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Current Affairs One liners: 28 September 2016

Sep 28, 2016 20:00 IST

The one liners of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Scrub typhus disease, FIFA U-17 World Cup and Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2016-2017 among others.

•    Jim Yong Kim was recently reappointed as the President of - the World Bank

•    The five symbols included in the Official Emblem for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India unveiled recently are - Indian Ocean, Banyan Tree, Kite and Starburst

•    The airport that became the first in the Asia-Pacific region to achieve the Carbon Neutrality status by Airport Carbon Accreditation is - Indira Gandhi International Airport

•    The music composer who will be honoured with the 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement of the Maharashtra Government is - Uttam Singh

•    The American filmmaker, often called as the Godfather of Gore, who died recently is - Herschell Gordon Lewis

•    The two countries that recently held first high level dialogue on counter-terrorism and security are - India and China

•    Shimon Peres, who passed away recently, was the former President and Prime Minister of - Israel

•    India’s rank in the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2016-2017 that was released by World Economic Forum - 39

•    The country that topped the Global Competitiveness Index, (GCI) 2016-17 - Switzerland

•    India on 28 September 2016 observed the 109th birth anniversary of revolutionary socialist - Shaheed Bhagat Singh

•    The person who was appointed as first US ambassador to Cuba in 55 years by President Barack Obama - Jeffrey DeLaurentis

•    World Health Organization (WHO) on 27 September 2016 released its report on pollution, which is extremely worrying with a claim that - 92 percent of the world’s population lives in places where air quality levels exceed WHO limits

•    Jupiter’s Moon where the astronomers from US space agency NASA found evidence of possible water plumes - Europa

•    The Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court that it has decided to increase the financial assistance given to women convicts after their release from prison from - 5000 rupees to 25000 rupees

•    The state two which union Government assured all support to in tackling the spread of Scrub typhus disease in the State - Himachal Pradesh

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