One Liners [05-02-2020]

  • Award winner for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan under ‘Aspirational District Program for Change’ – Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra
  • Theme for World Cancer Day (4 February 2020) – “I’m Will”
    Which scheme is related to ‘Rosavalli Scam’ – Holiday Membership Scheme
  • ‘Sumit Nagal’ is a good player of which sport – Tennis
  • Who is the author of ‘Queen of Suspense’ – Mary Hignis Clarke
  • Who has topped the recently released ICC Test batting rankings – Virat Kohli
  • Recently, Mohammad Allavi has been named the new Prime Minister of which country – Iraq
  • Where has the 21st edition of Kala Ghoda Utvas started recently – Mumbai
  • Who is the author of Queen of Suspense – Mary Higgins Clarke
  • Which game is related to Josena Chinappa – Squash Player
  • On January 4, India and this country signed four MoUs in the field of research and higher education to strengthen their bilateral partnership – Norway
  • The third ‘World Peace Pooja’ ceremony was held here – Pokhara, Nepal
  • On 3 January, the organization called upon countries to launch programs to fight the outbreak of new coronoviruses and mobilize their own resources against the disease – the World Bank
  • Best performer in the Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) category of States / UTs with a population of more than 1 crore – Madhya Pradesh
  • Best performer in the Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) category of States / UTs with a population of less than 1 crore – Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  • Best performer in the category of district level awards for the state / union territories having more than 1 crore population under Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) – Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • Best performer in the category of district level awards for the state / UTs with population less than 1 crore in Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) – Sarchhip, Mizoram
  • On February 4, the President of India Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the annual “Udayanotsav” here – Mughal Garden, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi
  • Winner of ‘Road Safety Award 2018-19’ given by Ministry of Transport for “Lowest” accident rate – DTC (Public Transport of Delhi)
  • The environmentalist and social activist who was honored for his contribution towards the environment with the ‘Competitive Ganga Initiative’ under the ‘Aspirational District Program for Change’ – Arushi Nishank
  • Award winner for Social Welfare under ‘Aspirational District Program for Transformation’ – Anurag Thakur (Minister of State Finance and Corporate Affairs)
  • International Association of Dental Research (IADR) First Indian to get John Clarkson Fellowship – Dr. Syma Yunus Khan
  • New CEO of Bangalore-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited – Amitabh Bhatt
  • Ujh multipurpose (national) project is the ongoing project here – Jammu and Kashmir (Uzh river, which is a tributary of Ravi river)
  • A tribal festival called ‘Sammakka Saralamma Maha Jatra’ or ‘Medaram Jatra’ was organized here – Mulugu district of Telangana (starting 5 February)
  • States that have not yet implemented the ambitious Ayushman Bharat Scheme – Delhi, West Bengal, Odisha and Telangana

Daily General Knowledge Dose

  • Start of Ayushman Bharat Scheme – Year 2018
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) – Established: 16 July 1929; Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Hindosta Aeronautics Limited (HAL) – Established: Year 1940; Headquarters: Bengaluru
  • World Bank – Establishment: Year 1944; Headquarters: Washington D.C., United States

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