One Liner Current Affairs- Feb 17, 2023

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One Liner Current Affairs- Feb 17, 2023

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  1. Ted Sarandos, the CEO of Netflix worldwide, called Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Friday, a ministry official said here.
  • Thakur emphasised the developing creative economy and how India has become a hub for content and post-production throughout the conference.

2- According to his family, ailing Congress veteran and former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who was airlifted to Bengaluru on Sunday for additional treatment, is making good progress. Chandy has been ill for a few months.

  • Chandy, who has throat cancer, has begun immunotherapy for it, and according to his family, he has begun to respond to the medication.
Oommen Chandy

3- On Friday, Chandan Mondal, alias Ranjan, was taken into custody by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is looking into the multi-million dollar scandal involving teacher recruitment anomalies in West Bengal.

4-Goa’s Mankurad mango, which is awaiting a Geographical Indication (GI) designation, has entered the coastal state’s main marketplaces and is selling for Rs 6,000 per dozen.

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5-To expedite the passport verification process, the central government has introduced the “mPassport Police App”.

  • As all passport verifications will now take five days, the change will not only speed up the passport verification process but also aid in the timely updating and issue of passports.

6-The Uttarakhand government has authorised a relief package for the residents of Joshimath who are impacted by home cracks and soil subsidence, which includes a policy for relocation and rehabilitation.

7-Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hailed the Supreme Court’s (SC) Friday ruling that nominated members cannot cast ballots in the mayoral race as a “triumph of democracy.”

  • According to the Chief Minister, the Supreme Court’s decision has demonstrated how the BJP and Delhi Lieutenant. Governor (L-G) V.K. Saxena were issuing “illegal and unconstitutional orders.”

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8-Actress Sapna Gill, who has appeared in eight Bhojpuri movies, was detained late on Thursday in connection with the alleged attack of cricketer Prithvi Shaw and the suspected vandalism of the vehicle he was travelling in, the Mumbai Police announced on Friday.

  • She appeared before an Andheri Magistrate Court, which reportedly ordered her into police prison until February 20.
Sapna Gill

9-Anubrata Mondal, the leader of the Trinamool Congress and the main suspect in the cattle smuggling scandal, had his judicial custody extended by a special court of the CBI on Friday for a further 14 days. On March 3, he will now be brought before the same court once more.

10-In Gujarat’s Vadodara, Madhumita Dagar filed a police report against her IAF officer husband Isan Dagar, a squadron leader assigned to the Vadodara Air Force base, alleging that he had lied about his impotence both before and after their marriage and had used domestic violence to cover it up and drive her out of their home.

11- In a case involving the assault of a Thane civic body officer, a Thane Sessions Court on Friday granted anticipatory bail to senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad.

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12-The Pentagon will host a joint military drill involving South Korea and the US the following week that will simulate North Korea using nuclear weapons, the Seoul Defense Ministry announced on Friday.

13-According to a local organisation responsible for disaster mitigation, floods has affected 13,000 residents in the Indonesian city of Surakarta.

14-Nearly two weeks after a train carrying dangerous goods, such as vinyl chloride, derailed in the Ohio community of East Palestine and set a fire, locals gathered in a high school gym to meet with officials and demand explanations.

15-According to a media source, Taliban members have banned the sale of contraceptives in two of Afghanistan’s major cities, alleging that women’s use of them is part of a western plot to subjugate the Muslim people.

  • According to The Guardian, the Taliban has been knocking on doors, threatening midwives, and ordering pharmacists to empty their shelves of all birth control pills and devices.

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