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Current Affairs One liners: 27 September 2016

Sep 27, 2016 20:00 IST

The one liners of the day covers important current affairs of the day like new species of a ground-dwelling lizard, instant messaging mobile application of Google, and inter-ministerial task force on the Indus Water Treaty.

•    A new species of a ground-dwelling lizard was recently discovered in Mumbai. The lizard is named after- Varad Giri

•    The IFS officer who has been appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the United States of America is - Navtej Sarna

•    The world’s largest solar power plant has recently opened at – Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu

•    The winner of the Belgium Open title of the table tennis in the men’s singles category is - Sathiyan Gnanasekaran

•    The theme of the 2016 World Tourism Day is - Tourism for All - promoting universal accessibility

•    The freedom fighter who symbolised Gandhian and Communist values who passed away recently is - K Madhavan

•    The instant messaging mobile application launched by Google is – Allo

•    India played its 500th Test cricket match at Green Park, Kanpur against – New Zealand

•    He was chosen as Man of the Match during the 1st test match between India and New Zealand - Ravinder Jadeja

•    Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh gave away Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars to 12 farmers for their contribution in - Agriculture Sector

•    International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons was observed on - 26 September

•    Puducherry Government decided to write off all farm loans taken in the Union Territory from - Co-operative Banks

•    Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh laid the foundation stone of a Gokul Gram at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh for - Conservation and development of native cattle breeds

•    To mark the world tourism day today, Kerala Tourism will organise Sugama Sancharam - barrier-free-travel - a unique event that will take about 100 differently abled delegates for - a one-day tour

•    Union Government will soon set up inter-ministerial task force to exploit the full potential of the rivers Indus, Chenab, and Jhelum as per- the Indus Water Treaty

•    Union Government launched the media campaign for Swachh Bharat Mission. The campaign features - actor Amitabh Bachchan and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar

•    The Indo-US joint military exercise that concluded at Chaubattia in Uttarakhand is - Yudh Abhyas

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