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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 19 January 2017

Jan 19, 2017 19:27 IST

19 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 happenings like 43rd People’s Choice Award and J & K Assembly resolution on Kashmiri Pandits and World’s most powerful passport Index among others.

•    Programme launched by Indian Railways to save energy worth Rs 41000 crore- Mission 41K

•    The space research organisation of India signed MoU in the field of outer space with the space research organisation of- Japan

•    Union Cabinet approved trade agreement negotiations with- Peru

•    The warmest year globally since 1880 as per NASA- 2016

•    The former Indian cricket team captain who was recently inducted into Legends Club 'Hall of Fame’ is - Kapil Dev

•    The country that topped the global ranking of the world’s most powerful passports is – Germany

•    India ranks on 78th spot in the recently released Passport Index. The country’s visa-free score is - 46

•    IMD announced the year 2016 as India’s warmest year ever since the documenting of meteorological records began in - 1901

•    The Indian actress who won the 43rd People’s Choice Award for Favourite Dramatic TV Actress is - Priyanka Chopra

•    Union Cabinet approved India’s membership in the Governing Council of International Vaccine Institute (IVI). The institute is located in – Seoul, South Korea

•    As per scientists the 3 diseases that could cause next global health emergency are - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV), Lassa fever and Nipah virus

•    Five Government-owned General Insurance Companies that received Union Cabinet’s approval for listing in stock exchanges are – National Insurance Company, New India Assurance Company, Oriental Insurance Company, United India Insurance Company and General Insurance Corporation of India

•    The web portal that was launched by Union Ministry of Human Resources Development for promoting and monitoring the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is - ShaGun

•    He proposed the resolution on return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants back to Kashmir valley in the legislative assembly of Jammu and Kashmir - Omar Abdullah

•    As per reports, number of consumers who have won the prize money worth around 61 crore rupees at 24 Digi-Dhan Melas across the country is - Over Three Lakh 80 Thousand

•    As per reports, number of merchants who have won the prize money worth around 61 crore rupees at 24 Digi-Dhan Melas across the country is - Twenty One Thousand

•    President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 28th Dantan Gramin Mela in - West Midnapore district in West Bengal

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