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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 9 June 2017

Jun 9, 2017 15:30 IST

9 June 2017: The one liner of 8 June covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like book, “Who has seen the Wind”, world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list and UK general elections 2017 among others.

• This state is hosting the 2nd National Health Editor’s Conference on Yoga – Delhi

• The Centre has passed the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill 2017 that legalises this sport - Kambala

• This Indian sportsperson is the only one to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list – Virat Kohli

• The author of the book titled, “Who has seen the Wind” is - WO Mitchell

• This party has the second largest share of votes in the UK general elections 2017 – Labour Party

• India’s Rohan Bopanna in June 2017 won the mixed doubles title of the French Open of Tennis with his Canadian teammate - Gabriela Dabrowski

• India’s Rohan Bopanna with his Canadian teammate Gabriela Dabrowski has won the mixed doubles title of the 2017 French Open of Tennis by defeating - Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah

• The institution/organisation that in its report said that stressed assets of Indian banks will increase through 2019 and capitalisation will remain a key credit weakness for state-owned lenders is - Moody’s

• The State Tourism Department of this state is holding a three-day full moon festival at Oravakallu, a natural landscape of regal rock formations, beginning on 9 June 2017 - Andhra Pradesh

• Cricketer who was recently inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame - Muttiah Muralidaran

• Theme of 2017 World Oceans Day - Our Oceans, Our Future

• Newly discovered exoplanet that is warmer than most stars in the universe and sports a giant, glowing gas tail like a comet - KELT-9b

• India recently signed the multilateral convention in Paris to implement tax treaty-related measures to prevent BEPS.  BEPS stands for - Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

• Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for export credit of USD 9 billion between Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) and Export-Import Bank of - South Korea

• This eminent social activist, author and wife of the late thinker and Marathi writer Hamid Dalwai passed away at her residence on 8 June 2017 - Mehrunnisa Dalwai

• The eminent historian and former chairman of Indian Council for Historical Research passed away in Guwahati in June 2017 is - Basudev Chatterji

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