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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 29 May 2017

May 29, 2017 16:16 IST

29 May 2017: The one liner of 29 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project, GSLV Mk- III rocket and 2017 Financial Literacy Week among others.

• The winner of the 2017 Sudirman Cup is - South Korea

• The winner of the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix is - Sebastian Vettel

• The theme of the 2017 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is - Investing in Peace around the world

• The winner of the 2016-17 DFB-Pokal also known as German Cup is - Borussia Dortmund

• India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project was launched in - Nagpur

• City police that won the 2017 FICCI Smart Policing Award - Pune city police

• Country that hosted the 2017 G7 summit - Italy

• Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will observe 2017 Financial Literacy Week on - 5-9 June 2017

• This English football team won the FA Cup title of 2017 – Arsenal

• TADA court is likely to announce order against this underworld don in connection to the 1993 Mumbai blasts case – Abu Salem

• This GSLV Mk- III rocket, the heaviest one ever made by India, is going to be launched by ISRO on 5 June 2017 – Fat Boy

• This football club has won the FA Cup title the maximum number of times – Arsenal

• The non-member NATO country that in last week of May 2017 agreed to sent an additional 30 troops to join the NATO-led training and assistance mission in Afghanistan is – Australia

• Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) would invest this amount in Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) in fiscal 2017-18 as it has decided to raise the investment limit in ETFs – Rs 20000 crore

• A new analysis of the ransom note included with the global WannaCry Microsoft Windows malware hack earlier in May 2017 suggests that it may have originated in - Southern China

• The government has selected five merchant bankers to manage its three per cent stake sale in Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) which could fetch about six thousand crore rupees to the exchequer. The bankers are - Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Deutsche Equities, SBI Capital Markets and ICICI Securities

• India hosted a two-day India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference in - Suva, Fiji

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