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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 16 June 2017

Jun 16, 2017 17:57 IST

The one liner of 16 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like launch of China's first X-ray Space Satellite, Winner of 2017 Man Booker Prize and New Punjab Deputy Speaker among others.

• First Indian woman to be elected as judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) - Neeru Chadha 

• The world’s largest refinery and petrochemical complex will be set up in Maharashtra by - IOCL, BPCL and HPCL

• Union Cabinet recently approved the Memorandum of Understanding with Palestine for - Agriculture Cooperation

• China's first X-ray Space Satellite that was launched recently - Insight

• The countries that were recently re-elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council are – India, Japan and the Philippines

• The Shipping Corporation of India in collaboration with Ministry of Shipping, Government of India organised ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ sammelan in – Mumbai

• This Congress MLA was unanimously elected as the Deputy Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly - Ajaib Singh Bhatti 

• This Indian film has been shortlisted to compete in one of the categories at the Shanghai International Film Festival – Sultan 

• A new UN report has ranked India as the top exporter of this service- Information and Communication Technology Services

• This state’s government launched the Anuyatra campaign for disabled persons- Kerala

• Union Government recently launched IDCF programme to reduce child deaths due to -  Diarrhoea

• The interest subvention per annum will be provided to the farmers who repay the short-term crop loan up to one year for a maximum of Rupees 3 lakh is - 5 per cent

• The novel authored by David Grossman that won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize is - A Horse Walks Into a Bar

• The theme of the 2017 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is - Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue

• The country that has become the top remittance-receiving country for the year 2016, as per a recent United Nations report, is - India


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