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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 26 April 2017

Apr 26, 2017 19:33 IST

26 April 2017: The one liner of 26th April covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Central University for Divyangs, India-Armenia relations and 2017 World Intellectual Property Day among others.

• The NASA astronaut recently set a new US record for most cumulative days spent in space is - Peggy Whitson

• The theme of the 2017 World Intellectual Property Day is - Innovation – Improving Lives

• The Indian professional shot putter who recently won a gold medal in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua, China is - Manpreet Kaur

• He became the first Pakistani cricketer to score 10000 Test runs - Younis Khan

• Central University for Divyangs will be set up in - Uttar Pradesh

• Unique Identification Number was recently suggested to curb illegal trafficking of - Cow

• World’s fifth largest military spender as per SIPRI - India

• Country which recently became the first time importer of Indian mangoes - Australia

• This retired War Veteran was named the new Director of US Secret service - Randolph Alles

• The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales launched a new service called- Wikitribune

• India recently signed agreements on agriculture, satellite building and broadcasting and film sector with this country – Armenia

• This country has banned more than a dozen Muslim names – China

• This country has ordered the expulsion of the head of the United Nations Development Program - Tanzania

• High Court of this state has restrained the state government from shifting the liquor shops functioning along the national highways or operating them by categorizing key stretches of the National Highways into municipal or corporation roads - Tamil Nadu

• The Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar will start its maiden direct international flight on 26 April 2017 to - Kuala Lumpur

• Chief Minister of this state has directed the local Government department to explore production of bio mass energy by mixing stubble with garbage in order to eliminate the problems of garbage accumulation in cities as well stubble burning - Punjab

• The public sector financial institution that has decided to offload 7 percent of its shares to the public through a follow-on offer is - Indian Bank

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