will launch an online course on the Climate Risk Informed Decision Analysis (CRIDA) methodology - UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa.
  • India and this country on 23 October unveiled plans for a joint thrust in the e-health sector - Netherlands.

National

  • First UT in the country which operationalize Public Financial Management System (PFMS) at the district level - Jammu and Kashmir.
  • To ensure that devotees get hygienically prepared and healthy and safe "prasad", "langar", "bhandara" and "bhog" at places of worship during the festive season, the Food Safety and Drug Administration (FSDA) has launched 'Blissful Hygienic Offering to God' (BHOG) project in - Lucknow.
  • A Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) has been set up in this state/UT under the aegis of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers - Goa.
  • Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Dr. M. Rajeevan dedicated Flash Flood Guidance services, first of its kind for South Asian countries namely - India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Persons in News

  • Writer who received Mullanezhi Award, instituted by Mullanezhi Foundation - P N Gopikrishnan.

State Current Affairs

  • This state government will launch the ‘Dharani’ portal to provide all land and property-related information online so that the data can be accessed by anyone - Telangana.
  • The _____ Commission for Protection of Child Rights has constituted an International Journal of Child Rights - Delhi.
  • This international bank approved a $120-million project for the Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project - World Bank.
  • In this state, the international Snow Leopard Day was celebrated by the state Forest Department Wildlife Wing in association with United Nations Development Programme at Killar of Pangi in Chamba district - Himachal Pradesh.
  • Uttarakhand government launched the Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme in partnership with NABARD at - Majri Grant, Doiwala in Dehradun.
  • This state government decided to transfer the scheme from the LIC to India Post from 2020-21 owing to low rate of interest - Karnataka.

Science and Technology

  • A team of scientists from this institute and SN Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, has come up with surfactants (chemicals) that improve gas intake in hydrates - IIT Madras.
  • IIT Kharagpur has developed novel Industry 4.0 technology for remotely controlled factory operations and real-time quality correction during industrial production, jointly with - Tata Consultancy Services.

General Knowledge

  • Snow leopard is the state animal of - Himachal Pradesh.
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO) - Founded: 23 March 1950; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • India Meteorological Department (IMD) - Founded: 1875; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Geological Survey of India - Founded: 04 March 1851; Founder: Thomas Oldham; Headquarters: Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) - Founded: 11 March 1986; Headquarters: Delhi.

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