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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 9 March 2017

Mar 9, 2017 18:00 IST

9 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 the ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers, Jeevan Pramaan Patra (JPP) and Trump’s new immigration order among others.

• The Indian pacers that are currently sharing the Number One spot in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers are - Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin

• Indian women hockey team recently clinched a five-match Test series against – Belarus

• The person recently named as the Regional Director of Ford Foundation for India, Nepal and Sri Lanka is - Pradeep Nair

• This country is hosting the fifth edition of the mega cultural festival ‘India by the Nile’ – Egypt

• This state among the United States of America is seeking to challenge Trump’s new immigration order – Hawaii

• The citizens of this country gained permission to travel to the European Union nations without having a visa- Georgia

• Noted Bengali folk music singer who passed away recently - Kalika Prasad Bhattacharya

• Online web platform launched by Karnataka to report the performance and achievements of the government to the citizen - Pratibimba

• India’s first biometric-based payment system Aadhaar Pay was launched by - IDFC Bank

• The Advanced S-300 Missile Defence System of Iran which became operational was manufactured by - Russia

• BSE Institute will organise a two-day 'Dalal Street Lit Fest 2017' at its premises in from 10 March 2017 in – Mumbai

• In US, former Utah Republican Governor who has accepted President Donald Trump's offer to be Ambassador to Russia is - Jon Huntsman

• State Bank of India has decided to reintroduce penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in accounts from – 1 April 2017

• The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, the retirement fund body of India, has extended the last date of submission of digital life certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra (JPP) under Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS) to - 31 March 2017  

• Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan passed away recently. He worked with – IANS

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