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One Liners of the Day, 26 November 2020

Important Day

  • In India, Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas or National Law Day - 26 November.

Economy

  • The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Scheme of Amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited (LVB) with - DBS Bank India Limited.
  • This payments bank announced the launch of Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) in partnership with PNB MetLife India Insurance Company for its customers - India Post Payments Bank (IPPB).

International

  • First Indian programme which has won an International Emmy Award - Delhi Crime.
  • India and this country have extended the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on nuclear energy for 10 more years under the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP) - the United States of America.
  • India will be constructing the Shahtoot Dam on Kabul river in - Afghanistan.
  • World's first country which make sanitary products free and accessible for all who menstruate, including tampons and pads in public facilities nationwide - Scotland.
  • A 1,500-sq. km. conservation area straddling the India-Bhutan border which has received the TX2 Conservation Excellence Award for 2020 - Transboundary Manas Conservation Area (TraMCA).

National

  • The National science film festival 2020 is being jointly by organized Vigyan Prasar and - Govt. of Tripura.
  • Initiative of the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) which will impart training to primary cooperative societies in rural areas of the country - Sahakar Pragya.
  • The Union Cabinet was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Physical Culture and Sport signed among - BRICS Countries.

Persons in News

  • New Chairman of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) for the term 2020-21 - Rajkiran Rai G. (MD and CEO, Union Bank of India).
  • Indian girl who won the prize under Clean Air Category of The Children Climate Prize 2020 in Stockholm (Sweden) for her Solar powered ironing cart - Vinisha Umashankar.

State Current Affairs

  • Newly elected Speaker of Bihar Assembly - Vijay Kumar Sinha.
  • This state government launched the ‘service at the doorstep’ facility for the citizens under which the urban local bodies will deliver birth or death certificates and collect property tax at the doorstep of citizens - Karnataka.
  • This state government will give energy conservation awards to environmentalists, entrepreneurs, businessmen and others on 14 December 2020 - Rajasthan.

General Knowledge

  • Constitution of India - Adopted: 26 November 1949; Effective: 26 January 1950.
  • India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) - Founded: 01 September 2018; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) - Founded: 13 March 1963; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) was founded on - 16 May 2008.
  • Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) - Founded: 26 September 1946; Headquarters: Mumbai.

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