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One Liners of the Day, 26 July 2021

Important day

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas - 25 July.
  • World Embryologist Day - 25 July.
  • World In-Vitro Fertilisation Day - 25 July.

International

  • The ______ government is working to develop a social media platform ‘Jogajog’ (alternative to Facebook) and a communication app ‘Alapan’ (alternative to Whatsapp) - Bangladesh.
  • The Environment Ministers of _____ member states, meeting in Naples (Italy), supported the Italian initiative establishing “UNESCO Earth Network”, a UNESCO Network of international environmental experts across all UNESCO designated sites around the world – G20.

National

  • The Government of India and _______ along with the International Buddhist Conference will organise an international conference on Buddhism in November 2021 - Indian Council of Cultural Relations.
  • The country's largest family health centre was opened at – Vazhakkad (Malappuram, Kerala).
  • On 24 July 2021, the ____ launched “Project Tokyo 2020” in a bid to provide COVID appropriate support to Tokyo bound Olympic and Paralympic athletes on behalf of corporate and industry - Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared _____ as a World Heritage site - Kakatiya Ramappa Temple (Palampet district of Telangana).
  • On 24 July 2021, The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) is collaborating with ____ to implement the Van DhanYojana in the districts that have been identified as aspirational districts - NITI Aayog.
  • The book titled, ‘Shifting Orbits: Decoding the Trajectory of the Indian Start-up Ecosystem’, co-edited by ______, was launched by Amitabh Kant (Chief Executive Officer, NITY Aayog) - Professor Rohan Chinchwadkar.
  • On 25 July 2021, the Indian Space Research Organisation's customised space-themed merchandise programme in partnership with industry has taken off with ____ companies on board – eight (includes Indic Inspirations, 1947IND, and Ankur Hobby Centre).
  • In a major initiative to prepare a comprehensive database on natural rubber sector, right from the total areas of cultivation to the details of rubber tappers, _____ is conducting the first ever nationwide census - Rubber Board.

Person in News

  • Singer ____ has been honoured with the Nelson Mandela Nobel Peace Award by The American University of USA for his contribution to music - Kumar Sanu.

Sports

  • 22-year-old _____ won the first ever Olympic Gold medal for skateboarding at 2020 Tokyo Olympic - Yuto Horigome (Japan).

State Current Affairs

  • The Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah, laid the foundation stone for the Multipurpose Convention Centre and Exhibition Facility of the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) in – Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • The Green Sohra Afforestation Campaign was launched at Sohra (Cherrapunji) in - Meghalaya.
  • Haryana government announced to increase the rate of dearness allowance from 17 per cent to - 28 percent (applicable from 01 July 2021).
  • The ‘Angana Ma Education’ program was launched by – Chhattisgarh government.

Science & Technology

  • Researchers from the ______, teaming up with IIT Kharagpur, have developed piezoelectric molecular crystals that repair themselves from mechanical damages without need for any external intervention - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Effect of failure to comply with, or to give effect to, directions given by the Union” - Article 365.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of Parliament to amend the Constitution and procedure therefor” - Article 368.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Temporary power to Parliament to make laws with respect to certain matters in the State List as if they were matters in the Concurrent List” - Article 369.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Special provision with respect to the States” - Article 371.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Continuance in force of existing laws and their adaptation” - Article 372.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Power of the President to adapt laws” - Article 372A.

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