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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 30 June 2017

Jun 30, 2017 16:16 IST

30 June 2017: The one liner of 30 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s covers important happenings like National Biopharma Mission, new policy paper titled ‘Reducing global poverty through universal primary and secondary education, and Stone Age temple named Göbekli Tepe among others.

• Union Government recently launched National Biopharma Mission.  The loan provided by the World Bank for the Mission is - USD 125 million

• As per a new policy paper titled ‘Reducing global poverty through universal primary and secondary education,’ the world poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education. The paper was released by - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

• Arnav Sharma, an 11-year-old Indian-origin boy in the United Kingdom, secured the top possible score, more than Einstein and Hawking, on a Mensa IQ test. His score is - 162

• A group of archaeologists recently discovered unprecedented carved skulls at a Stone Age temple, called Göbekli Tepe. The temple is located in - Turkey

• He, the founding father and President of Ligue 1 football club Montpellier, passed away on 29 June 2017 - Louis Nicollin

• India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India with this country- Israel

• This country would be hosting the upcoming 12th G20 Summit from 7-8 July 2017 - Germany

• The Indian delegation at the 12th G20 Summit would be led by - Prime Minister Narendra Modi

• Jitendra Singh, the Minister of state for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), launched this new training programme for state government officials - Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction Training (COMMIT)

• Indian-American who was appointed as the US Ambassador to Peru - Krishna R Urs

• Theme of 11th National Statistics Day - Administrative Statistics

• UNSC adopted a resolution for reducing joint UN-AU peacekeeping force in - Darfur region

• Organisation that launched the web application to provide free legal services to prisoners - NALSA

• According to a data published by Switzerland’s central banking authority Swiss National Bank money parked in Swiss banks by Indians has nearly halved to this amount in 2016 - 676 Swiss francs (about Rs 4500 crore)

• As per reports, he will succeed Nasim Zaidi as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India - Achal Kumar Jyoti

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