Current Affairs One Liner- 1-10th September 2016

Dear Aspirants, we are presenting important current affairs one liner for upcoming Banking exams and other competitive exams

• Cleanest districts of rural India as per 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ results are - Mandi (Himachal Pradesh) in hilly areas, Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) in plains

• Mariyappan Thangavelu won India’s first gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games in - the Men’s High Jump T-42

• He won the bronze medal for India at the Rio Paralympic Games in the Men’s High Jump T-42 - Varun Singh Bhati

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar commissioned the 105 metre vessel ICGS Sarathi into the force in - Goa

• The advanced weather satellite that was launched by ISRO from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota is - INSAT-3DR

• Troops of Indian and Kazakhstan Army began the joint exercise called - ‘PRABAL DOSTYK – 16

• UN Charter was recently translated into - Sanskrit

• The Union Government in September 2016 announced a Special Financial Package for - Andhra Pradesh

• India in September 2016 signed Air Services Agreement under Open Sky Policy with - Greece

• The Union Government recently approved projects worth about 450 crore rupees under Swadesh Darshan scheme for five states. The five states are: Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu

• Person who assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Uranium Corporation of India Limited recently - CK Asnani

• Person appointed as the Director General of Police (Intelligence) of Tamil Nadu recently - TK Rajendran

The Brazilian swimmer and wheelchair user who lit the symbolic cauldron at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games is - Clodoaldo Silvax

• India’s first Paralympic gold medallist who was the flag-bearer for the Indian contingent at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games is - Devendra Jhajharia

• Indian organisation that won the 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy- Jan Shikshan Sansthan

• The women who created a new record in the Women's Hammer Throw at the 65th All India Police Athletics Championship in Hyderabad is – Minakshi from CISF

• The 28th ASEAN Summit began in - Laos capital Vientiane

• State High Court that recently launched e-stamping facility- Rajasthan

• Urjit Patel recently assumed charge as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He is RBI’s - 24th Governor

• Sunil Godhwani was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of - Religare Enterprises Limited

• The 2016 G20 Summit was recently concluded in – Hangzhou, China

• The country that was recently declared malaria-free by the World Health Organisation is - Sri Lanka

• The first Asian to win the Heritage Heroes Award by the International Union for Conservation of Nature is - Bibhuti Lahkar

• World’s oldest cricketer who hails from South Africa and died in September 2016- Lindsay Tuckett
• Nuakhai festival is celebrated in- Odisha

• Fast Attack Craft that was recently handed over to Indian Navy by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited- Tihayu

• The former IAS officer who was recently appointed the part-time chairperson of Unique Identification Authority of India is - J Satyanarayana

• The veteran film director who won the 2015 J.C. Daniel Award is - KG George

• The movie that won the Best Film Award at the first BRICS Film Festival that recently concluded in New Delhi is - Thithi

• The first edition of Nomad Film Festival 2016 began recently in- New Delhi

• The tennis star who set a new record of most number of Grand Slam matches wins is - Serena Williams

• The village that has become the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana is - Gumthala Garhu

• The Mercedes driver who won the 2016 Italian Grand Prix is - Nico Rosberg

• Mother Teresa was proclaimed a Saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican. She was declared and defined by the Pope as - Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

• International Day of Charity is observed globally on- 5 September

• The wrestler appointed as the Wrestling Director of the Rohtak University is - Sakshi Malik

• Indian Olympic gold medallist who announced his retirement from shooting recently- Abhinav Bindra

• Person was elected as the National President of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for the year 2016-17- K K Aggarwal

• Assamese poet and author who won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002 and died recently in September 2016- Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya

• Indian Railway launched an insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e- ticket with insurance cover up to - 10 lakh rupees

• Insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e-ticket launched by Indian Railway will be available after paying a premium of - 92 paisa

• The person headed the committee that was constituted by the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs to look into the alternatives to pellet guns - TVSN Prasad 

• First ever BRICS film festival began in - New Delhi

• Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik recently won the People’s Choice Prize for his sand sculpture titled Mahatma Gandhi – World Peace at the - Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship 2016

• The appointed former Finance Secretary appointed as the Chancellor of TERI University is - Ashok Chawla

• Person sworn in as President of Brazil in August 2016- Michel Temer

• Indians who received the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016- Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Bezwada Wilson

• International Day of Charity is observed globally on- 5 September



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