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Current Affairs One liners: 14 October 2016

Oct 14, 2016 19:35 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like like World Sight Day, Jihad in My Saffron Garden and Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 among others.

• Person awarded with the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award 2016- Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
• India recently signed a bilateral agreement for development of a network of Agro irradiation centres with- Russia
• Person appointed as the Director General of Foreign Trade recently- Ajay Kumar Bhalla
• Person appointed as the Whole-Time Member of SEBI recently- Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
• Author of the book titled The Legend Of Lakshmi Prasad- Twinkle Khanna
• CCEA approved the mechanism for revision of ethanol price for supply to Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to carry out - the Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme
• The draft bill of Union Government that seeks to resolve the inter-state disputes over river water sharing is - National Water Framework Bill, 2016
• Theme for 2016 World Sight Day that was observed on 13 October 2016 is - Stronger Together
• The Union Cabinet approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Hungary on cooperation in the field of - Water Management
• Author of the book, Jihad in My Saffron Garden is – Dr. Roxy Arora
• The theme for the World Sight Day 2016 is - Stronger Together
• World’s longest reigning monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej recently died at the age of 88. He was the King of - Thailand
• The name of the new book that was recently announced by Arundhati Roy is - The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
• Antonio Guterres who was appointed as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations by the General Assembly is the former Prime Minister of – Portugal
• The researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research used human hair to produce cost-effective, metal-free cathodes for use in - solar cells

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