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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 7 March 2017

Mar 7, 2017 18:17 IST

7 March 2017: The one liner of 7th March covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like revival of 50 un-served airstrips and airports, Trade Mark Rules, 2017 and approval to MoU between India and UN-Women among others.

• CCEA approved the proposal for revival of 50 un-served airports and airstrips of - the state governments, Airports Authority of India and Civil enclaves

• The Trade Mark Rules, 2017 that came into effect from 6 March 2017 to streamline and simplify the processing of Trade Mark applications replaces - the erstwhile Trade Mark Rules, 2002

• This Padma Bhushan awardee was appointed as the adviser to the Odisha government for its ongoing public health programmes - K Srinath Reddy

• The foreign ministry of North Korea has temporarily banned citizens of this country from leaving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea – Malaysia

• This country has violated UN’s ban on developing missile technology, prompting UN Security Council to call for an emergency meeting – North Korea

• US President Donald Trump’s new executive order spared this Muslim majority country from the immigration ban – Iraq

• The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation organised a national conference in New Delhi on - Jal Kranti Abhiyan

• The socialist politician and former Lok Sabha speaker who passed away recently is - Rabi Ray

• The Union Cabinet recently approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women). The headquarters of the UN-Women are located in - New York City

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently released a special commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math, which is located at - Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal

• Rene Preval, who passed away recently, had served as the President of - Haiti

• The book The Rise of Sivagami : Book 1 of Baahubali - Before the Beginning was written by - Anand Neelakanthan

• The Union Cabinet gave its approval for India’s accession to the TIR Convention, which is related to - International transportation of goods

• The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a MoU on renewable energy with this country - Portugal

• The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a MoU on Energy Efficiency Services with this country – The UAE

• The Dahej Petrochemicals Complex that was dedicated to the nation located in – Gujarat

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