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Current Affairs One liners: 9 September 2016

Sep 9, 2016 20:01 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like ASEAN summit, extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highways and 2016 MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction among others.

•    The theme of the 2016 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit that concluded recently is - Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community

•    The host city of the 2016 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit was - Vientiane, Laos

•    The bank that recently introduced the Software Robotics for power banking operations is - ICICI Bank

•    Majuli recently became the first island district of India. Majuli is located in – Assam

•    The Indian women cricketer who was recently awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club is - Anjum Chopra

•    Sports person who was nominated for the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civillian honour by Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is - Sushil Kumar, the two-time Olympic-medallist wrestler

•    The novel that won 2016 MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction in the United Kingdom - Into the Hidden Valley authored by Stuart Blackburn

•    NASA’s spacecraft that was launched to collect samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth in hopes of learning more about the origins of life - OSIRIS-REx

•    Gujarat Governor OP Kohli today took additional charge of the Governor of - Madhya Pradesh

•    Indian powerlifter who finished fourth in the men's 49kg category at Rio Paralympics - Farman Basha

•    Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government to undertake measures on a warfooting to keep the beaches safe as during ongoing immersion of Ganesh idols in - Arabian sea

•    Government has approved subsidized helicopter services in ten sectors of - Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh

•    India proposed a joint task force on connectivity in India-ASEAN Region to work on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highways to - Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

•    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani dedicated 2 mbps download and 512 kbps upload digital connectivity to - 6000 villages

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