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Current Affairs One Liners: 7 September 2016

Sep 7, 2016 20:01 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Nuakhai festival, UNICEF report on uprooted children and Gas4India campaign among others.

  • World’s oldest cricketer who hails from South Africa and died in September 2016- Lindsay Tuckett
  • Nuakhai festival is celebrated in- Odisha
  • Fast Attack Craft that was recently handed over to Indian Navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited- Tihayu
  • Urja Mitra Helpline number that was recently launched by Union Government- 14401
  • Report released by UNICEF recently stating the crisis for migrant children- Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children
  • The former IAS officer who was recently appointed the part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India is - J Satyanarayana
  • The veteran film director who won the 2015 J.C. Daniel Award is - K.G. George
  • The movie that won the Best Film Award at the first BRICS Film Festival that recently concluded in New Delhi is - Thithi
  • Dharmendra Pradhan recently launched #Gas4India campaign to - promote use of natural gas
  • The indigenous Light Utility Helicopter recently successfully completed its test flight in Bengaluru. The helicopter is developed by - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  • The first edition of Nomad Film Festival 2016 began recently in- New Delhi
  • The tennis star who set a new record of most number of Grand Slam matches wins is - Serena Williams
  • Complying with the Supreme Court direction, the state that released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu is - Karnataka
  • Union Government approved 450 crore rupees for Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Sikkim under - the Swadesh Darshan scheme
  • Maharashtra Government announced a cash reward of 75 lakh rupees for a steeplechase specialist from the state - Lalita Babar, who finished a creditable 10th at the Rio Olympics

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