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One Liners of the Day, 26 January 2021

Important Day

  • Slogan for International Customs Day 2021 (26 January) - “Customs bolstering Recovery, Renewal and Resilience for a sustainable supply chain”.
  • Republic Day of India - 26 January.

Defence

  • A large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise that was conducted in Andaman & Nicobar group of islands from 21 January to 25 January 2021 - “AMPHEX-21”.

Economy

  • Largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - China ($163 billion).

Environment

  • India was the _____ most-affected by the devastating impact of climate change globally in 2019, according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2021, published by the Bonn-based Germanwatch - Seventh.

International

  • Company that created a new world record by launching 143 satellites on a single rocket - SpaceX.
  • The World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit began on 24 January 2021 under the chairmanship of - Klaus Shwab (WEF Founder and Executive Chairman).
  • First woman Prime Minister of Estonia - Kaja Kallas.

National

  • To celebrate the spirit of India, the annual event that is being organised virtually from 26 January to 31 January 2021 - Bharat Parv.
  • “AYU SAMVAD”(My Health My Responsibility), a public awareness campaign program on Ayurveda and COVID-19 pandemic, organized by - All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi.

Persons in News

  • First Indian-origin poet who won the coveted T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry in the UK for her collection ‘How to Wash a Heart’ - Bhanu Kapil.

State Current Affairs

  • State that celebrated its 50th Statehood day on 25 January 2021 - Himachal Pradesh.
  • A new award announced by Uttar Pradesh government to recognise “exceptional people” from several fields, including technology, culture and sports - UP Gaurav Samman.
  • A new scheme launched by Madhya Pradesh government for health / education / security of girls to realize vision of women empowerment - MP ‘Pankh’ Abhiyan.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assemblies of the States” - Article 332.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States” - Article 333.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after sixty years” - Article 334.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Claims of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to services and posts” - Article 335.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “National Commission for Scheduled Castes” - Article 338.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “National Commission for Scheduled Tribes” - Article 338A.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “National Commission for Backward Classes” - Article 338B.

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