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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 11 May 2017

May 11, 2017 14:30 IST

11 May 2017: The one liner of 11 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Cashback portal Cashkaro.com and Season II of Indian Speed Star among others.

• Theme of the 2017 World Thalassaemia Day - Together for Humanity

• Person appointed as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India - Sohail Mahmood

• Awards that are part of the ‘Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil’ - Tolkappiyar award, Kural Peedam and Young Scholar awards

• Cashback portal Cashkaro.com tied up to launch card-linked offers with - Yes Bank

• India’s largest cab aggregator Ola partnered to launch a range of integrated digital offerings to customers with - Airtel

• The organisation that hosted the Season II of Indian Speed Star culminated on 10 May 2017 in New Delhi with selection of 7 athletes – GAIL

• This state’s government is planning to launch district-level action plans to reduce infant mortality rate – Rajasthan

• This country has initiated its second attempt to test its simulated space cabin - Yuegong-1- for future long duration moon mission – China

• The PWD ministry has expressed deep anxiety about the state of disrepair of most bridges in this Indian state- Kerala

• This Indian city would be hosting the biggest ever International Yoga Day event on 21 June 2017 – Ahmedabad

• This Indian actress won the best actress award at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) 2017 – Konkona Sen Sharma

• The Indian wrestler who won a bronze medal in the Greco-Roman weight divisions in 80kg category on the opening day of the Asian Wrestling Championship is - Harpreet Singh

• With an aim to generate more revenue by providing better facilities to the tourists, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on 9 May 2017 decided to merge the local bodies of two temple towns - Ayodhya-Faizabad and Mathura-Vrindavan

• The Co-Chairs of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC) was held on 10 May 2017 in - New Delhi

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