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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 9 August 2017

Aug 9, 2017 16:37 IST

9 August 2017: The one liner of 9 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like NITI Aayog’s SATH initiative, earthquake in China and Asia Society Game Changers Award 2017 among others.

• NITI Aayog has chosen three states for transformative change in health sectors under its 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital (SATH) ' initiative. The states are -  Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Karnataka

• NITI Aayog has chosen three states for transformative change in education sectors under its 'Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital (SATH) ' initiative. The states are - Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Odisha

• International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is celebrated every year on - 9 August

• Actor honoured with Asia Society Game Changers Award 2017 - Dev Patel

• Person appointed as Deputy Comptroller for Minority Affairs in New York - Dilip Chauhan

• 15th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of BIMSTEC countries will be hosted by - Nepal

• Railway station in Uttar Pradesh renamed after Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay - Mughalsarai Junction railway station

• This institution or organization has said to the Supreme Court that a mosque could be built in a Muslim-dominated area at some distance from disputed site in Ayodhya is - Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board

• A high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale struck China on 8 August 2017. The epicenter of this quake was in - Sichuan province

• The Indian shooter who on 8 August 2017 won a bronze in men's trap event at the 7th Asian Championship Shotgun at Astana, Kazakhstan is - Kynan Chenai

• This state’s government has decided to raise $270 million from the Green Climate Fund with the help of 2030WRG – Maharashtra

• This former Union minister and BJP MP from Ajmer passed away in New Delhi on 9 August 2017 at the age of 62 - Sanwar Lal Jat

• The Union government has formed a new committee with the aim of making this product more affordable- Drugs

• India celebrated the 75th anniversary of this historic movement on 9 August 2017 - Quit India Movement

• India finished the Asian Junior Boxing Tournament in Puerto Princesa, Philippines with these many medals- 8 (2 silver, 6 bronze)

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