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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 17 February 2017

Feb 17, 2017 17:00 IST

17 February 2017: The one liner of today covers important current affairs happenings that us relevant competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like 2017 Indian Panorama Film Festival, Hunar Haat-2017 and state is planning to introduce water conservation lessons in its school syllabus among others.

• The city that is hosting the 2017 Indian Panorama Film Festival is - Port Blair

• T V Parasuram, who passed away recently, was related to the field of - Journalism

• The theme of the Hunar Haat-2017 is - Craft Aur Cuisine Ka Sangam

• The Judges appointed to the Supreme Court by President Pranab Mukherjee recently are - Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Dipak Gupta, Mohan M. Shantanagoudar, S. Abdul Nazeer and Navin Sinha, chief justices of the high court’s of Madras, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka and Rajasthan, respectively

• 43rd edition of IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2017 was inaugurated at India Expo Centre and Mart – Greater Noida

• He was selected for the 2016 Vyas Samman - Surendra Verma

• Surendra Verma was selected for the 2016 Vyas Samman for his novel - Kaatna Shami Ka Vriksha: Padma Pankhuri Ki Dhar Se

• The three search engines who were directed by the Supreme Court to set-up in-house expert body to delete materials that goes against Indian laws that prohibits pre-natal sex determination are - Google, Yahoo and Microsoft (Bing)

• He was appointed as the High Commissioner of lndia to Canada – Vikas Swarup

• The public health facility that received Rs 5 crore prize money as part of the Kayakalp Award Scheme for 2016-17 is - All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

• It is with this Indian automobile company Microsoft entered into a strategic partnership recently – Tata Motors Ltd

• As per a report published by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, it is in this State child marriage is widely prevalent – Andhra Pradesh

• It is in partnership with this Indian company Dassault Aviation has floated a joint venture recently - Reliance Aerostructure Limited

• The authorities of this state are planning to introduce water conservation lessons in its school syllabus – Rajasthan

• The latest data by the US National Snow and Ice Data Centre (NSIDC) revealed that: The Antarctic sea ice extent has hit record low

• The Marriages (Compulsory Registration and Prevention of wasteful expenditure) Bill, 2016 was introduced by - Ranjeet Ranjan

• This nation plans to build the first city on Mars by 2117 - United Arab Emirates

• This minister was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 16 February 2017 - Edappadi K Palaniswami

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