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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 2 March 2017

Mar 2, 2017 17:17 IST

2 March 2017: The one liner of 2nd March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and Indian Market Research Bureau states, ISSF World Cup and World Bank’s (WB) loan for the Tejaswini project among others.

• The Indian shooter who won the gold medal in the 50m men’s air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi is - Jitu Rai

• The person named as India's next Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation is - J S Deepak

• The cricketer who won the BCCI Polly Umrigar Award 2015-2016 is - Virat Kohli

• The person recently appointed as the Head Coach of the India U-17 team for the FIFA U-17 World Cup is - Luis Norton de Matos

• Person appointed as Chief Commissioner of Right to Services (RTS) of Maharashtra - Swadheen Kshatriya

• Theme of 2017 International Rare Disease Day - Research

• Loan amount sanctioned by the World Bank (WB) for the Tejaswini project - USD 63 million

• Country that was granted the approval for visa-free travel to the European Union by the member states recently - Georgia

• It is from a submarine of this class, the Indian Navy successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile - INS Kalvari

• This company won the 7th National Award for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing Industry in the category of Innovation in Polymeric Materials - Reliance Industries

• This State Government presented the Budget 2017-18 recently with an outlay of Rs 1,06,911 crore – Odisha

• This country is planning to cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans – Malaysia

• He has been elected as Sudan’s first Prime Minister ever since Bashir took over as the President of the country in 1989 through a military coup- Hassan Saleh

• UK’s House of Lords voted to amend the Brexit Bill to protect the rights of – EU citizens living in UK

• The National Green Tribunal has ordered a ban on camping activities within 100 m of - Ganga

• Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, a premier research laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has signed the Licensing Agreement for Transfer of Technology of High Nitrogen Steel (HNS) for armour applications with - Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited (JSHL)

• Report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India and Indian Market Research Bureau states that - Internet users in India will cross 450 million by June 2017

• This state government has signed an agreement with Invest India to promote start-ups and MSME sector of the state - Odisha

• The ‘Working Group on Migration’ that on 1 March 2017 submitted its report to the union government was headed by - Partha Mukhopadhay

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