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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 8 September 2017

Sep 8, 2017 16:22 IST
Current Affairs One liner of the day: 8 September 2017

8 September 2017: The one liner of 8 September covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Hyperloop transportation system, policy for paternity leave in India and Bali Declaration over Rohingya issue among others.

• The Andhra Pradesh Government inked an MoU with a US-based company to introduce futuristic Hyperloop transportation system in - Amravati

• The country that will host the 2019 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships is – India

• The company that recently introduced a policy for paternity leave in India is - Johnson & Johnson

• The country that refused to sign the Bali Declaration over Rohingya issue is – India

• Person unanimously elected as the Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI) recently - Viveck Goenka

• Joint military exercise between India and US that will be conducted from 14 to 27 September 2017- Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2017

• The Energy Efficiency Services Limited ( EESL) of India launched UJALA Scheme in - Malaysia

• Person appointed as Chairperson of National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention - Inder Jit Singh

• The institute/orgaisation that has decided to undertake major research works on agriculture with the World Bank fund of Rs 1100 crore in the year 2017 is - Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR)

• The Pakistani bank that was ordered to shut down its New York office for repeatedly failing to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering is - Habib Bank

• The 51st International Literacy Day was celebrated globally with this theme - Literacy in a Digital World

• The 51st International Literacy Day was celebrated across the world on this day – 8 September

• The Women and Child Welfare Department of this state signed a joint MoU with milk marketing federation to prevent malnutrition among Anganwadi children - Gujarat

• The South Asian Women Development Forum would be organising ‘Across Barriers-International Business Women’s Summit’ in this city - Kathmandu

• A US Court has allowed extended family members of US citizens from six majority-Muslim nations to lawfully enter the US. The countries are - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen

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