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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 21 June 2017

Jun 21, 2017 18:00 IST

21 June 2017: The one liner of 21 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like China's largest power project in Russia, US Open 2017 Golf tournament and notification of sections for GST Act among others.

• The Russian province in which China's largest power project recently started operation is - Yaroslavl

• Medals won by Indian Wushu Team at the BRICS Games held in Guangzhou, China are - 6

• The winner of the US Open 2017 Golf tournament is - Brooks Koepka

• The airline that was named the World's Best Low-Cost Airline at the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards is - Air Asia

• The Defence Minister Arun Jaitley co-chaired the first meeting of the India-Russia High-Level Committee on Science and Technology with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin in -Novosibirsk, Russia

• This ministry has established the GST facilitation cell to facilitate the implementation of new indirect tax regime for the stakeholders - Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry

• Few days ahead of the rollout of the GST Act across India, the union government on 20 June 2017 notified certain number of sections in the GST Act that deals with mandatory registration of current indirect tax payers in the new regime. The number of sections that was notified is – 18

• International Yoga Day was celebrated world-wide on 21 June 2017 with the theme - Yoga for Health

• India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), ‘Mangalyaan’ completed these many Earth days in its orbit on June 19, 2017 - 1000

• This airline company has been adjudged the World’s Best Airline of 2017- Qatar Airways

• He has been appointed as the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia by King Salman - Mohammed bin Salman

• She has announced her resignation from her post as the Defence Minister of France over a fake jobs scandal that has hit her small centrist MoDem party - Sylvie Goulard

• The Union Government launched ECBC 2017 for new commercial buildings. ECBC stands for - Energy Conservation Building Code

• Hotel that recently acquired an `image trademark’ under the Trademark Act of 1999 - Taj Mahal Palace hotel of Mumbai

• World Refugee Day (WRD) is observed every year on - 20 June

• Mobile app launched recently to connect people through Yoga for scientific healthy living - “Celebrating Yoga”

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