Daily One Liners Current Affairs (11 April 2020) | Most Important For All Competitive Exams


💈NATIONAL AFFAIRS💈

🔹Madhya Pradesh railways designs mobile doctor booth called ‘CHARAK’ for zero-contact check-ups

🔸Hindustan Unilever joins hands with UNICEF to launch ‘BreakTheChain’ campaign against coronavirus

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About Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL):
Chairman and Managing Director– Sanjiv Mehta

About United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF):
Headquarters– New York
Executive Director– Henrietta Holsman Fore

💈INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS💈

🔱COVID-19 risked 400 mn Indian workers to face poverty: ILO Monitor 2nd edition Report

⚜️China became top patent filer via PCT system; India’s IIT in PCT filers while Nirsan Connect among Madrid system

💈ECONOMY & BUSINESS💈

🌐Goldman Sachs lowers India’s growth forecast for FY 21 to 1.6% from 3.3%

🧷About Goldman Sachs:
Headquarters– New York
Chairman & CEO– David M. Solomon

📎India’s FY21 GDP projected at 4.8%;Asia-Pacific needs $880 mn/year health emergency fund amid COVID19: UN report

💈AWARDS💈

📌Ben Stokes becomes first English player since 2005 to be named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer

📌Jeff Bezos tops, Mukesh Ambani ranked 17th: 34th Forbes billionaires List 2020

💈APPOINTMENTS💈

📝Anamika Roy Rashtrawar appointed as MD & CEO of IFFCO Tokio General Insurance

🔏Centre approves extension of Bank Board Bureau members’ tenure by 2 years

💈SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY💈

♏️Centre launches 1st of its kind iGOT e-learning portal on DIKSHA platform of MHRD

🆔Housing & Urban Affairs ministry releases revised version of Swachhata app to answer queries related to coronavirus

⚛️CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) Pune ties up with BEL to produce medical devices

🉑COVID-19: JNCASR develops antimicrobial coating to stop spread of viruses

☢️Indian Immunologicals ties up with Australian university to develop vaccine for Coronavirus

💐OBITUARY💐

💐Grammy winner, american folk singer, songwriter John Prine passed away at 73

💐Italian Olympic 800 meters finalist Donato Sabia passed away at 56

💈BOOKS & AUTHORS💈

📓Actor Jim Carrey & writer Dana Vachon authored a novel “Memoirs and Misinformation”

📕The Book titled ‘The Wizenard Series: Season One’- created by Kobe Bryant & authored by Wesley King

📗The Pulitzer Prize winner, American reporter Mary Jordan authors a book- ‘The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump’

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