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One Liners of the Day, 30 June 2020

Important Day

  • International Asteroid Day - 30 June.
  • International Day of Parliamentarism - 30 June.

Environment

  • According to the National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), if the decline of ice of Arctic sea is continuous, then it is predicted that no ice would be left in the Arctic Sea by the - year 2050.

International

  • The government of Russia has begun voting on constitutional reforms that would enable the current President of Russia Vladimir Putin to lead the country until - 2036.
  • The Energia space agency of this country has confirmed that it will shuttle the first tourist into orbit in 2023 - Russia.

National

  • Scheme that was launched by the Ministry for Food Processing Industries on 29 June to generate 9 lakh semi-skilled and skilled employment over five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25 - PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME).
  • The foundation stone for “Sanskritik Sadbhav Mandap” was laid by Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in – Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • “Continuous Galvanized Rebar” Production Facility was inaugurated in - Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab.

Persons in News

  • Winner of the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to statistics on the occasion of Statistics Day 2020 - C Rangarajan (Former RBI governor).

Sports

  • Youngest ever person who included in the International Cricket Council's Elite Panel of Umpires for the upcoming 2020-21 season - Nitin Menon (36-year-old).

State Current Affairs

  • President Ram Nath Kovind  has appointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh Anandiben Patel to discharge the functions of - Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
  • This state government launched convalescent plasma therapy-cum- trial project, titled 'Platina', which is the largest project in the world - Maharashtra.

Science and Technology

  • Scientists at this institute have designed a portable oxygen unit which can be used in homes, hospitals and remote rural areas - CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.

General Knowledge

  • Chairman of 15th Finance Commission – N. K. Singh.
  • First Finance Commission of India – Formed: 1951; Chairman: K. C. Neogy.
  • National Statistical Commission (NSC) - Founded: 12 July 2006; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) - Founded: 1889; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) - Founded: 1962; Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.

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