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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 4 September 2017

Sep 4, 2017 17:30 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 4 September 2017

The one liner of 4 September covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams such as Locky Ransomware, women's singles of U.S. Open Grand Slam Carrom tournament and first full-time woman Defence Minister of India among others.

• The head coach of the India men's hockey team who was sacked recently is - Roelant Oltmans

• The New Development Bank recently approved USD 1.4 billion loan for development projects in – India, China and Russia

• The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team recently announced that a ransomware is spreading through massive spam campaign. The name of the ransomware is - Locky Ransomware

• The winner of the women's singles of U.S. Open Grand Slam Carrom tournament is - Tejasvi Duduka

• Event named ‘Ye India ka time hai’ was organized by this educational institute on 3 September 2017 - National Institute of Technology (NIT), Raipur

• The government has notified hike in GST cess on a range of cars from mid-size to hybrid variant to luxury ones to a maximum of 25 per cent. Earlier, the cess was - 15 per cent

• Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni surpassed this cricketer to become the wicketkeeper to hold the record of highest stumpings in ODI cricket - Kumar Sangakkara

• She has been elected as the first full-time woman Defence Minister of India - Nirmala Sitharaman

• The banks of this conglomerate signed an agreement to establish credit lines - BRICS

• The foundation stone for link – 4 of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation (SAUNI) Scheme in Rajkot district was laid by - Ram Nath Kovind

• This US city declared state of emergency after it witnessed the largest wildfire in its history - Los Angeles

• Person appointed as the Union Minister of Railways in a cabinet reshuffle in September 2017 - Piyush Goyal

• Person appointed as the acting President of Singapore recently - J Y Pillay

• State that banned garbage dumping in the state's two landfills - Delhi

• This entire state was declared as 'disturbed area' for 6 months under AFSPA - Assam

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