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One Liners of the Day, 25 October 2021

Important day

  • International Freshwater Dolphin Day - 24 October.
  • International Diplomats Day - 24 October.
  • World Polio Day - 24 October.
  • International Artists’ Day - 25 October.

Defence

  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) celebrated its 60th Raising Day on - 24 October 2021.

International

  • India's official entry for the 94th Academy Awards (Oscar) - "Koozhangal" (Tamil movie directed by filmmaker Vinothraj PS).
  • Ircon International Limited on behalf of Government of India (GoI), has handed over the newly commissioned 34.90 Km. long cross-border rail section from Jaynagar to Kurtha to - Government of Nepal.
  • Digital currency of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigeria – eNaira.
  • Forty-six countries and the European Union have adopted a legally binding mechanism under the so-called _____ (adopted in 1998) to protect environmental defenders who risk abuse and harm because of their activism - Aarhus Convention.

National

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 25 October 2021 launched Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana in - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Under Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana, a _______, 4 New National Institutes for Virology, a Regional Research Platform for WHO South East Asia Region, 9 Biosafety Level III laboratories, 5 New Regional National Centre for Disease Control  will be set up - National Institution for One Health.
  • ________, a Central Public Sector Enterprise in Tea Sector under Ministry of Heavy Industries has come out with a series of Azadi Amrut Chai in Orthodox, Elaichi, Adrakh and Masala flavours - Andrew Yule & Co Ltd.

Person in News

  • ____ was awarded the Who-is-Who 2021 award, given by Government of Greece - Prakash Hinduja (philhellenic President of the Hinduja Group in Europe).
  • Recipient of 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award - Rajinikanth.

State Current Affairs

  • The government of _____, under its ‘Mission Gurukul’, is planning to invite social, religious and corporate organisations and trusts to set up gurukuls (Sanskrit residential schools) under a public-private partnership (PPP) model in the state - Gujarat.
  • The fourth Jharkhand International Film Festival (JIFA) will be held in ____ from 29 October till 30 October 2021 - Ranchi.
  • New chairman of Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) - A Udhayan.
  • Maharashtra Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray has outlined the roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality for 43 cities under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme from the state that joined - UN's "Race to Zero" campaign.
  • Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated Beyond Bengaluru Summit, which is an initiative by the Government of Karnataka, in _____ on 25 October 2021 - Mysuru.

General Knowledge

  • Kanha Tiger Reserve is located in - Madhya Pradesh.
  • Manas Tiger Reserve is located in - Assam.
  • Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in - Maharashtra.
  • Palamau Tiger Reserve is located in - Jharkhand.
  • Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is located in - Rajasthan.
  • Simlipal Tiger Reserve is located in - Orissa.           

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