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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 31 July 2017

Jul 31, 2017 16:45 IST

31 July 2017: The one liner of 31 July covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like world’s first green metro system, Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 and Division ‘B’ of 2017 FIBA women’s Asia Cup among others.

• Indian metro that became world’s first green metro system - Delhi Metro

• India's first unmanned tank developed for surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance of nuclear threats - Muntra

• Life insurance company directed to take over the Sahara India Life Insurance Company - ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

• App launched for dissemination of alerts towards the livelihood of coastal community as well as their safety at Sea - Sagar Vani

• The Union Minister for Minority Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi recently launched Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 in Mumbai. The Phase-I of Jiyo Parsi Publicity was launched in – 2013

• The country that won the final of the Division ‘B’ of 2017 FIBA women’s Asia Cup is – India

• The winner of the 2017 Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix is - Sebastian Vettel

• The Wheeler Island was recently named as Dr. Abdul Kalam Island.  The island is located in - Odisha

• Russian President Vladimir Putin in July 2017 asked 755 diplomats of this country to leave the country - The United States

• As per reports, India and Pakistan will hold talks on two hydropower projects, namely Kishenganga and Ratle, under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) at - the World Bank headquarters in Washington  

• Union Health Minister JP Nadda has announced that the government will provide Hepatitis C vaccine free from next year and it would help in tackling - the liver related diseases

• This country has made a historic breakthrough by producing natural gas from flammable ice - China

• This state government is going to launch ‘streets with cycle track’ project to encourage the use of bicycle- Maharashtra

• The United States (US) has said that the time for talk with this country is over – North Korea

• This Union Minister has said that tiger-bearing forests play a mitigative role in combating Climate Change- Harsh Vardhan

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