1. Home
  2.  |  

Current Affairs One liner of the day: 31 August 2017

Aug 31, 2017 15:31 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 31 August 2017

31 August 2017: The one liner of 31 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like European X-ray Free Electron Laser, India’s 8th navigational satellite and Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017 among others.

• External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on 31 August 2017 will be participating in the 2nd Indian Ocean Conference that will be held in - Sri Lanka

• Amazon announced a partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to implement - the Karnataka Government’s Ksheera Bhagya Scheme in the city

• The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval to an MoU on Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund. The MoU is signed with - Israel

• The biggest X-ray laser gun on earth named, European X-ray Free Electron Laser, is scheduled to be opened in September 2017. It is located in – Germany

• The noted Kannada singer mostly known for the song "Kolumande Jangamadevaru" who passed away recently is - L. N. Shastri

• The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi will be giving away National Level Awards to - Anganwadi workers

• China’s TCL Corporation is going to launch a waterproof, full touchscreen phone under this brand name - BlackBerry

• Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch India’s 8th navigational satellite. It is called -  IRNSS-1H

• India and this nation submitted joint proposal to the WTO calling for the elimination of Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS) as a prerequisite for consideration of other reforms in domestic support negotiations - China

• Winners of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2017 - Para athlete Devendra and hockey player Sardar Singh

• Winner of the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2017 in Land Adventure category - Premlata Agrawal

• University presented with the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for the year 2016-17 - Punjabi University

• Organisation that announced the Women Transforming India Awards 2017 - NITI Aayog

• India and this group on 30 August 2017 agreed to strengthen cooperation between their security and intelligence agencies to combats the threat of terrorism – European Union

• The 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue was held on 30 August 2017 in – New Delhi

Is this article important for exams ? Yes8 People Agreed




        Register to get FREE updates

          All Fields Mandatory
        • (Ex:9123456789)
        • Please Select Your Interest
        • Please specify

        • ajax-loader
        • A verifcation code has been sent to
          your mobile number

          Please enter the verification code below

        This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK