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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 26 October 2016

Oct 26, 2016 19:07 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like 2016 Man Booker Prize, ban on the sale of whitener and India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise among others.

•    He became the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize - Paul Beatty

•    Paul Beatty won 2016 Man Booker Prize for his racial satire - 'The Sellout'

•    The High Court of the state ordered a complete ban on the sale of whitener in the state - Uttarakhand

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 October 2016 inaugurated 2016 National Tribal Carnival at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in - New Delhi

•    The animal character chosen as the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup is – a wolf

•    Legendary footballer Carlos Alberto passed away recently. He belonged to - Brazil

•    A group of researchers recently discovered a tiny threadlike millipede in the unexplored dark marble caves in - Sequoia National Park in California

•    The former Olympic and World Cup umpire who was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of International Hockey Federation is - Jason McCracken

•    The company that recently agreed to acquire Time Warner Inc. is - AT&T

•    Country that topped the list of global country rankings of business efficiency in World Bank's Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All- New Zealand

•    Rank secured by India in the World Bank's Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All report- 130th

•    India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise that began recently- Mitra Shakti 2016

•    Person appointed as the Commissioner of Police of Mysuru City recently- AS Rao

•    Dam that recently won World Bank’s Award of Excellence for best utilisation of funds for renovation to enhance the strength of the dam- Almatti Dam

•    Inspired by the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Akshat Prakash, student of DPS Indirapuram has started a challenge to involve schools in the national mission towards cleanliness. The challenge is coded as - Bagit challenge

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