AspirantWorld One liners : 27th July

• The reorganized Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme will be implemented in all states/UT in 2018-19. It was introduced in 2018. It is a Centrally-funded programme. The primary goal is to strengthen Panchayati Raj institutions in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

• E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart recently lost a lawsuit in the Karnataka High Court because a division bench upheld the Indian Competition Commission’s decision to investigate whether they violated the anti-competitive agreement of the 2002 Competition Act.

• The CBIC reduces the compliance burden by eliminating license/registration renewals. The CBIC has w.e.f. On July 23, 2021, the requirement for regular renewal of licenses/registrations to customs brokers and authorized carriers is eliminated.

• INS Airavat arrives in Jakarta with relief supplies for Indonesia. The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Airavat arrived at the port of Jakarta, Indonesia with necessary health relief supplies. The INS Airavat is a Landing Ship Tank (Large) type of ship that primarily performs amphibious operations.

• On Ashadha Purnima-Dhamma Chakra Day, the Prime Minister delivered a speech to the nation. On this full moon day of Ashadha month in the Hindu calendar, the Dhamma Chakra day is celebrated across the world to commemorate the first sermon taught by Gautama Buddha to his five ascetic disciples.

• The government is implementing 3 disease eradication programs, namely the National Vector-borne Disease Control Program (NVBDCP), the National Leprosy Eradication Program (NLEP), and the National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP).

• India’s score in the United Nations Global Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation Survey has improved significantly. India scored 90.32% in the latest survey of global on digital and sustainable trade facilitation by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific (UNESCAP).

• The British High Commissioner presented the Alexander Dalrymple award to the Chief Hydrographer of the Government of India. Alexander Dalrymple Award was named after the first Admiralty’s hydrographic surveyor and was established in 2006.

• The National Oilseed and Oil Palm mission is in news. In 2014-15, the Government of India launched the National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP) with the goal of increasing the country’s oilseed production. The NMOOP was launched as part of Mini Missions (MM) I, II, and III to accomplish the following specific goals.

• Indian Institute of Technology of Kanpur has launched the first technology innovation hub to find cybersecurity solutions for anti-drones technologies, intrusion detection systems, block-chain and cyber-physical systems. As many as 13 start-ups and 25 research and development principal investigators were selected after a rigorous.

• Sweden has accepted the framework agreement for the ISA (International Solar Alliance). It is now a member of the global platform, which is an initiative of India aimed at promoting renewable energy and sustainable development. Sweden hopes to bring its expertise and experience in renewable energy and clean energy technologies.

• The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has joined in Adani Group as a sponsor for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Games. Secretary-general Rajiv Mehta of IOA, who is in Tokyo, announced the development. The Indian Olympic Association had earlier entered into sponsorship deals with various private entities.

• The Kakatiya Rudreswara Temple at Palampet, Mulugu district, near Warangal in Telangana, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO. It is also called as the Ramappa Temple. With this latest addition, there are 39th World Heritage Sites located in India.

• Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed each and every year on 26 July 1999 to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil conflict. This year nation is celebrating 22 years of success in the Kargil war.

• World Drowning Prevention Day is observed on 25 July. The day is declared through UN General Assembly Resolution Global drowning prevention, on April 2021. World Drowning Prevention Day serves as a chance to highlight the tragic and profound impact of drowning on families and communities and also to offer life-saving solutions

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