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One Liners of the Day, 27 September 2021

Important day

  • Theme for World Rivers Day (last Sunday in September) observed on 26 September 2021 - “Waterways in our communities”.
  • Theme for 2021 World Environmental Health Day (26 September) - “Prioritizing Environmental Health for healthier communities in the global recovery”.
  • Theme for 2021 World Tourism Day (27 September) - “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”.

Defence

  • In India, the Military Engineer Services observed its 99th Raising Day on - 26 September 2021.

International

  • The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi delivered a video address at ‘Global Citizen Live’, a 24-hour live event which was held on 25th and 26th September 2021 in major cities including _____, New York, Paris, Rio De Janeiro, Sydney, Los Angeles, Lagos and Seoul - Mumbai.
  • On 24 September 2021, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur addressed the Summit for Information and Democracy on the sidelines of the UNGA organised at - Consulate General of France, New York.

National

  • On the occasion of Antyodaya Diwas (25 September), _____ under the auspices of the Ministry of Rural Development presented Hunarbaaz Awards to 75 diyangjan candidates from 15 states - National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR), Hyderabad.
  • On the occasion of “World Tourism Day 2021” on 27 September 2021, the Ministry of Tourism launched ______ and ‘India Tourism Statistics – At a Glance, 2021’ - NIDHI 2.0 (National Integrated Database of Hospitality Industry).
  • On 27 September 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Ministry of Tourism, _____ and Responsible Tourism Society of India (RTSOI) to actively promote and support ‘sustainability initiatives’ in the tourism sector of each other - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
  • Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Anurag Thakur announced a month-long nationwide Clean India Drive to clean waste, mainly single use plastic, from - 01 October to 31 October 2021.
  • Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Union Minister for Ayush, Ports, Shipping and Waterways inaugurated “Rathnashree Arogyadhama”, a new unit of Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurveda Hospital at - Udupi, Karnataka.
  • On 25 September 2021, the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has approved capital projects of Rs. 2,903.80 crore in 8 States (Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Sikkim and Telangana) under the scheme entitled - ‘Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure for 2021-22’.
  • The highest altitude TV and Radio transmitters in the country, located at the height of 4054 metres (about 13,300 ft) above the mean sea level, set up at - Hamboting La (near Kargil in Ladakh).
  • With 4 years of successful implementation, 2.82 crore households have been electrified since the launch of _____ till 25 September 2021 - SAUBHAGYA (Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana).
  • As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav’ and ‘Fit  India Movement’, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shri Anurag Thakur on 25 September 2021 flagged off the second edition of Ultimate Ladakh Cycling Challenge organised by Ladakh police in coordination with ______ in Leh - Cycling Federation of India.

Person in News

  • _____ has resigned as interlocutor for the Naga peace process to prevent it from derailing - R N Ravi (Tamil Nadu Governor).

State Current Affairs

  • Agricultural commodity of Nagaland that got GI tag - Naga cucumber.
  • Next speaker of the State Assembly of Gujarat - Nimaben Acharya.
  • The Assam government will confer the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution to - Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

General Knowledge

  • National Film Archive of India (NFA) – Established: 1964; Location: Pune, Maharashtra.
  • National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) – Incorporated: 1981; Headquarters: Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  • National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) – Incorporated: 1988; Headquarters: Delhi.
  • National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) – Established: 25 May 1998; Headquarters: Vasco da Gama, Goa.
  • In India, the Panchayati Raj system was introduced by a constitutional amendment in - 1992.

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