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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 20 June 2017

Jun 20, 2017 16:49 IST

20 June 2017: The one liner of 20 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like UNICEF Goodwill Amabassador, 2017 International Yoga Day and State Olympic Games 2017 among others.
 
• The Syrian refugee who was recently appointed as the UNICEF Goodwill Amabassador is - Muzoon Almellehan

• The Scandinavian country that recently committed to become a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045 - Sweden

• He was recently re-nominated by India for another term as the Judge of the International Court of Justice - Dalveer Bhandari

• A joint naval exercise between Iran and China commenced recently at - Strait of Hormuz

• The person who was recently conferred with the Member of the Order of the British Empire is - Annabel Mehta

• Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems Limited recently signed an agreement for making - 70 F-16 Block fighter aircraft

• Helpline launched by CRPF for Kashmiris’ across India - Madadgaar

• Office market in India that was ranked ninth most expensive prime office market in the world - Connaught Place in Delhi

• Bank that tied up with Tirumala Milk Products for providing loans to dairy farmers - State Bank of India

• India has become the 71st country to ratify the United Nations International Convention on – Road Transport, TIR

• This NASA telescope has spotted 219 potentially new planets, among which at least 10 are reported to be Earth-like - Kepler space telescope

• This country’s President has vowed to end the dependence on nuclear power amid concerns over a Fukushima-style disaster in the future – South Korea

• This town in Himachal Pradesh would be hosting the State Olympic Games 2017 - Hamirpur

• The country whose president in June 2017 inaugurated the first air corridor that will directly connect it with India is – Afghanistan

• The theme for 2017 International Yoga Day celebration that is being organised by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations is - Yoga for Health

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