Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 30 October to 4 November 2017

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 30 October and 4 November 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include Nobel Prize Series - India event, Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana and Jnanpith Award 2017 among others.

Created On: Nov 4, 2017 15:42 ISTModified On: Nov 4, 2017 14:45 IST

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 30 October and 4 November 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include Nobel Prize Series - India event, Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana and Jnanpith Award 2017 among others.

• This state’s government has announced lifetime monthly pensions for Hindi Satyagrahis - Haryana

• India on 30 October 2017 signed six pacts on energy, railways, trade and mutual investment with this nation – Italy

• India would be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2018 with this nation - India

• The Indian Air Force would be participating in a two-week long air exercise -'Blue Flag-17'- with this nation - Israel

• This Indian state hosted the India-US Ocean Dialogue - Goa

• This Indian bowler has topped the latest ICC T20 rankings - Jasprit Bumrah

• The army has been chosen to build 3 three foot over bridges in this city – Mumbai

• According to a study led by an Indian-origin researcher, the outskirts of spiral galaxies like Milky Way could be rife with – Black Holes

• India signed USD 200 million Loan Agreement with World Bank for - Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project

• This MSME Delayed Payment Portal was launched by Union Minister Giriraj Singh - MSME Samadhaan

• Person who took charge as the new Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS) - Ajit Kumar P

• Theme of the 2017 World Cities Day (WCD) - Innovative Governance, Open Cities

• Person appointed as the Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind - Vikram Singh

• This country announced to allow women in sports stadiums from 2018 - Saudi Arabia

• Actor who won the 2017 Parmod Mahajan Smriti Award - Anupam Kher

• This state signed MoU with Verbind- an integrated trade facilitation services organisation- to set up a logistics hub – Haryana

• The world’s highest motorable road has been built in this nation - India

• This Indian shuttler has achieved his career-best World Number 2 ranking - Kidambi Srikanth

• This country hosted the 21st World Congress of Mental Health - India

• This state was ranked as the best performing state in education for women in Gender Vulnerability Index 2017 – Himachal Pradesh

• This state was placed at the bottom in Gender Vulnerability Index 2017 - Bihar

• NASA has announced that its Mars 2020 mission will have – 23 eyes

• Person confirmed as the US Ambassador to India by US Senate - Kenneth Juster

• The term 'Fake news' was named Word of the Year 2017 by - Collins Dictionary

• This state will build the world’s tallest Shivaji statue at 210 meter - Maharashtra

• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the Special Banking Arrangement (SBA) for subsidy for - Fertilizer companies

• The joint training exercise “PRABAL DOSTYK- 2017″ began between India and - Kazakhstan

• Person selected for Kerala’s top literary award Ezhuthachan Puraskaram-2017 - K Satchidanandan

• Pension regulator PFRDA increased maximum age of joining National Pension Scheme (NPS) Private Sector to - 65 years

• This state has banned sea fishing for the duration of 7 months to protect endangered sea turtles - Odisha

• This state has decided to apply its reservation formula in engaging outsourced employees - Bihar

• The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of this centrally sponsored scheme for states - Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

• The Union Cabinet has approved agreement on cooperation in customs matters between India and this nation - Armenia

• Union cabinet has approved a trade agreement for strengthening and promoting trade and economic cooperation between India and this nation - Ethiopia

• This state has increased the backward classes’ creamy layer ceiling - Telangana

• This state has topped the Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) that ranks states on the basis of situation of girls and women - Goa

• This city hosted the 2017 Global Clubfoot Conference - New Delhi

• Person appointed as the Karnataka’s first woman Director General and Inspector General of Police - Neelmani N Raju

• India’s rank in the World Bank's Doing Business Report 2018 - 100th

• These states celebrated their Foundation Day on 1 November 2017 - Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, and Karnataka

• This celebrity is the top-earning dead celebrity as per a report published by Forbes - Michael Jackson

• This Union Minister will head the panel recently formed to oversee mergers among India’s public sector banks - Arun Jaitley

• Person appointed as India’s new High Commissioner to Pakistan - Ajay Bisaria

• TV Narendran was recently appointed as Global Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of - Tata Steel

• This Indian cricketer became the sixth Indian and fastest to complete 9000 ODI runs during India’s third and final one-day international against New Zealand - Virat Kohli

• India began an intensive anti-submarine warfare exercise with this nation - Japan

• India has sent its first shipment of wheat to this nation through Iran’s Chabahar port - Afghanistan

• Name the offshore patrol vessel (OPV) that is the first-ever defence vessel to be built in a private shipyard – Vikram

• The first phase of the national optic fibre network is expected to be completed by December 2017. The project is also as -  Bharat Net Project

• This Indian shuttler won the men's singles title of the French Open Superseries badminton in Paris on 29 October 2017 -  Kidambi Srikanth

• India is holding Business Partnership Summit 2017 with this country - United Arab Emirates

• The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to convert this  aircraft carrier of India Navy into a museum -INS Viraat

• This Indian tennis player won the Erste Open title in Vienna with Pablo Cuevas on 29 October 2017 -Rohan Bopanna

• The Sultan of Johor Cup is associated with this sport -Hockey

• State that will host the 36th edition of National Games of India in 2018 - Goa

• Punathil Kunjabdulla, the renowned Malayalam writer who passed away, hailed from - Kerala

• India and Sri Lanka recently signed two MoUs to build 1200 houses in - Hambantota

• Person awarded with the 2017 Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award recently - Javed Akhtar

• Person appointed as the Chief Secretary of Arunchal Pradesh recently - Satya Gopal

• Person who will head the parliamentary standing committee that was formed recently to examine operational preparedness of armed forces - B C Khanduri

• World’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells was launched in - China

• Person appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Zambia - NJ Gangte

• This country will host 2018 Asian Cricket Council Emerging Nations Cup - Pakistan

• This country will host the United Nations (UN) global wildlife conference in 2020 - India

• Committee appointed to investigate into the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa - A Arumughaswamy committee

• This day is observed as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas- 31 October

• This state’s tourism department announced Majuli Sustainable Tourism Development Project (MSTDP) to encourage carbon-free tourism experience - Assam

• The Indian woman cricketer topped the ICC ODI rankings for batswomen, released on 30 October 2017 -Mithali Raj

• This judge headed the bench of Supreme Court that questioned the state governments on why there were no separate schools for children suffering from autism- Dipak Misra

• Union Minister for state for social justice and empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched this Yojana in Mumbai - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana

• According to a new report by the World Health Organisation, this country topped the list of seven countries that have reported most number of TB cases in 2016 - India

• India signed agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation in various sectors including renewable energy, infrastructure, transport and trade on 30 October 2017 with this nation -Tunisia

• This state would be hosting the Nobel Prize Series - India event in 2018 - Goa

• India’s first fully ingeniously developed bomb is called - SAAW

• This state’s government is going to create an ecosystem to bring all stakeholders to use nanotechnology across verticals - Karnataka

• This renowned Hindi writer has been chosen for the Jnanpith Award 2017 - Krishna Sobti

• India’s first-ever conservation reserve for black buck will come up in this city - Allahabad

• Union government’s pan India scholarship program - Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana- has been launched to promote - Philately

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