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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 24 May 2017

May 24, 2017 16:18 IST

24 May 2017: The one liner of 24 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like new Director General of WHO, book Confessions of a dying mind: The blind faith of atheism and robot police officer Robocop among others.

• The Ethiopian politician who was recently appointed as the Director-General of the World Health Organisation is - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

• The author of the book titled Confessions of a dying mind: The blind faith of atheism is - Haulianlal Guite

• Controversial godman Chandraswami recently passed away in New Delhi. He was said to be the spiritual advisor of - P V Narasimha Rao

• The football club that won the La Liga title for the record 33rd time is - Real Madrid

• World's smallest nation which ratified the International Solar Alliance Pact recently - Nauru

• Country that recently recruited robot police officer Robocop in its police force - Dubai

• World Turtle Day is observed every year on - 23 May

• State that made speed governors mandatory for all taxis and cabs operating in the state - Delhi

• The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to this state government over the alleged abduction and recruitment of children by Maoists in the state - Jharkhand

• SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, will organise Hyperloop Pod Competition II in August 2017 at - Hawthorne, California

• Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, along with the UN Environment OzonAction’s Compliance Assistance Programme, organized an “Ozone2Climate” Technology Roadshow, post Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, on the sidelines of the South Asia National Ozone Officers Annual Network Meeting – 2017 in - Agra

• A Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet of the Indian Air Force with two pilots on board went missing after taking off from - the Tezpur IAF base in Assam

• The country has raised its terror threat level to critical, meaning a new attack is believed to be imminent and soldiers are being deployed to assist armed police - Britain

• In a major relief to students who have just taken Class 12 examinations, this High Court directed the CBSE to follow its 'moderation policy' of giving grace marks to students for difficult questions – Delhi

• The much publicized upcoming Bollywood biopic on cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, Sachin: A Billion Dreams, would be tax free in - Odisha

• This Indian cricketer won the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year 2017 award - Ravichandran Ashwin

• The National Museum in Delhi recently hosted an exhibition to mark the safe return of these three Indian stone sculptures - Seated Buddha, Worshippers of Buddha and Goddess Pratyangira

• The Ministry of Women and Child Development recently released a reader titled - ‘Raising Happy Children and Providing Safe Childhoods’

• This former James Bond star passed away at the age of 89, after a brief battle with cancer - Roger Moore

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