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Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 16 October 2017

Oct 16, 2017 17:22 IST
Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 16 October 2017

16 October 2017: The one liner of 16 October covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like World Food Day, Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration and new Director-General of UNESCO among others.

• This team has won the 37th All India Governor's Gold Cup football tournament for the 10th time-  Mohun Bagan

• Pakistan signed a MoU with this nation on border security management - Iran

• The World Food day was observed on 16 October with this theme - Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development

• Indian Railways has introduced a special tri-weekly Rajdhani Express on this route – Delhi – Mumbai

• This Carnatic vocalist has won the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2015 -16 -  T M Krishna

• Person appointed as the Director-General of UNESCO - Audrey Azoulay

• World’s largest combustion research centre was inaugurated at - IIT Madras

• Person appointed as the India’s new ambassador to China - Gautam Bambawale

• Innovative health mobile App launched by Indian Air Force - ‘MedWatch’

• International Day of Rural Women is observed every year on - 15 October

• An indigenously-built anti-submarine on 16 October 2017 which is India's first major warship to have a superstructure of carbon fibre- INS Kiltan

• She is the first Arab woman from the Middle East to sign a WWE developmental contract- Shadia Bseiso

• World Food Day celebrated is celebrated on this day- 16 October

• India’s rank at the Global Hunger Index 2017 is- 100

• The full form of IFRA, the recently launched mobile app on curbing food wastage is- Indian Food Recovery Alliance

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