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Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 1 January to 6 January 2018
The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 1 January to 6 January 2018. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment !!!!
• This Indian state has been declared as a disturbed area till June 2018 – Nagaland
• This state hosted the 171st Araadhanai Music Festival – Tamil Nadu
• These two nations have become the first in Gulf to introduce VAT – UAE and Saudi Arabia
• This state has become the second one in the North East to be declared Open Defecation free – Arunachal Pradesh
• This Prominent poet, who translated the Bhagwad Geeta into Urdu, passed away at the age of 71 on 2 January 2018 – Anwar Jalalpuri
• This state has received the approval for purchase of electric vehicles under the FAME India Scheme – Karnataka
• Person appointed as the Prime Minister of Mali – Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga
• This state published the first draft of National Register of Citizens with 1.9 crore names – Assam
• Person appointed as the Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh recently – Om Prakash Singh
• Person appointed as President of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) – Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
• Indian origin scientist honoured with Damehood by Queen Elizabeth – Pratibha Laxman Gai
• This country recently confirmed its withdrawal from UNESCO following the withdrawal of US – Israel
• North Korea re-opened a communication channel with this country after months of hostility – South Korea
• This state has decided to impose a spot fine of Rs 500 for open defecation – Maharashtra
• This Indian tennis player is the highest-ranked in the latest International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings – G Sathiyan
• The Union Cabinet has approved a MoU in the oil and gas sector between India and this nation – Israel
• The Union cabinet has approved an agreement between India and this nation on land border crossing – Myanmar
• This nation-wide cleanliness survey was launched across India on 4 January- Swachh Survekshan
• Union Cabinet recently approved establishment of AIIMS under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana at – Bilaspur
• Union Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated this online portal for women empowerment – NARI
• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved mandatory packaging of foodgrains and sugar in – Jute material
• CCEA approved construction, operation and maintenance of 2-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel in – Jammu & Kashmir
• Union Cabinet approved amendments in the Model Concession Agreement (MCA) to boost – Port Sector
• Radha Vishwanathan, the noted vocalist passed away recently. She was daughter of – MS Subbulakshmi
• The United States has suspended security aid to this nation – Pakistan
• This state government is going to form an education board for non-English medium schools – Maharashtra
• This senior NCP leader passed away on 4 January following prolonged illness – Vasant Davkhare
• This former cricketing legend has been appointed as the coach of the Delhi Daredevils franchise for the upcoming IPL 2018 – Ricky Ponting
• Following the Assam NRC implementation, this state has taken up preventive measures to prevent a possible spillover of illegal migrants to the state – Arunachal Pradesh
• The Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Department of Science & Technology signed a MoU for – Joint funding of Technology Mission for Indian Railways.
• The Health Ministry and Tata Memorial Centre have launched the first digital – Online Oncology Tutorial
• The Defence Ministry has cleared arms procurement contracts worth this much amount for Navy, Army – Rs 2,420 crore
• The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved five projects worth – Rs 295.01 crore
• The Supreme Court of this nation ruled that child’s rights are sacred, cannot be bartered by orphanage in-charges – India
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