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One Liners of the Day, 28 July 2021

Important day

  • Theme of ‘2021 World Hepatitis Day’ (28 July) - 'Hepatitis Can’t Wait'.

Defence

  • 12th Edition of India-Russia joint military Exercise INDRA 2021 will be held at _____ from 01 August to 13 August 2021 - Volgograd, Russia.
  • Indian Naval Ship Talwar is participating in Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, being conducted from 26 July 2021 to 06 August 2021 along the - East Coast of Africa.

International

  • Samoa's first female Prime Minister, who took charge on 27 July 2021 - Fiame Naomi Mata'afa.
  • The world’s first ________, an initiative first conceived by the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Space, has been developed to reduce space debris and ensure that rapidly increasing space missions launched worldwide are managed safely and sustainably - Space Sustainability Rating (SSR).

National

  • With the passing of the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021 in Parliament, _____ and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) Thanjabur (Tamil Nadu) under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries became Institutions of National Importance (INI) - National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) Kundali (Haryana).
  • India’s 40th UNESCO’s World Heritage Site - Dholavira, the Harappan City (Rann of Kutch, Gujarat).
  • The Union Government has decided to set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics in collaboration with - Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
  • The Central Government of India has set up ____ Zonal Cultural Centres to protect, preserve & promote various forms of folk dances, art and culture of the tribals in the country - Seven.

Person in News

  • First Indian-American to become Mission Director of US Agency for International Development (USAID) - Veena Reddy.
  • Youngest person who summit K2 (8,611 metre), the world's second highest mountain - Shehroze Kashif (19-year-old Pakistan national).

Sports

  • _____ claimed Olympic surfing's first-ever gold medal - Italo Ferreira (Brazil).

State Current Affairs

  • First city in the country that implement 'Drink-from-Tap' project – Puri, Odisha.
  • ______ Government has prepared the Ayush-based economic upgradation scheme “Devaranya Yojana” with the twin objectives of improving people’s health and livelihood of tribals - Madhya Pradesh.

Science & Technology

  • A state-of-the-art Earth System Model (ESM), an indigenous climate model to predict the impact of climate change on monsoon in the country, has been developed at the Centre for Climate Change Research (CCCR) in - Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM, Pune).

General Knowledge

  • In December 2005, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has been constituted under - Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  • The Government of India has taken a pioneering initiative for conserving its national animal, the tiger, by launching the “Project Tiger” in - 1973.
  • Bandipur Tiger Reserve is located in - Karnataka.
  • Corbett Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttarakhand.
  • Amanagarh buffer Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttar Pradesh.

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