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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 3 March 2017

Mar 3, 2017 18:00 IST

3 March 2017: The one liner of 3rd March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Supreme Court appointed SIT on Black Money, Weapon Locating Radar (SWATI) and book Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors among others.

• Justice Arijit Pashayat, the Vice-Chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) on black money, on 2 March 2017 said so far the amount of unearthed black money from across the country stands to - Rs 70 thousand crore

• This city has retained its number one position in the annual city governance ranking ASCIS 2016 - Thiruvananthapuram

• The term SWATHI that was in news referred to a - Weapon Locating Radar

• The former President of the USA, who authored the book Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors is – George W Bush

• 2017 International Yoga festival started in - Uttarakhand

• Person conferred with the 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year award - Robyn Rihanna Fenty

• The week long Swachh Shakti Saptah was inaugurated in - Haryana

• Movie that won the Audience Award at the Glasgow Film Festival 2017 - Lipstick Under My Burkha

• The university that won the annual Visitor's Award for the Best University 2017 is - Jawaharlal Nehru University

• The Union Government recently notified the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act, 2017, which is introduced in the public interest for - the cessation of liabilities on the specified bank notes

• The Pakistani diplomat appointed as the Secretary-General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation is - Amjad Hussain B Sial

• The country that recently won the Most Popular Tourism Destination Award at the Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) in China is - Sri Lanka

• The High Court of this state has directed the state government not to allow any NGO to operate bird care centres in residential areas of the city - Gujarat

• This state’s government has sent a proposal to the Centre to set up the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in the State - Tripura

• The United Nations envoy on human rights of this country called for the creation of a Commission of Inquiry (COI), the UN's highest-level probe, to investigate abuses in the country - Myanmar

• In another blow to the ISIS, Syrian troops backed by Russian jets completed the recapture of the historic city of - Palmyra

• The Apex Court said its verdict allowing construction of this project in Haryana and Punjab has to be implemented - the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal

• Union Government approved over these many Post Graduate seats in medical colleges and hospitals across the country for the academic session 2017-18 - 4000

• The historic Cotton College will cease to exist with the Assam government today proposing to convert it into a university to sort out several conflicting issues with the existing - Cotton College State University

• Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has clarified that Aadhaar is mandatory for the time being only for final settlement of - Pension and not in withdrawal cases

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