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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 24 April 2017

Apr 24, 2017 19:20 IST

24 April 2017: The one liner of 24th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Monte Carlo Masters Men’s Doubles title, P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017 and UNESCO World Book Capital 2018 among others.

• The theme of the 2017 International Mother Earth Day is - Environmental & Climate Literacy

• The child rights activist awarded with the P C Chandra Puraskaar 2017 is - Kailash Satyarthi

• The winner of the Monte Carlo Masters Men’s Singles title is - Rafael Nadal

• The winners of the Monte Carlo Masters Men’s Doubles title are - Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas

• Person who won the UNESCO’s Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize - Giuseppina Nicolini

• City that was designated as UNESCO World Book Capital 2018 - Athens

• All India Radio (AIR) station that was honoured with the prestigious ‘Lelte Award’ - AIR Aizawl

• Earth Day is celebrated every year on - 22 April

• This city has been designated UNESCO World Book Capital 2018 - Athens

• India’s first-ever “village of books” will open in this state to promote tourism – Maharashtra

• The function commemorating National Panchayati Raj Diwas was held in this Indian city - Lucknow

• This Indian Navy Ship is currently undertaking a hydrographic survey of Weligama Bay along with Sri Lankan Navy - INS Darshak

• Google on 24 April 2017 paid tribute to this legendary cultural icon in India with a special doodle – Rajkumar

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and reaffirmed India's steadfast support to Afghanistan in - fighting all forms of terrorism

• Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that Indian economy will grow at a clip of 7.5 per cent this fiscal, up from - 7.1 per cent in the 2016-17

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