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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 10 October 2016

Oct 10, 2016 18:02 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like 2016 China Open, Great Balls of Fire detected and Russia vetoed UN Security Council draft resolution among others.

•    The winner of the 2016 China Open Men's Singles title is - Andy Murray

•    The winner of the 2016 China Open Women's Singles title is - Agnieszka Radwanska

•    A new termite species named Glyptotermes Chiraharitae was recently discovered at - Kerala

•    NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope recently detected Great Balls of Fire near - V Hydrae

•    The theme for the 2016 International Day of the Girl Child is - Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls

•    Sports personality appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Vizag Steel recently- P V Sindhu

•    Person who won the 24th Ekalabya Award for the year 2016- Srabani Nanda

•    Person appointed as China's Ambassador to India recently- Luo Zhaohui

•    Winners of 2016 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel- Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom

•    Supreme Court in its decision held that a Hindu son can divorce his wife if she tries to separate him from his elderly parents as - It is 'pious obligation' of a son to maintain his parents

•    Russia on 8 October 2016 vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution demanding an end to the bombing of - Aleppo city in Syria

•    India’s first centre for international arbitration was launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in - Mumbai

•    She clinched the women's singles of the Russian Open Grand Prix at Vladivostok - Ruthvika Shivani Gadde

•    They clinched the mixed doubles titles of the Russian Open Grand Prix at Vladivostok - N Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Chopra

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