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Current Affairs One Liners: 21 September 2016

Sep 21, 2016 19:42 IST

The One Liners cover important current affairs of the day India's Ambassador to Sweden, World Economic Freedom Index 2016 and Typhoon Meranti, among others.

• Country that topped the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index 2016- Hong Kong
• India stood at which position in the World Economic Freedom (WEF) Index 2016- 112th
• Nobel laureate who was honoured as the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by the Harvard Foundation- Aung San Suu Kyi
• Person appointed as the India's Ambassador to Sweden recently- Monika Kapil Mohta
• Transportation app Ola in September 2016 tied-up for Cab Booking Interface Integration with- Yatra.Com
• Country hit by Typhoon Meranti recently- China
• Joint Sea-2016 naval exercise was conducted between- China and Russia
• Person appointed as the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India recently- VK Sharma
• International Day of Peace was observed across the world on 21 September 2016 with theme - The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace
• The Giant African Land Snail (GALS) was spotted in the campus of - the Goa University at Taleigao
• Number of cities in the third list of Smart Cities that was released by Union Government – 27
• Scientists at MIT have developed a spectroscopic technique that would help the 2020 Mars Rover to identify the signs of life at - Mars
• Rushiraj Barot won gold in the junior men's 25m rapid fire pistol event in - ISSF Junior World Cup
• The state that objected to Genetically-Modified (GM) mustard from being considered for commercial cultivation in India is – Kerala
• Two-day North East Connectivity Summit was held in- Agartala

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