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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 18 October 2016

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like 44th Chaplin Award for the year 2016, Global Travel and Terrorism Report 2016 and national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector among others.

Oct 18, 2016 20:01 IST
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The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like 44th Chaplin Award for the year 2016, Global Travel and Terrorism Report 2016 and national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector among others.

•    The actor who will be awarded with the 44th Chaplin Award for the year 2016 by Film Society of Lincoln Center is - Robert De Niro

•    India completed its nuclear triad by inducting country's first indigenously-constructed nuclear submarine named - INS Arihant into service

•    The company that recently launched India’s first indigenous electric bus is - Ashok Leyland

•    The country that will host the fresh round of peace talks on Syria crisis is – Britain

•    Person appointed as India's Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva recently- Amandeep Singh Gill

•    Country ranked as the safest place as per Global Travel and Terrorism Report 2016 of World Economic Forum- Finland

•    Cricket team of which country recently became the world first team to play 900 ODIs- India

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector in - Ludhiana, Punjab

•    In an honour for an Indian sportsperson, who was appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Athletes' Commission is - Saina Nehwal

•    Prime Minster Narendra Modi today inaugurated three hydropower projects of 1,752 MW capacities in - Himachal Pradesh

•    Indian grapplers clinched four medals, including gold, at the just-concluded sixth edition of the – TAFISA World Games in Jakarta, Indonesia

•    State government that will roll out biometrics authentication for receiving food grains for beneficiaries of National Food Security Act (NFSA) from January 2017 in the state is - Odisha

•    Kigali Agreement that was reached by more than 170 countries in October seeks to – 1987 Kyoto Protocol

•    China successfully launched a manned spacecraft that carried carrying two astronauts into the space is - Shenzhou-11

•    Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, recently inaugurated National Summit on Fortification of Food in - New Delhi

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