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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 4 August 2017

Aug 4, 2017 14:20 IST

4 August 2017: The one liner of 4 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Israel first environmental research satellite, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and NISAR mission among others.

• He won the National Rapid Chess Championship - Anwesh Upadhyay

• He recently took over as the new Air Officer-in-charge Administration of Indian Air Force - Air Marshal Hemant Narayan Bhagwat

• Israel recently launched its first environmental research satellite. Name of the satellite is – Venus

• The Lok Sabha recently passed the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 by – Voice Vote

• This UN organisation adopted a resolution on eliminating supply of weapons to terrorists - United Nations Security Council

• Country allowed to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers under Indus Waters Treaty - India

• Repo Rate fixed by RBI under Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18 - 6.00 per cent

• Eminent scientist and Founder-Director of Cellular and Molecular Biology who passed away recently - Pushpa Mittra Bhargava

• The National Human Rights Commission has sent notice to this state for its many cases of political murders - Kerala

• This city hosted the 2nd AGRI-UDAAN programme, launched by the Government of India – New Delhi

• ISRO is working on the NISAR mission along with this international space research organisation- NASA

• Ninety-seven of these endangered species, which were illegally smuggled out of the country, were found and will be brought back to their natural habitat - Indian Star Tortoises

• The state government that has decided to give compulsory retirement to the non-performing head masters, teachers and education department officials above the age of 50 years - Bihar

• This country in August 2017 extended a technical hold on a proposal to list Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief and Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist by the UN - China

• The Banking Regulation Bill 2017 that was passed in Lok Sabha on 3 August 2017 seeks to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 and replace - the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

• With his nomination by the selection committee, he became the first paralympian to be recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award - Devendra Jhajharia

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