One liners 6th November

• In Indonesia, investigators have succeeded in retrieving hours of data from a crashed Lion Air flight recorder. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet crashed just minutes after takeoff from Jakarta on the 29th of October.

• Nitten Kirrtane, former National champion, and Vlada Kirlovska of Latvia won the mixed doubles silver in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World championship for over-40.

• India, Zimbabwe signed 6 Agreements In Various Fields. During the visit of Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu, India agreed for the deputation of experts in five fields to assist Zimbabwe.

• India clinched the bronze medal in the SAFF U-15 Championship at Nepal. India beat Nepal, the host, and registered a 1-0 win in a third-place playoff.

• Actor Anupam Kher honoured with ‘Distinguished Fellow Award’ in Boston. He was awarded at the 3rd India Global Summit held at MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston.

• Union Cabinet approves opening up of International Solar Alliance membership to all UN countries. The decision was taken to put solar energy on the global agenda with the universal appeal for developing and deploying solar energy.

• 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers Meeting in Durban, South Africa on 2 November 2018.

• The first 5G iPhone is likely to use an Intel modem, the 8161, and it could hit the stores in 2020, according to a report in the Fast Company.

• Rahul Dravid became the fifth Indian to be inducted in the ‘ICC Hall of Fame’. Dravid was presented with the framed cap by Gavaskar as he was formally inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.

• India and Japan signed a Loan Agreement worth Rs. 1,817 crore for Hydel power project in Bengal

• Scientists at the Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management Project Directorate at Chennai’s National Institute of Ocean Technology recorded fluorescent blue and green microplastic particles and fibres are found in species of marine worms.

• Vietnam capital Hanoi will be the second Southeast Asian city to host a race in 2020 along with Singapore.

• GSAT-11, the heaviest Indian communication satellite built to date is back at the Guiana Space Centre for an early December launch. The satellite is for faster Internet connectivity.

• A Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Regional (BBMP) engineer filed a complaint with the Koramangala police against the “illegal layout” that is being built on the lake land.

• Studies says loss of small RNA molecule is key to rice domestication. The study carried out at the National Centre of Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru.

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