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One Liners of the Day, 16 December 2018

National

  • Ministry of Power has unveiled 'ECO Niwas Samhita 2018' for - Residential Buildings.
  • Head of the new ‘National Medical Devices Promotion Council’ - Secretary of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

International

  • Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as Prime Minister of - Sri Lanka.
  • In the 'Climate Change Performance Index 2019', India ranked - 11th.
  • The forefront in the 'Climate Change Performance Index 2019' - Sweden and Morocco (both fourth).

Sports

  • This Indian woman golfer clinched championship of Hero women's Pro Golf Tour in Kolkata - Neha Tripathi.

Person In News

  • New Director of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) - Ramphal Pawar.
  • The new Chief Minister of Rajasthan state - Ashok Gehlot.
  • This renowned English Author selected for Jnanpith Award for 2018 - Amitav Ghosh.

General Knowledge

  • National Energy Conservation Day - December 14.
  • National Criminal Record Bureau (NCRB) established in the year – 1986.
  • Capital of Sri Lanka – Colombo.
  • Currency of Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan Rupee.
  • State Assembly elections in India are held in - 29 States and 2 Union Territories (Delhi and Puducherry).

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