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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 18 July 2017

Jul 18, 2017 15:40 IST

18 July 2017: The one liner of 18 July covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like India’s first Bio-CNG (bio-methane) bus, newborn hearing screening device and North Natuna Sea among others.

• This automaker has rolled-out India’s first Bio-CNG (bio-methane) bus - Tata Motors

• The indigenously developed newborn hearing screening device that was launched by YS Chowdary, the Minister of State for Science and Technology & Earth science in recent past is - SOHUM

• The actor who won the Academy Awards (Oscars) for his performance in the supporting role of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994) has died. He is - Martin Landau

• The legendary filmmaker, who is considered as pioneer of zombie genre, is dead. He is - George Andrew Romero

• NDA's candidate for the Vice-Presidential Elections 2017 - M Venkaiah Naidu

• Person sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Nepal - Gopal Prasad Parajuli

• Country that renamed part of the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea - Indonesia

• Person who won the Victorian Open Squash tournament 2017 - Harinder Pal Sandhu

• The city that will host the 2022 Short Course Swimming Championships is - Kazan

• The city that will host the 2024 Short Course Swimming Championships is – Budapest

• The Union Textile Minister who was recently given additional charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry is - Smriti Irani

• The winner of the 2017 British Grand Prix is - Lewis Hamilton

• This bill is up for consideration and passage in the Monsoon session of Lok Sabha 2017- The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill

• PM Narendra Modi would be inaugurating a national memorial to mark the second death anniversary of this former Indian President- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

• Nelson Mandela International Day was observed across the world on this day- 18 July

• This Indian state has set up a panel to look into the legal possibility of designing its own ‘state flag’- Karnataka

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