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One Liners of the Day, 30 November 2020

Important Day

  • Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare - 30 November.

Economy

  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) allowed small finance and payment banks, as well as fintechs to be shareholders in the - Organisation.

International

  • This organisation will hold the inaugural edition of the community initiative ‘#worldconnected series’ and the Global Esports Convention from 17 to 19 December 2020 - Global Esports Federation (GEF).

National

  • Theme of 6th India International Science Festival (IISF-2020), scheduled to be hold during 22-25 December 2020 - “Science for Self Reliant India and Global Welfare”.
  • In a bid to ensure that comprehensive health care services are provided under the Ayushman Sahakar scheme in rural areas of Chhattisgarh, the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) and _____ signed a memorandum of understanding - AIIMS-Raipur.
  • Under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat' initiative of the central government, the ______ and Central Electronics Limited (CEL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for developing various indigenous rail engineering and system technologies - Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
  • The Supreme Court ordered the Centre to constitute a ______to act as an independent body to supervise appointments and functioning of tribunals across India - National Tribunals Commission (NTC).

State Current Affairs

  • In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has released Panchayat Newsletter -"Parivartan".
  • On 29 November, the famous Kartikai Deepam festival is celebrated in - Tamil Nadu.

Science & Technology

  • This institute’s researchers have developed an efficient decentralised wastewater treatment and recycling system for rural areas - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

General Knowledge

  • India Meteorological Department (IMD) - Founded: 1875; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • The Global Esports Federation (GEF) was launched in Singapore in - December 2019.
  • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) - Founded: 2008; Headquarters: Mumbai (Maharashtra).
  • Central Electronics Limited (CEL) - Founded: 26 June 1974; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) - Founded: 11 April 1967; Headquarters: Hyderabad.

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