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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 29 December 2016

Dec 29, 2016 19:06 IST

29 December 2016: The one liners of the day cover the major happenings of the day that are important for competitive examinations like the appointment of Delhi’s 21st Lieutenant Governor, Launch of Integrated Voice Response System and 2022 National Games among others.


• The Committee to Review the Framework Related to Digital Payments was headed by – Ratan P Watal

• Union Government released a roadmap for early completion of this many number of projects under PMKSY and AIBP – 99 projects

• Nedumkayam, which became India’s first cashless and digital tribal colony, is located in- Kerala

• State that will host the 2022 National Games- Meghalaya

• Person appointed as the first ever female director of Vatican Museums- Barbara Jatta

• Person chosen for 2016 Bihari Puraskar- Satya Narayan

• This state’s government recently approved 50% reservation in all its judicial services- Bihar

• The Department of Telecommunications has launched an Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) to address- Frequent call drops

• It is in this country 600 MW Chashma-III nuclear power plant was inaugurated – Pakistan

• He was appointed as the Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir - Dr Shesh Pal Vaid, 1986 batch Indian Police Services (IPS) officer of J&K cadre

• The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) in last week of December 2016 gave its clearance to - the Ken-Betwa Inter-Linking of Rivers (ILR) project

• The 1969 batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre appointed as the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is - Anil Baijal

• The Serbian tennis player recently announced retirement at the age of 29 is - Ana Ivanovic

• The amount that was recently approved by the World Bank for the Bihar Rural Roads Project is - USD 235 million

• The Odisha Government Mega Lift Irrigation Scheme has been named after – freedon fighter Parbati Giri

• She was named as General Secretary of the ruling AIADMK in place of the late J Jayalalithaa - VK Sasikala

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