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One Liners of the Day, 28 June 2020

Economy

  • The Centre has brought urban and multi-state cooperative banks under the direct supervision of - Reserve Bank of India.

National

  • This ministry has decided to celebrate Sankalp Parva from 28 June 2020 to 12th July to plant five trees including Bargad, Awla, Pepal, Ashok and Bel - Ministry of Culture.

Sports

  • Woman Cricket player from New Zealand who announced her retirement from the game - Rachel Priest.

State Current Affairs

  • This state government has decided to form ‘Special Security Force’ - Uttar Pradesh.
  • This state government will launch Adarsh police station scheme from July 1 - Chhattisgarh.
  • This state government has announced ‘Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme’ to provide nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women - Tripura.

Science and Technology

  • This institute has developed a technology for precision manufacturing of Safety Goggles for healthcare professionals involved in treating high viral load patients as in the case of COVID-19 pandemic - Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO).

General Knowledge

  • Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO) - Founded: 1959; Location: Chandigarh.
  • International Trade Center (ITC) - Founded: 1964; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTD) – Founded: 30 December 1964; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Founded: 01 January 1965; Headquarters: New York, USA.
  • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) was founded on - 26 July 2000.

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