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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 5 September 2017

Sep 5, 2017 16:10 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 5 September 2017

5 September 2017: The one liner of 5 September covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like BRICS Summit 2017, social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications and Prakriti Khoj among others.

• This Minister, who served as the Health and Family Welfare Minister of Arunachal Pradesh passed away on 5 September 2017, after prolonged illness - Jomde Kena

• The leaders of all five BRICS nations jointly adopted this declaration to address various international and regional issues of common concern – Xiamen Declaration

• This Central board was honoured by the government for successfully resolving public grievances - Central Board of Direct Taxes

• This nation has begun its five-month political transition that will end with the stepping down of its President Raul Castro, ending his family’s nearly 60 years of reign over the country’s political system - Cuba

• Name of the environment awareness initiative launched by the Environment Ministry on the occasion of the Teachers’ Day is - Prakriti Khoj

• The official song for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament was formally launched recently. The composer of the song is – Pritam

• The CIPAM-DIPP recently launched social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications. The hash tag for the campaign is - #LetsTalkIP

• The country that recently enacted world's strictest ban on plastic bags is - Kenya

• BRICS leaders signed four documents during the summit on Action Agenda on Economic and Trade Cooperation, Innovation, Customs Cooperation and MOU with Development Bank on Strategic Cooperation in - Xiamen, China

• The woman weightlifting player from India who in September 2017 won a gold medal in 44kg weight category in the Commonwealth Youth (boys & girls) weightlifting championships held at Gold Coast, Australia is - Konsam Ormila Devi

• Person appointed as the Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports recently - Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

• International Day of Charity is observed every year on - 5 September

• Indian Basketball player who was signed by Australian basketball team for the first time - Amritpal Singh

• Union Government hiked GST cess on a range of cars from mid-size to hybrid variant to luxury ones to - 25 per cent

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