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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 18 April 2017

Apr 18, 2017 16:17 IST

18 April 2017: The one liner of 18th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like World Hemophilia Day, ‘unemployment allowance scheme’ and Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan among others.

• The World Hemophilia Day was celebrated across the world on 17 April 2017 with the theme - Hear Their Voices

• This state has become the first Indian state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters – Maharashtra

• This state government has recently launched ‘unemployment allowance scheme’ – Himachal Pradesh

• This state’s government has decided to provide pension to former circus artistes - Kerala

• The Koradi thermal power station, which was recently inaugurated by the PM Narendra Modi, is located in – Maharashtra

• Girish Chandra Saxena, who was passed away recently, worked as the Governor of – Jammu & Kashmir

• The joint military exercise Sagarmatha Friendship-2017 has commenced between – China and Nepal

• This multilateral organisation released the report Globalisation Backlash – World Bank Group

• Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is on a State visit to India, is the President of - Nepal

• The Union Government recently launched a launched a comprehensive module and a training program for capacity building of Elected Women Representatives of Panchayats at – Ranchi, Jharkhand

• The theme of the 2017 World Heritage Day is - Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism

• The IIT that is all set to introduce a Vastu Shastra classes for its architecture students is - IIT Kharagpur

• The winner of the Arunachal Festival of Speed is - Amanpreet Ahluwalia

• Prisoners of this country in Israeli prisons have started a hunger strike - Palestine

• This country has said that it will abolish a temporary work visa popular with foreigners and replace it with a visa requiring better English language and work skills - Australia

• China have said that it was willing to work with all parties to achieve denuclearisation and stability on - the Korean Peninsula

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