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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 29 March 2017

Mar 29, 2017 16:00 IST

29 March 2017: The one liner of 28th March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like letter to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union signed, World Food Programme and Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Award among others.

• The former South Carolina Governor who was recently appointed by the United Nations to run the World Food Programme is - David Beasley

• The President of India recently presented Dr. B. C. Roy National Awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Awards were instituted in - 1976

• The INLCU L51 was recently commissioned into the Indian Navy. The ship is commanded by - Cdr Vishwesh S Nadkarni

• The country that was recently approved by the US Senate as the 29th member of the NATO is - Montenegro

• Person bestowed with the Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Award for 2016 - Neena Srivastava

• Ahmed Kathrada, the renowned anti-apartheid activist who passed away, belonged to - South Africa

• Jurist who passed away recently and was a Solicitor General of India from 1996 to 1998 - Tehmtan R. Andhyarujina

• As per a report of the NASSCOM, the number of internet users in India by 2020 will be – 730 million

• The e-billing system Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment that was launched by – The Indian Air Force

• The bank that launched the Unnati Credit Card to spread credit inclusion is – State Bank of India

• The book ‘Home of the Brave’ traces the history of - Rashtriya Rifles

• The Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems was inaugurated at – INS Rajali

• Prime Minister of this country has activated a disaster response plan after a powerful cyclone named Debbie pummelled the north-east coast - Australia  

• The High Court of this state on 28 March 2017 ordered a ‘complete’ ban on mining activities in the State for four months - Uttarakhand

• Airports Authority of India (AAI), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Jharkhand Government on 28 March 2017 signed a tripartite MoU for development of - Deoghar Airport in Deoghar district of Jharkhand

• British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed the letter that will trigger Britain's exit from - the European Union

• The orgaanisation or corporation that has launched a specially-designed vehicle, ‘Meat on Wheelz’ where the customers can get access to mouth-watering delicacies of different ready to eat snacks at their doorsteps is - West Bengal Livestock Development Corporation Limited (WBLDCL)

• The Trump administration is expected to give its consent for major export of natural gas to - India

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