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One Liners of the Day : 20 January 2018

National

  • Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile, Agni-5, was successfully flight tested for its full range on from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island in - Odisha.
  • State govt. approved Rs 4,000-crore project, which is aimed at promoting climate-resilient agriculture – Maharashtra
  • This attack helicopter will make its maiden appearance in the Republic Day parade on Rajpath here on January 26, 2018 – Rudra
  • State to host first ever Defence Expo in April 2018 – Tamil Nadu

International

  • Country is hosting the 10th Global Forum for Food & Agriculture (GFFA-2018) – Germany
  • State of emergency extended for another 6 months in - Turkey

Person In News

  • This actress has been honoured by the American Society of Cinematographers with ASC Board of Governors Award – Angelina Jolie
  • He has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) – Vijay Kumar
  • He has been named as the Named Captain of ICC’s Test and ODI Teams of the Year 2017 – Virat Kohli

Sports

  • The new rank of India as per the first FIFA rankings of the year 2018 – 102nd
  • The cricketer has been named as the ICC world cricketer of the year – Virat kohli

General Knowledge

  • The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behavior of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans was established in – 1950
  • The Somasila Dam is located in – Andhra Pradesh

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