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Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 12 October 2017

Oct 12, 2017 17:00 IST
Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 12 October 2017

12 October 2017: The one liner of 12 October covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like new Chairman of FTII, 2019 AFC Asian Cup and 2017 Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award among others.

• Person appointed as the new chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India - Anupam Kher

• Theme of the 2017 International Day of the Girl Child - EmPOWER girls: Before, during and after crises

• Person awarded with the 2017 Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration - Bindeshwar Pathak

• Person appointed as the new Union Health Secretary recently - Preeti Sudan

• Person nominated to head Homeland Security department of the United States - Kirstjen Nielsen

• This actor received Karanth award in October 2017- Prakash Raj

• This state would be setting up 16 new (GIDC) townships for the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises- Gujarat

• This state government announced a new policy- Garments & Apparel Policy 2017- Gujarat

• The ‘atlas of life’ led by researchers at the University of Oxford and Tel Aviv University is a Global review and map on- Every vertebrate on Earth

• This Indian bowler has announced retirement from all forms of cricket and will play his last T20 match against New Zealand on 1 November 2017- Ashish Nehra

• He won the German Book Prize 2017 for his novel ‘Die Hauptstadt’- Robert Menasse

• The bench of Justices of Supreme Court that gave the ruling-‘Sex with minor wife amounts to rape’ comprise - Justice Deepak Gupta and Madan B. Lokur

• This Metro Rail department has introduced a free bicycle ride scheme for its customers - Chennai Metro Rail Limited

• The 44th edition of Indian Handicrafts and Gifts (IHGF) was observed in this city- Delhi

• India qualified for 2019 AFC Asian Cup with 4-1 win over this team- Macau

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