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Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 6 November to 11 November 2017

Nov 11, 2017 14:22 IST

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between  6 November and 11 November 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include COP-23, Exercise ‘SAMPRITI’and 82nd Senior National Championship among others.

• He has been crowned national chess champion 2017 - Lalith Babu

• NITI Aayog has released proposal to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure in this city- New Delhi

• This country would be hosting the 31st ASEAN summit - Philippines

• This Indian state has instituted the ‘Rashtriya Kabir Samman - Madhya Pradesh

• The Union Cabinet has approved MoU on agriculture and related fields between India and this nation - Philippines

• Union Cabinet has approved agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income between India and this region - Hong Kong

• Union cabinet has approved the protocol amending the agreement between India and this nation for the avoidance of double taxation - Kyrgyzstan

• Union Cabinet has approved a Joint Interpretative Declaration between India and this nation - Colombia

• He would be heading the newly appointed Second National Judicial Pay Commission - P Venkatarama Reddy

• The Union Cabinet has approved creation of this organisation to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions - National Testing Agency

• 2nd edition of India International Cherry Blossom festival began in - Meghalaya

• Actress awarded with the Israel’s 2018 Genesis Prize - Natalie Portman

• This state became the first to use EVMs with VVPAT machines on all booths during assembly elections - Himachal Pradesh

• Rank obtained by India in Business Optimism Ranking recently - 7th

• This company launched the Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App - Coal India Limited

• Indian astronomers recently obtained the X-ray polarization measurements of the Crab pulsar using - AstroSat telescope

• This country will host the Organic World Congress (OWC) 2017 - India

• This country has signed an agreement worth $37 billion to buy 300 Boeing planes - China

• A new heat source has been discovered under this part of the world - West Antarctica

• He has won the men’s singles event at the 82nd Senior National Championship - HS Prannoy

• This nation has launched a earth observation satellite - Morocco

• She has won the women’s singles event at the 82nd Senior National Championship - Saina Nehwal

• This social media giant has brought disaster response tools to India - Facebook

• This Indian has been honoured with the 'Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2017' - Maya Swaminathan Sinha

• NASA reported that the hole in the Ozone layer has been the smallest this year since 30 years. The whole is formed over this continent – Antarctica

• This country has unveiled Asia’s largest island building vessel - China

• This green body has recommended slashing of metro fares and quadrupling of parking fees to fight pollution crisis in Delhi - EPCA

• This state is hosting the 20th International Children's Film Festival India -Telangana

• This social media platform has increased its character limit from 140 to 280 - Twitter

• India ended its stint at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships with these many medals - 20

• The European Union has launched an Election Observation Mission for this country’s polls -Nepal

• This country’s player made history by taking two hat-tricks in the same first-class game - Australia

• This country ratified the International Solar Alliance framework agreement in November 2017 - Guinea

• This payment service introduced BHIM UPI for seamless money transfer - Paytm

• International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is observed every year on - 6 November

• Multi-Agency Group reconstituted by the Union Government to investigate into the case of Paradise Papers - Sushil Chandra group

• India signed USD 119 million loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for - Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity (OHEPEE) Project

• Winner of gold medal at the 2017 Asian Women's Boxing Championship - MC Mary Kom

• States directed by NGT to undertake preventive measures for dealing with alarming air pollution levels - Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana

• Person appointed as Special Secretary in Union Commerce Ministry in November 2017 - Binoy Kumar

• The 23rd annual conference of the parties (COP) was held in this country – Germany

• He has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary - Hasmukh Adhia

• India has pledged to contribute this much amount to UN partnership fund - USD 100 million

• India has test-fired this homegrown subsonic cruise missile - Nirbhay

• He has been honoured with the 2017 Vishnudas Bhave award - Mohan Joshi

• Government of India signed MoU worth of Rs.10,000 Crore with this company at World Food India 2017 - Patanjali

• The Union government launched Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana to benefit – School children

• Rank obtained by India in the 'Paradise Papers’ released by International Consortium of Investigative Journalists - 19th

• India began joint military combat exercise “SAMPRITI” with - Bangladesh

• China on 6 November 2017 launched two satellites of this category - BeiDou-3 satellites

• This investigative news agency released the 'Paradise Papers' which reveals the offshore activities  of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies - International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

• This city won the Best City Bus Services Award of Government of India - Surat

• This city hosted the International Conference ‘FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017' - New Delhi

• 2017 Bali Jatra festival began in - Gadagadia Ghata of the Mahanadi river, Odisha

• This city hosted the 2017 World Youth Forum (WYF) - Egypt

• This Indian temple won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 - Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

• This scheme was launched recently to promote Philately - Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana

• 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017 began in - New Delhi

• World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) is observed every year on - 5 November

• This telecommunications company announced to shut voice calls from 1 December 2017 - Reliance Communications

• This online payment app introduced ‘Inbox’ for in-chat payments - Paytm

• This state will host the Nobel Prize Series-India 2018 - Goa

• Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated ‘Chintan Shivir’, a two-day National Workshop in this city – New Delhi

• The Indian women’s hockey team has won the Hockey Asia Cup these many times - Two

• This veteran television and film actor was conferred the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave award for his contribution to the theatre - Mohan Joshi

• This team won the women’s Hockey Asia Cup 2017 - India

• This large multi radio telescope project is going to be built in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - Square Kilometre Array (SKA)

• The Indian army has launched a Joint Training Node in this state - Meghalaya

• India is going to jointly work on a multi-radio telescope project with this nation – South Africa

• The ‘India Disaster Response Summit’ was inaugurated in this city – New Delhi

• India has been re-elected as the member of this UN body’s executive board - UNESCO

• This state has passed a bill on prevention of dangerous activities – Telangana

• Union government would be providing full scholarship to 100 foreign students to study this course - AYUSH

• The Union government has doubled import duty on this food grain to curb cheap shipments - Wheat

• This state government has launched ‘She Pad’ scheme for school girls - Kerala

• The Union Government has revised these rules for Central Government Employees incorporating the accepted recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission - House Building Advance (HBA)

• Insurance Company that won 2017 General Insurance Company of the Year at the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards - Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company

• Official mascot of the 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship - B

• Committee constituted by the Union Government to continuously monitor the solutions to air pollution - CK Mishra committee

• UNESCO included this city as part of its Creative Cities Network for its rich musical tradition - Chennai

• Sanjeev Kaushik was appointed as whole-time member of - SEBI

• Person resigned as UK’s International Development Minister recently - Priti Patel

• This payment solution provider launched its Domestic Payments in India recently - Paypal

 

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

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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.

 

 

·         He has been crowned national chess champion 2017 - Lalith Babu

·         NITI Aayog has released proposal to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure in this city- New Delhi

·         This country would be hosting the 31st ASEAN summit - Philippines

·         This Indian state has instituted the ‘Rashtriya Kabir Samman - Madhya Pradesh

·         The Union Cabinet has approved MoU on agriculture and related fields between India and this nation - Philippines

·         Union Cabinet has approved agreement for Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income between India and this region - Hong Kong

·         Union cabinet has approved the protocol amending the agreement between India and this nation for the avoidance of double taxation - Kyrgyzstan 

·         Union Cabinet has approved a Joint Interpretative Declaration between India and this nation - Colombia

·         He would be heading the newly appointed Second National Judicial Pay Commission - P Venkatarama Reddy

·         The Union Cabinet has approved creation of this organisation to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions - National Testing Agency

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