Current Affairs Day Wise- One Liners-October 13, 2017

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Current Affairs Day Wise- One-Liners

1-Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kwon Oh-Hyun of Samsung has been planning to step down from the position next year.

2-Pakistan court has deferred ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar’s indictment in Panama Papers case.

Nawaz Sharif

3- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Washington visit made a strong case for reforms in H1-B/L1 visa processes with the US Treasury Secretary and US Commerce Secretary

4- Singer Bruno Mars has been topped in the list for the upcoming 45th annual American Music Awards (AMA) with eight nominations.

Bruno Mars

5-UN, France have regretted US decision to quit Unesco.

6- The government said that the October 20 is the deadline for filing Goods and Services Tax Returns (GSTR). The GSTR-3B would not be extended, it said.

7-Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft have launched deep learning platform/ interface ‘Gluon‘.

8- SC has referred Kerala’s Sabarimala temple‘s ban on women to Constitution Bench. It will decide whether a ban on the entry of women in the age group 10-50 years in the temple is violative of the Right to Equality under Article 14.

Sabarimala temple

9-India has denounced call to give up nukes, signed Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT).

10-Google CEO Sundar Pichai with his new initiatives has pledged $1 billion to prepare people for the next generation technology jobs.

Sundar Pichai

11-JCPOA- Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; FARC- Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia; IWAI- The Inland Waterways Authority of India

12-London has been retaining number one world city rank, according to Global Power City Index (GPCI).

13-Israel is likely to join the US in quitting Unesco

14-Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor is N.S. Vishwanathan

15-ICC has announced that a nine-team Test cricket league and a 13-team One-Day International league will start in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

16- DMDK founder Vijayakant said his party will not contest the R.K. Nagar bypoll that will be held before December 31.


17- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has penned a short foreword for ‘Beyond The Dreamgirl’, the biography of actress and BJP MP Hema Malini

18-President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, who is also White House advisor will be staying in Westin Hotel during her two-day stay in Hyderabad. She will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) starting next month.

Ivanka Trump


19-Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane celebrates his 100th game as Real Madrid take on Ronaldo’s favorite rivals

Zinedine Zidane


20- Actor Jay Bhanushali to host of popular children singing reality show ‘The Voice India Kids’

21- The Telangana government is developing an application to address the problem of urban flooding.

22-Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) president is Prayer Gopalakrishnan

23-The UAE has participated in the meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which started in Washington.

24-The third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) match between India and Australia was called off at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Friday due to weather condition.

25-Jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s aide Honeypreet Insan sent to 10-days judicial custody by Panchkula court.

26-Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a meeting at Washington with G-20 Finance Ministers has urged US to reform H1-B/L1 visa processes

Arun Jaitley

27- NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand said that Model for contract farming will come to soon

28-The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) has been opened at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) in Chennai.

29-India thrashed hosts Bangladesh 7-0 in the Hero Asia Cup at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium, Dhaka on Friday.

30-Special Rajdhani Express between Delhi-Mumbai thrice a week without Flexi-fare has been introduced.

31- The Tamil Nadu government will reduce the local entertainment tax by two percent to eight percent, said by a Tamil Film Producers Council official.


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