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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 23 March 2017

Mar 23, 2017 17:40 IST

23 March 2017: The one liner of 23rd March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, India’s nuclear power generation capacity to be tripled and World Meteorological Day 2017 among others.

• The country that is hosting the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games is - Austria

• The Union Cabinet recently approved an MoU signed in the field of Cyber Security. The MoU was signed with - The United States of America

• The amount authorised by NASA Transition Authorization Bill for NASA's mission for the financial year 2018 is - USD 19.5 billion

• As per an announcement by the Union Government, India’s nuclear power generation capacity will be tripled by - 2024

• The five Indian cities that were included in the Tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites are – Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar

• The expanded VIKALP Scheme will be available to railway passengers from – 1 April 2017

• Theme of World Meteorological Day 2017 - Understanding Clouds

• Person appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of International Cricket Council (ICC) - Ankur Khanna

• 5th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2017 was organised in - North East India

• The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history by commissioning the world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel at - Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)

• The recent terror attack happened outside the parliament of this country – United Kingdom

• This country’s coastal sea level hit record high in 2016 - China

• In the 2016 Human Development Report (HDR), released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India slipped to – 131 rank

• This regiment of Indian Army celebrated 200-years of their regiment in March 2017 - Ninth Gorkhas

• India on 23 March 2017 remembered the freedom fighters martyr Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the occasion of - their 86th martyrdom day

• The Supreme Court of India on 22 March 2017 constituted a committee to explore a technical solution to block videos of sexual offences on - Social Networking Sites

• Scientists have developed an ultra-thin coating material that may potentially improve the efficiency and enhance the life of - Lithium-Sulphur batteries

• This state has introduced the system of e-vetting of replies to be filed in the court, as well as to generate and deliver custody certificates online - Haryana

• The Assembly of this state has passed bills for the establishment of four private and two government-run universities in the state - Gujarat

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