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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 11 April 2017

Apr 11, 2017 17:02 IST

11 April 2017: The one liner of 11th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017, Indo-Nepal joint scientific exercise to re-measure the height of Mount Everest and Book Gandhi in Champaran among others.

• The Lok Sabha recently passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Bill seeks to constitutional status to - National Commission for Backward Classes

• The Nobel Laureate recently designated as a UN Messenger of Peace is - Malala Yousafzai

• India’s first ever micro-drama festival, named Thespis, was held in - New Delhi

• This state’s government has decided to increase the number of Science Clubs in its schools – Haryana

• The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan launched this new web portal on the occasion of Survey of India’s 250th anniversary - Nakshe

• The centre by releasing Rs 23443.09 Cr to the states, as the first budgetary installment for the FY 17-18 under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) aims to focus on this natural resource management activity – Water Conservation

• The Survey of India has proposed an Indo-Nepal joint scientific exercise along with the Survey department of Nepal to re-measure the height of –Mount Everest

• Colson Whitehead won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel - The Underground Railroad

• India’s first ever micro-drama festival, named Thespis, was held in - New Delhi

• The Indian national and navy veteran who was sentenced to death by a military court of Pakistan is - Kulbhushan Jadhav

• The two-day National Convention on World Homoeopathy Day concluded in – New Delhi

• The person won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting section - Eric Eyre

• The communications and information technology company that in April 2017 signed an MoU with Airtel and BSNL to bring 5G services in India is – Nokia

• Book Gandhi in Champaran is authored by - DG Tendulkar

• The British DJ who has reached Mount Everest’s base camp and has plans to host the highest party on the earth is - British DJ Paul Oakenfold

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