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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 7 December 2016

Dec 7, 2016 19:05 IST

The One liners of the day covers the major happenings that are important for competitive examinations. The day’s one liner covers important current affairs of the day like International Volunteer Day, International Gita Mahotsav and 2016 Turner Prize among others.

  • Theme of 2016 International Volunteer Day (IVD)- Global Applause – give volunteers a hand
  • First-ever International Gita Mahotsav will be held in- Haryana
  • Amount that will be provided by NITI Aayog to every district to encourage digital payment system- Rs 5 lakh
  • Indian Railways recently announced Aadhaar-based ticketing system for- Senior Citizen
  • Noted journalist who passed away recently and was the close ally of Late Jayalalitha- Cho S Ramaswamy
  • The winner of the 2016 Turner Prize is - Helen Marten
  • Fisher recently made a comeback in the state of Washington, USA. The species belong to the family of - Weasel
  • Konkan 16 that recently commenced in Mumbai, Maharashtra is an annual maritime exercise between - India and United Kingdom
  • The Indian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel that is on a visit to Australia to strengthen bilateral ties is - INS Sumitra
  • Former Spanish footballer who recently announced retirement is - Alvaro Dominguez Soto
  • India’s earth observation satellite that was successfully launched on 7 December 2016 is -  Resourcesat-2A
  • Dr BR Ambedkar’s birthday, 14 April, will be observed as which day across India as – Water Day
  • He will succeed Justice TS Thakur as Chief Justice of India - Justice JS Khehar
  • The New French Prime Minister is- Bernard Cazeneuve
  • Cazeneuve’s position at the French Interior ministry will be taken over by - Bruno Le Roux

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