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One Liners of the Day, 26 September 2021

Important day

  • In India, Antyodaya Diwas - 25 September.
  • World Lung Day - 25 September.
  • International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons - 26 September.

Defence

  • Additional Director General of the Indian Coast Guard headquarters in Delhi, who will take charge on 30 September 2021 - Virender Singh Pathania.

Environment

  • Cyclone developed in the Bay of Bengal on 25 September 2021 - Cyclone Gulab (proposed by Pakistan).

International

  • The ____ along with its Indian counterpart has launched a new public-private Hydrogen Task Force as well as a Biofuels Task Force under the Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP) - US department of energy.
  • The formation of the _____ was announced at UN Summit on 24 September 2021 to accelerate the transition to more sustainable food systems through productivity growth that optimizes agricultural sustainability across social, economic, and environmental dimensions - ‘Coalition of Action on Sustainable Productivity Growth for Food Security and Resource Conservation’ (the SPG Coalition).
  • The United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will be co-organising the Future of Tourism World Summit on 26 and 27 October 2021 in - Barcelona, Spain.
  • Food Processing Skills Canada (FPSC) will work with India’s ______ to develop a program which will address the food safety needs of the Indian food industry along the lines of the food safety measures that are being adopted globally by food industries - Food Industry Capacity and Skill Initiative (FICSI).

National

  • Amit Shah, Union Minister of co-operation of India, inaugurated the first-ever National Cooperative Conference in ____ on 25 September 2021 – Delhi.
  • Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) will set up India’s first geo-thermal power plant at - Pagideru village, Bhadradri-Kothagudem district.

Person in News

  • New elected President of the India Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) - Megha Tata.

Sports

  • After winning medal at the Archery World Championships 2021 in Yankton (United States), first Indian who won two silvers at the same edition of the Worlds and only Indian in history to medal in three different events at the Worlds - Jyothi Surekha Vennam.

State Current Affairs

  • The Madhya Pradesh government has initiated the process of setting up a diamond cutting and polishing park in - Panna district.
  • The Karnataka Assembly conferred its first-ever 'Best MLA Award' to - B S Yediyurappa.
  • In _____, the birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay is celebrated as Garib Kalyan Divas on 25 September - Uttar Pradesh.
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin inaugurated the Centre for Health Care Scheme at Your Doorstep in - Chennai.

Science & Technology

  • Indian scientists from ______, for the first time, have developed a thermally stable and cost-effective electronic polymer-based sensor for rapidly detecting nitro-aromatic chemicals used in high-energy explosives - Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati.

General Knowledge

  • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) – Founded: 27 September 1999; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) – Founded: 19 July 1990; Headquarters: Navi Mumbai.
  • Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC) – Founded: 12 July 1999; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) – Founded: 12 December 1986; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) – Founded: 30 October 2006; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. – Founded: 2000; Headquarters: Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • Railway Protection Force (RPF) – Formed: 2 July 1872; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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