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One Liners of the Day, 31 July 2021

Defence

  • The 12th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, a biennial bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy was held in the _____ from 28 July to 29 July 2021 - Baltic Sea.
  • The _____ will host some events of the 2021 International Army Games (IAG) from 22 August to 4 September 2021 - Chinese military.

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to allow payment system providers, prepaid card issuers, card networks and white label ATM operators access to its Centralised Payment Systems (CPS), such as - Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) systems.

Environment

  • The West Bengal forest department is planning to set up a mangrove resource centre in the ______, which is the world’s largest delta and is home to the only mangrove tiger in the world - Sunderban.

International

  • India ranked _____ in terms of total accidents, across 199 countries as reported in the World Road Statistics of the International Road Federation - Third.
  • UNESCO World Capital of Architecture for 2026 – Barcelona, Spain.

National

  • The ______ topped the ranking among Indian universities in the academic sector in the latest Nature Index 2021 ranking - University of Hyderabad.
  • A Centre of Excellence for Food Fortification will be set up at - National Institute of Food Technology & Entrepreneurship Management (NIFTEM).
  • “Biotech-PRIDE (Promotion of Research and Innovation through Data Exchange) Guidelines” are developed by - Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology.
  • Under the New Education Policy 2020, Prime Minister on 29 July 2021 launched modern technology based ____ that will provide multiple entry and exit options for students in Higher education - Academic Bank of Credit.
  • On 29 July 2021, Prime Minister launched ______, a competency based assessment framework for Grades 3, 5 and 8 in CBSE schools - SAFAL (Structured Assessment for Analyzing Learning levels);
  • On 29 July 2021, Prime Minister launched National Digital Education Architecture (NDEAR) and - National Education Technology Forum (NETF).

Sports

  • First-ever shuttler, who reached two Olympic semi-finals in a row at the quadrennial Summer Games - P V Sindhu (India).

State Current Affairs

  • From 29 July 2021, _____ government rolled out ‘one nation, one ration card’ programme throughout the state - Odisha.

Science & Technology

  • The ____ launched the world's first commercial fully re-programmable satellite, named ‘Eutelsat Quantum’, paving the way for a new era of more flexible communications - European Space Agency.
  • The ______ developed a new weapon called TriCa (Trichy Carbine), a mini version of the Trichy Assault Rifle (TAR) - Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli.

General Knowledge

  • Namdapha Tiger Reserve is located in - Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Nagarjunsagar Sagar Tiger Reserve is located in - Andhra Pradesh.
  • Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is located in - Uttar Pradesh.
  • Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve is located in - Tamil Nadu.

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