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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 28 February 2017

Feb 28, 2017 17:14 IST

28 February 2017: The one liner of the day covers important happenings that are relevant for competitive exams. Today’s one liners covers events like appointment of MEA spokesperson, Chennai High Court’s order to uproot trees of a species and annual Budget of Bihar for financial year 2017-18 among others.

• This Indian Foreign services officer has been appointed as the new spokesperson of India’s Ministry of External Affairs - Gopal Baglay

• This cricketer was named ‘Captain of the Year’ at the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo awards – Virat Kohli

• This young bowler was given the ‘Debutant of the Year’ title at the ESPNcricinfo awards - Mehedi Hasan Miraz

• This British-born 7 foot 7 inch tall ‘Game of Thrones’ actor passed away at the age of 36 - Neil Fingleton

• Chennai high court has directed the state government to uproot - Neelakaruvelam trees

• Beach in Andaman’s that features in TripAdvisor's 'World's Travellers' Choice Award-Winning Beaches' is - Radhanagar beach on the Havelock Island

• He was appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Jammu and Kashmir - Khursheed A Ganai

• Size of the annual state budget of Bihar for Financial Year 2017-18 is - Rs 160085 lakh crore

• 2017 Mobile World Congress will be hosted by - Barcelona

• Indian city that was named as the Richest Indian city as per the New World Wealth report 2017 - Mumbai

• State that launched India’s first post office passport service centre - Madhya Pradesh

• Person appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Sightsavers recently - Kabir Bedi

• The football club that won the 2016–17 EFL Cup is - Manchester United

• Former Union Minister P. Shiv Shankar recently passed away. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha from – Secunderabad

• A Mayan Jade pendant with unique inscription was recently found in - Belize

• The author of the book titled ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ who was recently appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador is - Neil Gaiman

• National Science Day was observed across India on 28 February with the year’s theme - "Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons”

• National Science Day is annually observed across India on 28 February to mark the discovery of - the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman

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