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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 6 January 2017

Jan 6, 2017 19:26 IST

The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like National Sports Development Code, Vice Chief of Army Staff, Assam International Agri-Horti and Yashwant International Film Festival among others.

•    The Union Sports Ministry constituted a nine-member committee to make recommendations for bringing out - a comprehensive National Sports Development Code

•    NASA is sending first African-American space station crew member to space station in 2018. His/Her name is - Jeanette Epps

•    The person appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of Reliance Power is - Suresh Nagarajan

•    He is appointed as the new Vice Chief of Army Staff - Lieutenant General Sarath Chand

•    The company that launched the training program, named Digital Unlocked, for Indian small and medium businesses is - Google

•    This country is the latest to associate itself with India’s smart cities mission – Japan

•    This city is going to play host to the ninth edition of JIFF- Jaipur

•    This place in Delhi is soon going to become completely vehicle-free zone for three months- Connaught Place

•    Veteran actor, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his residence in Mumbai after a massive heart attack on 5 January 2017 is - Om Puri

•    The 7th edition of Yashwant International Film Festival will be held from 20 to 26 January 2017 in - Mumbai

•    Union Government imposed an anti-dumping duty ranging from 6.30 US dollars to 351.72 US dollars per tonne on imports of jute and its products from - Bangladesh and Nepal

•    Fourth Assam International Agri-Horti show began in - Guwahati, Assam

•    The Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has declared 'null and void' Chief Minister V Narayanasamy's order banning use of social media for - official communication

•    The Frenchman who managed to set a new world record for cycling the furthest distance in one hour for riders aged 105 or older by riding more than 22.5 kilometers at an indoor venue on the outskirts of Paris is - Robert Marchand

•    Union Cabinet approved to sign a MoU with this country in the field of agriculture and allied sectors – Kenya

•    The H1-B visa reform bill was introduced by the legislature of – the USA

•    Tony Atkinson who died recently was an eminent British – Economist

•    It is with this multilateral organisation Indian officials discussed issues regarding sharing of waters with Pakistan under the Indus Water Treaty – World Bank

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