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Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 20 November 2017

Nov 20, 2017 17:12 IST
Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 20 November 2017

20 November 2017: The one liner of 20 November covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like Miss World 2017, Indira Gandhi peace prize and Universal Children’s Day among others.

• This senior Congress leader and former Union Minister passed away after being in coma for nearly 10 years - Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

• Baal Utsav was celebrated by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights on - 18 November

• The 237th Corps of Engineers Day was celebrated on this day - 18 November

• She, became the sixth Indian woman to win Miss World and the first since Priyanka Chopra - Manushi Chhillar

• NASA has launched an advanced satellite to improve weather forecast for this nation - US

• Athletes belonging to this nation clinched the gold medal in both men’s and women’s section at the Delhi Half Marathon - Ethiopia

• This country has been named as the World’s Richest Country according to IMF’s GDP data - Qatar

• This country will be hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup – France

• Person chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Indira Gandhi peace prize - Manmohan Singh

• Universal Children’s Day is observed every year on - 20 November

• This filmmaker will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Film Festival of India - Atom Egoyan

• This city will host Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017 - Hyderabad

• Union Government recently introduced Daily Drug Regimen for the treatment of - Tuberculosis

• This week will be observed from 19-25 November across India - Qaumi Ekta Week

• Veteran actor and playwright who received Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 - Girish Karnad

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