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One Liners of the Day, 28 September 2021

Important day

  • Theme for 2021 International Day for Universal Access to Information (28 September) – “The right to know - Building back better with access to information”.

Defence

  • 34th Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC) w.e.f. 27 September 2021 - Lieutenant General Gurbirpal Singh.

Environment

  • The newly formed Srivilliputhur Megamalai Tiger Reserve (SMTR) under ‘Project Tiger’ scheme is the fifth tiger reserve in - Tamil Nadu.

International

  • The agreement was signed by _____ and Bhutan’s Department of Information Technology and Telecom for the implementing arrangement on the joint development of a small satellite for Bhutan - Indian Space Research Organisation.

National

  • Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission on - 27 September 2021.
  • On 27 September 2021, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the seventh consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan (SS) with theme ‘People First’ covering over _____, which is conducted by Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) - 4,000 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs).
  • According to the Global Startup Rankings by Startup Genome, _____ has maintained its top spot in the Top 100 Emerging Ecosystems list - Mumbai (Bangalore: 23rd and Delhi: 36th).

Person in News

  • ____ has set a new Guinness World Record for the 'Fastest Solo Cycling - (Men)' from Leh to Manali in 34 hours and 54 minutes - Lieutenant Colonel, Sripada Sriram.
  • Milestone Miss Asia International 2021 - Nishtha Shrivastava (India).
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in the Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences category, instituted by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) - Dr Binoy Kumar Saikia.
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in Biological Sciences category - Dr Amit Singh and Dr Arun Kumar Shukla.
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in chemical sciences category - Dr Kanishka Biswas and Dr T Govindaraju.
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in engineering sciences category - Dr Debdeep Mukhopadhyay.
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in mathematical sciences category - Dr Anish Ghosh and Dr Saket Saurabh.
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in medical sciences category - Dr Jeemon Panniyammakal and Dr Rohit Srivastava.
  • Winner of ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, 2021’ in physical sciences category - Dr Kanak Saha.

Sports

  • Winners in the women's doubles final of the Ostrava Open 2021 (Tennis) - Sania Mirza (India) and Shuai Zhang (China).
  • India's first "Sports Arbitration Centre of India", which is promoted by SE TransStadia Pvt Ltd and to which the Ministry of Law and Justice will provide all the legal backing, is set up in _____ – Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

State Current Affairs

  • The traditional Judima wine of ______ has become the first beverage from northeast India to be awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag - Dimasa tribals of Assam and Nagaland.
  • Assam government will build a Tai Museum at Joysagar and Joymoti Museum at Rang Ghar premises in - Sibsagar.
  • Uttarakhand’s first Palmetum with over 110 species of palms, is located in - Haldwani area of Nainital district.
  • On 27 September 2021, the ____ government has launched a welfare fund and pension for women employees in the field of IT and information technology-enabled services (ITeS) - Kerala.

General Knowledge

  • National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) - Established: 1953; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • National Commission for Backward Classes was established on - 14 August 1993.
  • National Commission for Scheduled Castes was established on - 19 February 2004.
  • Central Statistical Office - Established: 2 May 1951; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) was incorporated on - 31 July 2008.

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