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One Liners of the Day, 26 May 2019

Days in Focus

  • International Missing Children's Day - May 25.

Defence

  • First combined naval exercise by US, Japan, Australia and South Korea - ‘Pacific Vanguard’ exercise.
  • On May 22, the IAF successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic - BrahMos cruise missile.

International

  • Countries recognised as malaria-free by WHO in May 2019 - Algeria and Argentina.
  • The British Prime Minister announced her resignation, named - Theresa May.

National

  • In the 2019 State Assembly elections, the party which won 303 seats for formation of government - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Person in News

  • Indian winner, who honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' by 'Asia One' magazine in Dubai (UAE) – Medical doctor Hema Divakar.

Sports

  • Total number of medals won by India in the India Open Boxing 2019 tournament at Guwahati - 18 (12 gold).

State Current Affairs

  • The political party that wonthe majority in the Andhra Pradesh assembly elections in 2019 - Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress (YSRC).

General Knowledge

  • World Health Organization (WHO) – Established in: 1948; Headquarters: Geneva (Switzerland).
  • United Kingdom (UK) - Capital: London; Currency: Pound sterling.
  • The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) was established in – 1958.
  • The maximum number of members sanctioned in Lok Sabha according to the Constitution of India – 552.
  • First Lok Sabha formed in India – 1952.

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