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Current Affairs One-Liner: 10th August 2021

Published on August 10, 2021
  • The Central Bank of India entered into a co-lending partnership with Dhanvarsha Finvest Ltd (DFL) to offer loans against gold ornaments to MSMEs under priority sector lending. The loans will be offered with a funding ratio of 80:20 i.e. 80% of the gold loans by the Central Bank of India and 20% by DFL.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of Central Bank of India: Mumbai
    • MD and CEO of Central Bank of India: M V Rao
    • Tagline of Central Bank of India: Central to You Since 1911, Build a better life around us
  • The Indian Bank signed MoU with NSRCEL (N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning) which is the CoE of IIM Bangalore. The MoU was signed to offer funding support to the identified startups under the ‘Ind Spring Board’ Scheme of the Indian Bank.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 10th August 2021
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of Indian Bank: Chennai
    • MD and CEO of Indian Bank: Padmaja Chumduru
    • Tagline of Indian Bank: Your Own Bank
  • Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) meet of ‘Colombo Security Conclave’: It was held by India, Maldives, and Sri Lanka. They assured to work in areas like marine security, counter-terrorism, cybersecurity and human trafficking. Bangladesh, Seychelles and Mauritius were the observers of the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Sri Lanka. The Indian side was represented by Pankaj Saran, Deputy NSA.
  • The Asian Development Bank approved a loan of USD 300 million for the Maharashtra Rural Connectivity Improvement Project. Under this project, the roads will be upgraded so that they can withstand all weather conditions and offer seamless connectivity for rural areas with cities and markets.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of ADB: Manila, Philippines
    • President of ADB: Masatsugu Asakawa
    • CM of Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray
    • Governor of Maharashtra: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Important Days and Themes: 10th Aug 2021: World Lion Day
    • 10th Aug 2021: World Biofuel Day
  • Every year, 7th August will be observed as Javelin throw day in honour of Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra. The announcement for the same was made by the Athletics Federation of India.
  • ‘Rail Madad’: It is the name of an integrated one-stop solution launched by the Indian Railways. Under this solution, the national transporter has merged a number of existing helplines that were used for various purposes.
  • 8th Meeting of Ministers of Justice of the SCO
  • ‘Swavalamban Challenge Fund’
  • PM Modi chaired UNSC Debate
  • eNagar Mobile Application and Portal-- Gujarat
  • ‘National Edible Oil Mission-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP)’

Question: 

Q.1 When is World Biofuel Day observed?
a. 10th Sep
b. 10th Nov
c. 10th Aug
d. 10th Oct
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