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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 12 April 2017

Apr 12, 2017 15:18 IST

12 April 2017: The one liner of 12th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like non-white judge at the Old Bailey Court of London, Living Legend Lifetime Award from the Punjab Association and Living Legend Lifetime Award from the Punjab Association among others.

• Indian-origin personality that became the first non-white judge at the Old Bailey Court of London - Anuja Ravindra Dhir

• World Homeopathy Day is celebrated every year on - 10 April

• Carme Chacon, who passed away recently, was the Defence Minister of - Spain

• The Coptic Christians were in news recently. They belong to - Egypt

• The author of the book titled Hope in a Challenged Democracy– An Indian Narrative is - Ashwani Kumar

• The actor who was recently honoured with a Living Legend Lifetime Award from the Punjab Association is - Dilip Kumar

• It is in this North Eastern State, India-Mongolia joint military training exercise Nomadic Elephant – XII has begun recently – Mizoram

• The theme of the Civil Services Day 2017 will be - Making New India

• As per the Amnesty International, it is in this country, most executions took place in 2016 – China

• It is with this public sector undertaking, the Indian Railways entered into an agreement for Rooftop SPV Systems recently - Bharat Heavy Electricals

• This former Congress MP and Minister for Steel passed away at the age of 56 after suffering from a heart attack on 12 April 2017 -  Akhilesh Das Gupta

• This country hosted the first-ever G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy – Germany

• This G7 nation was the only one to call for sanctions on Russia for its support towards its war-torn ally Syria – Britain

• International Day of Human Space Flight is observed annually on 12 April 2017 to celebrate the anniversary of - the first human space flight undertaken by Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet citizen

• The two states that in April 2017 announced that it will impose liquor ban in the state in near future are - Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh

• Uttar Pradesh government scrapped the Samajwadi Pension Scheme, which was initiated by - the previous Akhilesh Yadav government

• A Delhi court issued an open ended non-bailable warrant against beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya in a case of allegedly evading summons in - a FERA violation matter

• In a bid to take agitating Madhesi parties on board before May 14 local elections Nepal government has presented - a new constitution amendment bill

• The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) Awards at the 8th Public Sector Day function held in - New Delhi

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