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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 29 November 2016

Nov 29, 2016 19:01 IST

The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like 2016 Davis Cup, e-Pashuhaat portal and 47th International Film Festival of India among others.

• The winner of the 2016 Davis Cup is - Argentina

• The Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year for 2016 is - Xenophobia

• The author of the book titled ‘Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India's Green Movement’ is - Sunita Narain

• Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, launched e-Pashuhaat portal to - connect breeders and farmers regarding availability of bovine germplasm

• The village in Gujarat that recently earned the tag of becoming India’s first digital village in India is – Akodara

• Person appointed as Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration- Upma Chawdhry

• City that will organise the first underwater festival of India- Pune

• Bank that launched contactless debit card based on Near Field Communication (NFC) technology- South Indian Bank

• Bank that tied-up with Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) to digitise payment of bus tickets for its customers- YES Bank

• Person appointed as the Director-General of Military Operations (DGMO) recently- Lt-General A K Bhatt

• The Indian Dairy brand to debut online through Amazon in the United States- Amul

• This state will be the first-ever in India to go completely cashless- Goa

• The 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was held in- Goa

• The Golden Peacock for ‘Best film’ at the 47th IFFI went to- Daughter

• The ICFT- UNESCO Gandhi medal was awarded to Turkish drama film- Cold of Kalandar

• The Bill that amends the Income Tax Act, 1961 and seeks to impose a higher rate of tax and penalty in respect of undisclosed incomes is - Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016

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