Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 25 December to 30 December 2017

Dec 30, 2017 12:53 IST
Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 25 December to 30 December 2017

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 25 December to 30 December 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include Good Governance Day, Jairam Thakur sworn-in as CM of Himachal Pradesh and Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Bill, 2017 among others.

• This country recently test-fired AAD Supersonic Interceptor Missile - India

• This law extending the deadline for protection of illegal structures in Delhi was passed by the Parliament – Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Bill, 2017

• The 78th session of Indian History Congress was inaugurated in this city - Kolkata

• Person appointed as Joint Secretary in Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council - Sumita Misra

• This country’s parliament passed a law limiting the powers of its police - Israel

• This government has launched a mobile app aimed at connecting 16,000 members of School Management Committees (SMCs) - Delhi

• Person appointed as Joint Secretary in the 15th Finance Commission - Mukhmeet Singh Bhatia

• Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched mobile application on - Livestock Disease Forewarning

• Former football superstar, George Weah won the presidential elections of this nation - Liberia

• The association of Indian Football Coaches has been launched in this city - Mumbai  

• This city will host the Indian Science Congress 2018 - Imphal

• Person awarded with the Harivarasanam Award 2017 - KS Chitra

• This Indian shooter won the women's 25m pistol gold with a new record at the 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions - Anisa Sayyed

• This Bollywood actor has been named the PETA 2017 Person of the Year - Anushka Sharma

• These two regional Indian airlines have joined hands to save operation costs - Air Odisha and Air Deccan

• Person appointed as the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau - Abhay

• Jairam Thakur, who was sworn-in as CM of Himachal Pradesh, contested from - Seraj constituency

• As per report titled “2018 World Economic League Table”, India will become 5th largest economy in the year - 2018

• India and this nation jointly launched the second air cargo route linking Kabul with Mumbai – Afghanistan

• President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated a fiber grid project aimed at expanding high-speed internet facility in this state - Andhra Pradesh

• This high court passed a ruling stating that no one has the right to use government land as a burial ground - Delhi HC

• President Ram Nath Kovind formally inaugurated the 100th annual conference of Indian Economic Association (IEA) at - Acharya Nagarjuna University

• This state recently signed loan agreement of USD 318 million with World Bank for support in the Climate Resilient Agriculture technologies - Tamil Nadu

• This online platform recently began asking Indian users to enter names as per Aadhaar Card while signing up - Facebook

• This country will host the 2018 ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Singapore

• This state launched a free household power connection scheme ‘Prakash hai to vikas hai’ - Uttar Pradesh

• India signed USD 318 million loan agreement with World Bank for - Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project

• This Union Ministry launched the pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ for cleanliness of beaches - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

• Union Government recently asked the NGOs to open the accounts with the banks, that are integrated with - Public Financial Management System

• Indian city that became the first to have its own logo - Bengaluru

• This Union Minister launched e-HRMS on Good Governance Day - Jitendra Singh

• India’s First Runway on 'Sea Bridge' will be located at - Lakshadweep Islands 

• This country inaugurated world’s longest glass bridge recently - China

• This city got India's first ever AC local train - Mumbai 

• This nation besides the US has announced its decision of moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem – Guatemala

• The Good Governance Day was observed on - 25 December

• This Minister launched the electronic-Human Resource Management System - Jitendra Singh

• This five-time MLA has been named as the 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh -  Jai Ram Thakur

• The good governance day is observed to commemorate this veteran political leader’s birth anniversary - Atal Bihari Vajpayee

• This state has launched a high-speed broadband internet service as a part of its initiatives under the Digital India Programme - Jammu & Kashmir

• This ship is the sixth in the series of six 105m Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) to be commissioned into the Indian Coast Guard - ICGS Sujay

• This veteran actor, who had acted in many Bengali classics passed away on 25 December at the age of 70 - Partha Mukhopadhyay

• This nation has signed an agreement with Sudan to build a nuclear power plant in its territory - Russia

• With the growth in ties in 2017, the government of this nation is laying the groundwork for building a new economic partnership with India - UK

• This nation recently launched a land exploration satellite for remote sensing operations - China

• India has risen to this rank in the latest ICC T20 rankings - Second

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