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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 12 June 2017

Jun 12, 2017 15:50 IST

12 June 2017: The one liner of 12 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like loan waiver for farmers, SATH program for cooperative federalism and 'Tele Law' service among others.

• This state’s government on 11 June 2017 announced a loan waiver for farmers and decided to form a committee to decide the criteria of debt relief – Maharashtra  

• NITI Aayog launched SATH program for cooperative federalism. SATH stands for - Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital

• Bengali actor who was honoured with 2017 Legion d' Honneur, the highest French civilian Honour - Soumitra Chatterjee

• Ela Gandhi, the granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, was honoured for lifetime activism at the 70th anniversary of the 1946 Indian Passive Resistance Campaign in - South Africa

• US actor, best known as the star of the 1960s hit TV series Batman, who died recently - Adam West

• To provide legal aid for the people living in rural areas, the Union Government on 11 June 2017 has launched a service known as - 'Tele Law' service

• This noted Telugu and Urdu poet and writer, a Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardee, passed away on 12 June 2017 - C Narayana Reddy

• Theresa May has appointed this conservative party member as her first secretary of state - Damian Green

• This veteran Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP passed away on 9 June 2017 following a cardiac arrest - Palvai Govardhan Reddy

• This unseeded Latvian staged a great upset by defeating match favourite, the third-seeded Simona Halep in the final of French Open 2017 - Jelena Ostapenko

• The winner of the 2017 French Open Men’s Singles title is - Rafael Nadal

• The winner of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup that was recently held in South Korea is – England

• The winners of the 2017 French Open Women's Doubles title are - Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova

• The eminent poet recently conferred with the Kalinga Literary Award 2017 is - Haraprasad Das

• The State Bank of India, country’s largest lender cut interest rate on home loans above Rs 75 lakh by 10 basis points (bps) to - 8.60 percent

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