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Current Affairs One liners: 2 November 2016

Nov 2, 2016 19:19 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like India’s third Open Defecation Free (ODF) state, Vigilance Awareness Week and Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index among others.

•    The Indian Revenue Service officer who took over as the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes is - Sushil Chandra

•    Arnab Goswami in November 2016 resigned as the Editor-in-Chief of - Times Now

•    First woman chief minister of Goa who died recently - Shashikala Kakodkar

•    State declared as India’s third Open Defecation Free (ODF) state - Kerala

•    International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is observed globally on - 2 November

•    The Central Vigilance Commission declared the week beginning from 31 October as the Vigilance Awareness Week. 31 October is - Birthday of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

•    The state that topped the Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index is - Maharashtra

•    The first ever Agricultural Marketing & Farm Friendly Reforms Index was launched by - NITI Aayog

•    The South Korean directors who will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 47th International Film Festival of India is - Im Kwon-taek

•    The Twitter India Head who resigned recently is - Rishi Jaitly

•    The all-time World Cup top-scorer who announced his retirement from football on 1 November 2016 is - Miroslav Klose

•    The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in October 2016 asked the public sector banks to share their reports relating to all loan frauds involving funds over - One crore rupees

•    The state that topped the list of state-wise Ease of Doing Business rankings that was released by Union Government is – Andhra Pradesh

•    The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 formulated to curb black money came into effect on - 1 November 2016

•    The state that declared all 14 districts as drought-hit is – Kerala

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