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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 19 July 2017

Jul 19, 2017 16:31 IST

19 July 2017: The one liner of 19 July covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like sanctions imposed on Iran, Britain’s first woman Sikh Member of Parliament and President of Ramakrisahna Math and Mission among others.

• The country on which the United States of America recently imposed new sanctions over missile tests is – Iran

• Britain’s first woman Sikh Member of Parliament who was recently elected to the Home Affairs Select Committee is - Preet Kaur Gill

• The country in which India recently launched a Solar Electrification Project to electrify a remote village named Agaween is – Egypt

• The state that recently decided to develop eco-bridges for movement of tigers is - Telangana

• Person appointed as the President of Ramakrisahna Math and Mission - Swami Smarananandaji

• Person who resigned as the Editor of Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) recently - Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

• Phase IX of the prestigious Science Express exhibition train reached - Maharashtra

• These two political leaders recently took oath as Members of the Lok Sabha - Farooq Abdullah and PK Kunhalikutty

• This bench of Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) held that Soldiers injured pre-Independence are entitled to war injury pension - Chandigarh Bench

• The Supreme Court has decided that its large-bench will decided whether right to privacy is a fundamental right in Indian Constitution or not. The number of judges in this large bench will be – Nine

• This country in July 2017 banned Hizbut Tahrir group that seeks to establish global caliphate - Indonesia

• This country in recent past jailed six human-rights activists including Amnesty International's chief of the country for allegedly aiding terrorists - Turkey

• This state has implemented Shaala Siddhi Protsahan Yojana in 25 thousand government schools – Madhya Pradesh

• This country has successfully tested the world’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS)- The United States of America

• He has been appointed as the new bowling coach of Team India – Bharat Arun

• The Maharashtra government on 18 July 2017 approved a revised policy of this scheme- Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree

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