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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 14 December 2016

Dec 14, 2016 19:02 IST

14 December 2016: The One liners of the day cover the major happenings that are important for competitive examinations. The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like child born out of rape is entitled to compensation, Pokemon Go to debut in India and Indus Water Treaty among others.

• The Delhi High Court ruled that a child born out of rape is entitled to compensation that is independent of any such relief granted to - the mother

• This Indian state is planning to create a Wagah-like border viewing point – Gujarat

• This augmented reality game is finally making its debut in India- Pokemon Go

• This state recently approved the recommendations of the seventh pay commission, ahead of elections next year- Uttar Pradesh

• This multilateral agency halted two concurrent processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the Indus Water Treaty – World Bank Group

• The country that replaced the controversial Kafala Labour System with the Contract-based Labour System is – Qatar

• Name of the book that was released by the Supreme Court on the history of Indian Judiciary – Courts of India- Past and Present

• Person elected as President of 90th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan- Akshay kumar M Kale

• Theme of 2016 International Mountain Day- Mountain cultures: Celebrating diversity and strengthening identity

• Biography titled on Gymnastic Dipa Karmakar in 2016- Dipa Karmakar: The Small Wonder

• Legendary horse jockey who died recently and was the rider of the Shergar- Walter Swinburn

• The Russian city, Sochi that hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics, was stripped from hosting - the 2017 Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships

• Madonna’s biopic that was named as the most admired unproduced film script available at present in the Hollywood system in the annual Black List is - Blond Ambition

• The High Court of the state that issued a notice to the state government seeking its reply over the appointment of 11 MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries is – Chhattisgarh

• Supreme Court has dismissed the plea of BCCI to review its July 18 verdict directing the cricket body to implement Lodha panel recommendations for - structural reforms in BCCI

• State-owned Qatar Petroleum said that Qatar's oil production would decrease from 1 January in line with the agreement for - OPEC members to decrease output

• Indian Mujahideen members who were convicted in Dilsuknagar twin blasts case of 2013 by a Special Court in Hyderabad are - Asadullah Akthar alias Haddi, Zia Ur Rahman alias Waqas, Mohammed Tahseen Akthar alias Hassan, Ahmed Siddibappa Zarrar alias Yasin Bhatkal and Ajaz Shaikh

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