GK/General Awareness/G-Studies- One Liner-Sept 7, 2017

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General Awareness- One Liner-Sept 7, 2017

 

1-The former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan wrote the book ‘I Do What I Do’.
The book explores about his experiences during his stint as Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor.

2- The oldest cinematographer Ramananda Sengupta passes away at the age of 101 years in Kolkata.

3-A new species of Frog ‘Nasikabatrachus Bhupathi’, having a snout-shaped nose has been discovered by Indian scientists from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad.

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology

4-No genetically modified (GM) crop should be introduced in the country according to a Parliamentary panel.

5- 18-member task force has been constituted by the union government. It is headed by Dr. V. Kamakoti (IIT Madras) to work on Artificial Intelligence for the country’s Economic Transformation

6-On 28th August, a new internet based software ‘Eronet’ has been launched by the Election Commission of India in Assam

7-The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government has been coming up to build an Eco-Park at Rajouri district in the state

8-Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Air India for three months replacing Ashwani Lohani.

9-Dharmendra Kumar, working in CISF as Additional DG, has been appointed as the Director General (DG) Railway Protection Force.

10-The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force of India coming under the authority of Ministry of Railways (India).

11-RBI has issued new Rs. 200 and Rs. 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. It bears the signature of RBI Governor Urjit Patel.

RBI
RBI

12-Microsoft has launched ‘Project Brainwave‘ for real-time artificial intelligence (AI).

13-The Telangana govt. is all set to conduct a comprehensive land survey in the 10,875 villages in the state.

14-The 2018 ITTF Team World Cup will be held at the iconic Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 22nd to 25th February in the next year. International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has made an announcement in this regard.

15- The ITTF was founded by William Henry Lawes of Wymondham in 1926.

16-Under Article 21 of the Constitution by the Supreme Court, Right to privacy has now been declared a fundamental right

17- Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha, in Bhubaneswar inaugurated the grid connected rooftop solar project

Naveen Patnaik
Naveen Patnaik

18-In order to safeguard the endangered species, Nepal launched its first, ‘Climate Smart Snow Leopard Landscape Management Plan’.

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