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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 22 May 2017

May 22, 2017 16:50 IST

22 May 2017: The one liner of 22 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, UK International Humanitarian Award and technique helps deaf-blind people "watch" television among others.

• Person re-elected as the President of Iran - Hassan Rouhani

• Indian who won the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) award in the Environmental Engineering category - Prashant Ranganathan

• Person appointed as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations) - PN Pradhan

• Bollywood actress was awarded the UK International Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work in India and worldwide - Jacqueline Fernandez

• The team that won the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League is - Mumbai Indians

• The winner of the Italian Open Men’s Singles title is - Alexander Zverev

• The winner of the 2017 Federation Cup is - Bengaluru FC

• The French professional footballer who was recently named the Premier League Player of the Season is - N'Golo Kante

• Donald Trump, during his speech at the Arab Islamic-American Summit, called for the international isolation of this Muslim country – Iran

• This celestial object was used by the astronomers to create the first large-scale map of the universe- Quasars

• The 2017 theme of UN’s International Day for Biological Diversity is - Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism

• This Union Minister has been handed over the additional charge of the environment ministry after the passing of Anil Madhav Dave - Harsh Vardhan

• The state that has decided to provide grant-in-aid for maintenance of religious institutions and holding of prayers - Himachal Pradesh

• The institute that has developed a technique that types Braille in real time and helps deaf-blind people "watch" television without intermediaries is - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

• The school in Jamshedpur that has decided to set up an environment-friendly toilet made of plastic bottles and other materials is - Manav Vikas School

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