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Current Affairs One liners of the Day: 4 October 2016

Oct 4, 2016 19:34 IST

The Current Affairs One liners cover important current affairs of the day like Nobel Prize in Medicine, Nobel Prize in Physics and Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival among others.

• 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to- David J. Thouless along with F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz
• CEO of Prasar Bharati Corporation who resigned recently- Jawhar Sircar
• Indian Bank that became the first to open a branch in the capital city of Yangon, Myanmar- State Bank of India
• Person appointed as the CEO of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Ltd recently- Ashish Vohra
• In a major deal for India's private defence industry, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group and Rafale maker Dassault Aviation announced - a joint venture
• Number wise India is 62nd nation to ratify - the Paris Agreement on climate change
• The state that became India’s first state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Kerosene is – Jharkhand
• World Space Week is being observed from 4-10 October with theme - Remote Sensing: Enabling our Future
• Person elected as president of Indian Newspaper Society (INS) recently- Somesh Sharma
• Short film that won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival- Murga
• Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine for – his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy
• Kersti Kaljulaid was recently elected as the first woman President of - Estonia
• The Indian-American who was named as the 2016 class of the Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology by the American Academy of Audiology is - Vinaya Manchaiah
• The National Mission on Bioeconomy was launched in - Shillong, Meghalaya
• The Indian wildlife film-maker who was recently appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite (Knight in the National Order of Merit) by the French Government is - Prajna Chowta

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