Current Affairs Day Wise-One Liners-October 15, 2017
1-President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-president M Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid glowing tributes to former Prez APJ Abdul Kalam on his 86th birth anniversary on Sunday.
APJ Abdul Kalam is also known as Missileman. His full name is Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
2- Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar won the Gurdaspur Parliamentary seat. He defeated BJP candidate Swaran Salaria with a huge margin of 1,93,219 votes.
3-Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that Indian Scientists are told to make pollution-free crackers.
4-Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president is Raj Thackeray. Shiv Sena party chief is Uddhav Thackeray
5-CPEC- China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
6-Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi are celebrating their birthdays today.
7-The heart of 21-year-old travels from Jaipur to save 50-yr-old in Delhi
8- The largest biological lesson at India International Science Festival(IISF) made it to Guinness World Records world.
9-Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has appealed the non-resident Nepalis (NRNs) to act as goodwill ambassadors in the countries where they were residing.
10-Parliament in Nepal dissolved ahead of the parliamentary elections in the country.
11-The International Water Association (IWA) will hold water and development congress and exhibition in Argentina in November this year.
12-Nepal has topped South Asia in reducing hunger
13-Himachal Pradesh Rural Development minister Anil Sharma has quit the Virbhadra Singh government and joined the BJP.
14-Pak-Iran has signed a deal to boost border security
15-Bangladesh’s first Hindu Chief Justice S K Sinha is likely to face graft investigation
16-International Monetary Fund(IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has said the Indian economy is on a very solid track.
17-Thor: Ragnarok is the longest in the film franchise with a run time of 130 minutes and 21 seconds.
18-Harvey Weinstein has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
19-Mohun Bagan has lifted the 37th All India Governor’s Gold Cup football tournament for the 10th time by defeating Partha Chakra.
20-India has defeated Pakistan to top Pool A of the Asia Cup being played at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.
21-Ghatkopar-based NMWS-run school has been renamed as ‘SIES Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial High School’ on Sunday
22-New Zealand and Peru have been granted an extra day of their 2018 football World Cup playoff next month