Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 2 January 2018

Jan 2, 2018 16:55 IST
Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 2 January 2018

2 January 2018: The one liner of 2 January covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like new PM of Mali, 171st Araadhanai Music Festival and first-time introduction of VAT in Gulf among others.

• This Indian state has been declared as a disturbed area till June 2018 - Nagaland

• This state hosted the 171st Araadhanai Music Festival - Tamil Nadu

• These two nations have become the first in Gulf to introduce VAT - UAE and Saudi Arabia

• This state has become the second one in the North East to be declared Open Defecation free - Arunachal Pradesh

• This Prominent poet, who translated the Bhagwad Geeta into Urdu, passed away at the age of 71 on 2 January 2018 - Anwar Jalalpuri

• This state has received the approval for purchase of electric vehicles under the FAME India Scheme - Karnataka

• Person appointed as the Prime Minister of Mali - Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga

• This state published the first draft of National Register of Citizens with 1.9 crore names - Assam

• Person appointed as the Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh recently - Om Prakash Singh

• Person appointed as President of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) - Vinay Sahasrabuddhe

• Indian origin scientist honoured with Damehood by Queen Elizabeth - Pratibha Laxman Gai

• This country recently confirmed its withdrawal from UNESCO following the withdrawal of US - Israel