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Current Affairs One Liners: 21 November 2016

Nov 21, 2016 19:58 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like Indore-Patna Express derailed, 2016 Mother Teresa International Award and World Television Day among others.

• Country chosen as the Vice Chair of Kimberly Process Certificate Scheme (KPCS) 2018- India

• Train that derailed near Kanpur recently due to rail fracture- Indore-Patna Express

• Company named as the 2016 Digital Innovator of the Year by GE Digital- Tata Consultancy Services

• Person conferred with 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music- Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia

• Person appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Times Global Partners recently- Rishi Jaitly

• India’s rank in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2017 that was released by Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe is – 20

• He was conferred with the 2016 Mother Teresa International Award - Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain

• He was posthumously awarded the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice for 2016 - Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain

• She won the women’s singles title of the 2016 China Open badminton tournament – PV Sindhu

• He won the women’s singles title of the 2016 China Open badminton tournament – Jan O Jorgensen

• The Nigerian female weightlifter who will become the only second Nigerian to win an Olympic medal in the sport after IOC stripped two weightlifters off their silver and bronze medals from 2008 Olympics is - Mariam Usman

• Israeli National treasure that got sold at an auction in the United States is - Ten Commandments stone tablet

• The day that was observed on 21 November globally is - World Television Day

• The 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2016  began at - Panaji in Goa

• The former world champion clinched the gold medal in men's trap event at the 60th National Shooting Championship for Shotgun in Jaipur is - Manavjit Singh Sandhu

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