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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 23 June 2017

Jun 23, 2017 17:46 IST

23 June 2017: The one liner of 23 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like AMRUT Scheme, notification to contribute day’s salary for farmers cause and ‘ROSA’ on space station among others.

• This state on 22 June 2017 approved 53 urban projects under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) - Odisha

• This state has appealed to its employees to contribute a day’s salary to provide financial assistance to families of farmers in the suicide-prone regions of the state – Maharashtra 

• The National space agency ISRO on 23 June 2017 successfully launched India’s ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ satellite and these many co-passenger payloads – 30 

• NASA for the first time tested the effectiveness of ‘ROSA’ on space station that could be used to power satellites in future. ROSA stands for - Roll-Out Solar Array

• Keshari Nath Tripathi was given the additional charge of Governor of Bihar. He is also serving as Governor of - West Bengal

• State that approved the Solar Energy Policy 2017-2027 - Chhattisgarh• Most expensive city for expatriates in India according to Mercer’s 23rd Annual Cost of Living Survey - Mumbai

• India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $275 million loan agreement for upgrading urban services in - Madhya Pradesh

• This city has topped the newly released list of 30 cities for development as smart cities under Smart City Mission – Thiruvananthapuram

• The International Widows’ Day was observed globally on this day - 23 June

• She has been selected as the Congress-led opposition’s presidential candidate – Meira Kumar

• This party among the opposition has declared its support for BJP candidate Ram Nath Kovind – JDU

• A Bipartisan bill tabled in US house seeks to revoke this country’s ally status - Pakistan

• Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with this organisation to enable members of its housing scheme to avail subsidy and interest subvention under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO)

• The BJP has won the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council polls. Karbi Anglong is a part of this state - Assam

• This state in June 2017 decided to totally use Godavari waters for Krishna delta for the current kharif season - Andhra Pradesh

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