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One Liner Current Affairs on 11th January 2018



  • According to Forbes, Strive Masiyiwa has become Zimbabwe's first billionaire with a fortune of  $ 1.7 billion. He is a Telecom tycoon.
  • The Sri Lankan government would allow women over the age of 18 to buy alcohol legally for the first time in more than 60 years.
  • The Maharashtra government is planning to introduce a separate category for orphans appearing for various competitive exams.
  • SEBI has banned Price Waterhouse firms from auditing listing companies in India for two years over its alleged role in Satyam scam.
  • The South Australian government has approved a proposal of a US-based company to build the world's largest solar - thermal power plant.
  • Mamata Benerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal received an honorary Doctorate of Literature from the Calcutta University.
  • Smart Credit Card was unveiled by Card maker Dynamics Inc and mobile carrier sprint with a cell phone chip and antenna. The Card can be programmed to act as a Debit, Credit, prepaid, multi-currency, or loyalty card. The card can communicate directly with the bank for regular alerts and improved security.
  • Railway Board Chairperson Ashwani Lohani has directed for reduction in the service charge for booking tour packages with the IRCTC by 10%.
  • Sivan K has been appointed as the new chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He succeeded AS Kiran Kumar.
  • The UK government now has the highest number of Indian origin Ministers in the British history.




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