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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 11 January 2017

Jan 11, 2017 19:12 IST

11 January 2017: The One Liners of the Day segment covers important regional, national and international events that appear in news papers. Some of the important topics covered today are 21st National Youth Festival, World Bank’s report on India’s growth prospects and Fly For Sure Scheme.

• Country that launched first commercial mission using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket- China

• British war correspondent who died recently- Clare Hollingworth

• Union Government recently inaugurated three-day International Conference and Exhibition on Re-enforced Plastics in- Mumbai

• EPFO made Aadhaar Card mandatory for its about 50 lakh pensioners and around four crore subscribers. EPFO stands for- Employees' Provident Fund Organisation

• The former President of Germany, known for pioneering remembrance of the Holocaust, who passed away recently is - Roman Herzog

• The FIFA Council decided to expand the FIFA World Cup to a 48-team competition as of - 2026 edition

• The 21st National Youth Festival will be held in - Rohtak

• The theme of the 21st National Youth Festival is - Youth for Digital India

• The state that will soon launch e-Wallet called Tokapoisa.in is – Assam

• The January 2017 Global Economic Prospects report was released by – World Bank

• As per, the January 2017 Global Economic Prospects report of World Bank, in 2017 the global economy will accelerate moderately to - 2.7 per cent

• Fly For Sure Scheme was launched by – Air India

• The Supreme Court has directed Union Government and Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) to complete auditing of NGOs and voluntary organisations and submit its report by – 31 March 2017

• Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has inaugurated the three-day International Conference and Exhibition on Re-enforced Plastics (ICERP) at - Bombay Exhibition center

• The World Bank has decelerated India's growth for 2016-17 fiscal to 7 per cent from its previous estimate of – 7.6 per cent

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