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Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 27 October 2017

Oct 27, 2017 17:25 IST
Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 27 October 2017

27 October 2017: The one liner of 27 October covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like Special Centre for Disaster research, Infantry Day and SAATHI scheme among others.

• This state’s government has increased the quota for OBCs by 5 per cent to a total of 26 per cent - Rajasthan

• This state’s government has decided to use drones to conduct slum survey - Odisha

• The Union government will be sending CCI officials to this state to resolve cotton procurement related issues - Telangana

• The Special Centre for Disaster research was inaugurated in this university – Jawaharlal Nehru University

• Indian Railways’ first set of solar plants was launched in this city – New Delhi

• He is the ambassador of Delhi Olympic Games to be held in December 2017- Yogeshwar Dutt

• This day is celebrated as Infantry Day in India- 27 October

• Researchers from Florida State University developed a tool to objectively define the beginning and end of the Indian summer Monsoon. The name of the journal where the research was published is- Climate Dynamics

• She was sworn in as the Prime Minister of New Zealand on 26 October 2017- Jacinda Ardern

• The senior IAS officer took charge as the new chief secretary of Uttarakhand on 25 October 2017-Utpal Kumar Singh

• He was one of the biggest stars of the early rock ’n’ roll era- known for having a two fisted boogie-woogie piano- Fats Domino

• The Ministry of Shipping sanctioned Rs 25 crore and Rs 50 crore under the flagship Sagarmala project to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and the Karwar port. These ports are located in this state- Karnataka

• India’s rank in the Passport Index of the Global Passport Power Rank 2017 - 75th

• Union Ministries jointly launched a new scheme “SAATHI”- Ministries of Power and Textiles

• Indian origin couple who won the 2017 IHV Lifetime Achievement Award for AIDS research - Quarraisha Abdool Karim and Salim Abdool Karim

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