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Current Affairs One liners: 24 November 2016

Nov 24, 2016 19:46 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Measuring the Information Society Report and Information Society Report among others.

• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved the setting up of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in- 62 districts

• Data satellite launched by China recently- Tianlian I-04

• Person appointed as the CEO of State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group- Siby Sebastian

• India recently signed Joint Declaration for the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) with- Switzerland

• Online home rental solutions provider firm was acquired by Quikr recently- Grabhouse

• She was named as the US Ambassador to the United Nations by President-elect Donald Trump - Nikki Haley

• She was named as the education secretary of the US by President-elect Donald Trump - Betsy DeVos

• India’s rank in the 2016 Information Society Report that was released by UN International Telecommunication Union is - 138

• The nation that topped the list of 175 nations that was mapped by UN International Telecommunication Union in its 2016 Information Society Report is – Republic of Korea

• The nation that was ranked lowest in the list of 175 nations that was mapped by UN International Telecommunication Union in its 2016 Information Society Report is – Niger

• The Assembly Constituency that became the first e-assembly constituency of India is - Palampur Assembly Constituency in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh

• The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has directed banks to freeze accounts belonging to preacher a person and his Islamic Research Foundation, IRF till further directions - Zakir Naik

• The Prime Minister of Portugal who will be the Chief Guest at the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is - Antonio Costa

• The Vice President of the Republic of Suriname who will be the Special Guest at the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is - Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin

• The country that will chair the 2017 Energy Club of Shanghai Cooperation Organization is - Turkey

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