Current Affairs Day Wise-One Liners-October 12, 2017

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Current Affairs Day Wise- -One Liners-October 12, 2017


1- Shraddha Shashidhar will represent India at Miss Universe pageant on November 26 in the US. She is from Bengaluru and was crowned Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva – Miss Universe India 2017 by actor Shahid Kapoor.

Shraddha Shashidhar

Shraddha Shashidhar


2- Congress wins the prestigious Nanded-Waghala City Municipal Corporation (NWCMC). Congress has bagged 43 of the 46 seats in the 81-seat body.


3-Governors to play a key role in realizing the dream of ‘New India by 2022.President Ram Nath Kovind said.

 


4- ISA- International Solar Alliance;   CIS- Commonwealth of Independence States


5- K.J. Alphons is the Minister of State for Electronics and IT


6- American media company Vice will launch a biographical film on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with a name ‘An Insignificant Man’


7- British IS recruiter Sally-Anne Jones, nicknamed as the ‘White Widow’ was killed in drone strike


8-The Allahabad High Court has acquitted the Talwar couple in the 2008 murder case of their daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemra.


9-Veteran India pacer Ashish Nehra said he will retire from all forms of Cricket after the first Twenty20 International (T20I) against New Zealand, being played at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on November 1.

Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra


10-Eminent writer Namita Gokhale has been nominated for the first Centenary National Award for Literature.He will be conferred by the Asam Sahitya Sabha.


11-The leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has announced Palestine reconciliation agreement with Fatah


12-The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in a contempt of court case.

Imran Khan

Imran Khan


13-The the third volume of former President Pranab Mukherjee’s autobiography ‘The Coalition Years — 1996-2012’ will be released on Friday.


14-The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has suspended Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein‘s membership.


15-Iraq coach Chitheer has dedicated first U-17 World Cup win to country


16-Yahoo has updated it’sYahoo Cricket’ app.


17-Google India has launched new AdWords features that will load pages 20 percent faster to provide instant information.


18-Telangana students have been selected for the prestigious NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge.


19-Spanish Prime Minister is Mariano Rajoy

Mariano Rajoy

Mariano Rajoy


20-US space firm SpaceX has launched a satellite with third reused rocket


21-Rival Sikh groups have clashed inside the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, where the holiest of Sikh shrines ‘Harmandir Sahib’ is located.


22-Bengaluru will host the 12th World Sudoku Championship. It will also host the 26th World Puzzle Championship. The event will witness the participation of over 33 countries.


23-Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will flag off the Vision 2020 Clean and Green India rally in New Delhi to mark the 86th birth anniversary of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Sunday.


24- Spanish Royal Tennis Federation (RFET) has named Sergi Bruguera and Anabel Medina Garrigues as the new captains of the Davis Cup and Federation Cup teams respectively.


25- Esther Staubli of Switzerland will become the first female referee to officiate a match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata.


26-Italy Foreign Minister is Angelino Alfano

Angelino Alfano

Angelino Alfano


27-The Italian government won a third confidence vote in the lower house of parliament.


28- Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt have reached Japan’s Sasebo.


29-Mahesh Kumar Gupta(Engineering) and D.K.Gayen(Staff) have been appointed as new members of the Railway Board


30- Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a National Committee to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi from October 2, 2019, to October 2, 2020.


31-Gangster D.K. Rao, a former associate of mafia don Chhota Rajan Nikhalje nabbed for extortion


32- The medical tourism in the country can grow to become a $9 billion industry by 2020


33-Sri Lanka is all set to launch 100 WiFi zones in its capital Colombo


34-US has quit UNESCO over anti-Israel bias


 

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