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Current Affairs One Liners: 22 September 2016

Sep 22, 2016 19:48 IST

The One Liners cover important current affairs of the day including Visakhapatnam-Chennai industrial corridor, chairman of the BCCI Selection Committee and Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court, among others.

• Asian Development Bank in September 2016 approved 631 million US dollars loan for- Visakhapatnam-Chennai industrial corridor
• Two companies that recently signed MoU with Dhamra LNG Terminal Private Limited for taking equity stake in the Terminal- Indian Oil Corporation Limited and GAIL India Limited
• CCEA approved the partial capital grant of 5176 crore rupees for development of 2539 km long Jagdishpur-Haidia and Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project to- GAIL (India) Limited
• Person appointed as the World Bank Country Director for India recently- Junaid Ahmad
• PV Bharathi was recently appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of- Canara Bank
• Oscar-winning director of movie LA Confidential who passed away recently- Curtis Hanson
• The India cricketer who was recently named the captain of the India's all time Test XI by Wisden is - MS Dhoni
• The person recently appointed the chairman of the BCCI Selection Committee is - MSK Prasad
• The Indian industrialist who was recently conferred the Clinton Global Citizen Award is - Adi Godrej
• Person sworn in as the Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court- Girish Chandra Gupta
• The team lifted the title of the Obaidullah Khan Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament by defeating Indian Railways - Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)
• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval for initiating the process of winding up of Hindustan Diamond Company Private Limited (HDCPL), which is a - 50:50 joint venture of the Union Government and De Beers Centenary Mauritius Limited (DBCML)
• The Union Cabinet approved the signing and ratification of agreement for the exchange of information with respect to Taxes with - Samoa
• The Union Cabinet approved the provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) between - Mainland (Chennai) and Andaman and Nicobar Islands
• The two nations that was requested by Assam Government to immediately rectify their travel advisory to its citizens to the state - UK and Australia

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