AUGUST 12, 2017 COMPLETE REFERENCE TO CURRENT AFFAIRS

Sports:

  1. ICC Test Ranking: India, South Africa, England
    ODI Ranking: South Africa, Australia, India
    T20I Ranking: New Zealand, England, Pakistan
  2. Badminton:
    Men- Son Wan Ho, India’s Highest K. Srikanth at NO. 8
    Women- Tai Tzu Ying, India’s highest P.V. Sindhu at no. 5
  3. Tennis:
    Men- Andy Murray
    Women- Karolina Pliskova

Business:

  1. The Economic Survey has raised red flag over the telecom sector’s rising share in NPA. The share of NPA in the total NPAs of infrastructure sector rose 8.7% in 2016-17 from 5% in 2015-16.

Nation:

  1. The Indian Economy’s growth in 2017-18 is more likely to be closer to 6.5% than 7.5%, according to Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.
  2. The government appointed lyricist and screenwriter Prasoon Joshi as Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification, replacing Pahlaj Nilhani

Emerging Terms, News and Others:

  1. IEGR– Intelligent Exhaust Gas Recirculation
  2. TORA– Transparency of Rules Act
  3. Athirappilly hydel power project is in Kerala.

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