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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 15 March 2017

Mar 15, 2017 17:17 IST

15 March 2017: The one liner of 15th March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like one-time farm loan settlement scheme, Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Act of 2017 and Chief Minister of Manipur among others.

• Person sworn in as the Chief Minister of Manipur recently - N Biren Singh

• World Consumer Rights Day was observed on 15 March 2017 with theme - Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust

• Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Act of 2017 (HR 1449) was introduced in the US House of Representatives by - Ted Poe, the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism

• Double Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell Shand announced her retirement from international cycling. She represented - the Great Britain Cycling Team

• World’s first fluorescent frog was recently discovered near - Santa Fe in Argentina

• Madhukar Gupta Committee recently submitted its report to Union Government. The committee was constituted to - strengthen border protection

• The governing body that recently roped in three scientific advisors to work with fitness aspects of its senior and junior national teams is - Hockey India

• This bloc’s highest court ruled in favour of allowing employers to ban their workers from wearing visible religious symbols including the hijab – European Union

• This former President of the BCCI resigned as the chairman of International Cricket Council - Shashank Manohar

• This Indian city is hosting the three-day international conference on Vision Zero and its relevance to Occupational Safety and Health - Delhi

• Volkswagen Group signed a MoU with this Indian automobile company for exploring joint development projects - Tata Motors

• It is in this city the Krishi Unnati Mela 2017 was inaugurated – New Delhi

• As per an announcement of the Railway Ministry, a museum will be built in this State in the honour of Swami Vivekananda – Tamil Nadu

• This country inducted China’s Low to Medium Altitude Air Defence System (LOMADS) LY 80 in its air defence system recently – Pakistan

• The theme of the 2017 Commonwealth Day - A peace-building Commonwealth

• Union government launched the Blue Revolution programme at a total expenditure of - Rs 52000 Lakh

• The bank that announced a one-time farm loan settlement scheme worth Rs 6000 crore primarily for tractors is - State Bank of India

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