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One Liners of the Day, 20 October 2018

National

  • According to the Ministry of Rural Development, the country’s best developed village - Kuligod, Karnataka.
  • The AI chatbot of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to help its users answer various queries - Ask Disha.

International

  • The first ever joint military exercise between India and Japan from 01 November to 14 November 2018 - DHARMA GUARDIAN 2018.
  • The United States is to merge its consulate general in this place, which deals with Palestinian affairs, with its new embassy - Jerusalem.
  • This country withdrew from Universal Postal Union (UPU) in October - United States.

Sports

  • The 'Asian Champions Trophy 2018' Hockey Championship held at - Muscat, Oman.

Person In News

  • The leader, who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, died on October 18 - Narayan Dutt Tiwari.
  • Winner of Hridaynath Award for Lifetime Achievement 2018 - Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi (Veteran music director).

General Knowledge

  • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) established in the year - 1999.
  • Capital of Japan – Tokyo.
  • Currency of Japan - Japanese Yen.
  • These two territories have a dispute over Jerusalem - Palestine and Israel.
  • Headquarter of Universal Postal Union (UPU) - Bern, Switzerland.
  • Universal Postal Union (UPU) established in the year - 1874.
  • Headquarter of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - New York, USA.
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) established in the year - 1969.
  • State of Uttarakhand formed in the year - 2000 (November 9) (Separated from Uttar Pradesh).

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