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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 10 March 2017

Mar 10, 2017 13:03 IST

10 March 2017: The one liner of 7th March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like evidence of a bird that existed in India, Sentinel-2B satellite and Trade Mark (TM) Rules, 2017 among others.

• This country is hosting the inaugural commonwealth summit 2017, which is largely focused on stimulating trade within the group – The United Kingdom

• Researchers have found molecular evidence confirming the presence of this bird species in India more than 25000 years ago- Ostrich

• This sector has been allocated the highest funds in the Delhi budget for the fiscal year 2017-18- Education

• Sentinel-2B satellite in the series of Sentinel satellite was launched by - European Union

• The Swachh Shakti 2017 – A Convention of Women Sarpanches was held in - Gujarat

• The 11th edition of North-East Business Summit (NEBS) started in - New Delhi

• The university that recently conferred honorary degree of Doctor of Science on RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat is - Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University

• The South Korean President whose impeachment was upheld by the Constitutional Court ending his/her presidency is - Park Geun-hye

• The person recently re-elected as the President of the European Council is - Donald Tusk

• The sportsperson named as the new ambassador of the Chinese Super League is - Diego Maradona

• Number of un-served airports and airstrips of the state governments, Airports Authority of India and Civil enclaves that will be revived after the approval by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affair (CCEA) is – 50

• The Trade Mark (TM) Rules, 2017 came into effect from 6 March 2017 will replace the erstwhile Trade Mark Rules, 2002 brings down the number of TM forms from existing 74 to – 8

• In Sri Lanka, an opposition party has demanded to appoint a special presidential commission (SPC) to review - the Hambantota Port Agreement with a Chinese company

• Institute/College of India that was ranked at 8th among top 10 in Times Higher Education 2017 list of world's best small universities is - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

• The anti-missile system that is being deployed by the US in South Korea after defiant North’s latest test is - THAAD

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