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Current Affairs One liners: 17 November 2016

Nov 17, 2016 19:50 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like 2016 National Children’s Film Festival, World Philosophy Day 2016 and RUSTOM – II among others.

• Company that launched the photo scanning app named PhotoScan- Google

• DRDO recently successfully carried out maiden flight of- RUSTOM – II

• World Philosophy Day 2016 is celebrated every year on- Third Thursday of November

• The Unique Identification Authority of India recently launched a revamped version of its toll-free helpline number - 1947

• More than 20 countries recently signed the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance at Marrakech, Morocco. The Alliance was first proposed by - India

• The sixth India China joint training exercise commenced at the parade ground in Aundh Military Camp, Pune. The exercise is named as - Hand- in- Hand 2016

• The Indian city, which was the host of the 2016 National Children’s Film Festival, is - Jaipur

• The theme of the 2016 National Children’s Film Festival that concluded recently is - Make in India

• The exhibition that was organised by Ministry of Minority Affairs at India International Trade Fair (2016) to exhibit and promote artisans from minority communities and sell their products - Hunar Haat (Skill Haat)

• The word was declared as the Word of the Year for the year 2016 by Oxford Dictionaries - Post-truth

• It became the first state of India to adopt a resolution that welcomes the demonetisation scheme of the union government - Chhattisgarh

• A special court in Mumbai has allowed Enforcement Directorate (ED) to send a Letter of Request to the British government for execution of a non-bailable warrant against - Lalit Modi

• The Indian Navy will get four advanced maritime reconnaissance aircraft with upgrades starting July 2020 - P-8I

• Company that tops SBI’s list of willful defaulters- Kingfisher Airlines

• State government that permitted its residents to use old 500 and 1000 rupee notes for land registry fee payment- Uttar Pradesh

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