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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 17 July 2017

Jul 17, 2017 16:00 IST

17 July 2017: The one liner of 17 July covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like delta region shrank by 20 per cent due to climate change, FIFA lifts ban on the football playing nation, and UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador among others.

• Union Civil Aviation Ministry signed an MoU to promote regional air connectivity with - Bihar

• According to a recent study, this delta region shrank by 20 per cent due to climate change - Cauvery

• FIFA recently lifted the ban on this country's football team - Sudan

• Telecom company that launched Rs 330 crore 100G Optical Transport Network (NG-OTN) - BSNL

• Longest ever social campaign that was recently undertaken for the Swachh Bharat National Mission, Clean Ganga project and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative - Ganga Avahan

• The Indo-Canadian vloggers who was recently appointed the UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador is - Lilly Singh

• The first and to-date only female winner of the Fields Medal who passed away recently is - Maryam Mirzakhani

• The winner of the 2017 Wimbledon Women’s Singles title is - Garbine Muguruza

• The country whose parliament recently passed a bill allowing MPs and justice minister to appoint judges is – Poland

• The winner of the 2017 Wimbledon’s Boys' Singles title is - Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

• The former Chief Minister of Sikkim who died on 16 July 2017 is - Nar Bahadur Bhandari

• The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards was announced on 15 July 2017 at - East Rutherford, New Jersey

• He clinched the 2017 Wimbledon men’s singles title - Roger Federer

• He won the best actor (male) award in the 18th edition of IIFA awards, which was announced on 15 July 2017 - Shahid Kapoor

• She won the best actor (female) award in the 18th edition of IIFA awards, which was announced on 15 July 2017 - Alia Bhatt

• He will head the 19-member panel, named National Steering Committee, which was constituted to study cow derivatives - Harsh Vardhan, the Union Science and Technology Minister

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