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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 11 August 2017

Aug 11, 2017 16:16 IST

11 August 2017: The one liner of 11 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017, Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and 13th Vice President of India among others.

•  The National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved 10 projects worth more than Rs 2000 Cr for sewage infrastructure and treatment and river front development in - Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal

•  This country hosted the 15th Ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation – Nepal

•  The Supreme Court of India has issued a list of directions in an attempt to curb pollution that includes no renewal of vehicle insurance unless the owners produce– PUC certificate

•  NASA's Cassini spacecraft is set to begin its final five ultra-close orbits around this planet - Saturn

•  The football club that won the UEFA Super Cup 2017 is - Real Madrid

•  The Lok Sabha recently passed the State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Bill seeks to repeal - SBI (Subsidiary Banks) Act 1959 and State Bank of Hyderabad Act 1956

•  The country whose Constituent Assembly recently declared itself superior to all other government bodies is – Venezuela

•  He was recently elected as the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board - Najam Sethi

•  India and the United States of America will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in November 2017 at - Hyderabad

•  NASA rover that has recently captured the images of Martian clouds - Curiosity Rover

•  National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) launched Android Skill Development programme with - Google

•  Private bank that introduced an instant credit card against savings account - ICICI Bank

•  International Youth Day is celebrated every year - 12 August

•  Rajya Sabha on 10 August 2017 passed the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Lok Sabha has already passed the Bill. The bill seeks to amend the Banking Regulation Act of - 1949

•  Former Union Minister Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu was sworn in as Vice President of India on 11 August 2017. With this he became – 13th Vice President of India (in person)

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