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Current Affairs One Liners: 9 December 2016

Dec 9, 2016 20:00 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like 2016 International Anti-Corruption Day, Chief Justice of Pakistan and liquor and tobacco ban among others.

  • India was recently designated as a Major Defence Partner of the United States during the visit of US Secretary of Defence to New Delhi. The US Secretary of Defence is - Ashton Carter
  • The first American astronaut to Orbit Earth who passed away recently is - John Glenn
  • The Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan recently launched Haritha Keralam Mission to - make the state clean, protect its water sources and soil
  • He was recently appointed as the Chief Justice of Pakistan - Justice Saqib Nisar
  • The theme of the 2016 International Anti-Corruption Day is - United against corruption for development, peace and security
  • Most powerful language as per the 2016 World Power Language Index- English
  • Bank that was considered as the Best Bank for SME Lending by Assocham- Vijaya Bank
  • State that launched the Purse mobile app to promote digital transactions- Andhra Pradesh
  • Person named as the Asian of the Year 2016 by The Straits Times- Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal
  • Indian organisation that announced to provide financial support to eligible banks for deployment of 2 POS devices each in 1 Lakh villages with population of less than 10000- NABARD
  • This Indian Airlines faces a summoning from the Enforcement Directorate for violating FEMA regulations- Air Asia India
  • This South Indian Temple has brought back its strict dress norms- Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple
  • This president faces an impeachment vote- Park Geun-hye
  • This country was denied $100 million loan from the World Bank – Pakistan
  • This Indian State’s High Court has ordered a liquor and tobacco ban in three of its districts- Uttarakhand

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