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Current Affairs One liners: 5 November 2016

Nov 5, 2016 19:18 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like James Webb Space Telescope, Global Media and Information Literacy Week and World Tsunami Awareness Day among others.

• Largest ever space telescope that is expected to be launched by NASA in 2018- James Webb Space Telescope

• Former Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister who passed away recently- Mangat Ram Sharma

• RBI recently directed all the banks to dispense more banknotes through ATMs of which denomination- 100 rupees notes

• Person appointed as CEO of the World Bank- Kristalina Georgieva

• Theme of the World Tsunami Awareness Day- Effective Education and Evacuation Drills

• Theme for the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016 that was observed from 31 October to 5 November 2016- Media and Information Literacy: New Paradigms for Intercultural Dialogue

• Bank that launched home loan overdraft facility for salaried customers- ICICI Bank

• Person appointed as the Prime Minister of South Korea recently- Kim Byong-joon

• NASA recently completed the construction of- James Webb Space Telescope

• International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is observed globally on- 6 November

• The theme of the World Tsunami Awareness Day is - Effective Education and Evacuation Drills

• Asia’s largest man-made Jungle Safari is located in- Chhattisgarh

• Aware and Care health awareness campaign was launched by- Punjab

• Ministry that recently signed MoU with LinkedIn to create jobs for students- Ministry of Human Resource Development

• Indian Railways recently set the target to achieve 100 percent de-carbonisation with 90 percent electrification by- 2021

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