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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 17 April 2017

Apr 17, 2017 17:01 IST

17 April 2017: The one liner of 17th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like 'South Asia Satellite', 2017 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award and second Great Spot discovered on this planet among others.

• Indian environmental engineer who won the 2017 Cartier Women’s Initiative Award - Trupti Jain

• Countries that held their first-ever joint military exercise Sagarmatha Friendship-2017 - China and Nepal

• State that celebrated its 70th Foundation Day recently - Himachal Pradesh

• Number of CPSEs that were recently approved by CCEA for getting listed on stock exchange - Eleven

• The winner of the 2017 Singapore Open Men’s Singles title is - B Sai Praneeth

• The winner of the 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix is - Sebastian Vettel

• The winner of the Asian Billiards Championship is - Pankaj Advani

• The actor, best known for his roles as Sheriff J.W. Pepper in the James Bond movies, who dies recently is - Clifton James

• The progressive rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer who passed away recently is - Allan Holdsworth

• NASA researchers have found evidence of ingredients needed for a habitable environment on these two planet’s moons - Saturn & Jupiter

• Recently released Indian Dhow was hijacked off the coast of this country’s island – Yemen

• Scientists have found a second Great Spot on this planet- Jupiter

• This country is going to launch its first cargo spacecraft into space- China

• This country’s president has won the Time Magazine's Most Influential Person poll- Philippines

• The scheme that was launched by Maharashtra Government to help farmers in increasing their income by cutting production cost and increase in output is - Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer scheme

• The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching its 'South Asia Satellite' in - May 2017

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