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One Liners of the Day, 30 October 2020

Defence

  • This defence force has developed a simple and secure messaging application named the “Secure Application for Internet (SAI)” for secure communication - Indian Army.

Economy

  • This PSB has signed an agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for a loan worth USD 1 billion (around Rs 7,403 crore) - State Bank of India.
  • First bank in the country that has gone live as a ‘Financial Information Provider’ (FIP) under the new ‘Account Aggregator Framework’ of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - IndusInd Bank.
  • First state that fixed the floor price for vegetables, which would be 20 percent above the production cost for 16 varieties of vegetables - Kerala.

International

  • India and this country have agreed to establish a bilateral Sustainable Finance Forum - United Kingdom.
  • Safest Bank in Asia and fourth-safest commercial bank in the world and 14th safest bank globally, according to New York-based trade publication Global Finance - DBS Bank.
  • Indian organisation which won the prestigious 2020 UN Global Climate Action Award for its efforts to combat climate change amid the Covid pandemic - Global Himalayan Expedition.

National

  • Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and this company signed a contract worth Rs 400 crore for implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to support HAL's 'Project Parivartan' - Tech Mahindra.

State Current Affairs

  • This UT government established the ____ International Arbitration Centre - Jammu and Kashmir.
  • This state government launched the Young Advocates Welfare Fund to provide a monthly financial assistance of three thousand rupees each for two years to the lawyers who just come out of law colleges - Tamil Nadu.
  • It is part of the second defence corridor project, a Defense Logistics Production Centre and Atal Innovation Park has started functioning at - Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • In Jammu and Kashmir, as a part of Government's ambitious Jan Abhiyan programme, the Block Divas was observed on 28 October 2020 to assess the progress of developmental works across all the districts of - Kashmir division.
  • Recipient of the prestigious Vayalar award, given by Kerala government - Ezhacherry Ramachandran (Malayalam poet).
  • The 65th Karnataka Rajyotsava falls on - 1 November.

Science and Technology

  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch ____, an earth observation satellite, on 7 November - EOS-01.

General Knowledge

  • Andhra Pradesh - Capital: Amaravati; Statehood: 1 November 1956; Official language: Telugu.
  • Arunachal Pradesh - Capital: Itanagar; Statehood: 20 February 1987; Official language: English.
  • Assam - Capital: Dispur; Statehood: 26 January 1950; Official language: Assamese.
  • Bihar - Capital: Patna; Statehood: 26 January 1950; Official language: Hindi.
  • Chhattisgarh - Capital: Naya Raipur; Statehood: 1 November 2000; Official language: Hindi.

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