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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 2 August 2017

Aug 2, 2017 15:15 IST

2 August 2017: The one liner of 2 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like ‘Swachhata Survekshan-2018’, Post Graduate Institutes for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy and agreement on transfer of sentenced persons among others.

• Survey launched to rank cities and towns of India based on infrastructure development for improved sanitation services - Swachh Survekshan-2018

• Indian sportsperson conferred with the East Bengal Football Club’s highest honour 'Bharat Gaurav' - Dhanraj Pillay

• Anthem launched to inspire the people to participate in the Swachhata Jan Andolan and connect themselves with the ‘Swachhata Survekshan-2018’ - Swachhata Ki Jyot Jagi Hai

• A two day Conclave of Tax Officers ‘Rajaswa Gyansangam’ will be held on 1-2 September 2017 in - New Delhi

• He was recently re-appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Tech Mahindra - C P Gurnani

• India recently signed an agreement on transfer of sentenced persons with – Somalia

• The portal that was recently launched by the Union Government to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce is - e-RaKam

• Famous neuroscientist Marian Diamond passed away recently. She was mostly known for studying the brain of - Albert Einstein

• The Reserve Bank of India recently cut its repo rate by - 25 basis points

• Cabinet of this state has approved Religious Freedom bill 2017 in which forceful or allurement induced religious conversion will be a non-bailable criminal offence - Jharkhand

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 August 2017 announced a Rs 100 crore corpus to study and find a permanent solution to the flood problem in - the North-Eastern states of India

• This state has formed a committee to examine trans-location proposal of tigers from one region to sanctuaries of the state - Maharashtra

• The Government has approved establishment of Post Graduate Institutes for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy at - Nagmangla in Karnataka and Jhajjar in Haryana

• Government of this state has recommended a CBI probe into the appointment made in its Public Service Commission between 2012 and 2017 - Uttar Pradesh

• Longest suspension pedestrian bridge of the world was opened in - Switzerland

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