Current Affairs One liner of the day: 12 September 2017


• Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently flagged-off the Navika Sagar Parikrama from – Panaji, Goa

• The winners of the 2017 US Open Women’s Doubles title are – Chan Yung-Jan and Martina Hingis

• The Punjab National Bank recently inked an agreement with BSNL to roll out an open mobile wallet. The name of the wallet is – Speedway

• The Assam Government will soon start Gunotsav programme in – Health Sector

• Harry Potters Hogwarts letter auctioned off recently was sold for – 7000 pounds

• Indian-American awarded with 2017 Balzan Prize recently – Bina Agarwal

• This person will be conferred with Badminton Association of India’s (BAI) first-ever life time achievement award in new future – Prakash Padukone

• This organization has launched a nationwide online platform to bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling – Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

• International Day for South-South Cooperation was observed globally on – 12 September

• The 12-day-long Cauvery Maha Pushkaram is being celebrated in this state – Tamil Nadu

• India and this country on 11 September 2017 exchanged four pacts in areas of health, transport, space and new development partnership – Afghanistan

• The country that topped the medal tally at the Moscow Shotgun World Championships is – Italy

• Medals won by India at the recently concluded Moscow Shotgun World Championships are – Three

• The commerce ministry of India organised the state start-up conference in this city- New Delhi

• This country has sent out ballots for non-binding vote on support for legalizing same-sex marriage – Australia

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