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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 10 November 2016

Nov 10, 2016 17:00 IST

The one liner of the day covers important current affairs of the day like first LNG-powered bus, Healthy India Initiative magazine and J&K Radio’s news bulletin in Gojri language.

• India’s first LNG-powered bus was recently launched in - Kerala

• The first ever India-American to win the U.S. Senate seat from California is - Kamala Harris

• The first India-American woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representative is - Pramila Jayapal

• The theme for the 2016 World Science Day for Peace and Development is - Celebrating Science Centres and Science Museums

• The Union Minister who recently launched the Healthy India Initiative magazine is - Jagat Prakash Nadda

• Scheme launched by Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship recently- Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana

• Scientists of US Geological Survey and NASA recently discovered water on- Psyche

• Loan amount sanctioned by the Asian Development Bank to improve Assam’s power distribution system- 48 million US dollars

• Person appointed as Managing Director and CEO of BoB Capital Markets Ltd- Ratnesh Kumar

• Organisation that will host the ICN 2018 Annual Conference in New Delhi in March –April 2018- Competition Commission of India

• Maharashtra government has signed an agreement to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the State with - Canada

• State government that has decided to start Deendayal generic medicine stores to sell generic medicines which will remain open 24 hours and sell around 1000 generic drugs to the poor patients at 40 to 80 per cent lower rates is - Gujarat

• In Jammu and Kashmir, the Regional News Unit of Radio Kashmir, Jammu started Morning News Bulletin in one of the most widely spoken language of the State. The language is - Gojri

• Union Government on 9 November 2016 announced that cash deposits above 2.50 lakh rupees threshold under the 50-day window could attract - tax plus a 200 percent penalty in case of income mismatch

• The 1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress that was held in New Delhi from 6 November to 9 November 2016 concluded with adoption of - Delhi Declaration on Agro-biodiversity Management

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