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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 21 December 2016

Dec 21, 2016 19:04 IST

21 December 2016: The day’s One Liners cover the major happenings of the day that are important for competitive examinations. The day’s one liner covers topics like India-Kyrzystan relations, India’s first cashless bazaar and 2016 Word of the Year among others.

•    This Queen’s last letter to India has been put up on display at an Indian Museum- Queen Victoria

•    This reigning monarch has decided to step down as the patron of some of the charity organisations by the end of 2016- Queen Elizabeth II

•    This telecom company has paired up with SBI to launch a mobile app in Assam to facilitate cashless transaction- Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)

•    As per a Union Cabinet decision, the Índian Enterprise Development Services will be created in the Ministry of - Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

•    It is with this country India signed 6 agreements to boost bilateral cooperation - Kyrgyzstan

•    Union Government announced Rs 207 crore for development of Majuli Island. The island is located in – Assam

•    The debut film of Legendary Hollywood actress Zsa Zsa Gabor who passed away recently - Lovely to Look At

•    This State Government announced creation of a separate Ministry for the development of Other Backward Classes - Maharashtra

•    The word named by Merriam-Webster as Word of the Year 2016 is - Surreal

•    The 2000-batch IAS officer of UP cadre appointed as the CEO of Noida Authority is - Deepak Agarwal

•    The country that topped the Global Wind Power Installed Capacity Index that was released recently is - China

•    The International Boxing Association recently granted full membership to the Boxing Federation of India. The President of the Boxing Federation of India is - Ajay Singh

•    India’s first cashless bazaar recently came up in - Chhattisgarh

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