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December 28, 2016

Latest GK One-Liners for IBPS Clerks Mains Exam

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Hi friends .. I am Sarath Chandra Reddy. Today I am sharing some recent current affairs updates of last 2 months in one-liner format. This collection includes important information about all states along with some miscellaneous stuff. Happy Reading :)

States in News in recent Months

Telangana
  • New law to protect the farmers against any crop loss due to spurious seeds
  • MoU with Microsoft Corporation India for helping the government explore cloud, machine learning
  • IDFC Bank---Telangana to enable cashless transactions
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Arunachal Pradesh

The state-level Chief Minister's Trophy for men's and women's football and volleyball after martyred jawan Hangpan Dada

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ASSAM

MOU with the Ministry of Civil Aviation under Regional Connectivity Scheme also known as UDAN

Haflong, a hill station in Assam is hosting a three-day sports and culture festival

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J&k

  • Infrastructure---1093.34 cr
  • Indian Army launches ‘School Chalo’ operation in
  • Cycle scheme for poor students
  • The regional news Unit of Radio Kashmir Jammu on 10 November 2016 started morning news bulletin in---Gogri
  • Special train ‘Vaadi ki Sair’ -- for children from Banihal to Baramulla.
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Uttar Pradesh

  • Asia’s first and longest cycle highway
  • India’s first bicycle highway inaugurated in UP --207 km
  • The most deposits in Jan Dhan accounts
  • Approved the recommendations of 7th pay commission
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Manipur
  • The Fifth International Tourism Mart---Imphal
  • Lakshya Bhagirathi” to complete irrigation projects
  • Sangai Festival 2016 kicks off in Manipur
  • 17 road projects --1152 cr--Nitin Gadkari
  • Two new districts --- Naga-dominated districts
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Tamilnadu

Enhance maternity leave period for women government employees from six to nine months recently

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Tripura

Oil and gas major ONGC organised a two-day tribal cultural heritage meet

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Kerala
  • Digital banking literacy mission
  • First tea museum
  • India’s first liquefied natural gas-driven bus was launched
  • The country’s breast cancer capital---Thiruvananthapuram
  • Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple has decided to ease dress norms for women devotees.
  • India's first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) driven bus
  • The first residential transgender school ---Sahaj International School
  • 'Arising Kerala' and 'Whistle Now --mobile applications--to fight against corruption
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Meghalaya

first state to start India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan

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Andhra Pradesh

The Smart Water Distribution Monitoring web portal

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Chhattisgarh
  • Saur Sujala Yojana
  • Asia's largest man-made jungle safari
  • Lakshya Bhagirathi campaign to complete the irrigation projects
  • The first in the India to conduct e-auction of minor mineral
  • First to adopt resolution to support the demonetization move of the government
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Haryana

  • Dippers mandatory in four-wheel transport vehicles.
  • Prestigious award for outstanding work in the field of e-governance
  • The three-day Great Indian Film and Literature Festival---Haryana
  • State government will give ₹10,000 in cash to Group-C and D category government employees from part of their salary
  • The first-ever International Gita Mahotsav
  • Mahila Police Volunteer Initiative
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West Bengal

The three-day Great Indian Film and Literature Festival

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Odisha
  • First titanium project
  • Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) for setting up of four more centres in the State
  • Lost' Chandrabhaga River found in Odisha
  • Biju Sishu Surakshya Yojana--nurture the orphan and HIV-infected children
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Punjab

India’s first amphibious bus project

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Rajastan

  • Three-day international agricultural meet, GRAM
  • First Airtel Payments Bank
  • Pension scheme for the labourers who have crossed the age limit of 60 years
  • Quality meals at cheap prices to people belonging to the weaker sections of the society
  • Annapurna Rasoi Programme
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Uttarakand

All hill stations and glaciers in the state to be declared as eco-sensitive within three months

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Maharastra

1)Fly Ash Utilisation Policy---Mike Flynn

2)First state in the country on reforms in agricultural marketing

3)A ₹1.5 trillion mega refinery

4)First state to launch cyber police stations in all districts

offered jobs to eight sports-persons, who have brought laurels to the state through their performance at the national and international level

5)Circular relaxing the ban on construction activity around defence lands in state

6)Scheme to ensure power supply to the agriculture sector for 12 hours a day through feeder-based solar energy

7)Vision 2030 document' has proposed to implement 'e-eye surveillance' project to track the movement of wild animals 24x7

8)Set up a committee to look into the demands of raising the retirement age of its employees to 60 years from the current 58 years

9)Canada--Urban Infrastructure

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Odisha

The first titanium project

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Jharkand

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has for the first time deployed a team of women commandos for anti-Maoist operations--SSP Chawrasia

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BIHAR

1)Free electricity connection to about 50 lakh households above the poverty line

Har Ghar Bijli Yojana

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Karnataka

1)First Helicopter pilot institute is ready in Bengaluru.

2)Second state Airtel Payments Bank was recently launched

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Gujarat

1)Start Deendayal generic medicine stores

2)India's first driving school for the differently-abled, 'Ability on Wheels' was set up--Ahmedabad

3)Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) -- Larsen & Turbo (L&T) to make Sardar Patel

Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad the biggest stadium in the world

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Madya Pradesh

Narmada Seva Yatra

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Uttar Pradesh

Indian Institute of Skills--- Kanpur

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Himacha Pradesh

1)Mukhya Mantri Shikshak Samman Yojana

2)Host the paragliding world cup at Bir Billing area of Kangra district

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Sikkim

Foundation stone for world’s highest skywalk laid

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Punjab

1)November 1 as No Tobacco Day

2)Sports schools will be opened in every district of the state

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Union Government recently

1)Smart India Hackathon 2017---handing over a torch to technology students

2)Textile ministry identity cards for artisan---Pehchan

3)AirSewa---air travelers a convenient and hassle free experience

4)Portal launched by Union Government to connect breeders and farmers---e-Pashuhaat

5)Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana---affordable homes

6)HRD Ministry panel--common paper pattern for class XII across all boards

7)Members of Parliamentr taking their basic pay from ₹50,000 to 100000

8)HRD--Linkdin---Jobs

9)Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Kendra--Parliamentary Constituency to impart skill training

10)Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana---Skill Development--499.94

11)No more tension mobile app---Union health minister J.P. Nadda

12)Government of India to pay 500cr a year to GST network as service charge

13)National Highway projects worth ₹6,068 crores in 8 states

14)Dearness allowance (DA) to central government employees---2%

15)Dhan Vyapar Yojana----340 Crore rupees

16)Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana --3000 cr

17)Minimum support under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) to a

household--1.5 to 1.6 lakh rupees

18)Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in 62 --2871 cr

19)NITI Ayog 2 nwe schemes --digital payments

a) Lucky Grahak Yojana--consumer

b)Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana---Merchants

20)The first issue of a National Newspaper dedicated to Senior Citizen--Saanjhi Saanjh

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Banks

1)Contactless debit card---South Indian Bank

2)Corporation Bank--Indian Army on defence salary package

3)Intelligent banking chat bots---Axis Bank

4)YES Bank, Gujarat Roadways digitise bus travel payments

5)SBI-MobiCsh wallet--BSNL

6)SBI-IndianRailways--POS machines(10000 machines)

7)SBI-- INOX Leisure--Dispense cash at POS

8)UPI based app of State Bank of India---SBIPay

9)Yes Bank & Punjab National Bank---Mobile ATM--Ola

10)NHAI--Mobikwik--Toll

11)RBL Bnk--Aadhaar Payment Bridge System

12)YES bank ---OLA -- cash-on-demand at customer’s doorstep

13)Yes Bank and RBL--- Payjo Company--- banking robots

14)Paytm has announced a program ‘Each one, teach one’

15)Overdraft facility for salaried customers---ICICI

16)Minimum amount of loan under ICICI Bank Home Overdraft Facility---5 Lakh

17)Mobile application--eazypay---ICICI

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BHEL---RIL Hazaria---Surat

NHPC--wind power project (WPP)--Rajastan

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COP 7---India noida

COP22---Morocco

8 COP On Tobacco control--Swis

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Bank new appointments

1)CEO of the World Bank---Kristalina Georgieva

2)Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India---M Rajeshwar Rao

3)MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda Capital Markets---Ratnesh Kumar

4)CEO of State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group----Siby Sebastian

5)CEO of Indian Banks’ Association---- VG Kannan

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1)Member of International Law Commission (ILC) of UN recently----Aniruddha Rajput

2)the Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority---Jagdish Singh Khehar

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1)The 2016 Mother Teresa International Award---Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

2)Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice for 2016---Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain

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RBI

1)Islamic Window---Interest Free

2)The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed banks to issue ---Masala bond

3)Reserve Bank of India had opened as Second Ombudsman Office--New Delhi

4)RBI nod to operate cross border payments service to India----Earthport Plc

5)Penalised five foreign banks a total of Rs 60,000

6)Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL) to launch the country's first

trade receivables exchange platform for MSMEs, buyers and financiers.

7)Utkarsh---Small Finance Bank

8)Equitas Small Finance Bank----Aswin--Brand ambassador

9)To open a branch in DIFC, Dubai, and UAE---Federal Bank

10)Reserve Bank of India allowed the small borrowers would get additional howmany days to repay their credit---60

11)NPA for Public Sector Banks in India during the July-September 2016 quarter---79,977 Crore

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New PM AND Presidents

1)New Prime Minister of Lebanon---Saad al-Hariri

2)New president of Bulgaria---Rumen Radev

3)New Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau----Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo

4)New Uzbekistan president ---- Shavkat Mirziyoyev

5)Italy’s new Prime Minister----Paolo Gentiloni

6)New Prime Minister of Spain--- Mariano Rajoy

7)Thailand's new king----Maha Vajiralongkorn

8)New South Korea PM---Kim Byong-joon

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GOOGLE

Google---online exhibition on Iconic Indian Women

Google---Archaeological Survey of India

11-year-old Pune girl wins ‘Doodle 4 Google’ 2016 contest---Anvita Prashant Telang

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TATA new

1)The Interim Chairman of TCS---Ishaat Hussainthe Interim Chairman of TataSteel---OP Bhat

2)The chairman of Tata Global Beverages---Harish Bhat

3)TCS--University of New South Wales---technology research collaboration

4)Apointed Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services---Ishaat Hussain

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Boxing

1)International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships---Sachin Singh

2)Best boxer award at AIBA anniversary---Vikas Krishnan

3)The Legends Award by International Boxing Association (AIBA) on its 70th anniversary---Mary kom

4)The World Boxing Organization welterweight title for the third time---Manny Pacquiao

5)WBO Asia-Pacific Super Middleweight title ---Vijender Singh

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1)NITI Aayog best agricultural reforms ---Maharastra

2)The ease of doing business ranking----AP & Telangana

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US and India

1)US House of Representatives----Ami Bera

2)First female U.S. Attorney General---Janet Reno--Passed away

3)First India-American woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representative---Pramila Jayapal

4)The first ever India-American to win the U.S. Senate seat from California-----Kamala Harris

5)Vice President-elect of US by President-elect Donald Trump---Mike Pence

6)National Security Advisor by Donald Trump, the new President-elect of the USA---

7)The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency by Donald Trump---Mike Pompeo

8)The US Ambassador to the United Nations by Donald Trump---Nikki Haley

9)Indian-American Teen Who won $100,000 In Top US Quiz Show---Sharath Narayan

10)National President of Trade body Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC)---N V Srinivasan

11)Nominated by Donald trump to head Centers for Medicare and Medical Services----Seema Verma

12)High resolution Earth Imaging Satellite--US

13)New CEO of American stock exchange NASDAQ---Adena Friedman

14)NASA successfully launched GOES-R

15)US recently announce India is major US defence partner

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2016 Chess Champions Showdown---Viswanathan Anand

2016 World Championsship---Magnus Carlsen

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China

1)Tianlian I-04 satelite

2)pulsar navigation satellite

3)weather satellite Fengyun-4

4)J-20 stealth fighter during an air show

5)The 2016 World Internet Conference held at

6)712-km quantum communication line

7)More than 50,000 dancers set a new world record on for the largest number of people to simultaneously line dance across different locations

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INDIA'S MOU

1)India and Palestine---Techno Park ---Ramallah

2)India ---Uk---intellectual property rights (IPRs)

3)India -Cyprus---DTAA

4)India ---Swiss--Automatic Exchange of Information

5)India -US--145 M777 lightweight Howitzer guns for the Army

6)India-Japan ---- civil nuclear deal

7)India-Israel---water resource management & Agriculture

8)India--Tajikistan----Exchange of financial intelligence

9)India--kyrgyzstan-- agriculture and the food industry

10)India --Bangladesh--MoU for ferry goods at Mongla port

11)India--Indonasia--Youth and Sport

12)India-Taiwan-- Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) --job services

13)India--UK-- ease of doing business

13)India--UAE--MoU on cyber space and combating cyber-crime

EXCERCISES

Indo-Nepal---Suryakiran---10 th

India and Bangladesh---Sampriti--tangail,Dhaka

India-China-----Hand in Hand---Pune---6th

India-Maldevis--e EKUVERIN

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CANADA

1)Canada-EU--Freetrade deal

2)Canada first Sikh senate---Sarabjit Singh Marwah

3)the first Canadian woman to be featured on the country's $10 bill---Viola Desmond

4)India will work together on different research and development fields

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GOLF INDIA

1)Aditi Ashok--the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open

2)Aditi Ashok lifts Indian Open title

3)first Indian golfer to win a Ladies European Tour Event

4)Indian golfer clinched the $1 million (6.8 crore) Resorts World Manila Masters in the Philippines---

5)BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open title----Gaganjeet Bhullar

6)Kids Golf World Championship 2016---12-year-old Arjun Bhati

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PV Sindhu--Hong Kong Open Super Series 2016

PV sindhu---China Open badminton title 2016

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) 2016 Most Improved Player of the Year award

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Science

1)Nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile---700 km

2)Agra-Lucknow expressway is India’s longest expressway---302 km

3)Prithvi-II Tested---350 km

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1)First exhibition of Arab modern art to take place in---Iran

2)he world's most inspiring city, in a survey by travel company TravelBird---Miami,Italy

3)World's largest hotel has 7,351 rooms, 500k sq ft theme park opened in Malaysia

4)Australia---Hindi language--Pre-Schools from 2018

5)Russia quits ---the International Criminal Court

6)The Mortuary Temple of Seti I located---Egypt--5300 BC

7)Jose Maria Cordova International Airport---Colombia

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Movie

Pink To Be Screened at UN Headquarters

Iranian film 'Daughter' bags Golden Peacock at IFFI 2016

UNESCO Salon Competition: Toonz wins award for 'Magical Piano'

The ICFT- UNESCO Gandhi medal -----Cold of Kalandar

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India's Contribution

1)India has pledged to contribute to UN for the year 2017--10.95 million

2)India--NelsonMandela Foundation--9.3 million

3)India to UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees --$1.25 million

4)India to United Nations's emergency response fund-- $500,000

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Infosys Science Foundation ----V Kumaran

German Green Talent Award----Shamik Chowdhury

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UNESCO

1)Rumba dance from Cuba,Beer from Belgium,Portuguese pottery---Intangible heritage

2)UN's list of world heritage sites---Rio De Janerio

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Person of year

1)The reader’s poll for the TIME Person of the Year 2016 N--arendra Modi

2)The TIME Person of the Year 2016---Donald Trump

3)Forbes’ magazine's annual list of World’s Most Powerful People 2016--Vladmir Putin

4)Business Person of The Year 2016--Mark Zuckerberg

5)'Global Thinker' by Foreign Policy magazine 2016---Sushma Swaraj

6)The Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016---Ratan Tata

7) BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 for a record third tim---Andy Murray

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