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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 20 April 2017

Apr 20, 2017 19:24 IST

20 April 2017: The one liner of 20th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16, Civil Services Day and India’s most-valued Public Sector Unit among others.

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Day of Vesak in Sri Lanka, which is celebrated annually on - 12 May

• The English businesswoman and fashion designer who was recently appointed the Officer of the Order of the British Empire is - Victoria Beckham

• The amount contributed by India recently to the United Nations Election Assistance Programme is - USD 250000

• The state that has been chosen for the Krishi Karman Awards 2015-16 in medium category (1 to 10 million tonnes) is - Himachal Pradesh

• India’s most-valued Public Sector Unit (PSU) in terms of market valuation - State Bank of India (SBI)

• Country that abolished its 457 Visa programme which is used largely by Indians - Australia

• City that will host the main event of the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations in June 2017 - Lucknow

• Private sector company became India’s most-valued in terms of market valuation - Tata Consultancy Services

• NGT has ordered this city to introduce destination buses to improve air quality – Delhi

• This e-tailer has acquired logistics start-up InLogg to smooth its delivery process – Myntra

• The Civil Services Day (CSD) is celebrated on this day in India – 21 April

• The NGT has ordered for immediate closure of industries located around this lake in Bengaluru - Bellandur lake

• She was chosen for the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime achievement award of the Maharashtra Government - Saira Banu

• He was chosen for the Raj Kapoor Special contribution award in April 2017 - Jackie Shroff

• He is the author of the book One Part Woman that in recent past was chosen for Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English - Aniruddhan Vasudevan

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