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Current Affairs One liner of the Day: 21 February 2017

Feb 21, 2017 18:01 IST

21 February 2017: The one liner of the day covers important current affairs happenings that are relevant competitive exams. One liners of 21 February 2017 cover important the happenings like Women’s World Women's Chess Championship 2017, TCS Chairperson and Discovery of new continent among others.

• The Women’s World Women's Chess Championship 2017 is being held in - Tehran

• This public sector bank launched five new products to mark its 75th foundation day recently - Oriental Bank of Commerce

• It is with this county India agreed to extend the agreement on reducing the risk of accidents relating to nuclear weapons for five years – Pakistan

• The Union Ministries of Social Justice and Empowerment and Textiles signed a tripartite agreement with this agency for the development of artisans - National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation

• He has recently taken over as the Chairman of the Tata Sons and Tata Consultancy Services. He is - Natarajan Chandrasekaran

• The US Presidents who topped the Presidential Historians Survey 2017 is - Abraham Lincoln

• Scientists recently claimed to discover a new continent named Zealandia. It is 94% submerged beneath - Pacific Ocean

• The state that recently passed the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2017 is - Gujarat

• The state that announced a financial package of 2247 crore rupees for farmers who have lost their crops due to drought is - Tamil Nadu

• The country that issued stricter measures to manage diplomatic vehicles as part of its move to firmly implement traffic rules following allegations of abuse of guidelines by foreign diplomats - China

• Russia's ambassador to the United Nation who died after falling ill in his office in New York is - Vitaly Churkin

• Reserve Bank has enhanced the cash withdrawal limit from Savings Bank Account to – Rs 50000 from the existing Rs 24000

• Rajkummar Rao and Anjali Patil starrer Political satire that won the International Federation of Art Cinemas (CICAE) award in its Forum segment at the 67th Berlin Film Festival is - Newton

• The resource kit that was launched by the union health ministry as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) program for adolescents is - SAATHIYA

• India and Rwanda signed three agreements including - innovation, aviation and visa requirements

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