One Liners [07-02-2020]

  • Prince Charles of Britain has recently launched ‘Children Protection Fund’ for which country – India

  • By what name in Indonesia, an institute has been converted into the first Hindu university in the country – Sugriva University

  • Theme for International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Deformity (6 February 2020) – “Unleashing Youth Power: One Decade of Accelerating Actions for Zero Female Genital Mutilation”.

  • Which film actress has been awarded the Kishore Kumar Samman-2018 by the Madhya Pradesh government – Waheeda Rehman

  • President of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) who has been appointed recently-  Deepa Malik

  • Inaugurated the Third Defense Conference here on 6 February 2020 – New Delhi

  • Repo rate – 5.15 percent

  • In which state has the joint military exercise “Sampriti-IX” started between India and Bangladesh – Meghalaya

  • Reverse Repo Rate – 4.90 percent

  • Which award was awarded to Dr. Sandra Desa Souza, who was able to listen to people by performing more than 2000 surgeries – Padma Shri

  • Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate and Bank Rate – 5.40 percent

  • In which city the coastal security exercise ‘Matla Abhiyan’ is being organized recently – Kolkata

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended a one-time restructuring plan for MSME industries to this day – 31 December 2020

  • For this, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will prepare a framework for setting up a Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) – Digital Payments

  • Recently, ‘The Banker Magazine’ has been selected for Asia Pacific Region’s “CENTRAL BANK OF YEAR 2020” – Shaktikanta Das

  • Railways has set up the first government plant in the country to produce energy from waste –  Bhubaneswar

  • Growth of India’s projected economy during FY 2020-21 – 6%

  • The country announced the launch of the International Religious Freedom Alliance of 27 countries including Australia, Brazil, Britain, Israel, Ukraine, Netherlands and Greece – United States of America

  • Who has topped the recently released ATP rankings – Novak Djokovic

  • The country unveiled a new child protection fund for India to fight poverty in South Asia – Britain

  • Audrey Ezole, Director-General of UNESCO gave the world heritage certificate to the city – Jaipur, Rajasthan

  • India’s Rank – 40th in GIPC’s ‘Global International Intellectual Property (IP) Index 2020’

  • India has slipped as high as the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index in 2020- 40

  • On 5 February, the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) organized a national conference for “Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Inclusion and Action for Resilience” – Delhi

  • Venue of the fifth ‘Science at the gathering’ to be organized by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences on 16 February – Chennai

  • Mamta Banerjee – author of the book ‘Fear of Citizenship’

  • Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray presented this senior journalist with the Jeevan Gaurav Award for his contribution to journalism – Dinkar Keshav Raikar

  • Winner of the Best Journalist Award for the year 2019 in various categories by the Maharashtra State Ministry and Legislative Negotiations Association – Janhvi Patil, Rahul Kulkarni and Sanjay Bapat

  • Winner of International Gandhi Award for Leprosy under Indian Nomination (Individual) category – Dr. NK s. Godly

  • Winner of International Gandhi Award for Leprosy under Institutional Category – Leprosy Mission Trust

  •  22nd edition of India International Seafood Show is being organized in the state-  Kerala

  • Winner of Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Indian and Global Language), to be presented at the Mystic Kalinga Festival starting in Bhubaneshwar from 8 February – Manoj Das (Odia and English writer)

  • Which state government has started public service program recently – Karnataka

  • The Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Hockey India announced the setting up of seven high-performance centers in these cities – New Delhi, Sundargarh, Bengaluru, Takil, Imphal, Pune, Ranchi and Gomke Jaipal Singh Astroturf Hockey Stadium

  • President Ramnath Kovind has recently been awarded the International Gandhi Award for his efforts against leprosy –  Dr. NK S Dharmashaktu

  • After Nagaland, this state government will organize a two-day Hornbill Festival for the first time – Tripura

Daily dose of common sense 

  • Nagaland – established: Year Nvanbr 30 in 1963 ; Capital: Kohima

  • Tripura – established: Year 21 January 1972 ; Capital: Agartala

  • National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) – Establishment: Year 1995 ; Location: New Delhi

  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – Established: the year 04 November 1946 ; Headquarters: Paris, France

  • Sports Authority of India (SAI) – Established: Year 1984 ; Location: New Delhi

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