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
    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

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