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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 15 May 2017

May 15, 2017 16:27 IST

15 May 2017: The one liner of 15 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Madrid Open of Tennis, Expanded Preferential Trade Agreement and ‘Narmada Seva Mission’ among others.

• Person appointed as Secretary of Department of Telecommunications - Aruna Sundararajan

• City that topped the 2017 Savills Tech Cities Index - Austin

• Malicious software that affected various computers recently and restricted users' access to it until a ransom is paid to unlock it - Ransomware

• Health worker in Ganjam district of Odisha, who bagged the prestigious Florence Nightingale award 2017 - Krishna Kumari

• Theme of 2017 International Mother’s Day - Every Mother knows

• This Indian airport has become the busiest single-runway airport in the world with 1 flight in 65 seconds- Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai)

• NASA Scientists have detected this unusual element on the distant Neptune sized planet - Strong Water Signature

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched river conservation project ‘Narmada Seva Mission’ in this state –Madhya Pradesh

• Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the second meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) in this city – New Delhi

• This Indian manufacturing sector registered a record growth last financial year- Indian Coir Sector

• The expanded Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between India and Chile will come into effect on - 16 May 2017

• He won the men’s singles title of the Madrid Open of Tennis - Rafael Nadal

• International Day of Families was observed on 15 May 2017 with this theme - Families, education and well-being

• He won the Spanish Grand Prix in May 2017 - Lewis Hamilton

• The government has revised the base year of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and Index of Industrial Production (IIP) from 2004-05 to - 2011-2012

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