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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 25 August 2017

Aug 25, 2017 16:16 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 25 August 2017

25 August 2017: The one liner of 25 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Qatar restores its diplomatic relations with a nation, strongest typhoon to hit southern China in 53 years and national reserve in the Amazon among others.

• Qatar in August 2017 restored its diplomatic relations with this country is - Iran

• The country who’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment will lead a major mission to India to deepen collaboration in the fields of agribusiness and food, higher education among others in August 2017 is - Australia

• The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in 53 years that claimed life of about 16 people in August 2017 is - Hato

• The country that will host the 2018 ITTF Team World Cup is - England

• Brazil recently abolished a vast national reserve in the Amazon to open up the area to mining. The name of the reserve is - National Reserve of Copper and Associates

• The entity that recently organised Tiranga Yatra to commemorate 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement is - Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

• The author of the book titled “I am HIV positive, so what?” is - Jayanta Kalita

• Union Government recently increased the creamy layer ceiling of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to - Rs 8 Lakh

• India signed MoU with Nepal for construction of a new Bridge over - Mechi River

• Person appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Infosys Board - Nandan Nilekani

• International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition is observed every year on - 23 August

• The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has launched free wifi-facility on this line, which is its largest operational corridor – Blue line

• This state has signed a MoU with Microsoft India to develop a unique ‘farm price forecasting model’ - Karnataka

• This state has launched e-waste disposal process in its schools - Kerala

• This senior BJP leader became a member of the Parliament for the first time after being sworn into the Rajya Sabha on 25 August 2017 – Amit Shah

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