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One Liners of the Day, 30 April 2021

Important day

  • Ayushman Bharat Diwas - 30 April.
  • International Jazz Day - 30 April.

Economy

  • ______ announced the launch of its ‘Merchant Stack’ to provide digital banking services for retail merchants - ICICI Bank.

International

  • On 28 April 2021, India and ____ agreed to establish a "2+2 ministerial dialogue" between foreign and defence ministers - Russia.
  • Presently, India has established "2+2 ministerial dialogue" between foreign and defence ministers with - the US, Japan and Australia.
  • On 20 April 2021, ______ became the 43rd country that accede to the Patent Law Treaty (PLT) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - Turkmenistan.

Person in News

  • New Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) - Arun Raste.
  • New Finance Secretary of Government of India - T. V. Somanathan.
  • First woman officer who appointed as officer commanding in the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) - Vaishali S Hiwase.

Science & Technology

  • First country which announced it will regulate the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds on motorways for public - The UK.
  • A community service centre, which has been set up to bring all data on board India’s first dedicated solar space mission ‘Aditya-L1’ to a single web-based interface - Aditya-L1 Support Cell.
  • On 29 April 2021, _____ launched the first module, named ‘The Tianhe’, or “Heavenly Harmony," module of 11 missions of its first permanent space station - China.
  • The Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) has developed the India's first vaccine (brand named as 'CIBA-Nodavac-R') for deadly viral nervous necrosis (VNN) disease, which is currently affecting several species of - fish.

General Knowledge

  • The Quit India Movement, also known as the August Movement, was a movement launched at the Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi on - 8 August 1942.
  • Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) - Founded: 1999; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • International Cricket Council (ICC) - Founded: 15 June 1909; Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) - Founded: 28 January 2009; Headquarters: New Delhi.

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