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Current Affairs One liners: 29 September 2016

Sep 29, 2016 20:00 IST

The one liners of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Project SAKSHAM, 19th SAARC Summit boycotted, and ISRO-Telangana agreement among others.

•    The Union Cabinet recently approved closure of - Hindustan Cables Limited

•    The world’s first baby was born from a new procedure that combines the DNA of three people. The name of the procedure is - Mitochondrial Donation

•    The country with which Russia recently signed an agreement on Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation is - Cuba

•    Indian women’s Kabbadi team on 28 September 2016 bagged gold medal at - the 5th Asian Beach Games

•    The Union Government on 28 September 2016 approved assistance of 1269 crore rupees for drought affected - Maharashtra

•    The former Australian cricketer, nicknamed as Tangles, who passed away recently is - Max Walker

•    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 28 September 2016 approved ‘Project SAKSHAM’ that is - New Indirect Tax Network (Systems Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)

•    Four SAARC member countries that decided to boycott the 19th SAARC Summit to be hosted by Pakistan from 9 to 10 November 2016 are - India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan

•    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Telangana government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide digital classes across the state through its state channel named - Mana TV

•    World Maritime Day was observed across the world on 29 September 2016 with the years theme - Shipping: indispensable to the world

•    The US and Vietnamese navies have begun the 7th annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA), Vietnam 2016 at - Tien Sa Port in Da Nang

•    The annual cap of coal for sale through State Nominated Agencies has been hiked from four thousand two hundred tonnes per annum to - Ten thousand tonnes per annum

•    Outlet of the pharmacy was inaugurated by Union Health Minister JP Nadda at Gauhati medical college and hospital – AMRIT pharmacy

•    The second Italian marine accused of killing two Indian fishermen who was allowed to remain in his country by Supreme Court is - Massimiliano Latorre

•    The two-day national conference on Prison Reforms will be held in - New Delhi

•    Air India will introduce three more flights on the Australia-India air route next year, increasing the frequency to - 10 flights per week

•    Union Cabinet in September 2016 approved MoU between India and Singapore in the field of- Industrial Property Cooperation

•    Region declared as Measles free recently by WHO- The Americas

•    Person appointed as the Chief Secretary to the Karnataka Government recently- Subhash Chandra Khuntia

•    Person elected as the President of Indian Statistical Institute recently- Vijay Kelkar

•    The World Heart Day is celebrated every year on- 29 September

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