Current Affairs Smart-Liners – 3rd August 2017

Current Affairs Smart-Liners – 3rd August 2017:

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NATIONAL

  • Union Cabinet approved the scrapping of the no-detention policy in schools till Class 8th
  • World Bank allowed India to construct hydroelectric power facilities on tributaries of the Jhelum and Chenab rivers
  • Union Government has launched a portal, e-RashtriyaKisanAgriMandi(e-RaKAM)

INTERNATIONAL

  • The 7th Meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers held in Shanghai, China
  • US Senate confirms Christopher Wray to lead FBI
  • Facebook acquires AI startup to make Messenger smarter
  • US urges Americans to leave N Korea before ban kicks in on September 1

BANKING & ECONOMY

  • SBI, Samsung collaborate to advance Digital India initiative

AGREEMENT

  • India and Somalia signed a bilateral agreement for the transfer of sentenced persons
  • Union Cabinet signed MoU with BRICS countries to set up BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP)

APPOINTMENT

  • DhirendraSwaruphas been appointed as the chairman of the board of directors of the BSE
  • MeitYhas appointed Justice B.N Srikrishna to head committee to study issues related to data protection
  • SEBI has set up a committee on ‘fair market conduct’ headed by T K Viswanathan
  • SanjayaBaru has appointed as the Secretary General of FICCI
  • Peter O’Neill : Re-Elected Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

AWARD

  • DhanrajPillay was honoured with the ‘Bharat Gaurav’ by East Bengal Football Club

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • The Indian Army has developed a mobile application named ‘Humraaz’

OBITUARY

  • Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away
  • Sam Shepard, Actor and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright, is Dead at 73

 

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