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One Liners of the Day, 28 January 2021

Defence

  • The command of Indian Army’s Frontier Gajraj Corps changed hands from Lieutenant General Shantanu Dayal, to - Lieutenant General Ravin Khosla.

Economy

  • This institution released the Booklet on Payment Systems covering the journey of Payment and Settlement Systems in India during the second decade of the millennium, viz., from the beginning of 2010 till the end of 2020 - Reserve Bank of India.

International

  • This country and Russia "agreed in principle" to extend the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) arms treaty by five years - The United States.
  • This organisation has launched an initiative to provide a multi-peril risk assessment of natural disaster risks, including floods, earthquakes and selected landslides within the Central Asia region - World Bank.

National

  • A virtual intelligence tool launched by the Ministry of Electronics, Information Technology and Communications that will help in improving policy decisions and efficiency of government's services - Tejas.
  • First state in the country that vaccinated more than two lakh healthcare workers with COVID-19 vaccine - Karnataka.
  • First on-campus company of DIAT (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology) Pune, a DRDO subsidiary, launched under its IIC Scheme - Navyukti Innovations Private Limited.

Sports

  • New award series introduced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Dubai to recognise the best performances of both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the month - ICC Player of the Month awards.

State Current Affairs

  • This state government announced that it will soon formulate a new domicile policy and reserve 75 percent jobs in the private sector for the people of the state - Jharkhand.
  • First district of Uttar Pradesh that has been declared Corona free - Kaushambi.
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy inaugurated Jayalalithaa Memorial at - Chennai.

General Knowledge

  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Official language or languages of a State” - Article 345.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Official language for communication between one State and another or between a State and the Union” - Article 346.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Special provision relating to language spoken by a section of the population of a State” - Article 347.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Language to be used in the Supreme Court and in the High Courts and for Acts, Bills, etc.” - Article 348.
  • Constitutional provision that deals with “Directive for development of the Hindi language” - Article 351.

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