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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 25 April 2017

Apr 25, 2017 19:21 IST

25 April 2017: The one liner of 25th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Goldman Environmental Award, Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2016 and film Newton among others.

• Indian social activist who is one of the six winners of Goldman Environmental Award 2017 - Prafulla Samantra

• Winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2016 - Kasinathuni Viswanath

• State that signed MoU with Indian Railways to expand green cover - Maharashtra

• Indian bank that won the 2017 Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service Award - Yes Bank

• Country that was recently elected to Committee for Programme and Coordination - India

• Indian sprinter Man Kaur recently clinched the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games. The event was held at - Auckland, New Zealand

• He was recently appointed by Etihad as the Chief Executive Officer Airline Equity Partners - Robin Kamark

• The state declared as the overall winner of the National Youth Athletics Meet is – Haryana

• The Indian film that won the Jury Prize for Best Film at the Hong Kong International Film Festival is - Newton

• Two countries that recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to restore the diplomatic ties after a hiatus of 37 years are - Cuba and Morocco

• The Peshawar High Court recently allowed Pakistani Hindus to worship at a Shiva temple in – Abbottabad

• The President of United States, Donald Trump wants to send American astronauts to – Mars

• This NASA astronaut recently broke the previous US record for most time spent in space - Peggy Whitson

• This city will be hosting the 2017 United Nations Oceans Conference – New York

• This versatile playback singer was presented the Ghantasala national award instituted by the Ghantasala National Art Academy - Vani Jairam

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