Current Affairs Day Wise- August 31, 2017
1-Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that 30 per cent of his ministry’s budget will be used for the country’s women farmers.
2- The regional air connectivity fund (RCF) levy will be implemented from September 1, 2017, said by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
3- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.
4-Salman bin Abdel Aziz is Saudi King
5- A college student Vignesh in Madurai is the first victim of online game Blue Whale in Tamil Nadu.
6- A visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani passport holders has been introduced by Qatar.
7- President of the Swiss Confederation is Doris Leuthard and he came on a four-day visit to India.
8-Senior IAS officer Rajiv Gauba became the new Union Home Secretary.
9-Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is the full name of PV Sindhu.
10- Badminton Association of India (BAI) President is Himanta Biswa Sarma.
11-International Literacy Day on September 8.
12-Unesco Confucius Prize for Literacy is sponsored by China
13- The King Sejong Literacy Prize is sponsored by South Korea.
14-The 2017 International Literacy Prizes will be handed out to five laureates from Canada, Colombia, Jordan, Pakistan and South Africa.
15-AIIB- The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
16-NIIF- National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
17-Microsoft, Amazon agreed to integrate Cortana, Alexa capabilities
18-Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra featured in Forbes magazines list of top 10 Bollywood’s highest paid 2017 list.
19- DSPORT is a premium sports TV channel.Discovery Communications India has launched it.
20-An Anti-terrorism court at Rawalpindi in Pakistan has declared former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf as an absconder in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
21- Britain has observed Princess Diana’s 20th death anniversary.