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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 5 December 2016

Dec 5, 2016 19:00 IST

The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia, CEO of National Stock Exchange of India and International Volunteer Day 2016 among others.

• Person appointed as the Interim Chief Executive Officer of National Stock Exchange of India- J Ravichandran

• Person appointed as the Interim director of Central Bureau of Investigation - Rakesh Asthana

• Renowned Urdu poet who passed away recently and belonged to Uttar Pradesh - Bekal Utsahi

• Theme of International Volunteer Day 2016 - Global Applause-give volunteers a hand

• The winner of the 2016 Women’s Asia Cup T20 is - India

• The winner of the 2016 IAAF male Athlete of the Year award is - Usain Bolt

• The winner of the 2016 IAAF female Athlete of the Year award is - Almaz Ayana

• The country that was recently removed from the South America’s trade group Mercosur is - Venezuela

• The theme of the 2016 World Soil Day is - Soils and pulses, a symbiosis for life

• This nation’s Prime Minister announced his surprise resignation on 5 December 2016, unwilling to sit through his fourth consecutive term in office – New Zealand

• This district in Assam is the first to pay wages to tea garden workers through bank accounts - Hailakandi

• A 10,500 year-old camping site has been discovered by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in – Ladakh  

• India on 3 December 2016 signed four agreements to boost the bilateral relations between the two nations - Qatar

• The 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) concluded on 4 December 2016 after adopting - the Amritsar Declaration

• Phulel Singh Sujlana, who passed away recently, was the former international umpire of - Hockey

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