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Current Affairs One liners: 14 September 2016

Sep 14, 2016 19:02 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Rio Paralympics, 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize, National Hindi Divas and MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament among others.

•    The Indian para-athlete who recently became the first Indian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics is - Devendra Jhajharia

•    The Indian American who won the 2016 Lemelson-MIT Prize is - Ramesh Raskar

•    The National Hindi Divas is annually celebrated on - 14 September

•    The 3rd edition of BRICS Urbanisation Forum Meet is being held at – Vishakhapatnam

•    The winner of the 2016 MCC Murugappa Gold Cup Hockey Tournament is - Indian Railways

•    Sikkim’s Sushmita Rai won a bronze medal at - the World Martial Arts Masterships 2016

•    Fortune’s list of most powerful women based outside the US was topped by - Banco Santander's Ana Botin

•    The position at which SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya was placed in Fortune’s list of most powerful women based outside the US  is - Second

•    Indian’s in the Fortune’s list of most powerful women based outside the US are - SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI head Chanda Kochhar (fifth) and Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma (ninteenth)

•    He headed by to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty submitted its report to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on 11 September 2016 - Arvind Panagariya, the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog

•    Indian para-athlete Devendra Jhajharia recently won gold medal in - Javelin Throw

•    China and Vietnam on 13 September 2016 agreed to properly manage their differences over territorial disputes in - the South China Sea

•    The typhoon that became the strongest in 21 years that brought violent winds in Taiwan is – Meranti

•    The para-athlete who will be India’s flag bearer in the closing ceremony of the Rio Paralympics is - Thangavelu Mariyappan

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