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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 16 January 2017

16 January 2017: Jagranjosh.com provides the one liners of the day to help aspirants of different competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. Today’s one liners cover important the days important happenings like 2016-2017 Ranji Trophy, death of former Punjab CM Surjit Singh Barnala and Digital Dakiya scheme among others.

Jan 16, 2017 19:23 IST
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16 January 2017: Jagranjosh.com provides the one liners of the day to help aspirants of different competitive exams to revise the day at an ease. Today’s one liners cover important the days important happenings like 2016-2017 Ranji Trophy, death of former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala and Digital Dakiya scheme among others.

•    The team that won the 2016-2017 Ranji Trophy is - Gujarat

•    Former Punjab CM Surjit Singh Barnala passed away recently. He had also served as the Governor of - Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand

•    The author of the book titled ‘Jinnah Often Came to Our House,’ which was recently awarded with The Hindu Prize 2016, is - Kiran Doshi

•    The Army Day is celebrated in India on - 15 January

•    Digital Dakiya scheme inaugurated in Madhya Pradesh to - encourage cashless transactions

•    It is in this city the first ever Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Dance festival was held – Hyderabad

•    Australian Open 2017 tennis tournament began in – Melbourne

•    Adoption Regulations, 2017 were notified by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development to replace the - Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015

•    It is with this country India signed an agreement for collaboration in third world countries – The USA

•    The World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017 was released by – International Labour Organisation

•    The Commerce Ministry launched a mobile app named SEZ India under its broader - e-Governance initiative

•    The film bagged the best film award at the 62nd Filmfare awards – Dangal

•    This actor won the best actor award at the 62nd Filmfare awards – Aamir Khan for Dangal

•    This actress bagged the 62nd Filmfare awards – Alia Bhatt for film Udta Punjab

•    This film bagged the best film award in Critics award category at the 62nd Filmfare awards - Neerja

•    He/they bagged the best actor (male) in Critics award category at the 62nd Filmfare awards - Manoj Bajpayee and Shahid Kapoor

•    She bagged the best actor (female) in Critics award category at the 62nd Filmfare awards - Sonam Kapoor

•    SpaceX, the American rocket company, on 14 January 2017 launched a Falcon 9 vehicle into space with 10 satellites of – Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications

•    A major international conference is being held in the French capital, Paris to try to kick-start peace talks between - Israel and the Palestinians

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