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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 19 June 2017

Jun 19, 2017 17:00 IST

19 June 2017: The one liner of 19 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’, 2017 French legislative elections and 12% reservation for poor Muslim communities among others.

• The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict was observed globally on 19 June 2017 with the theme - Preventing Sexual Violence Crimes through Justice and Deterrence

• This party has won a clear parliamentary majority in the 2017 French legislative elections - La Republique en Marche

• This country has announced the opening of online visitor visa applications for Indian nationals – Australia

• This state’s Chief Minister announced that the state would be shielding 12% reservation for poor Muslim communities even in highest office of the Central government – Telangana

• This interplanetary Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) of ISRO completed 1000 Earth days in its orbit on 19 June 2017- Mangalyaan

• Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State for Culture & Tourism launched the implementation of the ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ from - Goverdhan Block, Mathura District of Uttar Pradesh

• The ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ that was launched in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh is a part of this national scheme - Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

• Narmada Control Authority has cleared the final raising of the Sardar Sarovar Dam (SSD) by lowering of the gates and impounding of water in the reservoir up to its Full Reservoir Level (FRL) of EL 138.68 meters. The dam is located in - Gujarat

• He will be NDA's presidential candidate for the upcoming presidential election - Ramnath Kovind

• The Union Government is planning to set up an academy to promote a Bhasha, a dialect of Hindi that is spoken in four to five districts of a state. The Bhasha is - Braj

• The winner of the 2017 Indonesia Open Super Series Premier title is - Kidambi Srikanth

• The President of the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission who passed away recently is - Swami Atmasthananda

• The player declared as the Player of the Series at the recently concluded 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is - Hasan Ali

• As per a new study conducted by the UN Refugee Agency, the number of people displaced worldwide in the year 2016 was - 65.6 million

• The city of Uttar Pradesh where a regional Silk Research and Production centre will be set up - Gorkahpur

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