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Current Affairs One liners: 30 December 2016

Dec 30, 2016 19:32 IST

The Current Affairs One Liners cover the major happenings of the day that are important for competitive examinations like World’s longest bullet train, Swachh Swasth Sarvatra, 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi among others.

• The 27th Southern Zonal Council, chaired by Rajnath Singh, was held in - Thiruvananthapuram

• The British cyclist who recently announced retirement from the game is - Bradley Wiggins

• Swachh Swasth Sarvatra was recently launched in New Delhi. It is a joint initiative of - Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

• The world’s longest bullet train was recently operationalised in - China

• The 77th session of Indian History Congress recently commenced in - Kerala

• Sunderlal Patwa, who passed away recently, was the former Chief Minister of- Madhya Pradesh

• State that launched 25 bio-diesel buses recently- Karnataka

• Person who resigned from the Rajya Sabha citing health issues recently- Mithun Chakraborty

• Country that launched two remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 01 and 02 recently- China

• The world’s highest bridge that was opened in China on 29 November 2016 is - Beipanjiang Bridge

• He will head the high level committee that was constituted to review Institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism in India - Justice BN Srikrishna, Retired Judge of Supreme Court

• Party of Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu that suspended him along with six other MLAs from the party is - Peoples' Party of Arunachal (PPA)

• The country where nearly 50000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar fled for shelter from a crackdown by the army is – Bangladesh

• The country that implemented 'terror tax' on property insurance policies of citizens to help finance a fund for victims of the extremist attacks that have recently hit the country is – France

• Percent of rebate that will be available to travellers by Railways on berths that is vacant after finalisation of the reservation charts is – 10 percent

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