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One Liners of the Day, 17 December 2018

National

  • ISRO will launch communication and Defence satellite on December 19, named - GSAT-7A.
  • Revised guidelines for ground water extraction will be effective from - 1st June 2019.

International

  • To map melting ice sheets in Antarctica, NASA deployed Satellite, named - Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2.
  • For the first time in December 2018, the public internet facility was started in this world’s last country without having internet service - Cuba.

Sports

  • International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Champion for 2018 - Novak Djokovic (Serbia) and Simona Help (Romania).
  • Winner Badminton player of 2018 World Tour Finals at Guangzhou - P. V. Sindhu.

Person In News

  • New Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh - Bhupesh Baghel.

General Knowledge

  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) established in the year - 1969.
  • First satellite of ISRO - Aryabhata (19 April 1975).
  • 'India Post' established in the year – 1854.
  • Currently, there are ……. major dams in India - 5,200.
  • International Tennis Federation (ITF) established in the year - 1913 (as 'International Law Tennis Federation').
  • Headquarter of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) - London (UK).

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