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One Liners of the Day, 28 October 2021

Important day

  • World Occupational Therapy Day - 27 October.
  • International Animation Day - 28 October.

Defence

  • Indian Army celebrated the 75th Infantry Day on - 27 October 2021.
  • ____ is developing a two-seater version of the J-20, world’s first fifth-generation stealth fighter-bomber, also known as the ‘Mighty Dragon’ - China.

International

  • The Nineteenth Meeting of Prosecutors General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Member States will be hosted by _____ on 29 October 2021 - Tushar Mehta (Solicitor General of India).
  • On 27 October 2021, the first India-Kyrgyzstan Strategic Dialogue between the National Security Council Secretariats was held in - New Delhi.
  • International Trade Council (ITC) awarded _____ as the Top Placer under the Information Technology Category at the Go Global Awards 2021 - Haloocom (India).

National

  • On 26 October 2021, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, with Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, and FICCI released _____ scheme that will help in facilitating and incentivizing movement of Agri-produce by air transportation - Krishi UDAN 2.0.
  • ______ has been authorized by the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Program, as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA) for vulnerabilities impacting all products designed, developed and manufactured in India - Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).
  • Launched on 27 October 2021, “SAMBHAV”, a National Level Awareness Programme-2021 is being organised by - Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India.
  • To make e-commerce platform-agnostic, the central government has set up a nine-member advisory council, including Nandan Nilekani (chairman of Infosys) and R S Sharma (CEO, National Health Authority), to help with the conceptualisation of - Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).
  • A joint research initiative by AIIMS New Delhi and IIT Delhi that will suggest and examine the solutions for air pollution and its impact on health in India - CAPHER India.

Person in News

  • New Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jammu and Kashmir Bank for a period of three years - Baldev Prakash.
  • Indian-origin Canadian politician ____ was on 26 October 2021 appointed as the country's new Defence Minister - Anita Anand.

State Current Affairs

  • New Director of Odisha Secondary Education - Satya Ranjan Sahoo.
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on 27 October 2021 inaugurated ‘Football For School’ program at Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in a joint venture with - International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).
  • The Delhi government approved the inclusion of Ayodhya in its free pilgrimage scheme, _______, for the senior citizens - Tirth Yatra Yojana.
  • In Odisha, Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo launched ______ project in the state, which is funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF) aims to catalyze transformative changes to India’s agriculture sector - Green-Ag project.

Science & Technology

  • A team of Indian scientists from _____ have designed a cost-effective metal-free catalyst to convert carbon dioxide to methane by absorption of visible light - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore.
  • Indian scientists, led by Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu, from _____ have developed a highly stable and non-toxic security ink from nano-materials that spontaneously emit light (luminescent) due to its unique chemical properties to combat the counterfeiting of branded goods, bank-notes, medicine, certificates, currency - Institute of Nano Science and Technology (Mohali).
  • For the first time in the history of astronomy, the existence of a planet in another galaxy outside the Milky Way has been discovered by ______, which is a Saturn-shaped planet around the source M-51-ULS-1 star - NASA's 'Chandra' space telescope.

General Knowledge

  • Dampa Tiger Reserve is located in - Mizoram.
  • Bhadra Tiger Reserve is located in - Karnataka.
  • Pench Tiger Reserve is located in - Maharashtra.
  • Pakke Tiger Reserve is located in - Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Nameri Tiger Reserve is located in - Assam.
  • Satpura Tiger Reserve is located in - Madhya Pradesh.

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