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Current Affairs One liners: 8 September 2016

Sep 8, 2016 20:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like 2016 Summer Paralympic Games, Air Services Agreement under Open Sky Policy, and Indo-Kazakhstan joint military exercise among others.

•    The advanced weather satellite that was launched by ISRO from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota is - INSAT-3DR

•    India recently received certificates from World Health Organisation recognising India free from - Yaws, Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

•    Troops of Indian and Kazakhstan Army began the joint exercise called - ‘PRABAL DOSTYK – 16

•    The theme of the International Literacy Day 2016 is - Reading the Past, Writing the Future

•    The first edition of IoT India Congress 2016 began in – Bengaluru

•    UN Charter was recently translated into - Sanskrit

•    The Union Government in September 2016 announced a Special Financial Package for - Andhra Pradesh

•    India in September 2016 signed Air Services Agreement under Open Sky Policy with - Greece

•    The Union Government recently approved projects worth about 450 crore rupees under Swadesh Darshan scheme for five states - Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu

•    The amount of money recently approved by the Union Government for Swadesh Darshan scheme is - About 450 crore rupees

•    Person who assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Uranium Corporation of India Limited recently - CK Asnani

•    Person appointed as the Director General of Police (Intelligence) of Tamil Nadu recently - TK Rajendran

•    The programme launched by Department of Science & Technology to nurture ideas and innovation into successful start ups is - National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI)

•    Ministry of Railways decided to implement Flexi Fare system in - Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains

•    The Brazilian swimmer and wheelchair user who lit the symbolic cauldron at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games is - Clodoaldo Silvax

•    India’s first Paralympic gold medallist who was the flag-bearer for the Indian contingent at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games is - Devendra Jhajharia

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