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Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 16 November 2017

Nov 16, 2017 15:30 IST
Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 16 November 2017

16 November 2017: The one liner of 16 November covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like JOHAR scheme, International Day for Tolerance and IFFI 2017 among others.

• The National Green Tribunal has directed this state’s government to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis with immediate effect – Delhi

• The target of installing bio-toilets in all railway coaches has been advanced till - December 2018

• This Indian economist has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board of the Bank of International Settlement - Urjit Patel

• This actor will be honoured with Personality of the Year Award at IFFI 2017 - Amitabh Bachchan

• Ganga Kumari will be the first transgender police constable of this state - Rajasthan

• Scientists have discovered oldest evidence of life on earth in this continent - Australia

• The International Day for Tolerance was observed on – 16 November

• The Supreme Court has put a stay on this state high court’s interim order restraining the state government from notifying the law giving quota to minor communities under OBC category - Rajasthan

• President Ramnath Kovind recently launched JOHAR scheme to double income of rural poor in - Jharkhand

• India’s first offshore desalination plant will be set up by NIOT in - Tamil Nadu

• The Joint Training Doctrine Indian Armed Forces 2017 was released by - Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba

• This country recently announced to simplify its visa rules for Indians from January 2018 - Japan

• This country cancelled a major deal with Chinese company to develop a 1200 MW hydroelectric plant - Nepal

• Union Government sanctioned Rs 10000 crores for irrigation purposes for - Maharashtra

• This country recognized teaching of Yoga as a Sports activity - Saudi Arabia

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