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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 14 March 2017

Mar 14, 2017 17:17 IST

14 March 2017: The one liner of 14th March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like launch of ‘realtime ID check’, All England Open Men's Singles title and 22nd Asian Athletics Championship among others.

• The 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award was won by – IIT-Madras

• NTPC installed India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant at RGCCPP Kayamkulam in the State of – Kerala

• The State Government that announced KCR Kit Scheme to distribute 16 essential things needed for a new born baby is – Telangana

• He was appointed as the chairman of the Central Water Commission – Narendra Kumar

• This country is planning to send its largest warship on a 3-month tour through the South China Sea, in its biggest show of naval forces since World War II – Japan

• This country celebrates National Elephant Day on 13 March – Thailand

• This popular cab service has launched ‘realtime ID check’ in India to ensure rider safety – Uber

• This state will be hosting the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship to be held in July 2017 - Odisha

• Ministry that launched Mission Fingerling to achieve Blue Revolution - Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

• George A. Olah, the Nobel laureate who passed away, won the Nobel prize in - Chemistry

• Noted film director Diphan, who died recently, was well known for making films in - Malayalam

• The winner of the All England Open Men's Singles title is - Lee Chong Wei

• The former Chief of the Russian Athletics Federation's Medical Commission who was recently banned for lifetime by CAS in a doping case is - Sergei Portugalov

• N.K. Sinha, Secretary of Union Ministry of Culture, recently inaugurated an exhibition “Revolutionary Patriots (1905-1947)” on the occasion of - 127th Foundation Day of National Archives of India

• Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmer's Welfare Minister, recently laid the foundation stone of the Banana Research Centre at - Vaishali, Bihar

• Her name was confirmed by the US Senate as administrator of the 1 trillion dollars Centres for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with 55-43 votes - Seema Verma

• He was given the additional charge of the Defence Minister - Arun Jaitley

• He was elected leader of BJP legislature party in Manipur - Biren Singh

• In UK, the House of Lords has passed the Brexit bill, which will allow government to trigger an Article to pave its way to leave the European Union (EU) - Article 50

• India's aviation regulator DGCA has asked airlines to disallow oversized hand baggages on flights operating to - Performance Limited Airports

• According to a report of this organisation, the US President Donald Trump gave the CIA the green signal to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists - the Wall Street Journal

• This country has sought two more years from the UN Human Rights Council to probe the alleged war crimes committed during the conflict with the LTTE - Sri Lanka

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