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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 15 February 2017

Feb 15, 2017 17:55 IST

15 February 2017: The one liner for 15 February 2017 covers important current affairs happenings that us relevant competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important happenings like world’s largest amphibian aircraft, Yash Chopra Memorial Award and Cobra Gold 2017 among others.
 
• The new Under-Secretary-General for the United Nations’ Peacekeeping Operations is - Jean-Pierre Lacroix  

• Rekha is going to confer the fourth Yash Chopra Memorial Award to – Shah Rukh Khan

• This country has built the world’s largest amphibian aircraft – China

• This sportsperson won the Laureus 'Sportsman of the Year' award - Usain Bolt

• This sportsperson won the Laureus 'Sportswoman of the Year' award - Simone Biles

• This state government is the latest to impose restrictions on liquor consumption - Haryana

• The Supreme Court of India convicted VK Sasikala in a 19-year old disproportionate assets case. She is the ad-hoc general secretary of  - AIADMK

• The Consumer Price Index for January 2017 was pegged at  - 3.17%

• The 1st ever ITTF World Tour event begins in  - New Delhi

• This State Government issued a notification amending the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act 1970 - Maharashtra

• Jiro Taniguchi, who passed away recently, was the legendary comic manga artist of -  Japan

• For January 2017, the Wholesale Price Index was pegged at – 5.25 per cent

• It is with this entity set up by Mahatma Gandhi in 1925, the Publication Division signed a MoU for  joint publication of books - Sasta Sahitya Mandal

• As per a report released jointly by the Institute of Health Effects Institute and the Institute of Health Metrics, this many number of people die in India
prematurely each year due to air pollution – 4.1 million

• The annual Cobra Gold 2017 multinational military exercise has begun in - Thailand

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