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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 18 September 2017

Sep 18, 2017 16:10 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 18 September 2017

18 September 2017: The one liner of 18 September covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like 2017 BWF Korean Open Super Series Women’s Singles title, 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Award and Singapore Grand Prix among others.
 
• The player who won the 2017 BWF Korean Open Super Series Women’s Singles title is - PV Sindhu

• The television series that won the Outstanding Drama Series award at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Award is - The Handmaid's Tale

• The country that released postage stamps on Indian yoga experts is – Japan

• The species that was recently moved from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’ category in the IUCN Red List is - Snow Leopard

• The steel making company that supplied 80 per cent of steel for the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project is - Steel Authority of India

• This person was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Peru by The Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on 17 September 2017 - Mercedes Araoz

• The GST Network (GSTN) on 17 September 2017 said that it has reopened the facility for small taxpayers with a turnover of up to this amount to opt for composition scheme - Rs 75 lakh

• The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has opposed the September 25 independence referendum planned by proto-state Kurds of this country for the enclave in the country's north - Iraq

• He won the Singapore Grand Prix on 17 September 2017 - Lewis Hamilton

• India on 16 September 2017 mourned the passing of this iconic 1965 Indo-Pak war hero, the first-ever Marshal of the Indian Air Force - Arjan Singh

• This state’s government has announced the setting up of a well-equipped skill city – Assam

• India has exempted import duty on a range of sporting goods and equipments for this major sporting event - FIFA U-17 World Cup

• Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched Google’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based digital payment service called - Tez

• The United States of America is considering closing its embassy located in this country - Cuba

• India have signed off with a rich haul of one gold, four silver, and three bronze medals at the Ahmet Comert Boxing Championships for youth women boxers. The competitions were held in - Istanbul, Turkey

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