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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 13 June 2017

Jun 13, 2017 16:16 IST

13 June 2017: The one liner of 13 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like demand for separate time zone for the north-eastern states, a country breaks long-standing ties with Taiwan and 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’ among others.

• The winner of the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix is - Lewis Hamilton

• The state that has recently demanded a separate time zone for the north-eastern states is - Arunachal Pradesh

• The winners of the gold medal in the Mixed Team Air Pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage taking place in Gabala are - Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu

• The winner of the 10th Mumbai Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament is - Nguyen Duc Hoa

• The author of the book titled Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature is - Jairam Ramesh

• This nation is the latest one to cut off its long-standing ties with Taiwan, choosing to establish diplomatic relations with China instead – Panama

• This water conservation model has been selected for national award for excellence under the MGNREGP programme - Project Jal Sanchay

• The Centre has approved proposals for setting up of -100 AYUSH hospitals

• Scientists are developing a new system that would be able to predict which medical condition - Heart Attack

• This sportswoman is the sole female to feature in 2017 Forbes list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’ – Serena Williams

• In pursuance of India's Act East policy, the Navy's multi-role frigate that arrived in Moresby in Papua New Guinea on 12 June 2017 is - INS Sahyadri

• Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has taken over the management of this Life Insurance Company - Sahara India Life Insurance

• The union government in June 2017 constituted an expert committee to examine the rules which allow free movement of citizens of the two countries within 16 kilometers of the border. The country is - Myanmar

• The international Albinism Awareness Day was observed with an aim to end multiple forms of discrimination that is faced by people who suffers with albinism - 13 June

• Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has appointed this person as the administrator of Sahara Life Insurance Company to manage the affairs of the insurer with immediate effect - RK Sharma, General Manager IRDAI (F&A-NL)

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