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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 29 August 2017

Aug 29, 2017 16:32 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 29 August 2017

29 August 2017: The one liner of 29 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like India's first 'Videsh Bhawan', National Sports day and 2016-17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award among others.

• International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed every year on - 29 August

• India's first 'Videsh Bhawan' was inaugurated in - Mumbai

• Person appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Uber - Dara Khosrowshahi

• Veteran barefoot footballer who passed away recently - Ahmed Khan

• The National Sports day is celebrated on this day to mark the birth anniversary of legendary Hockey player Dhyan Chand - 29 August

• President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovak Republic who called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss on a range of topics including terrorism is - Miroslav Lajcak

• Eight AC coaches of Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed near this station near Thane - Titwala

• The winner of the 2016-17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award is - Cristiano Ronaldo

• The winner of the 2016-17 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award is - Lieke Martens

• The International Atomic Energy Agency recently opened the Low Enriched Uranium Bank, which is located in – Kazakhstan

• He was recently named the Managing Director of Harley-Davidson India - Peter MacKenzie

• Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu officially launched this much-awaited portal by the Sports Ministry on 28 August 2017 - National Sports Talent Search Portal

• Tensions are expected to escalate after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over this nation- Japan

• The Reserve Bank of India has introduced the new Rs 200 note in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The note depicts this historic Indian monument on the reverse - Sanchi Stupa

• The Textiles Ministry has proposed to organise Pan India camps for weavers and artisans to commemorate the birth centenary year of this former politician - Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay

• North Korea recently test fired a ballistic missile over this nation - Japan

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