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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 2 May 2017

May 2, 2017 16:18 IST

2 May 2017: The one liner of 2 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Japan’s prestigious ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ award, ‘FICCI-India Sanitation Coalition’ prize and India's first book village among others.

• Indian personality selected for Japan’s prestigious ‘Order of the Rising Sun’ award - Ashwani Kumar

• International Labour Day is observed globally on - 1 May

• Foundation that bagged the ‘FICCI-India Sanitation Coalition’ prize - Aga Khan Foundation

• Financial service that received the final license from RBI for Small Finance Bank - Janalakshmi Financial Services Ltd

• He is appointed as the Controller General of Accounts - Anthony Lianzuala

• The winners of the Tallahassee Challenger Men’s Doubles title are - Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky

• The football club that recently won the I-League title is - Aizawl F.C.

• He was recently honoured with the 2017 INSA Medal for Young Scientist - Sanjay Pratihar

• Hockey India has recommended his name for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour - Sardar Singh

• BCCI has recommended her name for the Arjuna Award in May 2017 – Harmanpreet Kaur

• Scientists at IIT Roorkee used naturally occurring pigment of this Indian summer fruit to create inexpensive solar cells- Jamun

• India's first book village is going to come up in this state’s hamlet – Maharashtra

• The Tamil Nadu government conferred the 2017 Avvaiyar Award to this social worker and daughter of former Indian President - Padma Venkataraman

• The Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas was observed on – 2 May 2017

• India in April 2017 signed four agreements including agreement on shipping and air services to boost the bilateral relationship with - Cyprus

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