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Current Affairs One liners: 24 October 2016

Oct 24, 2016 19:32 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, United Nations Day and World Osteoporosis Day among others.

• Indian Immunologicals Ltd recently unveiled a vaccine to fight against tapeworms in pigs. The name of the vaccine is - CYSVAX
• The theme of the 2016 World Osteoporosis Day is - Love Your Bones: Perfect Your Future
• The country defeated by India to win the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup is - Iran
• The Formula One driver who won the 2016 United States Grand Prix is - Lewis Hamilton
• Two Indian Coast Guard Ships were recently commissioned into Indian Coast Guard. They are christened as - ICGS Aryaman and Atulya
• Two doctors each from the AIIMS and the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital were selected for the prestigious Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy Award for excellence in the field of medicine. The award was instituted in the year - 1976
• The United Nations Day was recently celebrated on - 24 October 2016
• Smooth-coated otter was sighted for first time in Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located in- Andhra Pradesh
• Bollywood actor selected for the Yash Bharti Awards 2016- Naseeruddin Shah
• State that organises the Yash Bharti Awards that are conferred for excellence in literature, fine arts, folk and classical music and sports- Uttar Pradesh
• AT&T Inc recently agreed to acquire- Time Warner
• India in October 2016 re-launched the scientific and technological cooperation with- Italy
• Country that recently passed a law banning the sale, import and production of alcohol- Iraq
• Bank that recently declared Silchar as its 5th zone in North East- State Bank of India
• State that launched Kaushalya SETU (Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation) initiative- Maharashtra

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