One liners 9th February

• Chennai Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan launched mobile App ‘DigiCop’ of the city police department at the commissioner’s office in Chennai. This app as of now have details of 18,000 stolen mobile phones are stored.

• Laurus Labs, a Pharma firm, has received tentative approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Dolutegravir (TLD) 300/300/ 50mg fixed dose combination drug.

• Father Francois Laborde, a 92-year-old priest, conferred with the Legion d’Honneur, the highest civilian award of France, in recognition of his work for specially-abled children in Howrah

• Defending champions Vidarbha won the Ranji Trophy 2018-19, which is the 85th season of the Ranji Trophy by defeating Saurashtra. This victory is their Successive victory since they won the Trophy last year.

• AFC Asian Cup in UAE, the world ranking list had some changes, in which India is dropped out of the top 100 ranks, but Belgium ‘s pole position remained the same.

• The 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting will be held in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Affairs Minister of Bangladesh Dr A. K. Abdul Momen will co-chair the meeting.

• The Go Green initiative, Lieutenant General Surinder Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command inaugurated a 2 MW solar power plant at Chandimandir.

• India areas are island development, border security, communication and navigation, GIS and operations planning system, and border infrastructure development.

• SIR Project in Gujarat, the Chinese investors visited the site reviewing the progress and development of the first smart city in making

• A prototype solar-powered cold storage system developed jointly by the faculty members of the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchi (NIT-T), and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur (IIFPT), was commissioned at the Industrial Automation Laboratory at the NITT.

• Polish physicist and businesswoman Olga Malinkiewicz has developed a novel inkjet processing method for perovskites, a new generation of cheaper solar cells that makes it possible to produce solar panels under lower temperatures, thus sharply reducing costs.

• The Hubble Space Telescope has made an unexpected discovery of a new dwarf galaxy in the cosmic backyard. The dwarf galaxy is located just 30 million light-years away.

• A solar plant generating 3.5 MW of power was inaugurated in Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru Karnataka. KIA currently meets 67% of its energy requirements through solar power.

• The Karnataka High Court quashed the August 6, 2018 resolution of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Regional (BBMP) banning all forms of advertisements in open spaces in the city for a period of one year.

• Tiny, testy and eye-catching with a colorful fin plumage, the Siamese fighting fish was named Thailand’s national aquatic animal. Known in the West as a betta fish, the underwater brawler is popular in home aquariums for its iridescent body and many-hued tail.

• Essar Oil UK, part of the Essar Group has acquired a number of U.K. assets from oil giant BP, as part of efforts to strengthen its distribution and logistics network, even as the company seeks to increase its presence across a number of markets.

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