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One Liner Current Affairs on 10th January 2018

  • IndiGo has been rated the world's fourth most punctual 'mega carrier' by travel analyst firm OAG in an annual review.
  • Bhopal Railway Station in Madhya Pradesh has become India's first railway station to have a Sanitary Napkin Vending Machine, named as "Happy Nari", installed by the Railway Women Welfare Association of Bhopal, dispenses two sanitary napkins for Rs.5.
  • World's richest person Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO) added $32.6 billion to his wealth in 2017, which is higher than the GDP of 93 countries IMF Reports.
  • The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced a "Virtual ID" and restrict the Know Your Customer (KYC) service for data safety.
  • The centre approved sanctions worth Rs.696 crore assistance for Naxal districts in Chhattisgarh under its Special Central Assistance Scheme from the current financial year 2017-18 to 2019-20.
  • The World Bank has projected India's GDP growth rate at 7.3% for 2018 and 7.5% for the next two years.
  • Paytm has announced setting up of its wealth management division 'Paytm Money' for users to store cash and earn interest.
  • Ananchal Thakur, a 21 year old Skier from Manali, has brought India's first-ever international medal in Skiing. Thakur has bagged third position in the Coveted Alpine Ejder 3200cup, in Erzurum, Turkey.
  • The first meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) comprising 51 nations was convened at Westminster Central Hall in London, England on January 10, 1946.
  • Bahrain has announced to host the first-ever "Baby Olympics" where two to four year-olds will take part in the games in April. The games will include five disciplines - athletics, gymnastics, foot ball, basket ball and weightlifting. 

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