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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
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 ?