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One Liner of the Day : 16 March 2018

National

  • PM launched a campaign to eradicate TB by – 2025
  • The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) largest transport aircraft – C-17 Globemaster made a historic landing in – Arunachal Pradesh
  • The government has constituted a committee to investigate into illegal cultivation of HT cotton in 4 states, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat and – Maharashtra
  • TTV Dhinakaran has launched a party - Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam

International

  • Theme for the World Consumer Rights Day for the year 2018 is - Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer
  • President Kovind inaugurated World Hindi Secretariat building in – Mauritius
  • India has signed 4 MoUs in the field of agriculture, allied sectors, health and Medicine with – Iran
  • The country has expels 23 Russian diplomats over ex-spy's poisoning - Britain

Person In News

  • Slovenian Prime Minister has resigned - Miro Cerar
  • Nepal Chief Justice has been sacked for faking birth dates - Gopal Parajuli

Sports

  • India reach Twenty20 tri-series final with a over Bangladesh by – 17 Runs

General Knowledge

  • The apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest and largest medical research bodies in the world - Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Every year World Consumer Rights Day is observed on – 15 March
  • The first World Consumer Rights Day was observed in - 1983

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