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Q. Name the Vice-Chairman of Niti Ayog who had resigned from the post on 1st of August 2017.

Answer – Arvind Panagariya

Q. Who substituted Nawaz Sharif to become the PM of Pakistan ?

Answer – Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Q. In which country is the longest footbridge spanning 494 m across valley which has opened for the public recently located ?

Answer – Switzerland

Q. How many votes did Venkaiah Naidu ( 13th Vice- President) get to defeat UPA nominee Gopal Krishna Gandhi ?

Answer – 516 Votes whereas Gandhi got 272 votes.

Q. Which city will launch India’s first heli-taxi service ?

Answer – Bengaluru

Q. Which air-port shall provide the first heli-taxi service of the country ?

Answer – Kempegowda International Airport

Q. Who is the new Vice-Chairman of the Niti-Ayog ?

Answer – Dr Rajiv Kumar

Q. Who took the charge of CJI on 28th of August 2017 ?

Answer – Justice Dipak Misra

Current Affairs for August 2017

Q. Of which Indian Freedom Movement did India celebrate 75th anniversary ?

Answer – Quit India Movement

Q. New Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification ( CBFC) ?

Answer – Prasoon Joshi

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Q. Name the first Indian who qualified for Javelin Finals at World Athletics Championship ?

Answer – Davinder Singh

Q. When did the whole World celebrate International Youth Day ?

Answer – 12th of August

Q. Which Independence Day did India celebrate on 15th August ?

Answer – 71st

Q. Which state has the highest no of elephants as per all-India Asian Elephant Population estimation ?

Answer – Karnataka ( 6049)

Q. Who took the oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 21st of August 2017 ?

Answer – O Panneerselvam

Q. On which date did the Apex Court ban the Triple Talaq at one sitting ?

Answer – On 22nd of August

Q. Who became the New Chairman of Infosys Ltd on 24th of August 2017 ?

Answer – Nandan Nilekani

Q. Which dera chief from Haryana got punishment by CBI court on 25th of August ?

Answer – Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim

Q. Where did Sushma Swaraj inaugurate first Videsh Bhawan ?

Answer – In Mumbai

Q. When do we celebrate National Sports Day ?

Answer – On 28th of August

Q. On whom did the President Ram Nath Kovind bestow Khel Ratna 2017 ?

Answer – Sardar Singh, Devendra Jhajharia

Q. How much cash award does the receiver of Khel Ratna receive ?

Answer – Rs 7.5 lakh

Q. Cash prizes for Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand Award winners –

Answer – Rs 5 lakh each

Q. Which new portal started on the occasion of Sports Day ?

Answer –National Sports Talent Search Portal

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