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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 3 May 2017

May 3, 2017 16:17 IST

3 May 2017: The one liner of 3 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, UNICEF’s fundraising event in South Africa and 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards among others.

• The company that in May 2017 received the approval for exiting the corporate debt restructuring (CDR) scheme by the consortium of lenders led by IDBI is - Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited

• City that became the first in the world to have its own Microsoft font - Dubai

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched commemorative stamps on 1000th Birth Anniversary of - Ramanujacharya

• First Indian state to use Automated Weather Stations - Maharashtra

• Campaign launched by Google to expand and energise the start-up ecosystem in tier II cities across India - 'Solve for India' campaign

• The state that became the first state in India to switch to the January-December financial year from existing April-March cycle is – Madhya Pradesh

• Pop star who was honoured at the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards with the ceremony's first-ever Icon award is - Britney Spears

• India slipped to this position in the recently released annual update of ICC T20 International team rankings – 4th

• The World Press Freedom Day was observed globally on 3 May 2017 with the theme - Critical Minds for Critical Times

• Which city has activated its visa-on-arrival facility for Indians having US visa or green card –Dubai

• This Indian actress will be attending UNICEF’s fundraising event in South Africa that aims to highlight the challenges faced by children affected by violence – Priyanka Chopra

• This imprisoned Eritrean-Swedish journalist will be conferred the 2017 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize - Dawit Isaak

• The ministry that is observing Swachhta Pakhwada throughout India is - Union Ministry of Textiles

• The Indian football player who was awarded the Hero of I-League 2016-17 Award is - Sunil Chhetri

• The Congress leader recently appointed as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee is - Mallikarjun Kharge

• India’s second tallest flag pole was recently inaugurated in - Kolhapur

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