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Current Affairs One liners: 16 September 2016

Sep 16, 2016 19:02 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like military training exercise of Indian and US Armies, Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, and UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking among others.

•    In Jammu and Kashmir, one of the founding members of ruling PDP and MP who resigned from the party and membership of Parliament is - Tariq Hameed Karra

•    India declared itself free from the highly contagious infectious viral disease of birds - Avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu

•    India and Sri Lanka on 15 September 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities in - Hambantota district

•    Government of the country has approved a new 18-billion euros nuclear power station after imposing significant new safeguards to protect national security is – Britain

•    YUDH ABHYAS 2016, a joint military training exercise of Indian and US Armies, commenced at - Chaubattia, Uttarakhand

•    The winner of the 2016 Calcutta Football League is - East Bengal

•    BHVS Narayana Murthy was appointed as the Director of Research Centre Imarat. The Research Centre Imarat is – a laboratory of Defence Research Development Organisation

•    United States’ President Barack Obama recently designated country’s first marine national monument in - Atlantic Ocean

•    United States’ President Barack Obama recently designated a marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean. The name of the monument is - Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

•    The Yazidi woman, kidnapped and held by the Islamic State, who was recently appointed the UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking is - Nadia Murad Basee Taha

•    The country that will host the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group is – India

•    The first woman governor of Arizona who passed away recently is - Rose Mofford

•    The winner of the 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award is - Dinesh Bharadia

•    The theme of the 2016 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is - Ozone and climate: Restored by a world united

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