DAILY ONE LINERS CURRENT AFFAIRS (12 MAY 2020)
🔷 12 May : International Nurses Day
🔷 Theme 2020 : “Nursing the World to Health”
🔷 This day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.
🔷 Atal Pension Yojana (APY), has completed five years of successful implementation.
🔷 Launched on May 9, 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
🔷 APY can be subscribed by any Indian citizen in the age group of 18-40 years having a bank account.
🔷 It provides a minimum guaranteed pension ranging from Rs 1000 to Rs 5000 on attaining 60 years of age.
🔷 CSIR-NAL develops Non-Invasive Ventilator ‘SwasthVayu” to treat COVID-19 patients
🔷 Madhya Pradesh launched the country’s first ever ‘FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana’ in Bhopa
🔷 Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launches Central University of Odisha helpline ‘Bharosa’ to help students in distress
🔷 Production work at famous sports equipment industry in Meerut has started
🔷 Govt extends last date for receipt of Gandhi Peace Prize-2020 nominations up to June 15
🔷 The award carries ₹ 1 Crore (10 million) in cash
🔷 China Wins FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup , India fifth
🔷 Former Lok Sabha member and senior JD(S) leader Raja Rangappa Naik passed away.
🔷 Kempegowda International Airport of Bengaluru voted as best regional airport in India & Central Asia
🔷 Financial Times (FT) Executive Education 2020 Rankings released on 11 May 2020.
🔷 IIM-Bangalore only Indian institute in top 50 of FT Executive Education Ranking
🔷Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore is ranked at 45th in this list
🔷 SBI General Insurance Launches Arogya Sanjeevani Health Insurance Policy
🔷 The policy will provide hospitalisation cover Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 5 lakhs
🔷 Bank of America Downgrades India GDP Estimate for FY’21 to 0.5%
🔷 Para-athlete Deepa Malik announces retirement, to head India’s Paralympic Committee
🔷 National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) New Delhi, has launched a virtual program called “NGMA KE SANGRAH SE”
🔷 17 laureates conferred with DW Freedom of Speech Award 2020; Journalist Siddharth Varadarajan from India among them
🔷 Vadhan authors a new book titled “Fear of God” deals with corruption, vigilantism & law
🔷 Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio presented Rs. 21049.87 crore state budget for FY 20-21
🔷 Sania Mirza becomes 1st Indian to win ITF’s Fed Cup Heart Award for Asia
🔷 Ministry of MSMEs launched the CHAMPIONS portal
🔷 Centre releases Rs.6,195 crore fund to 14 states to fight COVID-19 pandemic
🔷 Israel names street in Tel Aviv after Rabindranath Tagore on his 159th anniversary
🔷 Mahindra & Mahindra rolls out ‘Own-Online’ platform
🔷 National Institute of Virology, Pune develops India’s 1st antibody testing kit “ELISA”