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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 26 May 2017

26 May 2017: The one liner of 26 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like same sex marriage legalised, India’s underwater rail tunnel and 2016–17 UEFA Europa League among others.

May 26, 2017 16:40 IST
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26 May 2017: The one liner of 26 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like same sex marriage legalised, India’s underwater rail tunnel and 2016–17 UEFA Europa League among others.

• First Asian country to recognize same sex marriage - Taiwan

• Construction of India’s first underwater rail tunnel completed on - Hooghly River

• Country that hosted the 2017 North Atlantic Treaty Organization - Belgium

• Person appointed as Chairman of IAMAI recently - Rajan Anandan

• The Union Government introduced minor changes to the startup definition, saying a business not older than these years will now qualify for benefits under the Startup India Action Plan - Seven

• The winner of the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League is - Manchester United

• The Bollywood actor who was recently named event ambassador of Indian Open of Surfing is - Sunil Shetty

• The announced Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane for 2017-18 season beginning October 2017 is - Rs. 255 per quintal

• The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended the use of DRS for all T20 Internationals. The Chairman of the Committee is - Anil Kumble

• The Indian Navy and the Singapore Navy have concluded a week-long bilateral military exercise on 25 May 2017 in - South China Sea

• According to a new study from European researchers, sea levels are rising three times as quickly as they were 25 years ago, placing hundreds of millions at risk who are living in - Coastal Areas

• He is the second Indian-American to have been confirmed by the US Senate to serve in the US Circuit Court of Appeals – Amul Thappar

• This state’s Chief Minister has launched a water harvesting and conservation campaign to resolve the state’s acute water crisis – Uttarakhand

• This Indian city was ranked second in the world’s most crowded cities list released by World Economic Forum – Mumbai

• This Indian monument has made it to the world’s top ten landmarks list – Taj Mahal

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