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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 3 October 2016

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.

Oct 3, 2016 18:29 IST
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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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