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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 10 August 2017

Aug 10, 2017 15:30 IST

10 August 2017: The one liner of 10 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like National Deworming Day, India’s commitment to the Kyoto Protocol and 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial among others.

• The NGT has issued a complete ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in this city -New Delhi

• The IT Ministry has set up this centre to scan web traffic and detect cyber threats - National Cyber Coordination Centre

• The second round of National Deworming Day was held across the nation on - 10 August 2017

• This acclaimed Bollywood actor of ‘Peepli Live’ fame passed away early morning on 10 August 2017 after battling kidney and lung cancer- Sitaram Panchal

• Person appointed as the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) - Dipak Misra

• Amazon India signed a MoU to educate weavers and artisans to directly sell their products to Amazon customers with - Telangana

• Union Ministry of Commerce started process to shut down - Directorate General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D)

• Supreme Court sought response from five states on a plea alleging non-compliance of order related to - High Security Registration Plates

• India recently ratified the Second Commitment Period of - the Kyoto Protocol

• India’s rank in the 2017 Global Retirement Index is - 43rd

• The country that topped the 2017 Global Retirement Index is – Norway

• The states that launched the Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra is - Uttar Pradesh

• Name of the ancient Hindu tradition of Nepal - that banishes women from home during mensuration and after childbirth - that was criminalized by passing a law is Nepal’s Parliament is - Chhaupadi

• Muslim clerics and imams from India has passed a resolution calling for an action against him by the United Nations for his anti-India activities - Hafiz Saeed, the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief

• The 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting will be held in – Kathmandu, Nepal

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