1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. Test & Quizzes  |  

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

Is this article important for exams ? Yes22 People Agreed

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK