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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 19 December 2016

Dec 19, 2016 19:32 IST

The One liners of the day cover the major happenings that are important for competitive examinations. The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like Lanura village of Jammu and Kashmir, WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and Miss World 2016 among others.

•    Lanura village that became the first village to go cashless of in the state is located in - Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir

•    India’s first ever Indian Institute of Skills will be set up in this city – Kanpur

•    It is with this country India signed 4 agreements to boost bilateral cooperation – Tajikistan

•    This country became first in the world to legally approve the 3-parent technique – The United Kingdom

•    These three words were added to the Oxford Dictionary – Brexit, YouTuber and Bama

•    The person appointed as the Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India is - V K Sharma

•    The winner of the 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup is - India

•    The famous medical researcher and inventor of Heimlich manoeuvre who passed away recently is - Henry Heimlich

•    Indian boxer Vijender Singh recently knocked out Tanzania's Francis Cheka to retain - the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title

•    The winner of the 2016 Indian Super League is - Atletico de Kolkata

•    This International library has undertaken a project that includes digitisation of over 4000 early printed Bengali book- British Library

•    The winner of Miss World 2016 is – Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle

•    She represented India in the 66th edition of the Miss World pageant that recently concluded in the United States of America - Priyadarshini Chatterjee

•    This legendary Hollywood Actress passed away recently at the age of 99- Zsa Zsa Gabor

•    Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Vijay Goel inaugurated the Conference on Youth Development in – Delhi

•    State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet that was launched in third week of December is a product developed by - SBI and BSNL

•    The Centre has decided to set up a single, permanent Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes and it will be headed by - a retired Supreme Court judge

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