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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 17 January 2017

Jan 17, 2017 19:10 IST

17 January 2017: Jagranjosh.com provides the one liners of the day to help aspirants of different competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. Today’s one liners cover important the days important happenings like World Economic Outlook Update 2016, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and RBI  new withdrawl limits among others.

•    The winner of the 15th edition of the Delhi International Chess tournament is - Farrukh Amonatov

•    The winner of the 2016 T S Eliot Prize for Poetry is - Jacob Polley

•    India and World Bank recently signed a Financing Agreement to improve the quality of health care services in - Nagaland

•    The Border Security Forces recently launched Operation Sard Hawa at the western international border of Rajasthan to - check the instances of infiltration due to the dense fog in the area

•    The International conference for peace talks between Israel and Palestinians will be held in - Paris

•    The report entitled ‘An economy for the 99 percent’ was released by – Oxfam

•    The World Economic Outlook Update 2016 was released by - International Monetary Fund

•    This country handed over two ships to the Pakistan Navy for joint security along the sea route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – China

•    The GST Council decided to rollout the Goods and Services Tax on – 1 July 2017

•    It is with this country India signed a MoU for cooperation in cooperative sector – Mauritius

•    RBI raised the cash withdrawal limit from ATMs from Rs 4500 to – Rs 10000

•    The RBI Note Mudran printing press that broke all its past record by printing highest number of currency notes in December 2016 is located in - Mysuru

•    RBI has revised the limit for cash withdrawal limit from ATM for current accounts to - Rs 100000

•    Election Commission recognised his faction as the Samajwadi Party and permitted it to use the name of the party and its symbol Bicycle - Akhilesh Yadav

•    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the market regulator of India, tightened the norms for mergers and amalgamation of an unlisted company with - a listed entity

•    Union Government has empowered the Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) to enforce the Graded Response Action Plan to tackle air pollution in - Delhi-NCR

•    Breaking a 3-month declining trend, wholesale inflation in December 2016 rose to -3.39 per cent

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