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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 16 November 2016

Nov 16, 2016 19:15 IST

The one liner of the day covers important current affairs of the day like country’s longest river bridge, UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence and 'special committee for inter-linking of rivers' among others.

• India and ADB signed 500 million US dollar loan to build country’s longest river bridge across Ganges River. The bridge will be located in the state of - Bihar

• Harish Bhat has recently replaced Cyrus Mistry as the Chairman of - the Tata Global Beverages

• The International Master who recently won the National Women Premier Championship for the third time is - Padmini Rout

• The winner of the 2016 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence is - Federal Research and Methodological Center for Tolerance Psychology and Education

• The state that became the first in India to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy is - Maharashtra

• The state government that has permitted the people to pay out the registry fee for their land and property registrations with old bank notes of 500 and 1000 till 24 November 2016 is – Uttar Pradesh

• The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved constitution of 'special committee for inter-linking of rivers' in compliance with - 2012 Supreme Court order

• He will head the eight-member task force that was constituted by RBI to re-calibrate all ATMs functioning in India – SS Mundra, deputy governor of RBI

• India inked two agreements in the field of water resources management and agriculture with – Israel

• Israeli President who was first to visit India in past two decades is - Reuven Rivlin

• Over 20 countries, including Brazil and France, signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) an initiative that is the brainchild of - Prime Minister Narendra Modi

• US House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan said that the Congress has passed a bill seeking to extend sanctions on Iran for another - Ten years

• In yet another move to lessen woes of people facing cash crunch, the RBI has directed banks to waive ATM charges on all transactions done by savings bank customers till - 30 December 2016

• She will captain Indian senior women's hockey team in the Test Series against Australia to be played at Melbourne from November 23 to November 30 - Forward Vandana Katariya

• The alleged computer hacker accused of snatching data from the US Defense Department, the US Army and the FBI for whose extradition the UK government has approved the extradition is - Lauri Love

• The 2016 World Internet Conference will kick off today in - the eastern Chinese town of Wuzhen

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