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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 8 May 2017

May 8, 2017 17:01 IST

8 May 2017: The one liner of 8 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, youngest President of France and fossil of last living African dinosaur species among others.

• Justice Leila Seth, the renowned jurist who passed away, was the first woman chief justice of - Himachal Pradesh high court

• 2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket Photograph of the Year was awarded to  - Saqib Majeed

• Country that successfully test-flight its indigenously developed C919 passenger jet plane - China

• Japan's men-only island that was recommended by UNESCO for World Heritage status - Okinoshima Island

• Indian actor who was conferred the award for outstanding achievement in Cinema posthumously at the 7th annual Asian Awards - Om Puri

• This Hollywood actor/actress bagged the first-ever MTV genderless award – Emma Watson

• Nitin Gadkari inaugurated India’s first bio refinery in this Indian city – Pune, Maharashtra

• This experimental space plane, belonging to the US military landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre on 7 May 2017 after completing a two-year-long classified space mission - X-37B

• He has been appointed the new chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) - Braj Bihari Kumar

• The fossil of this last living African dinosaur species was discovered in a phosphate mine in northern Morocco-Chenanisaurus barbaricus

• Chief Minister of this state that in second week of May 2017 announced that all illegal slaughter houses in the state will be closed down soon - Madhya Pradesh

• The Indian boxer who qualified for the World Championships in the 52 kilogram category after getting a walkover against Malaysia's Salam Abdul Kasim at the Asian Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan is - Kavinder Singh Bisht

• Baahubali 2: The Conclusion that became the first Indian film to cross the Rs 1000 crore mark with its worldwide collections is the directed by - SS Rajamouli

• He in May 2017 was elected as the youngest President of France - Emmanuel Macron

• This is the country where a cultural festival is being organised by India to mark the 156th birth anniversary of the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore - Egypt

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