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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 9 May 2017

May 9, 2017 17:01 IST

9 May 2017: The one liner of 9 May covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like President of the UN-Habitat, Sunday Times Rich List 2017 and Asian Athletics Championships among others.

• The country that was recently elected as the President of the UN-Habitat is - India

• The Sunday Times Rich List 2017 was topped by - Sri and Gopi Hinduja

• The footballer who was recently named for the FWA Footballer of the Year is - N'Golo Kante

• The famous India-born Sitar maestro who passed away recently in Karachi is - Rais Khan

• The country that is hosting the 26th session of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat-2017 is - Kenya

• This body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development is planning to organise book fairs at panchayat level in different regions across the country - National Book Trust

• The UN General Assembly designated 8-9 May as a Time of remembrance and reconciliation to pay tribute to the victims of – Second World War

• The residents of this state will soon have a smart house ID – Haryana

• Thousands of people were evacuated from this country after the discovery of unexploded World War II bombs– Germany

• Two Indian warships INS Mumbai and INS Aditya, were on a three-day visit to this country on the Mediterranean coast – Egypt

• The new doctrine that was spelled by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to tackle against the problem of Maoists during the Review Meeting of Left Wing Extremism affected State in recent past   is - SAMADHAN

• It was chosen as the mascot of Asian Athletics Championships that is scheduled to be held from 6 to 9 July 2017 at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar - Olive Ridley Turtles

• Senate confirmed her name as Trump's Air Force secretary - Heather Wilson

• India in May 2017 affirmed plans to strengthen their defence cooperation with this country amid rising tension in the Asian region – Japan

• The State level Under-19 CAPF Football Talent Hunt Tournament for Boys and Girls organized by Assam Rifles concluded on 8 May 2017 at – Kohima

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