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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 14 June 2017

Jun 14, 2017 15:00 IST

14 June 2017: The one liner of 14 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like new batch of Rs 500 denomination, 2017 World Blood Donor Day and naval exercise, and AUSINDEX-17 among others.

• The Reserve Bank of India recently issued a new batch of Rs 500 denomination notes with new inset letter - A

• Three Indian warships recently sailed into Fremantle to participate in a week-long naval exercise named - AUSINDEX-17

• The person appointed as the Commercial Vehicle Business Head of the Tata Motors is - Girish Wagh

• The State Government that will start free mortuary van service for its citizens is - Punjab

• The theme of the 2017 World Blood Donor Day is - Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often

• NASA conferred the Exceptional Public Service Medal posthumously to this scientist who is one of the world’s leading comet scientists - Michael A’Hearn

• These two countries have announced a joint anti-terror action plan to crack down on the spread of terror propaganda on the internet – France and UK

• This city hosted the Expo 2017 with the theme “Future Energy” recently – Astana

• These two teams have been added for the fourth edition of Indian Super League (ISL) - Bengaluru FC and Jamshedpur FC

• The Union cabinet has approved signing of MoU between India and this country on cooperation on youth matters - Armenia

• Non-profit National Adivasi Solidarity Council in its report claimed that about 200 people who were forced to leave homes for construction of dam in 1960s in Tamil Nadu, are still trapped in bonded labour in plantations. The dam that was named in the report is - Aliyar dam

• A report says that some 200 people, who were forced to leave their homes by the construction of a dam in 1960s in Tamil Nadu. It also specifies the name of the tribal community from which these bonded labour belong and the community is - Malasar

• The two Indian origin people from Australia who were recognised by Queen Elizabeth II in her birthday honours list for 2017 for their contribution to the community are - Rajiv Khanna and Unnikrishnan Velayudhan Pilla

• This state has decided to carry out a social audit of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to gauge effective implementation of the Right to Food Act, 2013 in the state – Bihar

• This Union/institution announced that it will release its final tranche of euro 25 million of its grant to the Indian government’s Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) - European Union

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