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One Liners of the Day, 28 October 2020

International

  • Chairperson of the BRICS Parliamentary Forum that held virtually on 27 October under the theme of ‘BRICS partnership in the interest of global stability, general safety and innovative growth: Parliamentary dimension - Vyachaslav Volodin (Russia).
  • On 25 October, this country mark the 40th anniversary of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction which was signed on 25 October 1980 - Canada.

National

  • This institution, in association with CSIRO, is organizing ‘India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon (I-ACE)’ on 7 and 8 December - AIM (Atal Innovation Mission).
  • Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched two Centers of Excellence for Tribal Welfare in a collaboration of Art of Living (AoL) in - Jharkhand and Aurangabad District of Maharashtra.
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare launched All India CSR campaign against COVID 19 of - Punjab National Bank.
  • Theme of 4th India Energy Forum CERAWeek that held virtually on 26 October 2020 - "India's Energy Future in a world of Change".
  • Union Minister of State for Shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the ‘Direct Port Entry (DPE) facility’ of V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at - Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

Persons in News

  • Poet who received the prestigious 41st Sarala Puraskar 2020 for his poetry collection ‘Sete Bela Ku Nathibi’ - Nityanda Nayak.

State Current Affairs

  • This state government is initiating a "Lab to Field" programme to further boost the state's agriculture sector - West Bengal.
  • This state’s Vidhan Sabha passed the State Vigilance Commission Bill, 2020 which seeks to pave way for the establishment of a multi-member panel for bringing in more transparency and checking corruption among public servants - Punjab.

General Knowledge

  • Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare was established in - 1947.
  • Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) was established on - 9 November 2014.
  • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers was established on - 5 June 1991.
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry was established on - 15 August 1947.
  • Ministry of Communications was established on - 19 July 2016.

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