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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 5 July 2017

Jul 5, 2017 16:00 IST

5 July 2017: The one liner of 5 July covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like first female Chief Executive of Hong Kong, date till which pre-GST goods can be sold and German automaker that reentered the Iranian market for the first time in 17 years among others.

• Person appointed as the first female Chief Executive of Hong Kong - Carrie Lam

• India-Thailand Joint Military Exercise "Maitree-17" began at - Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh

• World's oldest emergency number that completed 80 years recently - 999

• Entity that commenced the operations as a payments bank with effect from 30 June 2017 - FINO Pay Tech

• Till which date government has allowed manufacturers, traders and importers can sell pre-GST lying products to consumers - 30 September 2017

• Government has asked companies/traders to notify the increase rates of their products due to imposition of GST in at least how many newspapers – Two

• This state government is planning to set up environment-friendly transportation system in one of its cities- Haryana

• He overwhelmingly won the confidence vote in the French National Assembly on 4 July 2017 –Edouard Philippe

• This month-long festival of tree plantation was initiated in 1950 by Dr. KM Munshi to create enthusiasm among masses for forest conservation and planting trees - Van Mahotsav

• He will be taking over as the 21st Head of the Election Commission, succeeding Nasim Zaidi - Achal Kumar Joti

• The Supreme Court in July 2017 asked the Centre as to why no enabling law as mandated under the Constitution has been made for the appointment of the chief election commissioner and election commissioners in the poll panel. The article of Constitution says about appointments of the CEC and the ECs - Article 324

• The Serbian tennis player who recently won the Eastbourne International Men’s Singles title is - Novak Djokovic

• The Israeli flower named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi is – Crysanthumum

• The country in which fossils of a Jurassic-era crocodile with T-rex teeth were recently discovered is – Madagascar

• The German automaker that recently announced its return to the Iranian market for the first time in 17 years due to the lifting of economic sanctions is - Volkswagen

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