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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 1 September 2017

Sep 1, 2017 17:29 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 1 September 2017

1 September 2017: The one liner of 1 September covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like new Election Commissioner, Chief Executive of the Heavy Water Board and Rajaswa Gyan Sangam among others.

• The former Information and Broadcasting Secretary who was recently appointed as the new Election Commissioner is - Sunil Arora

• The gene-altering leukemia treatment that was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration is – Kymriah

• He was recently appointed as the Chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh - Mahendra Nath Pandey

• The IGCAR nuclear scientist who was recently appointed as the Chief Executive of the Heavy Water Board is - U Kamachi Mudali

• The Scimago Institutions ranking World Report 2017 ranked CSIR as ninth amongst a total of 1207 government institutions. The institution that topped the ranking is - Chinese Academy of Sciences

• This annual conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 1 September 2017 - Rajaswa Gyan Sangam, 2017

• India signed two MoUs on technical cooperation in the field of Railways with this nation - Switzerland

• He took charge as the new Union Home Secretary on 31 August 2017 -Rajiv Gauba

• This Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship announced his resignation from the position on 31 August 2017 - Rajiv Pratap Rudy

• This senior bureaucrat was appointed as the new Secretary in the Department of Financial Services (DFS)- Rajiv Kumar

• Two countries that signed an MoU for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics - Brazil and India

• Creamy Layer ceiling approved by Union cabinet for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) category - Rs 8 Lakhs

• Estimated value of demonetised bank notes received by the RBI as per RBI Annual Report 2016-17 - Rs 15.28 trillion

• Person appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India recently - Rajiv Mehrishi

• Person presented with Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel 'Hawthan' - Mahabaleshwar Sail

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