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Current Affairs One liners: 2 December 2016

Dec 2, 2016 19:38 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, National Pollution Control Day and Yash Bharti Award 2016 among others.

• Person appointed as Secretary of Union Ministry of Minority Affairs recently- Ameising Luikham

• Indian company that recently started health insurance arm- Aditya Birla Group

• International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed globally on- 2 December

• Company that won the Startup Karnataka Top Tech 25 Awards 2016- Aissel Technologies

• National Pollution Control Day is observed in India on- 2 December

• The village that became the first cashless village in Maharashtra is - Dhasai

• The domestic space technology start-ups that recently signed a contract with the Indian Space Research Organisation to send a robot to the Moon is - TeamIndus

• The country to which the United Nations recently formally apologized for its role in the country's cholera epidemic is - Haiti

• Twelve eminent personalities were recently awarded with the Yash Bharti Award 2016, which is the highest honour of - Uttar Pradesh

• The country on which the United Nations recently imposed new sanctions over the country’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests is - North Korea

• The theme of the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities is - Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want

• The Union Government on 30 December 2016 gave its approval for the inclusion of 15 new castes in- the Central list of Other Backward CasteS

• The National Commission of Backward Classes (NCBC) constitutes- Five Members

• This country conducted its first-ever missile tests on 1 December 2015- Ukraine

• India million government-to-government deal for 145 M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzers with the US under - the US Foreign Military Sales programme

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