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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 18 January 2017

Jan 18, 2017 19:24 IST

18 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 national and international happenings like released of Global Talented Competitiveness Index report, launch of Pinakin mobile app and  discovery of missing element in the Earth’s core among others.

•    India’s rank in the Inclusive Development Index 2017 is – 60

•    This premier medical institution signed three MoUs worth Rs 7670 crore with three public sector undertakings – AIIMS, New Delhi

•    This many number of countries expressed interest in joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – 30 countries

•    The Global Talent Competitiveness Index report was released by – INSEAD

•    Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 was released by – World Economic Forum

•    Astronaut who was the last man to walk on Moon and died recently- Eugene Cernan

•    Indian professor who pioneered the work on black holes and died recently- CV Vishveshwara

•    The world’s biggest cricket stadium will come up in- Gujarat

•    Pinakin mobile app was launched by- Tamil Nadu Tourism

•    Element discovered as the 'missing element' in Earth's Core- Silicon

•    This country has issued new banknotes after scrapping the most-used 100-bolivar note - Venezuela

•    Twenty five children have been selected for the national bravery awards 2016 of which number of students to be honoured posthumously is - Four

•    Italian conservative who was elected as the new President of the European Parliament is - Antonio Tajani

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

•    Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored authored by - Rishi Kapoor and Meena Iyer

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