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Current Affairs One liners: 5 October 2016

Oct 5, 2016 19:44 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2016 John F Richards Prize and 4th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy among the others.

• The noted contemporary artist, who had recently released a book called Faces of Creativity, who died recently is - Yusuf Arakkal
• Former ISRO Chairman who was recently inducted into the 2016 IAF Hall of Fame by the International Aeronautical Federation is - U R Rao
• The country that recently became the first in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates is - France
• The theme of the 2016 World Teachers' Day is - Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status
• The winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are- Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa
• RBI in its 4th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17 reduced the Repo rate to- 6.25 percent
• RBI in its 4th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17 adjusted the Reverse Repo rate to- 5.75 percent
• The Union Cabinet recently approved the amendments to- HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014
• Union Cabinet recently approved the signing of MoU between India and which group of countries in the field of water resources- European Union
• Indian who won the 2016 John F Richards Prize of American Historical Association- Nayanjot Lahiri
• India recently signed three MoUs with Singapore to- strengthen ties on countering terrorism and skill development
• Taxi-booking app that launched the offline taxi booking feature recently- Ola
• The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics was won by- David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz
• The first-ever BRICS trade fair will be held in- New Delhi
• Person appointed as CMD of Power Finance Corporation recently- Rajeev Sharma

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