18 December 2017: The one liner of 18 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like BWF Dubai World Series Finals 2017, Commonwealth Wrestling Championships and military exercise ‘EKUVERIN 2017’ among others.
• He was named BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2017 - Roger Federer
• Vijay Diwas, the day commemorating India’s 1971 victory over Pakistan, was observed on this day - 17 December
• This Indian shuttler won the silver medal at BWF Dubai World Series Finals 2017 - PV Sindhu
• The counting of votes for these two state assemblies began on 18 December 2017 - Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh
• This double Olympian won the gold medal for India in the final of the 74kg freestyle category at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships -Sushil Kumar
• This political party is all set to retain its sixth straight term in power in Gujarat - Bharatiya Janata Party
• This country was recently declared polio-free by the World Health Organization - Gabon
• Union Cabinet recently approved agreement with UNESCO for establishment of International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography in - Hyderabad
• PM Narendra Modi recently dedicated 60 MW Tuitial Hydro Power Project to the nation. The project is based in - Mizoram
• The National Green Tribunal recently banned plastic items in towns located along banks of – Ganga
• The official emblem of Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games is - Flying High
• Bilateral military exercise “EKUVERIN 2017” began recently between India and - Maldives
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