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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 13 September 2017

Sep 13, 2017 15:34 IST

13 September 2017: The one liner of 13 September covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like release of commemorative postage stamp, All India Radio, Kohima and Global Financial Centres Index among others.

• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved survey of Un-appraised Areas of Sedimentary Basins. The number of sedimentary basins in India is – 26

• Name of the famous gay rights activist, whose same-sex marriage fight led to a landmark US ruling, passed away recently is - Edith Windsor

• India signed 10 MoUs to expand cooperation in areas like youth affairs, oil and gas, skill development, scientific research and education with this country – Belarus

• The Union Cabinet has approved signing of MoU on cooperation in the field of health between India and this North African country - Morocco

• India has signed a MoU on cooperation in the field of disaster management with this former Soviet republic - Armenia

• Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative postage stamp with President Aleksander Grigoryevich Lukashenko to mark the 25th anniversary of India’s diplomatic relationship with this country – Belarus

• This state government has declared 96 tehsils of 21 districts across the state as drought hit – Chhattisgarh

• All India Radio, Kohima will soon be launching this FM Channel, named after the state’s official bird- Tragopan

• The Financial center that was placed at first position in September issue of the Global Financial Centres Index that was released in September 2017 by Z/Yen group is – London

• Z/Yen group on 11 September 2017 released its twenty-second Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 22). The Indian city was placed in the index is – Mumbai

• The Indian-American person who was appointed as the Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary by President Donald Trump in September 2017 is - Raj Shah

• Second State Start up Conference was held in - Delhi

• India's 3rd generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Nag was successfully flight tested by DRDO. The missile can hit a target up to - 7 Kilometres

• The Supreme Court recently ruled that the six months cooling period in divorce cases can be waived off by a trial court. This cooling period was directed under - Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

• This per cent of additional Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees was approved by Union Cabinet recently - 1 per cent

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