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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 3 October 2016

Oct 3, 2016 18:29 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Chief Guest at the Republic Day, Colombian referendum and Tributary of River Brahmaputra among others.

• He will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2017 – Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

• Colombian voters in a referendum rejected the peace deal with - Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels

• Bihar government notified Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 under which a drunker could land in jail for – at least 7 years with a fine of at least 1 lakh rupees

• Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) who was given a year’s extension by Union Government is - Arundhati Bhattacharya

• Tributary of River Brahmaputra that was blocked by China for building a dam is - Xiabuqu River

• Person recently appointed as the Chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board- MS Sahoo

• The new species of Pika named Ochotona sikimaria was recently discovered in- Sikkim

• Indian-origin teenager who won the Google Science Fair prize 2016- Kiara Nirghin

• The winner of the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix is - Daniel Ricciardo

• The state that topped the list of endemic flowering plants, as announced by the Botanical Survey of India is - Tamil Nadu

• The India Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) was recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at - New Delhi

• S. Sivakumar was recently appointed as a full-time member of - the 21st Law Commission of India

• The theme of the World Habitat Day 2016 - Housing at the Centre

• Vector-borne disease that claimed 27 lives of children in Malkangiri district of Odisha in 25 days is - Japanese Encephalitis

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