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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 18 October 2016

Oct 18, 2016 20:01 IST

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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