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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 1 March 2017

Mar 1, 2017 18:04 IST

1 March 2017: The one liner of 1st March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. Today's one liners cover important the happenings like Chief Secretary of Maharashtra, river festival called ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ and National Consultation Workshop on Urban Development among others.

• The senior IPS officer appointed as the Director of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy is - D R Doley Barman

• The senior tribal leader from Chhattisgarh who assumed charge of the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes is - Nand Kumar Sai

• The theme for the Zero Discrimination Day 2017 that was observed recently is - Make Some Noise for Zero Discrimination

• This senior IAS officer was appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Maharashtra - Sumit Mullick

• This state is going to host the river festival called ‘Namami Brahmaputra’ – Assam

• This state’s government has decided to appoint a teacher to monitor cleanliness in all of its high schools – Assam

• Donald Trump in his first address to the Congress called for the introduction of this system to do away with lower-skilled immigration- Merit-based immigration system

• Noted play writer Tarak Mehta passed away recently. He belonged to - Gujarat

• It is from the coast of this State, India successfully test-fired Prithivi supersonic interceptor missile – Odisha

• The Hamari Dharohar Scheme, which was in news recently, is implemented by the - Union Ministry of Minority Affairs

• This multilateral agency launched the Economic Survey of India 2017 recently - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

• The National Consultation Workshop on Urban Development was held in – New Delhi

• India’s first Antyodaya Express was launched by the Railways Ministry recently. The express will run between - Ernakulam and Howrah

• Fully unreserved train that as flagged off by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for common people - Antyodaya Express

• Person accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Togo with residence in Accra - Birender Singh Yadav

• She will chair the reserve bank’s inter-disciplinary standing committee on cyber security - Meena Hemchandra, Executive Director, RBI

• National Tiger Conservation Authority banned this news network from shooting in Indian tiger reserves for next five years - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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