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Current Affairs One liners: 13 September 2016

Sep 13, 2016 17:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Pension Yojana, first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympics, and 2016 India-US Economic Summit among others.

•    Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman will soon be appointed as Director of the Board. The Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics is - Lee Jae-yong

•    The actor who was recently named as the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Pension Yojana is – Vidya Balan

•    Armenian President appointed Karen Karapetyan as the Prime Minister of Armenia. The president of the country is - Serzh Sargsyan

•    Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India appointed Liro Rossi as the Chief Executive Officer of - Holiday Club resorts

•    The stock exchange that became the first Indian stock exchange to file Initial Public Offering with SEBI is - Bombay Stock Exchange

•    The Indian athlete who became the first Indian woman to bag a medal at the Paralympics is - Deepa Malik

•    The state government that officially launched AIR Regional News Unit’s Facebook page is – Chhattisgarh

•    The 2016 India-US Economic Summit will be held in – New Delhi

•    The Union Cabinet approved the creation of the Higher Education Financing Agency for - creating capital assets in higher educational institutions

•    The Union Government recently released Direct Selling Guidelines 2016 framework to - protect consumers from Ponzi frauds

•    The world's wilderness has reduced by a tenth in the past two decades, according to a study conducted by the scientists from - the University of Queensland in Australia

•    The Union Cabinet recently approved the extension of contract between Ministry of Earth Sciences and the International Seabed Authority for exploration of- Polymetallic Nodules

•    The first BRICS Wellness Workshop was held in – Bengaluru

•    Indian athlete Deepa Malik recently bagged a silver medal at the Rio Paralympics. She won the medal in- Shotput F-53 event

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