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One Liners of the Day : 15 October 2017

National

  • Minister of State for Culture inaugurated “Deep Dharohar” at - New Delhi
  • The two-day 48th Conference of Governors concluded on 13th October 2017 at – Rashtrapati Bhavan
  • World’s Largest combustion Centre has been inaugurated at – Madra 

International

  • The fifth India-Sri Lanka Joint Training Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2017 started at – Pune
  • a new laser gun capable of hitting the targets within 200 meters in one second for counter-terrorism operations has been developed in – China

Person In News

  • Former French Culture Minister to be the next UNESCO Chief - Audrey Azoulay
  • New appointed MobiKwik payment gateway head - Rukaiya Rangwala

Sports

  • ICC approves 4 day test on trial basis between South Africa and –Zimbabwe
  • The first cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in the MCC World Cricket Committee - Shakib Al Hasan
  • Indian paddler to win gold in Egypt - Selena Selvakumar

General knowledge

  • International day of rural women is observed every year on – 15th October
  • Until 1972, Sri Lanka was known as – Ceylon
  • World’s Oldest Functional Steam Engine – Fairy Queen
  • Every year International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed on – 13th October

     

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