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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 13 December 2016

Dec 13, 2016 19:00 IST

The One liners of 13 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 woman to appear on Canadian $10 banknote, satellite Fengyun-4 and Global Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF among others.

• Canadian woman who became the first to appear on Canadian $10 banknote- Viola Desmond

• Person appointed as the Industry Director of Facebook India recently- Pulkit Trivedi

• Country that launched the advanced weather satellite Fengyun-4 recently- China

• The Indian Oil Corporation recently announced how much discount on petrol and diesel fuel purchases, if the payment is made using digital means- 0.75 percent

• The newest Global Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is- Priyanka Chopra

• Nitin Gadkari has laid the foundation stones for 17 road projects costing around Rs 1152 Cr in- Manipur

• This football player won the 2016 Ballon D’OR award - Christiano Ronaldo

• The ace Indian cueist who won his 11th World Billiards Championships title in Bengaluru – Pankaj Advani

• It is with this country the European Union signed an agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation – Cuba

• This Indian city was most affected by the Cyclone Vardah – Chennai

• He became the first Indian cricketer to score a century at No. 9 – Jayant Yadav

• This European city introduced odd-even car rule to tackle smog - Paris

• The United Bank of India has adopted two villages, namely Patunagar, near Agartala and Sachindranagar Colony in Jirania sub-division to implement schemes in the line of digital India program of - Tripura

• Hailakandi district of this state has attained cent per cent in opening up of bank accounts of tea garden workers - Assam

• He decided to step down from South Africa's Test captaincy with immediate effect - AB De Villiers

• He replaced AB De Villiers as Captain of South African Test team - Faf du Plessis

• Reserve Bank of India directed banks to keep record of new notes in view of seizures by Income Tax Department and other law enforcement agencies of large quantities of - High Denomination Notes

• The Nation paid homage to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives while defending Parliament House from dastardly terror attack on this day in - 2001

• The Punjab Government launched country’s first amphibious bus project at - the Harike wetland near Amritsar

• To tackle the world’s worst inflation crisis, the country announced demonetisation of Bolivar Fuerte 100 banknotes - Venezuela

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