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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 12 July 2017

Jul 12, 2017 16:00 IST

12 July 2017: The one liner of 12 July covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like caves with world's oldest known art, state to fix minimum education qualification for cooperative body poll and new chief coach of Indian Cricket team among others.

• UNESCO recently added caves with world's oldest known art to heritage list. These caves are located in – Swabian Jura region of Germany

• President Pranab Mukherjee recently inaugurated the Ashiana Annexe in - Dehradun, Uttarakhand

• The state that became the first state to fix minimum education qualification for cooperative body poll is – Rajasthan

• The Union Government has increased import duty on sugar to 50% to support - domestic prices

• The senior bureaucrat who recently took charge as the Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs is - Subhash Chandra Garg

• State government that signed MoU with Union Ministry of Health to set up Centre of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine - West Bengal

• Company that was conferred with the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2017 - Danfoss India

• Person appointed as Director General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence - John Joseph

• Organisation awarded the coveted National level Golden Peacock Award for the Year 2017 for Eco-Innovation - Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF)

• Centres of Excellence in Transfusion Medicine under the Metro Blood Bank Project of Union Health Ministry will be set up in - Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai

• He was named as the new chief coach of Indian Cricket team led by Captain Virat Kohli in July 2017 - Ravi Shastri

• He was appointed as the bowling coach for the Indian Cricket team in July 2017 - Zaheer Khan

• He was appointed as the batting consultant for specific overseas tours of the Indian Cricket team in July 2017 - Rahul Dravid

• The organistaion that on 11 July 2017 claimed that it as confirmed news that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the chief of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has died is - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

• These two organizations have signed an MoU for collaboration on occupational health and prevention of occupational injuries and diseases - ESIC & DGFASLI

• The International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July 2017 agreed to award the 2024 and 2028 Games to two cities. The two cities that will be hosting the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games are - Paris and Los Angeles

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