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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 12 December 2016

Dec 12, 2016 19:02 IST

The One liners of 12 December 2016 covers the major happenings that are important for competitive examinations. The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like agreement between Non-OPEC countries, French Officer of the Legion of Honour and Stephen Hawking's search for new habitable planet among others.

•    Non-OPEC countries that recently agreed to cut oil production- Azerbaijan, Oman, Mexico, Sudan, South Sudan, Bahrain, Malaysia, Equatorial Guinea, Bolivia, Kazakhstan and Russia

•    Challenge in which around 100000 people participated to test Albert Einstein’s understanding of the microscopic world- BIG Bell Test

•    Person conferred with the Officer of the Legion of Honour, highest French civilian distinction- John Kerry

•    International Mountain Day 2016 was observed globally on- 11 December

•    Stephen Hawking's search for new habitable planet was recently supported by- NASA

•    This former Finance Minister of New Zealand has been chosen to succeed John Key as the new Prime Minister- Bill English

•    The world’s longest and deepest tunnel is - Gotthard Base Tunnel

•    Following Matteo Renzi's resignation after a referendum defeat, this minister has been named the new Prime Minister of Italy- Paolo Gentiloni

•    He was elected as the President of the 90th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan that is scheduled to be held from February 3 to 5, 2017 - Akshaykumar M Kale

•    A nationwide toll-free helpline number that will be launched soon to educate people and provide support related to cashless mode of transactions is - '14444'

•    President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off a ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ Campaign organized by - the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation

•    President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi released three books titled - 'From Raj to Swaraj', 'Life At Rashtrapati Bhavan' and 'Indradhanush- Volume-2'

•    The birthday of Prophet Mohammad that was celebrated in different parts of the country on 12 December 2016 as - Milad-un-Nabi

•    The former Prime Minister of Portugal who was sworn-in as the UN Secretary General on 12 December 2016 is - Antonio Guterres

•    The person who was removed from his post of Director during Tata Industries during an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) is - Cyrus Mistry

•    The Cricketer who on 11 December 2016 became the fifth batsman in the world to score three double-hundreds in a calendar year is - Virat Kohli, India’s captain for Test Cricket

•    Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, on 11 December 2016 launched Narmada Seva Yatra at - Amarkantak

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