Current Affairs Smart-Liners – 15th August 2017

Current Affairs Smart-Liners – 15th August 2017:

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IMPORTANT DAY

  • Nation celebrates its 71st Independence Day

STATE

  • India-ASEAN Youth Summit Begins in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  • Lalit Modi has resigned as president of the Nagaur District Association, Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA)
  • Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis launched “Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra” an initiative providing job opportunities to unemployed youth
  • Odisha Government and Facebook Launches ‘SheMeansBusiness’ Program

NATIONAL

  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the live twitter wall for promoting Bharat Ke Veer portal
  • Indian government has directed internet majors to immediately remove the links of dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge
  • Nation Tribute to Sri Aurobindo on 145th Birth Anniversary
  • 9 year old Kaamya Karthikeyan became the youngest person to reach the 6,153 metres-high Mt Stok Kangri in Kashmir
  • No Gandhi Jayanti holiday this year in Rajasthan state-run universities

APPOINTMENT

  • Earthport appoints Sandeep Gupta as new India Head

AWARD

  • 112 Gallantry Awards have been approved by the President Ram Nath Kovind for the Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces
  • Indian Army’s T-90 Performance in Tank Biathlon Russia 2017

SPORT

  • The greatest sprinter of modern times, Usain Bolt from Jamaica retired from the Athletics
  • Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five-match by the Spanish football federation
  • India bagged two gold in the 6th Golden Glove Women’s Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia

 

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