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One Liners of the Day: 26 February 2018

National

  • Prime Minister launched development projects worth Rs.1000 crores in this Union Territory – Daman & Diu
  • This state has applied for GI tag for its own version of Rasogolla – Odisha
  • The Supreme Court has asked to consider suggestions on this mode of transportation – Quadricycles
  • The e-way bill will be implemented across the country from – 1 April 2018

International

  • National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of this country has retained ‘A’ status of accreditation with Geneva-based GANHRI – India
  • International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels 2018 will be held in this country – India
  • The 62nd UN Commission on Status of Women will be held in – New York

Sports

  • She is the first Indian gymnast to win an individual medal at Gymnastics World Cup – Aruna Budda Reddy
  • The Eve of the Series in the just concluded India-South Africa Women T20 series – Mithali Raj
  • The Player of the Series in the just concluded India-South Africa Men T20 series – Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Person in News

  • Veteran actress Sridevi who passed away on February 24, 2018 started her Bollywood journey with this film – Solva Saawan
  • This 106-year-old icon for Swachh Bharat campaign passed away recently – Kunwar Bai

General Knowledge

  • The late actress Sridevi first appeared in this Tamil film as child artiste at the age of 4 – Thunaivan
  • This river flows through the town of Daman – Daman Ganga River
  • The first-ever Indian gymnast to have put India on world map by winning the bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games is – Ashish Kumar
  • The SWIFT system was promoted this year by banks globally to transmit messages relating to cross border financial transactions – 1973
  • As per Odisha government, Odishara Rasogolla (Rsogolla of Odisha) is mentioned in this 16th century Odia epic – Dandi Ramayana
  • This United Nations’ Principle adopted in 1993 by UNGA provides for the international benchmarks against which national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can be accredited – Paris Principles

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