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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 4 May 2017

May 4, 2017 16:32 IST

4 May 2017: The one liner of 4 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like web portal for information sharing, world tuna day and I-League football champions that threatened to go on a "fast unto death" among others.

• Web portal launched by Department of Telecom for information sharing on Mobile Towers - Tarang Sanchar

• Famous filmmaker recently honoured with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award is - Kasinadhuni Viswanath

• Sualgiri and Swalgiri communities were recently notified as Scheduled Castes following the President’s nod to the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Act, 2017. These communities belong to the state of - Odisha

• The winner of the World Snooker Championship is - Mark Selby

• The person who will represent India at the 2017 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is - Mukul Rohatgi

• These two countries in May 2017 said that that they support the creation of safe-zones in war-torn Syria as a delegation of Syrian rebels walked out of cease-fire talks with the Damascus government underway in Kazakhstan - Russia and Turkey

• Report titled 'The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017' that says India is expected to achieve 7.1 per cent growth in fiscal 2017-18 was released by - UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

• Chief Minister of this state has said that police public schools will be set up in all subdivisions to provide best education facilities to the children of police personnel in the state - Haryana

• India exchanged views on prevailing terrorist threats in their respective region, including state-sponsored and cross-border terrorism in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region with - Kazakhstan

• The former US President who unveiled the vision for his presidential library in Chicago, a modern, 500 million dollars project and hopes that it will be a training ground for future leaders housed in the city that launched his career is - Barack Obama

• BrahMos cruise missile was successfully test-fired recently from - Andaman and Nicobar Islands

• Newly-crowned I-League football champions that threatened to go on a "fast unto death" if they are not allowed to play in the top-tier of domestic club structure next season is - Aizawl FC

• This High Court has asked Election Commission to place before it the regulation for bringing transparency regarding expenditure of political parties and funds received by them - Delhi

• Government has urged all hospitals, doctors and patients to immediately inform National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) about - any shortage of stents

• World’s highest rail bridge, which will be taller than Eiffel Tower, is being constructed on - Chenab river

• World Tuna Day (WTD) is observed by the United Nations (UN) every year on - 2 May

• The National Green Tribunal has announced a fine of Rs 1 lakh on anyone found dumping electronic waste (e-waste) on the banks of this river in Moradabad, UP – Ramganga

• Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated these two roadways exhibitions in New Delhi on 3 May 2017 -‘The Highway Saga’ and ‘SRISHTI’

• This renowned physicist has warned that humans will need to leave Earth and colonise another planet within the next 100 years - Stephen Hawking

• This Indian domestic airport got a go ahead from the Union Cabinet to be upgraded to an International airport- Vijayawada Airport

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